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Philadelphia on the Verge of Decriminalizing Weed

By Shawn Dwyer

After initially scoffing at the idea, Mayor Michael Nutter has finally come to his senses and agreed to sign a bill decriminalizing pot. MORE  

World Health Organization Suggests Decriminalizing Personal Drug Use

By McCarton Ackerman

Following the WHO's suggestion could lead to a drastic drop in the rate of drug abuse, as shown by Portugal. MORE  

Big Tobacco Wanted To Sell Pot?

By Shawn Dwyer

Newly discovered documents dating back to the 1970s reveal that tobacco companies sought to profit from weed if and when it became legal. MORE  

Will Marijuana Be Reclassified by the Federal Government?

By Dana Byerly

Removing marijuana's Schedule 1 status would result in federally funded medical research and economic growth. MORE  

Rick Perry Talks Legalizing Marijuana on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

By Bryan Le

Texas lawmakers are "trying to be smart" about pot, claims Perry, who also says he's never smoked marijuana. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 6, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Lamar Odom's drug dealers may have robbed Khloe Kardashian, third graders caught smoking pot in school, D.C. decriminalizes weed, and Oregon couple tries burning down pizza place with hootch. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 27, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk woman begs 911 for sex, man busted cooking meth in Breaking Bad shirt, Florida man thought cocaine 'wasn't illegal,' and marijuana bills move forward in Maryland. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 17, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Olympic fans want booze at Sochi, Italy overturns dumb pot law, racing horses test positive for Viagra, and Indiana court says being drunk and annoying a-okay. MORE  

GOP Rep: Obama's Pot Comments Could Lead to More Teens Trying Pot

By Bryan Le

Congressman John Mica criticized the president's marijuana policies as "schizophrenic," despite a lack of substantive changes from the administration. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 5, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Philip Seymour Hoffman knew he was going to die, Spain finds a ton of floating cocaine, Colorado raised $1.2 million in weed taxes, and Alaska could legalize pot. MORE  

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