America’s $6.7 billion marijuana habit, mapped – The Washington Post

America’s $6.7 billion marijuana habit, mapped – The Washington Post

The latest federal statistics show 36 million Americans over the age of 12 smoked weed last year.

Source: America’s $6.7 billion marijuana habit, mapped – The Washington Post

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Trump’s DHS pick is cool with medical marijuana – The Washington Post

Trump’s DHS pick is cool with medical marijuana – The Washington Post

Gen. John F. Kelly is no fan of full legalization, but he holds surprisingly nuanced views on the drug war.

Source: Trump’s DHS pick is cool with medical marijuana – The Washington Post



Donald Trump adds another marijuana opponent to his Cabinet – The Washington Post

Donald Trump adds another marijuana opponent to his Cabinet – The Washington Post

Here’s what Tom Price could do to federal drug policy.

Source: Donald Trump adds another marijuana opponent to his Cabinet – The Washington Post



Trump’s pick for attorney general: ‘Good people don’t smoke marijuana’ – The Washington Post

Trump’s pick for attorney general: ‘Good people don’t smoke marijuana’ – The Washington Post

Sen. Jeff Sessions is a “drug war dinosaur,” advocates say.

Source: Trump’s pick for attorney general: ‘Good people don’t smoke marijuana’ – The Washington Post



Marijuana wins big on election night – The Washington Post

Marijuana wins big on election night, The Washington Post

But it faces considerable uncertainty under a presumptive Trump administration.

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Since marijuana legalization, highway fatalities in Colorado are at near-historic lows – The Washington Post

Despite claims of an increase in “drugged drivers,” Colorado’s roads have gotten safer.

Source: Since marijuana legalization, highway fatalities in Colorado are at near-historic lows – The Washington Post

Marijuana legalization is leading in every state where it’s on the ballot this November – The Washington Post

Marijuana legalization is leading in every state where it’s on the ballot this November – The Washington Post

But the margins are so small that the races are all still up for grabs.

Source: Marijuana legalization is leading in every state where it’s on the ballot this November – The Washington Post

25 states now call marijuana “medicine.” Why doesn’t the DEA? – The Washington Post

25 states now call marijuana “medicine.” Why doesn’t the DEA? – The Washington Post

There’s a fast growing gap between the DEA and states on drug policy.

Source: 25 states now call marijuana “medicine.” Why doesn’t the DEA? – The Washington Post

The DEA will decide whether to change course on marijuana by July – The Washington Post

The DEA will decide whether to change course on marijuana by July – The Washington Post

As more states legalize marijuana for medical and recreational use, federal law is becoming increasingly out of step with reality.

Source: The DEA will decide whether to change course on marijuana by July – The Washington Post

Legal or not, Colorado farmers bringing in nation’s first hemp harvest since the 1950s – The Washington Post

Legal or not, Colorado farmers bringing in nation’s first hemp harvest since the 1950s – The Washington Post

Legal or not, Colorado farmers bringing in nation’s first hemp harvest since the 1950s

First US Hemp Harvest since 1950s(Kristen Wyatt/ Associated Press ) – In this Oct. 5, 2013 photo, Derek Cross, a chef who specializes in cooking with hemp, helps harvest the plant in Springfield, Colo. Although it can’t be grown under federal drug law, about two dozen Colorado farmers grew marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin in the summer. This is the first known harvest of the industrial version of Cannabis sativa in the U.S. since the late 1950s.

By Associated Press, Published: October 12

SPRINGFIELD, Colo. — Southeast Colorado farmer Ryan Loflin tried an illegal crop this year. He didn’t hide it from neighbors, and he never feared law enforcement would come asking about it.Loflin is among about two dozen Colorado farmers who raised industrial hemp, marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin that can’t be grown under federal drug law, and bringing in the nation’s first acknowledged crop in more than five decades.

Legal or not, Colorado farmers bringing in nation’s first hemp harvest since the 1950s – The Washington Post.