Bill Maher is calling for a nationwide pardon of all pot prisoners. On the February 20 episode of Real Time with Bill Maher, the host challenged President Obama to release all those incarcerated for marijuana offenses.
A democratic lawmaker has proposed the establishment of a regulated, recreational marijuana market in Florida. While the bill is not expected to pass, many believe the state has a real chance at legalizing medical marijuana in 2016.
A medical marijuana proposal passed its first test in the conservative state of Utah this week after a Senate committee voted 3-2 to pass the bill. However, Republican Gov. Gary Herbert is concerned.
A new study has found marijuana to be safest commonly used substance and suggests pot is 114 times safer than alcohol. These finding only reinforce similar research done decades ago.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden addressed the prohibition of marijuana in America during a Reddit AMA session this week, insisting that a continued uprising is necessary.