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California May Legalize Marijuana In 2014

An initiative that would legalize and regulate recreational marijuana in California was cleared for signature gathering by the state attorney general on Friday. Should organizers gather the required 504,000 signatures, the initiative will appear on the ballot in November.<p>California Attorney General …

Will e-cigarettes help Big Tobacco become Big Marijuana, too?

Altria, the company behind Marlboro, deepened its push into the market for electronic cigarettes this week when its Nu-Mark subsidiary paid $110 million to buy e-vapor manufacturer, Green Smoke. But the acquisition could be less about Altria’s tobacco business than the burgeoning business of …

Cannabis

What was the driving force behind making marijuana illegal in the US?

Harry Anslinger was the most important factor in cannabis prohibition. He was head of the US Federal Bureau of Narcotics and an amazingly effective …

Feds make first step towards hemp legalization

The United States federal government may not be ready to sanction marijuana use, but a new agriculture bill is set to legalize preliminary stages of …

Court: Michigan cities can’t bar medical marijuana

WYOMING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Supreme Court has struck down an ordinance in a Grand Rapids suburb that’s intended to prevent the use of medical …

This Is Why So Many Reasonable People Think Anti-Marijuana Crusaders Look Ridiculous

Earlier this week, the official Twitter account of the Drug Free America Foundation posed this question: "What happens if marijuana is legalized?"<p>A perfectly reasonable question to ask. But the graphic that accompanied the question was far less so. For starters, it included zombies:<p>Without citing …

Studies claim medical marijuana may reduce suicide rates, traffic fatalities

Contrary to the claims of outdated anti-marijuana PSA’s, a new study published in the the American Public Journal of Health claims that legalizing …

Deputy drug czar reluctantly admits marijuana is less deadly than alcohol

The deputy director of the White House’s Office of National Drug Control Policy admitted Tuesday that marijuana was less deadly than alcohol, but …

Steelers S Ryan Clark admits some of his teammates use marijuana

During an interview on Thursday, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark admitted that some of his teammate use marijuana to help them medicate from …

Health Professionals, Officials, Say Medical Marijuana Will Increase Illicit Use

Substance Abuse Officials: Medical Marijuana Will Mean More Pot Use By Kids<p>Another Concern: 'We Don't Know What The Dosages Should Be'<p>February 10, …

Suicide Could Be Prevented With Medical Cannabis · Guardian Liberty Voice

Depression and suicide rates have now been added to the list of problems that can be prevented with the legalization of medical cannabis. While …

Safety First: Let's Be Careful with Edible Marijuana

We are witnessing the beginning of the end of our disastrous war on drugs.<p>58% of Americans nationally support marijuana legalization. World leaders …