Marijuana

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
On a dismal election night, voters in four lucky states found something progressive to celebrate— recreational marijuana legalization . California , Maine , Massachusetts , and Nevada all voted to make it legal for adults over 21 to smoke weed, a sweeping mandate that many expect will prompt a legislative domino effect throughout the country...
Common Dreams staff
With any luck, the long national nightmare of the 2016 election will be over...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A potential sea change in marijuana legislation is coming, with ballot measures...

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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