Should all drugs be legalized?

Should All Drugs Be Legalized?

Colorado and Washington have legalized the recreational use of marijuana, and thus far it’s gone quite well. Crime is down and the states are making significant money of the sale and implementation of their newly created marijuana industries. But could a similar system be applied for all drugs? Is the answer to the failed War on Drugs found in the legalization of everything? Or is there a line somewhere between prescription drugs, marijuana, … [Read More...]

Decriminalization laws don't mean you can't still get arrested

All Decriminalization Laws are Not Equal

Reform of marijuana laws continues to expand, with new decriminalization laws passing in DC and Maryland just this year. But just because having a small amount of marijuana has been reduced to a civil penalty where you live doesn't mean the police won't hassle you or look for (or invent) other reasons to arrest you. … [Read More...]

Michele Leonhart

DEA Chief Wrong on Marijuana and Mandatory Minimums

It’s difficult working for a boss who doesn’t agree with you on the very things you were hired for. For DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart it’s becoming an increasing problem under the Obama Administration and a country who supports marijuana legalization. Recently, she displayed all the ways in which she is wrong at a meeting with the Senate Judiciary Committee. … [Read More...]

medical marijuana legalization does not increase crime

Study Affirms: Medical Marijuana Does NOT Increase Crime Rates

Giving people access to medical marijuana may make them happier, pain-free, and able to function normally without the assistance of side-effect laden pharmaceuticals. The medical marijuana industry also creates jobs and tax revenue. But one thing it doesn’t do, despite what opponents would have you think, is increase the crime rate. A new study from researchers with the University of Texas at Dallas indicates crime is not negatively impacted … [Read More...]

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Michele Leonhart

DEA Chief Wrong on Marijuana and Mandatory Minimums

It’s difficult working for a boss who doesn’t agree with you on the very things you were hired for. For DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart it’s becoming an increasing problem under the Obama Administration and a country … [Read More...]

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Meet The Press

NYT Columnist Dowd Has Bad High, Makes Dumb Anti-Pot Arguments

Any willing adult can go to a Colorado dispensary and purchase marijuana. They don’t have to disclose to the vendor that they are a newbie or ask for specific directions, and the dispensary really has … [Read More...]

Michele Leonhart

DEA Chief Wrong on Marijuana and Mandatory Minimums

It’s difficult working for a boss who doesn’t agree with you on the very things you were hired for. For DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart it’s becoming an increasing problem under the Obama … [Read More...]

Decriminalization laws don't mean you can't still get arrested

All Decriminalization Laws are Not Equal

Reform of marijuana laws continues to expand, with new decriminalization laws passing in DC and Maryland just this year. But just because having a small amount of marijuana has been reduced to a … [Read More...]

54% support marijuana legalization

Marijuana Legalization Support at Record High, 75% Say Legalization “Inevitable”

New polling shows Americans are not backing down on their support or acceptance of marijuana legalization. Overall support has continued it's upward trend, and is now at 54% overall, another record … [Read More...]

medical marijuana legalization does not increase crime

Study Affirms: Medical Marijuana Does NOT Increase Crime Rates

Giving people access to medical marijuana may make them happier, pain-free, and able to function normally without the assistance of side-effect laden pharmaceuticals. The medical marijuana industry … [Read More...]

wax, a THC concentrate is legal in Colorado and has officials concerned

Marijuana Derivative Product “Wax” Garners Fans and Federal Attention Alike

If you believe the federal government, marijuana is a Schedule I substance, both highly addictive and dangerous. Despite all evidence to the contrary, the feds keep marijuana classified as one of the … [Read More...]

Scolding Sister in Law

How You Can Lose Your Kids With Legal Marijuana Use: Marijuana Civil Rights?

Can an admission of legal marijuana use on facebook result in your kids being taken from your home? Unfortunately, it can, as a Nebraska family recently found out. … [Read More...]

Brandon Coats, Fired for off-duty legal marijuana use by his employer

Can You Be Fired For Legal Marijuana Use?

The answer is yes, you can. Your employer can fire you for failing a drug test for marijuana. This is true even if you were using marijuana completely legally, either for medical use, or in Colorado … [Read More...]

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