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Obama: Pot not worse than alcohol

Citing his own experience as a kid with marijuana, President Barack Obama is weighing in on the legalization debate, saying it isn’t more dangerous than alcohol or different from cigarettes.<p>“I don’t think it is more dangerous than alcohol,” the president told The New Yorker’s David Remnick in a …

How Marijuana May Influence The 2016 Election

President Barack Obama made waves on Sunday when he admitted what for millions of Americans counts as the obvious: That marijuana is no more dangerous than alcohol.<p>Obama's remarks were step in his apparent "evolution" on marijuana. In the meantime, the public is leading the way, with a majority of …

These States Are Opening Up To Brave New Weed Laws

The tide may be turning on marijuana legalization.<p>For the first time in history, a majority of Americans favor legalizing the drug. President Obama said recently he thinks weed is not more dangerous than alcohol. And in the past two weeks, a number of states have introduced bills to open up laws …

Bipartisan Effort In Maryland Aims To Decriminalize Small Amounts Of Marijuana

In addition to a proposed law to fully legalize marijuana, Maryland is contemplating a bill that would decriminalize possession of small amounts the drug.<p>On Wednesday, two state senators introduced a bipartisan decriminalization effort that would make the possession of under 10 grams of weed a …

Earl Blumenauer Wants Obama To Drop Marijuana From Dangerous Drug List

WASHINGTON -- With federal law enforcement officials moving to make it easier for marijuana businesses to operate in states where they are legal, one member of Congress is calling on President Barack Obama to take the next logical step and remove pot from the federal government's list of tightly …

Friday Talking Points -- 2014 the Year of the Marijuana Voter?

Before we get to the marijuana news (and speculation), while Congress was off on yet another week-long vacation, there were a flurry of reports issued from various groups studying various aspects of America. The picture on income inequality is just as bad as everyone thought it was, one of these …

Cannabis

Long Live the Art of Handwritten Notes (In the Business World)

Imagine this: right now you have 2,070 emails in your in-box and two handwritten notes on your desk. Which one do you think stands out the most? If you answered "handwritten," give yourself a pat on the back. You are not only right, but you've also been listening to your mother.<p>Yes, they're a pain, …

Amazing

Artists Create Mesmerizing Miniature Worlds, All Within The Confines Of A Fish Tank

Welcome to the world of aquascaping, an intricate "outsider" craft that involves arranging rocks, stones, wood and -- yes -- aquatic plants in wild, underwater designs. If you weren't aware of the fish-tank-bound art practice, we're happy to introduce you to its submerged wonders.<p>Whisper of the …

How Badly Do the Pittsburgh Penguins Need to Add Depth at Forward?

Only six members of the Pittsburgh Penguins have played in all 47 possible games this season. While it's a positive that Sidney Crosby seems to have put his injury woes behind him and is one of those players, you couldn't blame head coach Dan Bylsma for tossing his hands up in the air and waiving a …

Sidney Crosby named captain for Team Canada at Sochi Olympics

<b>By Allan Muir</b><p>Hockey Canada confirmed Sunday morning what hockey fans had suspected for months: Sidney Crosby wear the C in Sochi.<p>The Pittsburgh …

5 Bold Predictions for Pittsburgh Penguins in 2nd Half of 2013-14 Season

As the Pittsburgh Penguins enter the second half of the season atop the Metropolitan Division and headed toward a top seed in the postseason, few could have imagined that they would be in this position just a few months ago.<p>Having lost Jarome Iginla, Brenden Morrow, Douglas Murray and Matt Cooke in …