With the backing of Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D), Chicago's council will vote later this month on an ordinance that would decriminalize the possession of up to 15 grams of marijuana.
A New York Supreme Court justice, former NYPD cop and public opinion say medical pot should be legal -- but will the state risk federal intervention?
Decriminalization as it is currently proposed could lead to even less transparency and accountability when it comes to NYPD practices.
Legal research on a range of currently illegal drugs indicates they may help cure PTSD, alcoholism and even cluster headaches.
Mixing some of these drugs together is a bit like throwing a Molotov cocktail at your own body.
Pot advocates called Holder out for being a liar when he said the Justice Department only busts people or organizations violating state laws.
24-Year-Old Gets 3 Life Terms in Prison for Witnessing a Drug Deal: The Ugly Truth of Mandatory Drug Sentencing
Clarence Aaron is serving three life terms for a small-time college cocaine deal, another victim of heinous mandatory drug sentencing laws.
There are several possible ways to contextualize the swing among American teens from cigarettes to marijuana, but one sticks out above all the rest.
We're still not sure why someone would invent pot without the high, but it's on the list this week.
If numbers are to be trusted and the will of the legislature is to be respected, Governor Chafee has an easy call of signing Rhode Island's decriminalization bill into law.
Now that the majority of Americans have voiced the sensible position on this issue, we can hold out some hope for the end of the hypocritical and immoral war on pot.
The media love a story about people going crazy from drugs. But that's rarely the true story.
Almost all the drugs that could help scientists to understand brain phenomena such as consciousness, perception, and psychosis are illegal, including ketamine, cannabis, and MDMA.
Marc Lewis spent his youth experimenting with every drug he could find. Once clean, he became a neuroscientist experimenting with addicted brains.
According to a new study, the use of cannabis is associated with lower mortality risk in patients with schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders.