The national marijuana legalization debate is moving into the backyard of a Republican-controlled Congress, now that the District of Columbia has voted to legalize growing, possessing and sharing small amounts of pot.
The state of Kentucky is suing Purdue Pharma, the makers of addictive opiate OxyContin, for withholding its dangers from them. This is a bold and aggressive step, and a milestone for big pharma accountability.
So apparently getting high in the White House (or at least saying that you did) is the new gold standard for celebrities who love weed.
Oregon, Alaska and Washington, DC, voted to legalize recreational marijuana Tuesday. The drug is already legal for people 21 and older in Colorado and Washington, thanks to ballot measures voted on in 2012.
Although marijuana supporters suffered last minute anxiety over the strength of the initiatives to legalize the leaf across the United States, by the time the curtain closed on the 2014 midterm election, it was one of the most successful campaigns in the history of Americ...