a renewed bid by Oklahoma, Nebraska and others to stamp out Colorado’s recreational cannabis sales…

Bid to take down Colorado marijuana laws revived in court Amid uncertainty about the future of federal enforcement, a renewed bid by Oklahoma, Nebraska and others to stamp out Colorado's recreational cannabis sales Published: Jan 17, 2017, 5:42 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Federal appeals court judges on Tuesday reviewed the reach of …

It’s high time: If we can legalize marijuana, why can’t we end the misguided War on Drugs?

America's wasted more than $1 trillion on demonizing drugs, many of which, like weed, have real medical benefits Thor Benson On Election Day, my home state of California voted to legalize recreational cannabis, as did Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada. So the 2016 elections represented a substantial victory for the legalization movement, which has managed to …

Can medical marijuana curb the heroin epidemic?

Author Miriam Boeri Associate Professor of Sociology at Bentley University Disclosure Statement Miriam Boeri does not work for, consult to, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has no relevant affiliations. The Conversation is funded by Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, …

Travel Author Rick Steves: Marijuana in America Is ‘Two Different Countries’

  Rick Steves is the affable host of public television's best travel series, "Rick Steves' Europe." He's also the author of "Europe Through the Back Door," a best-selling series of travel guide books. His approachable demeanor makes him one of your grandparent's favorite television hosts; his boyish good looks and friendliness remove any trepidation imposed …

Talking Marijuana with Dr. Jeffrey Miron

June 17, 2013 by Brett Wilkins in Civil Liberties, Crime & Punishment, Drugs, Featured, The Best of Moral Low Ground, U.S. Government   Moral Low Ground editor-in-chief Brett Wilkins recently interviewed Dr. Jeffrey Miron about marijuana prohibition, medical marijuana and the market implications of legalization. This article was originally published in the Medical Marijuana Review. …

O’Donnell blasts hypocrisy of marijuana prohibition

O’Donnell blasts hypocrisy of marijuana prohibition (via Raw Story ) MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell slammed politicians Tuesday night for ignoring reality and continuing to “get high” on alcohol while Americans were being sent to jail for smoking marijuana. Gallup has found that Americans favor marijuana legalization now more than ever. A record-high 50 percent…