Green Wave: Marijuana Initiatives Win Three Of Four In Midterms

By Phil Smith Drug Reporter -

The expansion of legal marijuana continued apace in Tuesday’s elections, with medical marijuana initiatives winning in Missouri and Utah and recreational marijuana winning in Michigan. Voters in [...]

Two New Polls Suggest Pot Prohibition’s Days Are Numbered

By Phillip Smith, Drug Reporter IndependentMediaInstitute.org -

Two of the country's top polling organizations have released surveys this month showing support for marijuana legalization continues to increase and is now at record highs. A Gallup poll released [...]

Canada Legalises Recreational Marijuana Nationwide

By Emily Shugerman, Independent.co.uk -

Canada has legalised the use of recreational marijuana nationwide, making it the first G7 country to do so. The Senate voted 52-29 on Tuesday to pass the Cannabis Act, which allows people over [...]

Big Pharma Corp Trying To Keep Pot Illegal Approved To Manufacture Synthetic Marijuana

By Ruth Milka, Nationofchange.org -

“It appears they are trying to kill a non-pharmaceutical market for marijuana in order to line their own pockets.” Insys Therapeutics, a major pharmaceutical company, has spent over $500,000 [...]

The Logic Of Drug Legalization

By Jeff Berg, theguardian.com -

By Jeff Berg for Counter Punch - The Drug Lords of today exist because of the extraordinary profits resulting from criminalization. Estimates run in the half a trillion range globally per year. [...]

Nevada Becomes Fifth State Where You Can Buy Legal Marijuana

By Matt Ferner , Nick Wing, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Matt Ferner , Nick Wing for Huff Post. Adults who are at least 21 years old can now legally purchase recreational marijuana from select retail shops in Nevada. Sales began just after [...]