Some weeks, not much happens in political news, and other weeks it seems like almost too much happens. This was one of the latter types of week.
Seven times more Americans age 12 and older use alcohol than marijuana. If legalization states don't draw up regulations that are tougher than those regulating alcohol and tobacco, we can expect to see huge increases in marijuana use, especially among children. They have a daunting task.
Two out of five high school students statewide are getting their pot from dispensaries? That's shocking! So shocking I had to look it up for myself...
Now, a new poll released in Oregon shows that the locals do seem to know more about the political climate for legalization here, with an astounding 57 percent of likely 2014 voters supporting a specific tax and regulate proposal for marijuana legalization.
Rather than attempting to resurrect a nineteenth century notion that Congress cannot regulate goods wholly within a state, what we should be asking is whether Congress has the power to drive products out of the market altogether.
I walking more freely and faster without assistance. I can sit longer than five minutes without pain. I'm getting pretty close to feeling like the old Bill Rosendahl.
In January of this year, during his 2013 State of the State speech, Governor Andrew Cuomo made a bold call to stop discrimination in New York. Now, with only a month remaining in the legislative session, the governor appears MIA on reform.
How anyone could wreak such havoc and destruction is beyond the ability of most Americans to comprehend. Unless you're Robert L. DuPont, one of the principles in the firm Bensinger, DuPont and Associates, which is a major purveyor of drug testing management in America.
The city's measure is proposing to create a massive problem for patient access with their new number of collectives. Can anyone imagine 200 people per hour visiting any business in the city?
As we enjoy the incredible momentum within the cannabis law reform movement, it's important to remember one of the founders of the movement. It's hard to imagine being where we are today without the life and work of Jack Herer.
Granting New York physicians, PAs and NPs the authority to certify appropriate patients with debilitating conditions to use marijuana medicinally is the right thing to do. Here's why I, as a resident physician, think so.
Decades of exaggerated claims and egg frying commercials have taught us that wild and fictitious notions about drugs do very little to generate confidence, trust and safety among young people.
While support for legalizing hemp's distant cousin, marijuana, remains controversial, hemp is not marijuana. Legalized industrial hemp production could emerge as a prolific cash crop and a clean-burning alternative fuel.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Alaska's Rep. Don Young has signed on to a bill in Congress that would protect marijuana users from federal prosecution in states...
Millennials, with their progressive political leanings, are voting alongside baby boomers, whose past experiences are leading them to question whether we should be following a different path with regard to marijuana.
The very term Rockefeller Drug Laws has practically become a euphemism for unfair, racially biased mandatory prison sentences and drug-war related mass incarceration.