The windfall in January is 10 times what the state collected during the same month last year from the school-designated marijuana excise tax.
Initiative 71 allows for the legal possession of up to 2 ounces of marijuana for adults aged 21 and older. But it’s still illegal to smoke in public places.
It’s the third state in the U.S. to allow people to grow, sell, and smoke marijuana. There are a lot of catches, though.
A court in Argentina ruled that an orangutan who has lived in a zoo for the past 20 years can be granted basic human rights, including freedom from unfair captivity.
“One does not simply do the required readings until exam season.” From the brilliant (and over-stressed) Law Student Problems.
What exactly is consent? We went to a porn star’s sex dungeon with Jill Soloway to find out.
The network’s legal team says the reporter named in the lawsuit doesn’t technically work for CNN.
Try being more honest at your next job interview. Or not.
Michael Boyer waited 19 hours in line to make history as the first person to buy legal pot in Spokane on Tuesday, but some of his employers weren’t so happy about it. Update: Things are looking up for Boyer, as one of his employers, TrueBlue, decide to keep him on.
Washington began selling legal weed on Tuesday, making history as the second U.S. state to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
At least seven people have been convicted for posting offensive messages on social media in the past three years. Here’s how to avoid that happening to you.
An American homegrown grass roots movement.
Don’t get too attached to shark-fin soup, Delaware.
Recreational weed became legal at 8 a.m. this morning in Colorado.
Sean Azzariti is America’s first retail marijuana customer.
Canada’s highest court struck down the country’s anti-prostitution laws stating that they violated the safety of sex workers.
Looking forward to these kids running the country in the not-too-distant future.
DraftStreet, the fantasy sports website that allows for daily and weekly instead of full-season play, will bring 40 players to Las Vegas to compete in a tournament with a $1 million grand prize, the largest single guaranteed award in fantasy sports history.
John and his partner of 20 years, Scott Gill, were legally wed yesterday and shared the exciting news on twitter.
Ferrero, the makers of Nutella, told Sara Rosso to stop using their logo and name on her Facebook page, Twitter, and website.
Guess which network was the least interested. Three very different approaches to a historic day.
After the oral arguments end, Ted Olson refuses to read the tea leaves.
A few days ago, a Redditor confessed to multiple rapes. Could he get thrown in jail for that? The case is stronger than you might think.
Introducing The Naked Indian! The New guy on Broadway is stirring up all kinds of trouble with his legendary “competitor,” The Naked Cowboy.
The Marriage Equality Act signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo last month went into effect at 12:01 a.m. this morning. Thousands of New Yorkers are expected to tie the knot this weekend, including more than 800 couples in NYC alone. (via.)
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After countless hours of behind-the-scenes wrangling, by a vote of 33-29, the state legislature has legalized gay marriage in New York. This makes New York the 6th state, and by far the largest, to offer same sex marriage in the United States. The bill was swiftly signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has lobbied fiercely for marriage equality since taking office. Gay marriage ceremonies should begin within 30 days of the governor’s signature.
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A pie chart detailing the devastating ramifications of same-sex marriage. It’s math, people. You can’t argue with math.
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Next he’ll sue the artichoke itself.