Jon Queally, staff writer
Citing the complete failure of the so-called "war on drugs" that has sought to criminalize the growing, selling, possession and consumption of marijuana across both North and South America, the government of Uruguay is now poised to fully legalize the pot industry within its own borders.


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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