A pro-prohibition drug cop has provided some dubious statistical ammo from Colorado to opponents of marijuana legalization ahead of the upcoming election.
For the first time, people who vote conservative in the US are in favor of legalizing marijuana.
The proposal would allow anyone over 21 to possess up to an ounce of weed for private recreational use and grow up to six marijuana plants.
Few countries have as clear an incentive as Mexico to seek alternatives to the hardline drug policies that have brought so much bloodshed, but there are also few signs that the government is interested in trying anything very different.
By Sally Hayden
VICE News attended a launch in the British parliament for LEAP UK — a collection of former undercover drugs officers, military figures, and police, who are campaigning for drug law reform in Britain.
The state's public health department is now looking at ways to help educate visitors about potential side-effects and dosage at the point-of-sale retail locations.
The bud business is booming in several states, and next year's election could move the US even closer to legalizing marijuana nationwide.
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The Democratic presidential candidate proposed legislation in the Senate that would lift the federal ban on marijuana, allowing states to decide how the regulate the drug.
Trump said he supports the use of marijuana for medical purposes and that states should be allowed to pass laws legalizing pot for recreational use.
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A government report leaked to the BBC found that legalizing cannabis would generate significant tax revenue as well as save the state hundreds of millions in court and police costs.
Cannabis officially became legal in Oregon at the stroke of midnight, and advocates planned to give away small amounts of weed and cannabis seeds to the public to celebrate.
Members of the church of cannabis may be able to smoke weed legally under Indiana's new religious freedom law, one of a slew of unintended consequences of the law's passage.
A new report shows that while marijuana arrests have plummeted in Colorado following legalization, black people are still more likely to be arrested for weed than whites.
A medical marijuana bill in the Senate could allow veterans, researchers, and patients more access to marijuana.
A pending budget proposal includes an amendment that would block the Department of Justice from using taxpayer money to interfere with state medical marijuana laws.
The organization's anti-narcotics chief said recent votes to legalize marijuana violate the international conventions that guide global drug policy.
By Lee Fang
Many of the researchers who have advocated against legalizing pot have also been on the payroll of firms with products that could potentially be replaced by using marijuana.
Alcohol sales in Denver increased by 6.8 percent in the first half of 2014, and weed tourism might be to thank for it.
By Kayla Ruble
More than six months after Colorado legalized recreational marijuana, a state study indicated that demand has been higher than expected.