This week was a big week for women's rights, as the Senate pushed for an Equal Pay Act to celebrate Equal Pay Day. It was filibustered, which just goes to show that one party cares about women's rights and one party clearly does not.
I'm a mom. I'm a card-carrying medical marijuana user. Those are just two of about a million things about me.
Ballclub co-owner, writer, intelligent talker, Maher is a true renaissance man for this marijuana millennium. But, unlike some decriminalization intellectuals, this guy practices what he preaches. He smokes weed. And he breaks down boundaries doing it. Important boundaries.
Sir Richard Branson has never been afraid to tackle big, thorny business problems or large, complex social issues. One of his latest challenges: Ending the war on drugs, combines both of them.
I know it does not bode well that at 24 I am this jaded about the political process. I have had enough of politicians not listening to me and the rest of us while they continue to act as they please.
The libertarian in me is pleased that we have become more consistent in how we handle pot vs. alcohol and tobacco, but the mom in me has had to figure out a few things.
A majority of Americans support marijuana legalization -- yet not one sitting governor or U.S. senator supports it.
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Call them "ganjapreneurs," those wide-eyed marijuana enthusiasts who hope to turn the green stuff into green stuff of another kind. Despite the prospects of big payoffs, there are plenty of hurdles these ganjapreneurs must face before laying out the welcome mat.
Legal access to medical cannabis has been supported by the American public for decades, and it is the law in 20 states and D.C., but this issue can be complex, and successfully navigating it requires a clear understanding of where we've been, what we know, and where we want to go.
It's time now to change the flawed medical marijuana system by insisting that standard medical procedures be followed in the dispensing of the drug. Let's save our children from the dangers of "marijuana doctors" before all concerns for safety go up in smoke.
Despite police fears that legal marijuana businesses attract crime, including under-the-table drug dealing, weapons violations and robberies, a new study says the opposite might be the case.
Now that a majority of Americans live in states that have reformed cannabis laws, the only smart and decent thing to do is to fully restore the civil rights, privileges -- and reputations -- of those convicted during the years of prohibition.
It would seem that marijuana has finally entered the mainstream of U.S. and international politics. However, someone has neglected to tell the many news outlets that continue to recycle the same old "Cheech & Chong" images that should have been retired decades ago.
KSDK News reports that a private club is set to open in the mountain town of Nederland, in Colorado. All thanks to Amendment 64, which legally allows people to smoke pot.
The state's Legislature passed a bill in 2013 allowing for a network of cultivation services, testing labs and dispensaries in order to establish a legal system of distributing medical marijuana to qualifying patients in need of safe access.