Late in his term (and on the eve of a visit to Jamaica), the former Choom Ganger finally seems to be softening toward his old friend.
In one fell swoop, the president has doubled the number of drug sentence commutations issued during his term of office. It's a start.
The president's Fiscal Year 2016 budget proposal is out, and when it comes to the war on drugs, Obama is pretty much staying the course.
Most Americans support legalization, but politicians still refer to their past use as a youthful mistake.
Indonesia has executed six people -- including five foreign nationals -- for drug offenses, setting off a diplomatic storm.
"Suppose the Russians did something now," JFK reportedly said after smoking three joints at the White House to relieve pain.
Uruguay's groundbreaking marijuana law appears safe after the ruling Broad Front retained the presidency in Sunday's elections.
The movement to end marijuana prohibition has made significant progress recently, but it could all be undone when the next president takes office in 2017.
When Hillary Clinton graduated from Wellesley College in 1969 -- where the future first lady and Secretary of State says she did not try marijuana -- only 12% of Americans wanted to legalize the drug.
Former president Bill Clinton spoke out in favor of letting states decide whether or not to legalize marijuana, pointing to "a lot of evidence" showing that medical marijuana can help patients with a wide range of symptoms.