Employees at the Florida Museum of Natural History caught butterflies in nets and rescued them before Hurricane Irma slammed into Gainesville.

Alyson Martin • One year ago

The Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo faced a possible boycott because of Stone's past tweets that targeted women, blacks and others. "See their sorry asses in court," Stone said in response.

Alyson Martin • One year ago

The nation's first federally approved study to see if medical marijuana can ease pain for those with terminal illnesses is under way. Advocates hope it will make patients less reliant on opioids.

Alyson Martin • One year ago

The Democratic senator called the bill “a necessary step in correcting this unjust system,” but even legalization advocates say that it’s unlikely to succeed.

Alyson Martin • One year ago

The battle between the Wagner family and their neighbors could be a sign of clashes to come as cannabis becomes a legal crop in more states. Wine producers fear for their grapes if weed grows nearby; weed growers say those fears are unfounded.

Alyson Martin • One year ago

Denver is preparing to open the country’s first cannabis cafés, but people in the bud business say overly strict rules could kill the city’s — and the nation’s — pot lounges before they ever get a chance to thrive.

Alyson Martin • One year ago

A spokesperson for PotCoin said that Rodman deserves "total credit" for securing the release of a US citizen. The State Department disagrees.

Megha Rajagopalan • One year ago

Medical marijuana is off-limits for police officers, firefighters, truck drivers, and millions of other workers in safety-sensitive jobs, even in states where it’s legal. These employees face a tough choice: Live with pain, or lose their job.

Alyson Martin • One year ago

The Deep South is the nation’s most religious region and the least open to legalized cannabis for medical or recreational use. To those who say marijuana is a sin, though, devout Christians are using the Bible to argue that it is God’s “perfect medicine.”

Alyson Martin • One year ago

“Don’t say that it’s about the people with terminal cancer. This is about the 32-year-old white guy that has a headache and some anxiety.”

Alyson Martin • One year ago

“An herb-induced food or treat should taste delicious, no matter the sensory experience you seek."

Alyson Martin • One year ago

More than half the states in the country have legalized medical marijuana, but some hospitals still bar users from life-saving organ transplants. The policy delayed the late Riley Hancey's lung transplant for months.

Alyson Martin • One year ago

As the Trump administration hints at a cannabis crackdown, state officials and industry leaders insist they won’t back away from the booming industry. “It’s business as usual.”

Alyson Martin • One year ago