Keeping marijuana illegal and our jails full may make some wealthier, but it also exacerbates a serious human rights problem and weakens the ability of the US to present itself to the rest of the world as being on the side of human rights.
The study, published last week in the journal AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, concludes that daily administration of THC in the animals slowed the spread of HIV in their stomachs, where the virus thrives.
Before marijuana was legalized in Colorado and Washington, I had written and recorded a song with my band, Knight Blade, called "I Got That Weed." The...
Maybe the Prez is mellowing out just a little. He actually signed a bill into law that grants limited legal status to the outlaw industry of hemp production.
The next big legislative fight (raising the debt ceiling) is just around the corner, and the Republicans can't seem to agree on what to hold as hostage.
With Colorado and Washington making history by legalizing marijuana we are finding ourselves in new terrain. But with these changes, there is a need for more education and prevention.
With marijuana legalization gaining steam, we might ask not just whether to legalize, but how. Here are three tax mistakes that California and other states can still avoid.
The National Rifle Association (NRA) has long been a defender of Second Amendment rights. But when it comes to disarming a pot smoker, the NRA is curiously quiet.
The Alaskan Secretary of State's Office has certified that over 30,000 valid signatures from 30 of 40 House districts have been collected to put a marijuana legalization initiative on the August 19 primary ballot.
The Sooner State residing senator was also quick to point out that the perpetuation of the current prohibition of marijuana diverts the attention of law enforcement officials from more serious crimes.
Poor cigarette smokers. As nonsmoking spaces become the norm in the U.S. and around the world, it must be hard for them to find hotel rooms where they're allowed to light up.
Like cigarettes and alcohol, marijuana is a perfectly legal, commercial product (in specific states, so far) albeit with restrictions on its growth and distribution, so why shouldn't entrepreneurs benefit from a legal activity?
Republicans in the House have announced they are now ready to do something on immigration. There will be traps laid by the Republicans, so Democrats have to be vigilant about defusing each one as it pops up.
Colorado's first-ever Super Bowl Ad was BANNED from television before it could be aired. But now, in this What's Trending exclusive, you can get a f...
If we were to measure the real wealth of our society -- our health and well-being, the health of the natural world, our level of education, etc. -- we would see that inequality itself is reducing our nation's well being, and the power of big corporations is allowing the degradation of our communities and environment.
Just as the Super Bowl is a monument to commerce, arguments about legalizing marijuana tend to contain a lot of dollar signs.