Cannabis laws

DC Mayor Defiantly Stands Up To House Republicans, Legalizes Pot In Nation’s Capital

DC Mayor Defiantly Stands Up To House Republicans, Legalizes Pot In Nation’s Capital

Ignoring warnings from House Republicans, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser enacted the city's new law legalizing marijuana possession on Thursday.

9 years ago

Alaska Legalizes Recreational Marijuana, Prompting Sarah Palin’s Town To Ban Pot Brownies

Libertarian-style conservatism has its limits in the town that launched Sarah Palin's career. They draw the line at pot brownies.

9 years ago

Neighboring States Suing Colorado Over Marijuana Legalization

Republican Attorneys General from Nebraska and Oklahoma filed a lawsuit against the state of Colorado for its law legalizing marijuana.

9 years ago

Oregon Initiative Is A Blueprint For National Marijuana Legalization

Regardless what one thinks about marijuana use, whether for recreational purposes or for its many medicinal applications, the time has…

9 years ago

Reefer Madness: Chris Matthews Joins Chorus of Beltway Blowhards Scared of Weed

  On Hardball, MSNBC's Chris Matthews joined the growing chorus of Beltway pundits who are terrified of the potential consequences…

10 years ago

Marijuana is Illegal Because It Is a Major Source of Funding For Law Enforcement

Law enforcement officials have been staunch opponents of legalizing the weed for personal or medicinal use because as contraband, it…

10 years ago

Colorado Makes History: Passes ‘Driving While Stoned’ and Recreational Pot Tax Bills

The Colorado state legislature gave final approval to several measures regulating recreational marijuana.

11 years ago

The DEA Has Become Too Powerful as a Lobbying Force to Keep the Disastrous War on Drugs

This week, no less than eight former directors of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) signed onto a public letter to…

11 years ago