Photo by Dank Depot
30 Oct 2016

Federal Employee With Stage IV Cancer May Lose Job For Taking Medical Marijuana

A 36-year-old U.S. man diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer in March of this year is now being forced to confront the likelihood of losing his job should he choose to use marijuana for the purpose of relieving symptoms caused by his cancer and cancer treatments. John Doe is a

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Map of marijuana laws in US (Source: Governing.com)
20 Apr 2016

420: US Still Spending Millions On Failed War On Pot

Today is April 20th, a holiday for marijuana enthusiasts with seeming origins in California, based on the time of day (4:20 pm) when a group of people would smoke weed together. Though the holiday has gone mainstream with millions of people celebrating their love for marijuana today, the recreational use of

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File: Razor wire outside a prison in Maryland. (Flickr / Fred Dunn)
21 Jan 2016

Clemency Is Not Enough: Thousands Still Imprisoned For Nonviolent Marijuana Crimes

About 44 percent of federal marijuana inmates had no or very minimal criminal histories prior to their conviction, and over a third are over the age of 40.

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A colorful close-up of a high-quality marijuana bud, covered in crystals. (Flickr / Don Goofy)
06 Nov 2015

Mexican Supreme Court Rules Prohibition Of Cannabis Unconstitutional

The Mexican Supreme Court ruled that cannabis prohibition “violates the right to free development of one’s personality.”

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In this November 4, 2012 photograph, a masked activist with a green headdress stands near a rainbow poster of Obama which reads "Legalize! Yes We Can-nabis!" (Flickr / new 1lluminati)
30 Oct 2015

Kevin Zeese: 36 Years Of Legalization Activism (VIDEO)

A look at over 3 decades of marijuana politics, where are we now and how we can keep going in the fight against drug prohibition.

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File: A hand examines a cannabis leaf on a live plant. (Flickr / docmonstereyes)
20 Aug 2015

New Schools, Less Crime: Colorado Sees Benefits Of Marijuana Legalization

Colorado’s successful experiment in marijuana legalization is bringing in millions of dollars of revenue per month while simultaneously benefiting schools and contributing to a drop in crime rates. Colorado reached over $50 million dollars in recreational cannabis sales in June, breaking the state’s previous record.

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