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Hey, Hollywood! It's Time to Get Real Portraying Marijuana Users on Screen

During prohibition movies featuring feckless potheads helped the public lose patience with Draconian laws but that character is far out of date now.

Activists Secure Marijuana Legalization Measure on Michigan's Ballot This November

A decade ago Michigan voters overwhelmingly approved medical marijuana and appear poised to do the same for recreational marijuana.

For the Perfect Social-Impact Investment, Look No Further Than Cannabis

Perhaps the final unhappy irony of cannabis prohibition is that the plant is a benign substitute for many problematic products and raw materials.

Michael Zaytsev

DEA Chief's Congressional Testimony About Legal Marijuana Angered Some, Baffled Many

The nation's top drug enforcement officer was unflinching in his opposition to legalizing marijuana and apparently not embarrassed by his complete ignorance of the relevant science.

Racial Injustice and the Legal Marijuana Industry

Social justice advocates don't want the allure of profits and new tax revenues to eclipse the damage done by decades of enforcement in communities of color.

You Would Have Thought This Liberal Senator Already Supported Legal Marijuana, but Now She Actually Does

Senator Dianne Feinstein, a Democrat from San Francisco, now supports letting states decide marijuana law for themselves. Many conservative Republicans reached the same conclusion well before she did.

New Study Will Explore Medical Marijuana as a Treatment for Autism

Despite a near-ban on medical cannabis research federally, a private donation will fund work on autism treatment in California.

Trump Basically Says Obama-Era Marijuana Policies Aren't Going to Change

A conservative Republican senator from Colorado has wrung a big concession from the administration to protect his state's booming cannabis business.

Survey Finds Potheads Will Spend Freely on 4/20 and Might Go to Work, If They Have Jobs

For decades April 20 has been a day of solidarity and defiance for marijuana users. With legalization it is morphing into an occassion for pot marketing similar to what Cinco de Mayo is for Mexican beer.

Mike Brown

Marijuana Edibles Make the List of Top 10 Food Trends This Year

Delectable pastries and popular candies infused with marijuana are enormously popular wherever they are legal.

John Boehner Succeeded in Politics Opposing Marijuana but in Retirement Has Joined the Medical Marijuana Industry

The former Speaker of the House says he now recognizes the potential for medical pot to treat vets with PTSD and people addicted to opioids.

A Tale of Neighboring Countries and Their Very Different Legal-Marijuana Banking Systems

Federal law all but requires legal marijuana to operate strictly in cash, while in Canada banks are helping that nation's cannabis industry boom.