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An organization that wants to see marijuana federally legalized is planning to hand out 4,200 joints outside Donald Trump\'s presidential inauguration Jan. 20.DCMJ, the Washington, D.C. group that spear...

Pot Arrests Are Way up in New York

New York state has a medical marijuana law, and the Big Apple has enjoyed virtual cannabis decriminalization since 1977.Yet cops in the city continue to arrest minorities at a much higher rate than whit...

Maryland Considers Drug Decriminalization

The state of Maryland is considering drug decriminalization.On Tuesday Maryland's House of Delegates was scheduled to hold the state's first ever legislative hearing on eliminating criminal penalties for su...

Yes, Anti-Pot Activists Prefer Republican Candidates

Marijuana legalization, drug decriminalization and sentencing reform has seen some surprisingly bipartisan support in recent years.U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher of Orange County was the force behind a directiv...

Cops Rally Against Unnecessary Prison Time

A new group of pro-legalization cops has just formed.If you think all police are jack-booted thugs, you're wrong. The folks at Law Enforcement Against Prohibition have long been supporters of legal marijuan...

United Nations Leans Toward Decriminalization

The United Nations' Office on Drugs and Crime reportedly prepared a briefing paper calling for nations to end the international War on Drugs and decriminalize self medication.This according to Sir Richard B...