Feds In ‘Catch-22′ On D.C. Marijuana Legalization

Feds In ‘Catch-22′ On D.C. Marijuana Legalization

Will Congress foil Washington D.C.'s decriminalization plans? ...

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Pot Legalization Spreads Through The West And Into D.C.

Pot Legalization Spreads Through The West And Into D.C.

Even on a year where Democrats were "trounced at the polls", reform of marijuana and criminal justice policies got support on the ballot in Oregon, Alaska, and Washington D.C. ...

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In Legalization Battles, Alcohol Defines The Politics Of Marijuana

In Legalization Battles, Alcohol Defines The Politics Of Marijuana

Which drug is more dangerous? Here's one creative way to find out. ...

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Marijuana Legalization In Colorado: So Far, So Good

Marijuana Legalization In Colorado: So Far, So Good

By Josh Richman, San Jose Mercury News Long a leader in making marijuana mainstream, California is watching Colorado blaze a trail for legalized recreational pot with avid eyes. T ...

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High Turnout (Wink, Wink) Could Hurt Florida’s Governor Scott

High Turnout (Wink, Wink) Could Hurt Florida’s Governor Scott

The geniuses running the Republican campaign effort in Florida have now decided that stirring opposition to medical marijuana will help Governor Rick Scott win. Casino billionaire ...

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Tobacco Industry Once Had High Hopes For Marijuana Business

Tobacco Industry Once Had High Hopes For Marijuana Business

By Evan Halper, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Richard Nixon was in the White House, his “war on drugs” was in full swing, yet Big Tobacco was secretly exploring the possi ...

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Begich Catches A Big Break In Alaska Senate Race

Begich Catches A Big Break In Alaska Senate Race

Senator Mark Begich's (D-AK) re-election campaign may have gotten a big boost this week, when a legislative quirk pushed some Democrat-friendly referenda onto Alaska's November ba ...

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It Makes No Sense To Criminalize People For Getting Stoned

It Makes No Sense To Criminalize People For Getting Stoned

By the time my 5-year-old daughter leaves for college, it's quite likely that marijuana use will be broadly decriminalized. Alaska has become the most recent state to move toward ...

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Marijuana Injustices

Marijuana Injustices

WASHINGTON -- I have no desire to smoke marijuana, partly because doing so might drive me back to the cigarette habit I broke two decades ago. I don't want to be one of those "coo ...

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Gay Marriage: A $284 Million Stimulus For New York?

Gay Marriage: A $284 Million Stimulus For New York?

The New York City wedding-industrial complex is downright giddy about the recent legalization of same sex marriage. The Independent Economic Conference estimates that the increase ...

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