iOS app Android app More
July 29, 2014

This Is Your Brain on Legal Drugs: Let's End the Drug War With a Minimum of Casualties by Following the Science

Marijuana Brain Adrian Assalve/CGinspiration via Getty Images

It should be possible to say that we should continue with the movement toward the decriminalization of marijuana. And we should also be able to say that as we decriminalize, we should take every step possible to minimize the harm, since there is scientific evidence of the dangers of pot on some of our most vulnerable citizens. So as we move toward legalization, let's put the science front and center.

Obama Announces Tougher Sanctions On Russia

Barack Obama
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Court Ruling Keeps Mississippi's Only Abortion Clinic Open

Mississippi Abortion
ASSOCIATED PRESS

The NRA's Murder Mystery Explored

Wayne Lapierre
Mark Wilson via Getty Images

Boehner: Impeachment Talk A 'Scam' By The White House

John Boehner
JIM WATSON via Getty Images

Ernst Takes Heat For Big Oil Fundraiser

Joni Ernst
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Reid Gives GOP A Heart Attack With Immigration Reform Suggestion

Harry Reid Immigration
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Mother Sues Border Patrol Over Death Of Child Shot Multiple Times

Nogales Border Wall
Sandy Huffaker via Getty Images

New Veterans Affairs Secretary Confirmed

Bob Mcdonald Veterans
ASSOCIATED PRESS

'Conspiracy Club' Reveals The Truth About Obama

Conspiracy Club
YouTube / Easy Target Productions

Drivers Got High On Federal Weed For Stoned Driving Study

Marijuana Plant
OLIVER BERG via Getty Images

Explosive New Allegations Against Hobby Lobby Emerge

Hobby Lobby
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Brown Criticizes Perry's Border Response: 'Wiser Minds Will Prevail'

Brown Perry
AP

Armed Militias Guard Border Against 'Threat' Of Immigrant Children

Border Agent
John Moore via Getty Images

Trial Reveals McDonnell's Wife Had 'Crush' On CEO

Bob Mcdonnell
Mark Wilson via Getty Images

A Look At Red States That Could Go Blue

Rick Perry
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Kentucky Senate Race Is Still Up For Grabs, Poll Finds

Grimes Mcconnell
Win McNamee via Getty Images

Jesse Ventura Gets $1.8 Million In 'American Sniper' Lawsuit

Jesse Ventura
BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI via Getty Images

Clinton: 'I Regret' Saying We Were 'Dead Broke'

Clinton
Fusion

Congressmen Kick Off Social Security Hearing With A Clash

Sam Johnson Xavier Becerra
House Ways & Means Commitee

Texas Lawmaker: Undocumented Immigrants Will 'Come In And Hurt You'

Border Crisis
John Moore via Getty Images

After Embarrassing Scandal, New Jersey Gets Serious About Big Fight

Chris Christie
Scott Olson via Getty Images

Laura Ingraham Is Flirting With The Idea Of Running For Office

Laura Ingraham

Lawmakers Scramble To Seal Aid Package For Israel

Us Capitol Building
tupungato via Getty Images

Senate Democrats Seek To Split GOP On Export-Import Bank

Senator Mark Warner
BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI via Getty Images

America's Opinion Of Muslims And Arabs Is Getting Worse

Muslim Poll
A MAJEED via Getty Images

Follow HuffPost

    1. HuffPost
    2. Politics
    1. HuffPost
    2. Politics
    1. Most Popular on HuffPost
    2. Latest News
    3. Politics
    4. View all RSS feeds

Ernst Caught Saying States Can Nullify Laws

Joni Ernst
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Scarborough Infuriated By GOP Response To Obama's Impeachment

Scarborough Obama
MSNBC

Bill O'Reilly LOSES It

Bill Oreilly
Fox News

Sex Website Seizure Spurs City's Bid To Decriminalize Prostitution

Prostitution
John Carey via Getty Images

State's Refusal To Expand Medicaid May Hurt Its Economy

Robert Bentley Alabama
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Take A Look Inside A Romney Family Vacation

Mitt Romney
Slaven Vlasic via Getty Images

AT ODDS: GOP Voters Break With NRA

Wayne Lapierre
MCT via Getty Images

Gun Safety Group Pressures Key GOP Senators With Terrifying TV Ad

Ayotte
Mark Wilson via Getty Images

North Carolina Attorney General To Stop Defending State's Gay Marriage Ban

Cooper
ASSOCIATED PRESS