Though widely heralded, New York City's newly-imposed 25-gram marijuana rule may create legal problems for those who are issued summonses, and might still gain a criminal record.
Yet another study proved that marijuana is not a gateway drug that leads to other drugs or excessive alcohol consumption.
Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe on Wednesday defended plans to pardon his son for an 11-year-old marijuana conviction, saying his son is receiving the same type of second chance that hundreds of others have had over the past several years.
The opium business in Afghanistan has only become more bustling and more popular. See the latest statistics from the United Nations reports about poppy cultivation in the war-torn country.