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On Pot Edibles, Washington State Chews Over Colorado’s Early Stumbles

Washington State has adopted Colorado as its guinea pig for pot, as the Pacific Northwest state prepares to be the second state to welcome legalized recreational marijuana sales early next month.

06/27/2014

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Poll: Nationwide Marijuana Legalization Inevitable

Nationwide marijuana legalization seems inevitable to three-fourths of Americans, whether they support it or not, according to a new poll out Wednesday.

04/02/2014

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Marijuana Acceptance Varies Across Hemisphere

Marijuana’s acceptance is growing in Latin America as much as in the U.S., but the support is top-down in most countries except the United States, editors were told Monday at the 69th General Assembly of the Inter American Press Association.

10/21/2013

Fast Eddy Aki'a of Hawaii smokes a joint as thousands gathered to celebrate the state's medicinal marijuana laws and collectively light up at 4:20 p.m. in Civic Center Park April 20, 2012 in Denver. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Marijuana’s March Toward Mainstream Confounds Feds

It took 50 years for American attitudes about marijuana to zigzag from the paranoia of “Reefer Madness” to the excesses of Woodstock back to the hard line of “Just Say No.”

06/29/2013

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Effort Building To Change US Pot Laws

An effort is building in Congress to change U.S. marijuana laws, including moves to legalize the industrial production of hemp and establish a hefty federal pot tax.

02/04/2013

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Pot Opponents Regroup Following Colorado, Washington Votes

Kevin Sabet, a former White House drug policy adviser and an outspoken opponent of legalizing marijuana, watched with dismay last fall as voters in Washington and Colorado did just that.

01/09/2013

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Easing Of Pot Laws Poses Challenge For Parents

Michael Jolton was a young father with a 5-year-old son when Colorado legalized medical marijuana in 2000.

06/17/2012

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Colorado Recreational Pot Plan Makes November Ballot

Colorado voters will decide this fall whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use when the state becomes the second in the nation to put such a proposal on ballots this year.

02/27/2012

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Lawmakers Consider Immunity For Drug Overdose Reporting

Lawmakers are considering a bill that would grant partial immunity to those who report drug overdoses and stay with the victim.

02/17/2012

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Marijuana Debate Draws Polis, Suthers

Colorado’s most prominent politicians for and against legalizing marijuana are talking about the question Wednesday in Vail.

08/17/2011

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