This uptick in arrests comes even though pot remains widely used, available, and perceived of as safe by most Americans.
The political debate over marijuana legalization in Canada could soon intensify, following a New York Times editorial that calls for the U.S. federal government to repeal its 44-year ban on pot.
POT TV - Join Cannabis Culture Associate Editor Marius Stoner for his weekly cannabis news wrap-up. This week: New York girl dies of Dravet Syndrome and tourists to Colorado dump their weed in rental cars.
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.
For Bill Piper, there’s no doubt that the nation’s war on drugs has failed, with 666,000 Americans arrested on marijuana charges last year alone.
The New Approach Oregon marijuana legalization initiative has qualified for the November ballot, the secretary of state's office reported today.
POT TV - Join Cannabis Culture Associate Editor Marius Stoner for his weekly cannabis news wrap-up. This week: Washington state starts selling recreational bud and Washington DC decriminalizes.
A strong majority of Canadians think the federal government should either legalize marijuana or decriminalize the possession of small amounts, according to a new Department of Justice poll obtained by Torstar News Service.
Marijuana stores in Washington state can sell marijuana in cookies, brownies and other approved baked goods but cannot put the drug in candies, lollipops or food items that might appeal to children, according to newly released rules.