Democrats’ Platform to Include Support for Marijuana States

It looks like the Democrats will officially support states that legalize marijuana, medical and otherwise. The Democratic Platform Drafting Committee concluded its work with a final draft ahead of the Democr...

Activists Agree to Back One California Legalization Try

The worst-case scenario for the legalization of recreational marijuana in California almost came to pass. The game's not over yet, but it looks like disaster was averted. Several initiatives are aiming for t...

Could Ohio’s Legalization Failure Happen in California?

Proponents of one of the marijuana legalization initiatives aiming for the 2016 ballot in California are warning that Ohio's failure to pass that state's own attempt to make it legal could provide a lesson for ...

Pot Initiative Backed by Facebook’s Sean Parker Debuts

The anticipated initiative backed by Facebook billionaire Sean Parker made its debut appearance this week. Organizers filed initial initiative language for what they're calling the Adult Use of Marijuana Act...

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...

Bernie Sanders Says Yes to Legalizing Pot

Bernie Sanders, the Great Liberal Hope for left-leaning Democrats looking forward to next year's presidential election, finally declared that he's in favor of marijuana legalization. During last night's Demo...

In Key Presidential Election States, Pot is King

There are three states in America, Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, that can make or break a presidential candidate. Since 1960, no candidate has taken the White House without winning at least two of those st...

Rand Paul Says Wealthy Whites Are Hypocrites on Pot Law

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul might be an idiot when it comes to the measles (he says vaccination should be voluntary, which it is), but he leans toward the side of justice when it comes to marijuana policy. He to...