Republican Congressman Backs Calif. Marijuana Legalization

Orange County Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has endorsed the leading California initiative to legalize marijuana. That shouldn't come as a big surprise. Rohrabacher has long supported tokers' right...

Marijuana States Get Protected from DEA

As expected, language in the $1.8 trillion federal spending bill recently passed by Congress seeks to protect patients in medical marijuana states such as California. The bill is expected to be signed by Pre...

Huge News: U.S. Judge Protects Dispensaries From the Feds

In a huge victory for California marijuana dispensaries, a U.S. District Court judge said federal authorities couldn't interfere with the operation of a collective that was legal by state state standards. Ju...

U.S. Lawmakers Vote to Quash Federal War on Pot

The federal war on marijuana is developing into a federal war on other feds. This year the chief of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Michele Leonhart, announced her retirement after she defied Presi...
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Feds Say They Will Defy Law and Target Medical Pot

In December President Obama signed into law an omnibus federal spending bill that included a special amendment that would deny money for federal prosecution and enforcement against medical marijuana providers a...
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It’s Official: Feds Must Back Off in Legal Marijuana States

Last night President Obama signed the $1.1 trillion federal spending bill approved by Congress. And thus a provision that denies funding for federal enforcement of U.S. anti-marijuana statutes in states that...
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Federal Bill Would Let Vets Get Medical Pot

The Department of Veterans Affairs doesn't let the vets it treats use medical marijuana. It prohibits its doctors from recommending it. In fact, some West Coast vets have reported recently that V.A. official...
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Could the Marijuana Revolution End in Two Years?

With recreational legalization approved by voters in Oregon, Alaska, and Washington, D.C. this month, marijuana supporters are experiencing an unprecedented high. But libertarian economics professor Jeffrey ...