It’s High Time For Canada To Talk Pot

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Marijuana exists in a funny limbo in this country. Despite a growing number of people who feel it should be decriminalized, or outright legal – and regulated – it remains a controlled substance. And, as such, we have a multibillion-dollar … Read More

Thousands Cited for Having Pot on Federal Land

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Karen Strand didn’t think she’d get in trouble for having a small container of medical marijuana when she went hiking in Olympic National Park this summer. President Barack Obama, she remembered, had said the federal government had “bigger fish to … Read More

Justice Dept Seeks To Curtail Stiff Drug Sentences

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In a major shift in criminal justice policy, the Obama administration will move on Monday to ease overcrowding in federal prisons by ordering prosecutors to omit listing quantities of illegal substances in indictments for low-level drug cases, sidestepping federal laws … Read More

Five Myths About Legalizing Marijuana

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With 16 states having decriminalized or legalized cannabis for non-medical use and eight more heading toward some kind of legalization, federal prohibition’s days seem numbered. You might wonder what America will look like when marijuana is in the corner store … Read More

Blacks Are Singled Out for Marijuana Arrests

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Black Americans were nearly four times as likely as whites to be arrested on charges of marijuana possession in 2010, even though the two groups used the drug at similar rates, according to new federal data. This disparity had grown … Read More

Federal Crackdown Busts Montana’s MMJ Industry

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If American society’s tolerance for marijuana is now growing, then what happened in Montana illustrates just what can happen when the government decides things have gone too far. Pot advocates were running caravans, helping hundreds of residents in a day … Read More

Legalizing Marijuana For Profit Is A Bad Idea

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The push to legalize Marijuana is going Gangham style. In the past several months, 55 percent of voters in Colorado and Washington approved a ballot measure making it legal for medical and nonmedical uses, and a slew of polls indicate … Read More

LEAP Looks To Make Marijuana Legal Across U.S.

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The legalization of marijuana is becoming a topic that is sweeping the nation.  Washington and Colorado recently legalized marijuana use and several other states have or are looking into the issue as well.  In Nevada, a bill introduced by Democrat … Read More

LEAP Looks To Make Marijuana Legal Across U.S.

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The legalization of marijuana is becoming a topic that is sweeping the nation.  Washington and Colorado recently legalized marijuana use and several other states have or are looking into the issue as well.  In Nevada, a bill introduced by Democrat … Read More

Pot licences abused: Police

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Several members of an Ontario family and their associates raked in hundreds of thousands of dollars in profits from the “egregious exploitation” of Canada’s medical marijuana laws, police alleged Thursday. Authorities say the group, based in Hamilton, obtained “several dozen” … Read More