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Obama Marijuana Legalization

Michael McAuliff

Congressman Urges Obama To Drop Pot From Very Dangerous Drug List | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With federal law enforcement officials moving to make it easier for marijuana businesses to operate in states where they are legal, one ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

White House Downplays Obama's Comparison Of Marijuana To Alcohol | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Despite President Barack Obama's recent comments stating that marijuana is no more dangerous than alcohol, the White House said Wednesda...

Obama Says Marijuana Is No More Dangerous Than Alcohol

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

With a majority of Americans now in favor marijuana legalization, President Barack Obama is now saying weed is no more dangerous to individuals' healt...

25 People Who Are More 'Evolved' Than Obama On Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

On April 20, people around the nation will celebrate the enigmatic 4/20 holiday by smoking, toking and eating marijuana. According to federal law, the...

White House Drug Czar Makes Admission About Marijuana Policy

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

White House drug czar Gil Kerlikowske recently gave an interview with Canada's Maclean's Magazine and appeared to candidly criticize President Barack ...

Why the President (Probably) Won't Legalize Marijuana

Farai Chideya | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics
Farai Chideya

If today's marijuana laws were a psychedelic musical, the citizens of Colorado and Washington State who voted for lawful recrational use would be singing "Legalize It," with a sharp transition into the "No you can't! Yes I can!" chorus from "Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better)."

Obama On Marijuana

Ethan Nadelmann | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics
Ethan Nadelmann

Anytime the president answers a question about marijuana and federal marijuana policy, as he did in a recent interview with ABC's Barbara Walters that airs tonight, it makes sense to parse his words.

Ryan Grim

How NAFTA (And Other Policies) Fueled The Drug Trade | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

This article is adapted from the book "This Is Your Country on Drugs: The Secret History of Getting High in America." When President Barack Obama t...

Pro-Pot Legalization Group Endorses Obama

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

UPDATE BELOW: President Barack Obama picked up an endorsement Monday from the United States Medical Marijuana Chamber of Commerce, a group that cha...

Lucia Graves

Barrage Of Pot-Related Questions Ignored In Obama's Online Chat | Lucia Graves | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, DC -- President Barack Obama in an online "conversation" with American voters on Monday, failed to answer a barrage of questions about mar...

Ryan Grim

Obama: Drug Legalization 'Worth A Serious Debate' | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Drug legalization is an "entirely legitimate topic for debate," President Barack Obama said Thursday during his online YouTube town hall...