Obama on Marijuana Legalization: Presidents Don’t Change Drug Classifications

In a Rolling Stone interview, President Obama shares his views on marijuana legalization, explaining why he has not legalized cannabis nationwide.


Colorado Officials Blocked Denver from Allowing Marijuana in Bars, Restaurants

Denver voters approved an initiative that would allow pot consumption at bars and restaurants, but a new state law makes it illegal to use pot at businesses with liquor licenses.


November 8: The Biggest Day for Marijuana Legalization Since 2012

On election day 2016, 4 states legalized marijuana for recreational use, and 4 others passed referenda on cannabis for medical purposes.


Mom Treats Daughter with Marijuana, Loses Custody of Her 2 Kids

An Idaho mom who gave her young daughter marijuana-infused butter to soothe her seizures lost custody of her 2 kids and faces a misdemenanor charge.


Legal Marijuana Created 18,000 New Jobs in Colorado Last Year

In Colorado, legal marijuana brought over 18,000 new jobs and more than $1 billion in retail sales to the state in 2015.


Could Medical Marijuana Legalization Help America’s Opioid Problem?

A new study finds that states that have legalized marijuana may have a decline in the use of opioids amongst those under the age of 45.


Reporter Says “F**k It” and Promotes Marijuana Legalization, Faces 54 Years in Prison

Remember the TV reporter who said “f**k it” and quit her job on the air to run a cannabis club? She’s facing 54 years in prison.


Here’s Why Labels are Going on Marijuana Edibles in Colorado

Both marijuana edibles and their packaging must now be labeled with “THC” in Colorado to make them look distinctive. Here is why.


The Alcohol Industry is Funding Anti-Marijuana Efforts

Like the pharmaceutical industry, the alcohol industry is fighting marijuana legalization over fears that legal weed would pose too much competition.


In States that Legalize Medical Marijuana, Opioid Use Decreases

A study published on September 15 shows that in states where medical marijuana is legal, fewer people use opioid drugs.


Progress: U.S. Attorney General Admits Pot is NOT a Gateway Drug

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch admitted in a speech at a Kentucky high school that marijuana is NOT a gateway to harder drugs.


Marijuana Use is up on College Campuses, but Other Drug use is Down

College kids are toking up in greater numbers, thanks to changing attitudes and pot legalization, but they’re also rejecting harder, more dangerous drugs,


NY Police Seize HUGE 8-Foot-Tall Marijuana Plants in Big Bust

Police in East New York recently busted a man for growing over 80 marijuana plants, some of which were more than 8 feet tall.


Fentanyl Maker is Fighting Legal Marijuana in Arizona with Big Bucks

An embattled pharmaceutical company that manufactures fentanyl donated $500,000 to stop marijuana from being legalized in Arizona.


Marijuana Use is Rising, and More People Consider it Harmless

More Americans are using marijuana than ever before, yet marijuana abuse has not increased, and fewer people view it as harmful.


Denver may Allow Marijuana Use in Cafes, Concerts, Yoga Studios

In November, residents of Denver, Colorado, will vote on whether marijuana consumption should be permitted in some indoor venues.


Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania: Latest Updates

Things are progressing quickly in Pennsylvania since medical marijuana was legalized there in April, giving children some access.