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Poll: 3/4 of Americans Say Marijuana Legalization is Inevitable

Poll: 3/4 of Americans Say Marijuana Legalization is Inevitable

A public opinion poll released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center shows that three-quarters of Americans believe the legalization of recreational marijuana is inevitable. The survey shows that 75%...
New Poll Shows More Americans Think Sugar is More Harmful Than Marijuana

New Poll Shows More Americans Think Sugar is More Harmful Than Marijuana

A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows that more Americans believe sugar to be more harmful to someone’s health than marijuana. 1,000 individuals were asked, “Which of the...
Obama Administration Gives Banks Approval to Work with Marijuana Businesses

Obama Administration Gives Banks Approval to Work with Marijuana Businesses

On Friday, the Obama Administration gave the banking industry approval to work with marijuana businesses, accepting their money in accounts and providing them with financing without risk of facing...
VP Biden Says White House Policy is Still Anti-Marijuana Legalization

VP Biden Says White House Policy is Still Anti-Marijuana Legalization

Recent statements made by President Obama and the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy that marijuana is less dangerous than alcohol have sparked some confusion regarding the...
Hemp Growth at Universities Legalized in 9 States Through New Farm Bill

Hemp Growth at Universities Legalized in 9 States Through New Farm Bill

On Tuesday, the Senate passed the new five-year farm bill, which is a total overhaul for the federal policies relating to farming and nutrition.  The bill, which was approved...
Obama Says Congress Responsible for Marijuana Being Schedule I Substance

Obama Says Congress Responsible for Marijuana Being Schedule I Substance

During an interview with CNN that aired Friday, President Barack Obama explained that it’s Congress’ job to remove marijuana from the government’s list of Schedule I Controlled Substances, if...
Alabama Senator: Marijuana Harmful Because Lady Gaga Says So

Alabama Senator: Marijuana Harmful Because Lady Gaga Says So

Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions used the Lady Gaga defense when arguing Wednesday that marijuana is unsafe.  Sessions’ comments came during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, as he explained his...
US Attorney General Says Marijuana Businesses Will Have Access to Banks Soon

US Attorney General Says Marijuana Businesses Will Have Access to Banks Soon

On Thursday, US Attorney General Eric Holder said that legal marijuana businesses, whether medical or recreational, should have access to America’s banking system.  According to the Attorney General, the...
Seahawks’ and Broncos’ Wins Make Reefer Bowl a Reality

Seahawks’ and Broncos’ Wins Make Reefer Bowl a Reality

Last night the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks won their respective NFL divisions, making for what many are calling the first “Reefer Bowl” on Super Bowl Sunday 2014. The...
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...