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Oliver Noble

WATCH: Iconic Obama Image Recreated With Etch-a-Sketch For 4/20

HuffingtonPost.com | Oliver Noble | Posted 04.17.2015 | Weird News

April 20th is upon us once again. To celebrate cannabis culture’s “high-holiday” we had Etch-a-Sketch artist Bryan Madden recreate the iconic i...

Jan Diehm

LOOK: Obama Worse Than Bush On Medical Marijuana

HuffingtonPost.com | Jan Diehm | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

Lawmakers across the country are fed up with the Obama administration's disrespect for local marijuana laws. On Monday, the United States Conferen...

Report Details Shocking Cost Of Medical Marijuana Crackdown

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing & Luke Johnson | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

An analysis from pro-medical marijuana group Americans For Safe Access found that President Barack Obama's administration has spent nearly $300 millio...

Rand Paul Outlines His Marijuana Views

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.24.2013 | Politics

Riding the high of his win in last week's CPAC straw poll, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) addressed a different kind of high on Sunday. In an interview wit...

Ryan J. Reilly

Wife Of Medical Marijuana Provider Asks Obama To End Family's 'Nightmare'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The wife of a California medical marijuana provider who is facing 10 years in prison after being indicted by federal authorities last ye...

Pot Proponents Inhale Obama's Latest Take On Marijuana

AP | MANUEL VALDES and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

SEATTLE — Officials and pot advocates looking for any sign of whether the Obama administration will sue to block legal pot laws in Washington st...

Obama On Pot Smokers: 'We've Got Bigger Fish To Fry'

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama said prosecuting pot users in states that have legalized the drug won't be a top priority for his administration. "We've go...

Lucia Graves

Pot Industry Chides Obama Administration For 'Close-Minded Conversation'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.13.2012 | Business

In the weeks since voters in Colorado and Washington legalized the sale and possession of marijuana, speculation has mounted over what the Obama admin...

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...

WATCH: Obama's Choom Gang Gets Animated

Posted 05.29.2012 | Comedy

The forthcoming biography of Barack Obama by Davd Maraniss already grabbed the nation's attention with accounts of the President's former girlfriends,...

Obama's Pot-Smoking Detailed

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

The meticulous biographer David Maraniss revealed President Barack Obama's early girlfriends in an excerpt of his forthcoming biography, and now the I...

Lucia Graves

Bipartisan Legislation Targets Federal Funding For Medical Marijuana Busts

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Reps. Sam Farr (D-Calif.), Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) and Maurice Hinchey (D-N.Y.) have joined forces in an effort to cut off funding f...

What Is Obama's Problem With Medical Marijuana?

Time | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

For a brief moment in 2009, medical marijuana advocates exhaled. A new President had taken office promising to call off the federal prosecutors in sta...

Kimmel Addresses Pot Legalization At Major White House Event

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.29.2012 | Politics

While delivering his remarks at the 2012 White House Correspondents' Dinner, comedian Jimmy Kimmel addressed the issue of marijuana legalization. "...

Obama Explains Medical Marijuana Raids

Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

Amid an increased crackdown on medical marijuana producers across the nation, including a recent high-profile raid on a California training school, Pr...

Despite Vow, Obama Administration Cracks Down On Medical Marijuana

Rolling Stone | By TIM DICKINSON | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

Back when he was running for president in 2008, Barack Obama insisted that medical marijuana was an issue best left to state and local governments. "I...

GOP Candidate Admits He Tried Beer, Smoked A Cigarette 'As A Wayward Teenager'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney admitted he tried alcohol and cigarettes as a teenager despite Mormon prohibitions against drinking and ...

Lucia Graves

U.S. Attorney: Obama Administration Not Implicated In California Medical Marijuana Crackdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. attorneys have a message for California's medical marijuana advocates: Don't blame Barack Obama. After it was announced that the cr...

Lucia Graves

Decision To Crack Down On Medical Marijuana Made In California, Not Washington, U.S. Attorney Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.14.2011 | San Francisco

WASHINGTON -- The decision to crack down on medical pot establishments in the Golden State was a collective decision by four U.S. attorneys in Califor...

Carly Schwartz

Obama's War On Weed: White House Cracks Down On Medical Marijuana

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 12.11.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Three years on, not a single Wall Street banker has been prosecuted after a financial crisis rooted in rampant fraud brought the glob...

Reverse: Obama Camp Now Says He Opposes Pot Decriminalization

Washington Times | Jen Haberkorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama, the senatorial candidate of 2004, might have a bone to pick with Barack Obama, the presidential candidate of 2008. Videotapes of debate...

Obama: I Inhaled, "That Was The Point"

NBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama can't seem to escape the smoke of his youthful indiscretions wafting after him on the campaign trail. Just four days after he told a group of hi...