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.


What the DEA’s Failure to Reschedule Marijuana Means for Research

The DEA refuses to reclassify marijuana, but it is promising to make it easier for scientists and companies to get different strains of the plant for research.


DEA Says Marijuana Will Remain Illegal at the Federal Level

The Drug Enforcement Administration announced on August 11 that marijuana would remain illegal under federal law, while remaining a Schedule I substance.


Colorado Kids Are Getting Hold of Parents’ Legal Pot

A small but increasing number of young children are being exposed to marijuana edibles in Colorado, and winding up in the hospital.


DEA Delays Decision to Reschedule Marijuana…Again

The DEA said it would decide in the first part of 2016 whether to reschedule marijuana as a Schedule II substance. It has once again delayed that decision.


August 1 is a Big Day for Medical Marijuana Patients in Minnesota

Beginning August 1, nearly 800 patients with intractable pain in Minnesota will have access to medical marijuana.


Marijuana Opponents Ditch Battle over Potency of THC (Psychoactive) Compound

Citing a lack of financial resources, a marijuana-opposition group in Colorado has abandoned its efforts to limit the amount of THC in legal pot products.


California Will Likely Strike it Rich if Marijuana is Legalized

If California voters approve a ballot initiative in November legalizing recreational marijuana, the state stands to bring in $1 billion in taxes.


Youth Marijuana Use Virtually the Same in Colorado After Recreational Legalization

A 2015 survey shows that middle school and high school students in Colorado have been using marijuana LESS since it was legalized for recreational use.


Illinois Ordered by Judge to Add PTSD to Medical Marijuana List

An Illinois county judge has ordered the state to include PTSD as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana following a lawsuit filed by an Iraq war vet.


Sudden Change Strips Veterans’ Access to Medical Marijuana

A provision in the VA’s annual budget bill that would have allowed VA doctors to recommend medical marijuana to veterans was pulled at the last minute.