Let's be real. When it comes to drugs, "public safety" is the last thing on the minds of our elected officials. You don't think pot has been illegal ...
Now that two states have legalized marijuana use for adults and 20 states have protections for medical use of cannabis, it is clear that American attitudes toward marijuana have changed drastically. Here are five opinions that a majority of Americans hold toward pot, according to the latest opinion polls.
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.
We want to make sure that new approach is informed by everyday New Yorkers, especially those of us who are targets of drug war-related policing and violence.
Instead of following the directive of the President and Attorney General on this matter, California U.S. Attorneys were blatantly ignoring the directive concerning compliance with state law.
One area of policy which appears to have transmuted the pronounced polarization in this country has been marijuana.
"Long may you run." (Neil Young) The weather had turned bitter on the first day of cycle 4. With a low in the teens, and it only being early November...
Asher Platts, known to many of you through his work as the Punk Patriot, joins the Resistance Report team to give us the story behind the story of how grassroots - no pun- organizing helped bring legalized Marijuana to Maine.
Can decriminalizing or completely legalizing marijuana help bring an end to the criminal element that thrives due to our current policy on drugs?
We decided it was time to coin a new political term. We'll repeat the definition we gave it, back in May. Wedgie: When a political party's "wedge" issue turns on them and instead of dividing the other party, begins to divide their own.
Criminalization does not deter drug use. Globally each year millions of people receive criminal records for drug possession with the young, Black and poor most actively targeted.
Basing a tax on a fictitious price means no one will ever know the correct tax. Taxpayers will spend time and money trying to beat the system, and government will spend time and money in self-defense.
That's right, Portland now dons the privilege as being the first city on the entire East coast to bring some sort of intelligence to the futility that is marijuana prohibition.
When most heads think of Humboldt County, bucolic fields of bud, a rugged coastline and fun-loving pot growers come to mind, but few realize that there's a dark side to this hippie paradise that only the locals know about.
Law enforcement officers have long relied on breathalyzer technology as an on-the-spot roadside detection test for alcohol ingestion, but can similar technology ever be used to identify recent cannabis ingestion? A recent study indicates that the answer may be "yes."