WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Thirteen percent of U.S. adults tell Gallup they currently smoke marijuana, nearly double the percentage who reported smoking marijuana only three years ago.
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Once an issue reserved for dreadlocked Green Party supporters, marijuana legalization has become a mainstream political topic.
Those running retail marijuana dispensaries or cultivation facilities want to be taken seriously, and many have taken it upon themselves to find ways to engage in their communities.
It is no secret that marijuana legislation has continued to gain momentum in the United States this year.
Advocates for legalizing marijuana say they have reason to believe their mission to make America mellow has its most receptive audience ever among candidates running for president.
Aurora, the third largest city in the state, will donate funds to organizations which help low-income people with housing and community services.
The President of the United States made a weed joke at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday.
The organization’s Congressional Scorecard is an all-encompassing database that assigns a letter grade ‘A’ through ‘F’ to members of Congress based on their marijuana-related comments and voting records.
Canada's Liberal government will introduce a law in spring 2017 to legalize recreational marijuana, it said on Wednesday, fulfilling an election pledge and following several U.S. states in permitting easy access to the drug.
The Drug Enforcement Agency has given its blessing to a study on the effect of medical marijuana on post-traumatic stress disorder, the first randomized, controlled research in the U.S. for PTSD that will use the actual plant instead of oils or synthesized cannabis.
Experts say listing cannabis among the world’s deadliest drugs ignores decades of scientific and medical data. But attempts to delist it have met with decades of bureaucratic inertia and political distortion.
Fifty-six percent of Americans say the use of marijuana should be legal - a new high, and a slight increase from a year ago. Now just 36 percent think it should not be legal, down seven points from last year.
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