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Posted on: Dec 9, 2014, Source: High Times

Some of the craziest lies spun about the drug.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Authorities seized thousands of marijuana plants and up to $1 million in cash as part of an investigation.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Secretary William Brownfield spoke about the need for “flexible interpretation” of UN Drug Control Conventions.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

America’s costly dozen-year effort to reduce Afghan opium production has been a spectacular failure.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Democrats were joined by a growing faction of Republicans.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

It depends...but just in case, keep weed out of reach of pets.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2014, Source: High Times

Legalization bills are silent on the THC-needing patients thrown under the bus.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Operating pot dispensaries on a cash-only basis leaves the burgeoning industry vulnerable to a host of problems.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The Obama administration wants to ensure that minors don't get access to legalized marijuana.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Oregon benefits from the successes in Colorado.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet

All four of this year's marijuana-related proposals came out victorious on November 5.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2013, Source: AlterNet

California Gov. Jerry Brown just signed Senate Bill 566 which legalized industrial hemp… sort of.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2013, Source: AlterNet

When dispassionate minds review the evidence, it is becoming exceptionally clear that the War on Drugs has failed.

Posted on: May 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Here's why that's absolutely ludicrous.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2013, Source:

Before drug warriors could claim their own web domain, legalization advocates jumped to make a parody.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A civil liberties disaster.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet

"I'm here from Oklahoma on business," said one middle-aged man, "and something like this would fill our county jail for a while."

Posted on: Nov 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Some pot smokers are voting against prohibition. Here's why that's nonsense.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Most pot smokers never get arrested. So, what are they doing right?