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Posted on: Jan 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Pranksters launched the trending hashtag #Cut4Beiber, which, accompanied by graphic images of cutting, was supposedly aimed at urging Beiber to stop smoking marijuana.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Advocates for hemp legalization are building pressure, with the biggest push in Kentucky.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A federal judge has dealt a blow to the department's controversial stop-and-frisk program.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Social media has leaked horrific details of the case, inspiring a call for increased accountability and a protest this Saturday.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Tight regulation on pseudoephedrine, the main ingredient in cold medication and methamphetamine, fails to deter meth manufacturing in America.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Should five non-violent offenders die behind bars for a crime Americans increasingly believe should not even be a crime?

Posted on: Dec 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Female stoners face additional stigma for the choices they make with their bodies.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Relying on a variety of well-worn drug myths, Frum argues that legalizing marijuana would exacerbate inequality and problems affecting youths.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Reporters and policy makers are scrambling to figure out how the federal government will respond to drug legalization in some states.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Critics of Perry's disavowal of the "feminist" label missed a crucial opportunity.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

One of Oregon's youngest medical marijuana patients, who suffers from leukemia, stirs controversy.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The center-left New Encounter official for Buenos Aires may have employed the stunt for more serious reasons than you think.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Violence has returned to Gaza, but hopefully only briefly.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

For those of you spending this Thursday with weed-friendly friends and family, here's a quick guide to cooking with cannabis.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Witty and silly, it covers all the bases.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

It's not just hippies who want to legalize pot.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The federal govt. is refusing to recognize the will of the voters in most medical marijuana states.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Leaders form Mexico, Honduras, Costa Rica, and Belize are wondering what marijuana legalization in WA and CO means for the region.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet

An expert explains the historic shift in drug policy.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The pace of marijuana reform across the states is going to make it harder for the federal govt. to justify its drug war.