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Marijuana

  1. politics
    Are Republicans Chilling Out on Legal Weed?Five members of the House GOP voted to decriminalize marijuana.
  2. drugs
    Legal Weed and Shrooms Won Big Last NightSix states and the District of Columbia passed drug decriminalization initiatives.
  3. coronavirus
    On 4/20, Coronavirus Is Killing the BuzzFor the weed industry, April 20 used to be Christmas and Black Friday combined. No longer.
  4. vision 2020
    Poll: Democrats Can Reduce Third-Party Voting in 2020 by Getting High on WeedA new survey suggests that a Democrat who supports marijuana legalization would lose far fewer votes to third parties in 2020 than one who doesn’t.
  5. vision 2020
    Joe Biden’s Fringe Views on Marijuana Could Get Trump ReelectedBiden’s anti-legalization stance may play well with nanny-state activists. But swing voters want to get big government’s hands off their bongs.
  6. social science
    Taking the Right Lessons From Dion Waiters’s Weed Panic AttackThe Twitter jokes were fine, but there’s something serious going on here too.
  7. polls
    Here Are 7 ‘Left Wing’ Ideas (Almost) All Americans Can Get BehindNew polling finds that several supposedly radical policy ideas actually command majority support — in all 50 states.
  8. marijuana
    John Boehner Stands to Make Millions Off MarijuanaThe former House Speaker is poised to make $20 million if the cannabis company he works for completes its sale.
  9. war on immigrants
    USCIS: Immigrants Linked to Legal Weed May Be Morally Unfit for CitizenshipThe Trump administration’s latest barrier to citizenship rejects the views of a bipartisan majority of Americans.
  10. marijuana legalization
    Excellent Weed Legalization Bill Dies in New Jersey SenateThe bill would have wiped away the criminal records of low-level drug offenders and guaranteed licenses to small, minority-owned businesses.
  11. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris: I’ve Smoked Weed and ‘I Did Inhale’California’s former attorney general says weed “gives a lot of people joy and we need more joy in this world.”
  12. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: The Abyss of Hate Versus HateAfter the Covington debacle, it is clearer than ever: Liberal democracy is being dismantled before our eyes — by all of us.
  13. marijuana
    Did Marijuana Legalization Really Increase Homicide Rates?A New York Times op-ed claims pot legalization increased violent crime, but the truth is a lot more complicated.
  14. marijuana legalization
    From Drug War to Dispensaries: An Oral History of Weed Legalization’s First WaveIn the 1990s, state policies on marijuana were draconian. Then, an unlikely alliance that included George Soros and the Men’s Wearhouse CEO emerged.
  15. 2018 midterms
    Progressives Should Be Encouraged by the Passage of These Ballot MeasuresSeveral red states voted to expand Medicaid and raise the minimum wage on Tuesday. The Democratic Party would be wise to take note.
  16. White House Quietly Launches Initiative to Highlight the Evils of MarijuanaThe Marijuana Policy Coordination Committee is collecting info from government agencies on the “negative” aspects of marijuana use.
  17. Canada Legalizes Recreational Marijuana UseRetail marijuana sales are expected to begin in September.
  18. Jeff Sessions Hints at a Coming Crackdown on Recreational WeedThe attorney general says marijuana is “detrimental” and the DOJ is reviewing its policy concerning legalization in the states.
  19. Americans Are Smoking a Lot More Weed, But It’s Totally ChillThe number of Americans who use marijuana is going up — but the number who abuse the drug is going down.
  20. Gallup: 33 Million Americans Might Be Stoned Right NowThe pollster finds that 13 percent of Americans “currently smoke marijuana.” Just three years ago, that figure was 7 percent.
  21. California Will Vote on Pot Legalization — AgainThe state many expected to be the first to legalize recreational marijuana use is behind the times. That may change this November.
  22. Microsoft Is Getting Into the Marijuana GameBut it’s not quite like it sounds.
  23. The Real Reason Potheads Celebrate 420Ever wonder why pot lovers celebrate 420? Here’s a clue: It involves the Grateful Dead.
  24. legal weed
    Vermont Legislature Could Be the First to Legalize MarijuanaDoing Bernie Sanders proud.
  25. Drug Smugglers Fail to Fool Feds by Hiding Marijuana in Fake CarrotsClever, but not clever enough.
  26. drugs
    A Guide to New York’s First Weed DispensaryFor starters, why patients aren’t allowed to smoke it.
  27. Why Hillary Clinton Should Support Bernie Sanders’s Weed BillIf Clinton means what she says about marijuana, she should support ending federal prohibition of the drug.
  28. marijuana
    Mexico Could Be on Path to Legalize PotTheir Supreme Court ruled in favor of growth and distribution for individual use. 
  29. today in police reports
    N.J. Police Ask Unknown Weed Owner to Come and Get ItSomeone out there is missing a whole lot of marijuana.
  30. crimes and misdemeanors
    Cops Find Tractor-Trailer With 3,000 Lbs. of PotIn other words, $3.5 million worth of marijuana. 
  31. D.A.R.E. Published an Op-Ed Calling for Marijuana Legalization [Updated]The organization now says the article was posted by mistake and that they have not changed their stance opposing the drug.
  32. attacked ads
    FCC’s Feelings on Pot TV Ads Remain UnknownA local TV station puts the nation’s first marijuana television ad on hold.
  33. odd couples
    Kirsten Gillibrand, Cory Booker, and Rand Paul Join Forces for PotNot the group you’d expect to push medical-marijuana legislation, perhaps. 
  34. D.C. Legalizes Marijuana — and It’s Going to Be ComplicatedWhat happens when you legalize marijuana with the federal government in your backyard. 
  35. Alaska Town Bans Pot-Brownie BakingAlaska is now the third state with legal marijuana, but don’t celebrate by cooking it if you live in Wasilla. 
  36. cable news news
    The 2 Chainz–Nancy Grace Weed Debate Is As Amazing As It SoundsWe have #Pot2Blame for this instant classic.
  37. weed
    Lawsuit Filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma Seeks to Harsh Colorado’s Mellow Not cool, guys.
  38. de blasio’s new york
    Soon Marijuana May Lead to Ticket, Not Arrest, in New York Mayor de Blasio is considering a policy change.
  39. legalize it
    The Other Big Winner Last Night Was Legal WeedSilver linings (or at least something to dull the pain).
  40. edibles
    Colorado Hates Happiness, Wants to Ban Pot BrowniesWe know who to blame …
  41. weed-stained wretches
    High Times Hits Middle Age: How the Marijuana Magazine Stays Relevant Celebrating 40 years and legalization with the former outlaws.
  42. drugs kill
    Your Pot Habit May Be Killing Cute, Furry AnimalsThere may just be fisher blood on your vape pen.
  43. drugs
    New York Wants to Import Medical Marijuana (for Now)Bureaucracy, man.
  44. drugs
    Why Not Drug Test Everyone via Sewage?Genius.
  45. amazing things
    Reporter/Weed CEO Live on Air: ‘F*ck It, I Quit’One for the local-news hall of fame.
  46. high times
    Maureen Dowd Doesn’t Mind Being Edible Pot’s Literal Poster GirlWhen did she get so chill? Oh, right.
  47. The NFL’s New, Looser Pot Rules Are Still RidiculousOnly a slight change may be coming soon.
  48. ferguson
    It Doesn’t Matter Whether Michael Brown Smoked WeedAnother leak meant to undermine the character of a dead 18-year-old.
  49. first person
    The Marijuana Retirement: How My Parents Became Late-Life Pot MogulsMom and Dad abandoned their Norman Rockwell lifestyle in the Midwest, and started growing some of America’s best weed.
  50. Legalize This Now!The Times wants to legalize pot. New York wants to legalize cutting the tags off your own damn mattress. 
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