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.
The president of Mexico dubbed the drug war "failed policy," and hinted strongly that Mexico, the source of most of America's illegal drugs, could follow the U.S.'s lead on marijuana legalization.
On Tuesday, Brave New Films released a new PSA calling on Congress to pass the Smarter Sentencing Act.
Uruguayan President Jose Mujica has certainly gotten attention on the world stage since his country legalized marijuana commerce last week, and not all of it has been favorable.
Tomorrow (Nov 27) President Obama will continue the recent Thanksgiving tradition of presidents pardoning a turkey.