As Legalization Prevails, Teen Pot Issues Decline

It might be a stretch to say that the medical and recreational legalization of marijuana is good for teenagers.But it seems clear that teen pot use, even in states with legalized cannabis, is leveling off o...

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...

Marijuana Is the Least of Cops’ Problems, They Admit

A new report from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration confirms the obvious:Among all the drugs they deal with on a daily basis, pot is the least of cops' worries.The DEA looked at 2014 drug crime d...

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...

Music Festivals’ Most-Popular Drugs Revealed

You go to Coachella. You go to Bonnaroo. You go to Electric Daisy Carnival.You know the right clothes to wear. You know what music to expect. But what are the drugs most associated with each of these festiv...

Anti-Marijuana DEA Chief Is Kicked to the Curb!

There is some justice in the world, pot people.Drug Enforcement Administration chief Michele Leonhart is retiring and will leave that job in mid-May, according to a U.S. Department of Justice statement....

Pro-Pot Michael Botticelli is America’s New Drug Czar

The U.S. Senate this week confirmed Michael Botticelli as the nation's new drug czar.Officially, he's the Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). He was already interim d...

The End of Warrantless Property Seizures is Near

Under 1980s-era law, police who suspect you're a drug trafficker can take your cash, car and even your home without a warrant and even without having to secure a conviction.Because this form of asset forfei...

Obama Administration Still Thinks Pot is No Good

Despite the amazing strides made in American political life regarding legalization and decriminalization last year, including President Obama's own admission that weed is safer than alcohol, the Obama administr...