Are National Attitudes Shifting On Marijuana?

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Earlier this week, a bipartisan bill was introduced in Congress that would legalize a certain compound in marijuana for medical purposes.

That came just a day after The New York Times editorial board called for an end to the federal ban on marijuana use and sales, lending some high-level support to the industry.

Ryan Nerz is the chief cannabis correspondent for Fusion, where he hosts the Cannabusiness Report, and the author of the book “Marijuanamerica: One Man’s Quest to Understand America’s Dysfunctional Love Affair with Weed.” He joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson.


  • Ryan Nerz, chief cannabis correspondent and host of Cannabusiness Report, Fusion. He tweets @ryannerz.
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