By one metric.
By one metric.
The end of the world as we know it.
BuzzFeed News takes a look at the initiatives voters across the country will decide on Nov. 4 — and whether the referendums have a chance of passing.
Leafly’s weed ad gets a full-page in Sunday’s New York Times.
The Times editorial board is calling on the federal government to “repeal prohibition, again.”
Officials say the numbers of visitors to homeless shelters under the age 25 have risen since the drug was legalized in the state.
The “Nordic model” is becoming ever more influential around the world. But public health officials and some human rights workers wonder if Sweden is making life worse for prostitutes. (via https:)
Washington began selling legal weed on Tuesday, making history as the second U.S. state to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
Colorado’s second-highest court decided Thursday that some people convicted of possessing small amounts of pot can ask for those convictions to be thrown out under the new marijuana law.
The medical marijuana legalization effort has real for-profit potential. But navigating the legal and financial hurdles is not easy.
White House Deputy Spokesman Josh Earnest said Wednesday targeting individual marijuana users, especially those with serious medical issues, was “not the best allocation” of federal law enforcement resources. Earnest also said the president, at this point, is not advocating for a change in marijuana’s drug classification and will continue to prosecute drug traffickers. Colorado officials also said Wednesday they believe they have “tacit approval” from the Justice Department to implement laws legalizing marijuana recently passed in their state according to Talking Points Memo.
The conservative pundit insulted a room full of libertarian students on the Fox Business network after host John Stossel brought up the topic of legalizing marijuana.
What will the drug lords do now that we can grow our own?
According to a new Gallup poll, 50% of Americans now favor the legalization of marijuana. Gallup says if the current trend on legalizing marijuana continues, pressure may build to bring the nation’s laws into compliance with the people’s wishes. (via gallup.com) View Image ›