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Local D.C. law says marijuana cannot be sold legally, but enterprising entrepreneurs have found another way. more

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Eric Wahlforss

Michael Pollan explores the political effects of psychedelic drugs. more

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The opioid phase of the war on drugs reveals its craven political aims. more

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A lack of media attention allows the Trump team to hide U.S. involvement without having to answer for the increase in violence. more

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Cindy Shebley

In a crazed speech Monday, Trump painted a picture of the opioid crisis that lays most of the blame on undocumented Mexican immigrants. Wrong. more

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Holiday, who throughout her career called public attention to the devastating impact of white supremacy, drew the notice of the Commissioner for the Federal Bureau of Narcotics. He ordered her to stop singing the song... more

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David Mahoney went to the White House last week with a whole bunch of issues to discuss. But President Donald Trump was focused on one thing. more

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Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions seem hell-bent on reviving one of the worst policy failures in U.S. history, the “War on Drugs.” Party poopers. more

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Museums are not the only institutions benefiting from the Sackler family largesse. And some of those others benefitting raise serious ethical issues. more

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The President’s panicked focus stokes anxiety about drugs use ‘victims’ but fails to acknowledge treatments that work and yet remain underfunded. more

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Toxic Remnants of War Project

The country previously phased out spraying the defoliant from the air, citing potential health problems and opposition from rural people. more

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A longtime opponent of legal marijuana, Attorney General Sessions may be planning a federal crackdown on the cannabis industry. That’s bad news for medical marijuana users like me, and also for the country. more

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When disenfranchised people have their dignity and independence restored, the community is better served. more

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"Do we love everybody?" more

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Eighteen members of Congress wrote to President Obama on Wednesday (PDF) urging him to take executive action to change the classification of marijuana under the DEA's schedule of controlled substances. more

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Appearing at a House hearing on Tuesday, President Obama's deputy drug czar refused to directly answer a question on whether marijuana is more dangerous and addictive than methamphetamine or cocaine. more

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Pot purveyors in states that permit adults to use marijuana for medical or recreational purposes will soon be able to deposit their money in bank accounts, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday. more

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Colorado's 37 newly-legal marijuana dispensaries got a bit of headrush during their first week of business, taking in a combined total of about $5 million in sales, according to early figures provided to The Huffington Post. more

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An Iraq War veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) became the first American to purchase "legal" marijuana on Wednesday morning. more

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In the westernmost territory of the continental United States, where smoking marijuana is almost as common as drinking martinis and margaritas, a new poll finds that for the first time ever a clear majority has finally embraced the movement... more

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