Many marijuana activists and reformers were disappointed recently when the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued their long anticipated "big announcement" of the summer and marijuana wasn't rescheduled.
On November 8th, American voters will turn out in record numbers to make the much-maligned choice between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. But those in Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada have another choice to make.
The most recent polls show 54% of Americans favor legalizing marijuana. Here's why you should get behind it, too.
My opponent is not just one of a group of obstructionist legislators, he is personally responsible for killing bills in his Judiciary Committee related to any number of issues important to the majority of Americans.
It is argued that legalization will reduce the amount of arrests for marijuana-related charges. That means less people will miss work, lose a job, have an arrest on their record, or restrict their chances of leading a productive life due to a victimless act that shouldn't be considered a crime.
Today over 300 million Americans live in states with medical cannabis laws, and over 2 million individuals are legally using medical cannabis under these state programs. However, all of these patients and programs are in violation of federal laws.
But rescheduling marijuana would not have allowed doctors to prescribe marijuana nationwide. Coca leaves, from which cocaine is derived, are listed in Schedule II, but physicians cannot prescribe coca leaves -- and pharmacies cannot sell these leaves -- because no one has moved coca leaves through the FDA approval process to make them available by prescription.
By Alex Glenn Unlike laws for drunk driving limits, which are fairly uniform across the U.S., regulations on driving with marijuana in your system va...
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This column has always loved a good rant. Most of the time, we provide our own rant at the end of the column, on a subject too big to be contained in talking points.
While more research is needed on the risks of dabbing, it is likely that the accepting attitudes fostered by the legalization trend are increasing the rate of experimentation with this new form of marijuana.
“I just heard that the DEA isn’t going to reschedule medical marijuana. What’s up with that?” That’s right. As far as Un...
It is a shame that an administration that claims historic achievement on health care would ignore an obvious move to reinforce their dedication to the issue.
Marijuana prohibition is the driving force of the war on drugs, and is responsible for hundreds of thousands of people getting arrested every year, who are predominantly black and Latino, even though white people use and sell marijuana at similar rates.
On July 29, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) signed a bill removing the threat of arrest for small amounts of marijuana, capping a record year of legislative and administrative marijuana policy reforms throughout the country.
In the age where cannabis is finally being re-recognized as treatment for a vast plethora of human ailments and regaining the stature it had for cent...