Mark Kleiman tells Abby Haglage about leading Washington state’s lean, mean, pot-regulating machine.
Colorado's Marijuana Task Force issued its final recommendations for how the state ought to implement Amendment 64, though the actual regulations will be made by state lawmakers. The 165-page report released Wednesday included 58 recommendations to be reviewed by the governor and state legislators.
A teen who consumes alcohol is likely to have reduced brain tissue health, but a teen who uses marijuana is not, according to a new study.
In 1925, H. L. Mencken wrote an impassioned plea: "Prohibition has not only failed in its promises but actually created additional serious and disturbing social problems throughout society. There is not less drunkenness in the Republic but more. There is not less crime, but more...
On Thursday, Washington became the first state to officially legalize marijuana, soon to be followed by Colorado as their new laws legalizing the drug for recreational use go into effect.
Support for marijuana legalization has edged up recently and is now tied with the opposition, according to a CBS poll released Friday — the first time since that survey started keeping track of the issue.
A break down of our incarceration and arrest numbers, by reason of arrest for 2011. Results show: More than four out of 10 of all narcotics arrests made in United States were for people having marijuana in their possession.
With voter approval of two ballot initiatives in Colorado and Washington for the legalization of marijuana, the two states have taken the unprecedented step of directly challenging the drug's over 40-year federal ban.
Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize recreational marijuana in the prohibition era, dealing a major blow to the war on drugs. Medical marijuana was also legalized in Massachusetts, underlining long-running trends in public opinion toward more permissive attitudes on drugs.
Voters in three states are deciding whether to legalize recreational marijuana. Three other states are casting ballots on marijuana for medical use. Refresh this page for the latest results.
Barney Frank is in favor of ending marijuana prohibition. And, he has tried a pot brownie once. Erin Burnett has the back and forth.
Bill Maher stopped by the HuffPost Live studio in L.A. Tuesday afternoon to talk with host Jacob Soboroff about Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, voter ID laws and Los Angeles's ban on medical marijuana.
A government-sponsored study published recently concludes that marijuana provides much-needed relief to some chronic pain sufferers, utterly destroying the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) classification of the drug as having no medical uses.
Meghan McCain supports legalization of marijuana. Says she smoked a joint in New Orleans in research for her new book.
More than 50,000 people in 2011 were arrested in New York City for possessing small amounts of marijuana (the majority were black and Latino) at a considerable judicial and financial cost. New York City spends about $75 million every year on arresting people for recreational marijuana possession.
Connecticut becomes the 17th state to legalize medical marijuana
Excerpts from an upcoming biography of the president make some interesting allegations about his innovative toking techniques, shady drug dealer, and more
Three and a half years ago, on my 62nd birthday, doctors discovered a mass on my pancreas. It turned out to be Stage 3 pancreatic cancer. I was told I would be dead in four to six months...
A poll conducted earlier this month by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research on behalf of the Marijuana Policy Project finds that 76 percent of Americans want President Barack Obama to end his crackdown on medical marijuana in states where medicinal use of the plant is legal. Read on for full statistics.
Texans can sleep more soundly at night knowing that Elisa Castillo, a grandmother and nonviolent first-time drug offender, is serving a life without parole sentence in Fort Worth.