Marijuana

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Nebraska and Oklahoma filed the first major court challenge to marijuana legalization on Thursday, saying that Colorado's state-regulated recreational pot program has created an increased law enforcement burden in neighboring states and asking the U.S. Supreme Court to shut it down. Colorado voters in 2012 passed Amendment 64, which legalized use...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Uruguay's ex-president Tabare Vazquez was declared on Sunday the winner of the...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
All three marijuana legalization ballot measures passed on Tuesday night. (Photo: Mark/flickr/cc)
Voters in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington, D.C. approved marijuana legislation...

Further

Even as a new report calls for ending a war on drugs with "enormous negative outcomes and collateral damage,” Congress has rejected an amendment to a veterans' funding bill to allow VA doctors in medical marijuana states to discuss pot - not prescribe it or provide it but suggest it - to treat PTSD and other ills they got serving the country that is now denying them what "a mountain of evidence" says is their best treatment. The close 222–195 vote suggests the tide is turning, but not quickly...

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