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Most Americans think legal marijuana is inevitable: poll

Three out of four Americans believe marijuana will one day be legal to buy and use anywhere in the United States, according to a public opinion poll released Wednesday. Fifty-four percent of respondents to the Pew Research Center survey said marijuana should be legalized, compared to 42 percent who were…

Rand Paul backs bill that could lead to crack down on states where voters legalized weed

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has thrown his support behind legislation that Republicans could use to force President Barack Obama to crack down on legal marijuana in states like Colorado and Washington. Speaking to Fox News on Thursday, the libertarian-leaning senator said he supported the Enforce the Law Act, which has…

Anti-marijuana group: Fed’s new pot policy will cause more driving accidents

A relatively new group, Project SAM, is warning the nation to brace itself for the terrible consequences of legal marijuana. “We can look forward to more drugged driving accidents, more school drop-outs, and poorer health outcomes as a new Big Marijuana industry targeting kids and minorities emerges to fuel the…

Poll: Support for legal marijuana may have reached ‘tipping point’ at 52 percent

Support for legal marijuana may have reached tipping point, poll finds (via The Christian Science Monitor) Copyright ImageClick to View A marijuana leaf is displayed at Canna Pi medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle last year. Fifty-two percent of Americans support legalizing the use of marijuana, the first time polls have…

Brazilian demonstrations call for legal marijuana

SAO PAULO — Brazilian demonstrators held marches on the weekend calling for marijuana to be legalized after the country’s top court ruled the gatherings could go ahead in the name of freedom of speech. The demonstrations were held in 40 towns and cities late Saturday, according to Brazilian media. Most…

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