Marijuana

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Uruguay's ex-president Tabare Vazquez was declared on Sunday the winner of the country's presidential election, an outcome that is expected to keep in place implementation of historic marijuana reform. Vazquez's win marks a continuation of power for the leftist Broad Front coalition. Reuters reported : "Center-right opposition candidate Luis...
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...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Citing the complete failure of the so-called "war on drugs" that has sought to...

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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