Activism

New York Times Calls for End to Marijuana Prohibition

New York Times Calls for End to Marijuana Prohibition

On Saturday, The New York Times called for an end to marijuana prohibition in an editorial posted to the newspaper’s website and published in their Sunday edition. The Times...
Actress Susan Sarandon Speaks Out For Marijuana Legalization

Actress Susan Sarandon Speaks Out For Marijuana Legalization

Susan Sarandon has gotten a reputation for being in support of mind-altering substances, having admitted to being stoned at “almost every award show.”  Now the actress is speaking out...
University of Arizona Professor Claims She’s Fired Over Marijuana Research

University of Arizona Professor Claims She’s Fired Over Marijuana Research

Dr. Sue Sisley had been a clinical researcher at the University of Arizona for eight years, but believes her contracts have not been renewed due to her focus for...
Former Supreme Court Justice Speaks Out In Favor of Marijuana Legalization

Former Supreme Court Justice Speaks Out In Favor of Marijuana Legalization

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens told NPR on Thursday that he believes marijuana should be legalized by the federal government. “I really think that that’s another instance...
Pro- and Anti-Marijuana Groups Engage in Battle of the Billboards at Super Bowl

Pro- and Anti-Marijuana Groups Engage in Battle of the Billboards at Super Bowl

In order to combat the Marijuana Policy Project’s 5 pro-marijuana billboards that will appear during this week’s Super Bowl celebrations, Project SAM is posting digital and vinyl billboards of...
Denver County Fair to Hold Cannabis Contests

Denver County Fair to Hold Cannabis Contests

County Fairs are known for their agricultural and baking contests, but Colorado’s Denver County is changing with the times to add a new category of competition: cannabis. “We thought...
MPP to Display 5 Pro-Marijuana Ads Near Super Bowl

MPP to Display 5 Pro-Marijuana Ads Near Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is always an exciting event, but it is taking on even more meaning this year for marijuana advocates, as teams from the two states that have...
Indiana Lawmakers to Consider Several Marijuana Reform Bills

Indiana Lawmakers to Consider Several Marijuana Reform Bills

Indiana currently has some of the strictest marijuana laws in the nation.  That could change soon, as lawmakers consider a number of bills related to marijuana reform. The first...
Watch Your Pot Around Your Pet: Animal Marijuana Poisonings On the Rise

Watch Your Pot Around Your Pet: Animal Marijuana Poisonings On the Rise

New reports show that pet marijuana poisonings are on the rise, up almost 30% from 2009.  In 2013 there were 320 calls to Animal Poison Control, a division of...
Obama Admits Marijuana Less Dangerous Than Alcohol

Obama Admits Marijuana Less Dangerous Than Alcohol

In an interview with the New Yorker published over the weekend, President Barack Obama finally admitted that marijuana is less dangerous than alcohol “in terms of its impact on...