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New York Times Says: End Prohibition of Weed

By Shawn Dwyer

The Gray Lady has gone on record in throwing unequivocal support behind legalizing marijuana. MORE  

Actor James Garner Once Said ‘Marijuana Should Be Legal’

By Victoria Kim

The 'Maverick' actor was a 50-year pot smoker who had an aversion to alcohol. MORE  

Study Claims Pot Smoking Doesn't Increase Lung Cancer Risk

By John Lavitt

Despite new evidence, the jury is still out on whether or not weed does contribute to causing cancer. MORE  

Chronic Pot Use Can Make You Depressed, Study Says

By Victoria Kim

Despite the cliche of happy stoners, a new study has shown that smoking a ton of weed significantly dampens dopamine levels. MORE  

Turning Over A New (Pot) Leaf

By Amy Dresner

My fear was that I would spray this stuff under my tongue and 20 minutes later I’d be listening to The Grateful Dead . . . MORE  

White House to Congress: Marijuana Laws Are States’ Rights Issue

By Paul Gaita

The Obama administration jabbed Republicans in the ideological gut in making a 10th amendment argument for supporting Washington, D.C.'s effort to decriminalize pot. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 2, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

President Obama makes crack cocaine joke, quarterback Kevin Kolb arrested for boating under the influence, and Washington faces possible weed shortage. MORE  

Bill Clinton Encourages States to Experiment With Legalization

By Bryan Le

The man who didn't inhale calls for states to decide marijuana legalization for themselves. MORE  

Study Shows THC May Protect Brain From Meth Abuse

By John Lavitt

THC can reduce the amount of brain inflammation caused by meth overloading proteins. MORE  

UN Report: MJ Legalization Increased Problem Use in the US

By Bryan Le

Legalization has led younger people to perceive cannabis as less of a health risk, which has led to increased use and abuse in the U.S. MORE  

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