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The Top 10 Marijuana Developments in 2013

Rob Kampia | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics
Rob Kampia

Public support for making marijuana legal reached a record high in 2013. A Pew Research Center poll released in April showed 52 percent support, and a Gallup poll in October showed 58 percent support. It's now safe to say most Americans are fed up with marijuana prohibition.

Three Myths About the Marijuana Lobby

Rob Kampia | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rob Kampia

Now that support for making marijuana legal has reached 58 percent nationwide, opponents of marijuana legalization are now trotting out arguments that were only used in impolite company years ago.

Would You Give This Guy A Light?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.24.2013 | Comedy

The next time someone on the street asks you for a light, you might want to make sure you're not setting fire to a comically large joint. You'll be...

The IRS Is Also Abusing 'Marijuana'

Rob Kampia | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics
Rob Kampia

Long before the IRS began singling out groups with the words "tea party" or "patriot" in their names, "marijuana" was a political buzzword that elicited special attention from the IRS.

What 4/20 Could Look Like In Five Years

The 420 Times | Posted 06.23.2013 | Politics
The 420 Times

The landscape of the cannabis community is changing fast. So fast that the "high holiday" could grow beyond anyone's current imaginings

Shuttered Pot Shop Dealt Another Huge Blow

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2012 | San Francisco

* Court ruling denies business expense deductions * 17 U.S. states allow medical marijuana By Patrick Temple-West ...

Lighting up in Amsterdam

Danna Harman | Posted 08.27.2011 | World
Danna Harman

Beyond the arguments about lost revenue, there is another debate being prompted by the proposed new measures to control drug use by imposing restrictions. And that is -- will they even work?

Colorado Medical Marijuana Entrepreneur Tries To Trademark The Word 'Ganja' With U.S. Copyright Office

The Latest Word | Joel Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

4-twenty.jpg ​On April 1, the U.S. patent office announced a new trademark: "Processed plant matter for medicinal purposes, namely medical marijuan...

Behind the Lack of Medical Marijuana Research: Feds Disallowing Initiatives

Paul Armentano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Armentano

A "catch-22" has long plagued medical marijuana advocates and patients. Lawmakers and health regulators demand clinical studies on safety and efficacy, but the feds bar these studies from being conducted.