Saturday, January 18, 2020
It's no secret the history of marijuana prohibition is a story of American racism. Like most other "dangerous" drugs, cannabis was initially banned because of its association with Mexican immigrants in the American Southwest. That background has led some reformers...
The number of marijuana-related arrests in the United States has declined steadily throughout the Obama administration, reaching a 20-year low in data released in September. The new numbers show about 575,000 Americans were arrested in 2015 on simple cannabis possession...
A Denver suburb could soon join a growing list of communities across the state enacting new limits on home marijuana grows. The Town Council in Parker, Col., voted Sept. 19 to give initial approval to two ordinances that would cap...
There was a time, not long ago, when the last thing anyone in Nashville wanted to talk about was drug reform or legalizing marijuana. Such discussions were the province of rock and roll liberals, not the die-hard conservatives of...
Life may never be the same for stoners after Nov. 8. Five states - Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada - will vote on legalizing marijuana, and polls in all five suggest the odds are good for victory. Four states...
It is "ludicrous," a high-ranking Canadian government official said in September, that U.S. border agents blocked a man from entering the country because he admitted to smoking marijuana years earlier. Matthew Harvey, a registered Canadian medical marijuana patient who works...
It was already settled fact, but in September Arizona's highest court made it official: The state's voters will decide in November whether they want to legalize marijuana for recreational use. The Arizona Supreme Court handed down a ruling in late...
There's no question Election Day 2016 will mark a critical moment for stoners. Voters in at least five states will decide whether they want to legalize marijuana for recreational use - and that's not to mention a presidential election...
Where does all that money go? When Colorado voters legalized marijuana for recreation in 2012, they were told a financial windfall was on the way. It was, but now that it has arrived, it may not be quite so impressive...
Progress rarely comes without setbacks, and a new study suggests that may be the case as more states legalize marijuana. A growing number of Americans toke each day, they're smoking more cannabis, and many of the heaviest users are...

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