Representatives Jared Polis of Colorado and Earl Blumenauer of Oregon joined forces last Friday to introduce a set of bills aimed at imposing a strict level of reform to the marijuana laws that have plagued the United States for nearly a cent...
Alaska on Tuesday became the third U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. However, it remains illegal to smoke marijuana in public.
Retired federal judge Paul Cassell regrets imposing a 55-year sentence on Weldon Angelos, who was just 24 when incarcerated for selling pot in 2004. The judge says he was forced to hand down the extensive punishment due to mandatory minimum sentence laws.
Exposure to second-hand marijuana smoke may trigger a positive drug test result under certain conditions. That’s the conclusion of a just-published study in the January/February issue of the Journal of Analytical Toxicology.
The town of Raymondville, Tex., got a shock over the weekend as the local Willacy County Correctional Center exploded into an uprising by prisoners upset over conditions and poor medical services at the facility.