War on Drugs

Jay Z is Launching a Cannabis Investment Fund

Renowned rapper Jay Z will be investing USD $1 million into minority-led cannabis companies in an effort to diversify the cannabis industry. Acclaimed rapper, songwriter and record...

Is This The End of The War on Drugs?

Cannabis legalization is beginning to take place on a global scale, with new countries or states loosening their laws on the plant every week. But how did we get here? Let's take a...

Will The George Floyd Protests Prompt Cannabis Reform?

While protests continue throughout the U.S. in response to George Floyd's death, is now the time to take a look at the racial origins of the War on Drugs? For weeks, protests and r...

Will Australia Legalise Cannabis?

A new survey has revealed that 20% of Aussies prefer cannabis over tobacco, and 41% want it legalised. So what's holding the country back from taking the next step?The National Dru...

Historic U.S. Cannabis Legalization Bill To Be Voted On This Month

The Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement Act (The MORE Act) is expected to be voted on sometime this September and may lead to the federal decriminalization of cann...

How Prohibition Pushed Cannabis Cultivation Indoors

As the War on Drugs ramped up, cannabis cultivators moved to the shadows and began to cultivate their plants in discrete, indoor locations. Today, many growers continue to employ i...

Policing Cannabis Costs Australian Taxpayers Over $2 Billion Per Year

Cannabis use is reportedly costing Australia $4.5 billion a year, according to a new study attributing more than half the cost to prohibition policing and imprisonment.In what is t...

How Cannabis is a Multi-Industry Disruptive Technology

Legal cannabis has the ability to disrupt a handful of industries simultaneously, and many people are becoming aware of this fact. But where will the industry go? As cannabis conti...

Nine Million Australian Drug Users And Counting

Australians are smoking less, drinking about the same, but taking way more drugs than before, according to the National Drug Survey.Nearly half of all Aussies aged 14 and over have...

Black-Owned CBD and Hemp Businesses to Support

It's well known that the War on Drugs has racist origins. Well, now that drug prohibition is coming to an end, it's high time the cannabis industry became more equitable. It's no s...