Travel host Rick Steves testifies in favor of Illinois marijuana legalization effort

Published: Nov 29, 2017, 7:53 am • Updated: Nov 29, 2017, 11:45 am By Nick Swedberg, Special To The Cannabist A longtime travel show personality and advocate for marijuana legalization is backing an effort in Illinois to make the drug legal for adults and regulate it like alcohol. Rick Steves,…

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Watch: Rep. Earl Blumenauer testifies that medical marijuana could solve opioid crisis

Published: Oct 11, 2017, 4:50 pm • Updated: Oct 11, 2017, 5:04 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff As it slowly acknowledges the depths of the opioid epidemic, Congress is failing to recognize that medical marijuana may be a simple and effective solution, Rep. Earl Blumenauer said Wednesday. The…

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