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U.S. President Barack Obama waves as he walks on the South Lawn of the White House during his departure for Canada, in Washington, U.S. June 29, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Obama, Once Pot Smokers’ Hero, Will Leave Office A Disappointment

Barack Obama, the former-pot-smoking president, began his second term as something of a hero for backers of the nation’s marijuana legalization movement. He’ll soon leave office as a total bummer.

August 12, 2016
Marijuana plants are seen in an indoor cultivation in Montevideo December 6, 2013. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

DEA: Marijuana Has No Medical Value, Will Remain In Same Category As Heroin And LSD

The long-awaited decision by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration keeps intact a 1970 law that lists marijuana as Schedule 1 drug, one defined as having no medical value. That runs counter to decisions made by 26 states that have already approved use of the drug as medicine.

August 11, 2016

Let The States Make Drug Law

How many million more lives are going to be ruined and how many billion more dollars will be poured down the drain before we let states control drug law?

May 5, 2015

Beyond Marijuana: Legalize All Drugs

It’s time to stop the War on Drugs.

October 2, 2014
Marijuana, Arrests, War On Drugs, Decriminalization, Smoking, Memo Pad, National News

Marijuana Arrests Now Exceed Arrests For Violent Crime

The total number of marijuana arrests suggests an epidemic of wasted resources.

January 20, 2013