Are more tourists headed to Washington and Colorado to enjoy a legal toke? The answer’s hazy.
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U.S. prisons are still mostly occupied by men, but women are getting thrown behind bars at a much faster rate these days, largely because of the war on drugs.
The goal of the law is to remove a huge source of revenue from violent drug gangs, which the government blames for a recent rise in crime.
His language reflects a long history of demonizing marginalized communities.
This uptick in arrests comes even though pot remains widely used, available, and perceived of as safe by most Americans.
When the White House issued a statement last night saying that marijuana should remain illegal — responding to our pro-legalization editorial series — officials there weren’t just expressing an opinion.
CANNABIS CULTURE - What is arguably the most influential and respected newspaper in the United States is ready to free the weed. In a Sunday editorial, the New York Times called forthrightly for the end of federal marijuana prohibition.
It took 13 years for the United States to come to its senses and end Prohibition, 13 years in which people kept drinking, otherwise law-abiding citizens became criminals and crime syndicates arose and flourished.
Pot is not allowed in the airport, or across state lines.