The most dangerous thing of this entire situation is that Gupta is still licensed as a doctor and has just now come across the epiphany of overwhelming common sense.
I know many out there think being able to get high at a concert without fear of being thrown out is a wonderful thing, but I don't believe many have considered the issues for those of us who do not want to inhale pot smoke anymore than we want to inhale cigarette smoke.
For now, Congress won't repeal or repair 280E -- Congress doesn't want to give the marijuana industry a tax cut. But the industry is right about one thing: If 280E is repealed, a Federal excise tax on marijuana will take its place.
NIDA and other government agencies are privy to this information, of course, yet they willfully choose to ignore it -- as does the Obama administration. It shouldn't.
A new marijuana legalization initiative, pending review by California's Attorney General, is seeking access to the 2014 ballot. The California Cannabi...
Orson Welles' observations on American and world politics, even 30 years later, are relevant for our times.
Festival goers at Hempfest in Seattle are getting free bags of Doritos Nacho Cheese flavor with a special message on the back of the bags instructing on the proper usage of legal marijuana at the festival.
Why is the federal government not fostering local medicinal cannabis systems, and instead choosing to support the top-down, one-supplier model?
If this isn't a clear sign that medical marijuana needs to come to Florida -- for the thousands of others like Cathy who aren't as fortunate in the legal system -- then who knows what is.
I've worked at the Drug Policy Alliance for 14 years -- and more people, even folks who don't follow drug policy, have asked me about the Sanjay Gupta special than almost anything else I've worked on over the past decade and a half.
It's long past time for police lobbyists in California to get out of patients' exam rooms and it's even more important for elected officials in the state to stand up to pressure from these groups and once and for all carry out the wishes of California voters.
There are some things he doesn't tell us, things that contribute more, rather than less, to the confused picture most Americans, especially young Americans, have about marijuana.
Both U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Dr. Sanjay Gupta made headlines last week by officially changing their positions on drugs.
Republican-on-Republican fear-mongering is such a treat to enjoy. In this case, establishment Republicans vs. the Tea Party.
Over the last couple of days, marijuana's impact on the political life of the United States has reached new heights.
The latest surveys show that Kentuckians not only want to bring an end to the prohibition of hemp farming but also are very eager to see the reforming of the current laws regarding marijuana.