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Matt Ferner

SCOTUS Seeks Obama Administration's Views On Colorado Marijuana Suit

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked for views from the Obama administration on a lawsuit filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma that contends Colorado's re...

10 Ways Legal Marijuana Could Change The Food World In The Next 10 Years

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 05.04.2015 | Taste

Over the past decade, the culinary world has started to pick up a faint whiff of marijuana smoke. Famous, reputable chefs across the country have copp...

Matt Ferner

Lawmakers Encourage Obama To Select A Progressive New DEA Chief

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics

In a letter sent Friday, a group of lawmakers are urging President Barack Obama to select a more progressive head of the Drug Enforcement Administrati...

Matt Ferner

VA Doctors Still Can't Recommend Medical Marijuana To Veterans

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics

The House of Representatives on Thursday killed a bipartisan amendment that would have increased military veterans' access to medical marijuana. Th...

Matt Ferner

Even Fox News Shows Majority Of Americans Now Support Marijuana Legalization

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.27.2015 | Politics

A majority of Americans support legalizing recreational marijuana, a Fox News poll revealed Monday. (Yes, that Fox News.) The Fox poll marks the fi...

Thousands Demand Leniency For Medical Marijuana Advocate At Risk Of Losing Custody Of Son

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 04.24.2015 | Politics

Shona Banda should be able to kiss her child goodnight. Or, at least, that’s what the thousands of people rallying in support of the medical marijua...

Matt Ferner

New Bill Would Force Feds To Respect State Marijuana Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

A bipartisan group of lawmakers has come together to back a bill that would prevent the federal government from prosecuting individuals and businesses...

Matt Ferner

Young Girl Could Treat Her 'Uncontrolled' Epilepsy With Medical Marijuana -- If Only She Had Access To It

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.22.2015 | Politics

A video released Wednesday tells a powerful and all-too-common story. A child who suffers from severe seizures can't find relief using traditional med...

How to Buy Weed, Legally

Sophie Cowley | Posted 04.21.2015 | Politics
Sophie Cowley

After traveling back home, I decided to call up a local dispensary. I hopped online and found one nearby that delivered. All I had to do was text them a photo of my California ID and the recommendation from my doctor.

Andy Campbell

Here's What It's Like Inside A Legal Marijuana Shop

HuffingtonPost.com | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.20.2015 | Weird News

OLYMPIA, Washington -- Many, many people have smoked marijuana. Whether you've inhaled or not, come on, we know you tried it back in the day. But m...

Three Ex-Cops Smoke Marijuana And Get High On Camera

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

Three men who identify themselves as former police officers smoke marijuana and get high on camera in a new video released in time for "420," the annu...

Matt Ferner

Americans' Support For Marijuana Legalization Reaches All-Time High

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

A majority of Americans support the legalization of recreational marijuana, according to a new poll from CBS News -- and it's the highest percentage i...

Matt Ferner

Denver Police Tweet Supportive Marijuana Message For 4/20 Rally

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics

In what may go down as the coolest police tweet of all time, the Denver Police Department posted a message of tolerance for the "420" marijuana festiv...

Matt Ferner

Obama Signals Support For Medical Marijuana

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

In an interview that will air for the first time this weekend as part of CNN's latest installment of its medical marijuana documentary series "WEED 3,...

Matt Ferner

These Photos Of Legal Marijuana Users Shatter Stereotypes

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.22.2015 | Politics

The stereotypical marijuana user -- the "stoner" -- hasn't adequately represented the actual people who responsibly enjoy marijuana for some time. But...

Matt Ferner

Judge Upholds Federal Marijuana Law In Controversial Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

A judge in California on Wednesday denied a motion from a group of nine defendants charged with growing marijuana who were contending the federal gove...

3 Ex-Cops Are About To Do The Unthinkable: Smoke Pot On Camera

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

Three men identified as ex-cops smoked pot for the first time in what may be decades in a new trailer. The piece is a tease for a full video of them d...

Matt Ferner

Chris Christie: 'I Will Crack Down' On Legal Marijuana As President

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

If New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) becomes president of the United States, he said on "The Hugh Hewitt Show" Tuesday, he will "crack down" on those...

Matt Ferner

Some Banks Are Working With Marijuana Businesses, But They Remain Wary

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.13.2015 | Politics

Some U.S. banks are opening their doors to marijuana-related businesses across the nation but remain wary of them, and many are also continuing to shu...

Matt Ferner

DEA Wants To Triple Government's Marijuana Production For Research

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

The Drug Enforcement Administration on Wednesday recommended that the federal government produce almost 900 pounds of marijuana for research in 2015, ...

Matt Ferner

Congressmen To DOJ: Stop Prosecuting Medical Marijuana Cases

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

A pair of lawmakers behind a historic congressional amendment protecting medical marijuana operations from federal crackdown issued a letter to Attorn...

Matt Ferner

Congressmen Blast DOJ's Interpretation Of Their Medical Marijuana Amendment

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.03.2015 | Politics

The lawmakers behind a recent congressional amendment protecting medical marijuana operations in states where the drug is legal strongly rebuked the D...

Matt Ferner

The First Annual Huffington Post Weedvent Calendar

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics

It's that time of year again, HuffPost readers, and we know for some of you the anticipation of the national 4/20 holiday is almost too much to bear. ...

Matt Ferner

Colorado Asks Supreme Court To Toss Marijuana Lawsuit Filed By Anti-Pot Neighbor States

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.27.2015 | Politics

The Colorado Attorney General's Office on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out a lawsuit filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma that contends Co...

Matt Ferner

Feds To Spend Millions On Marijuana For Research

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics

The federal government announced Monday that it is prepared to spend tens of millions of dollars on marijuana research through the University of Missi...