By Philip Smith / AlterNetApr 3, 2017
Colorado's legal marijuana industry is providing more options for young workers, but it has created hiring challenges for Denver restaurant owners. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Ellen Brown / Web of DebtJun 25, 2016
The war on cannabis that began in the 1930s seems to be coming to an end. But skeptics question the sudden push for legalization, which is largely funded by wealthy investors linked to Big Ag and Big Pharma. Dig deeper ( 8 Min. Read )
Thor Benson / TruthdigMay 24, 2016
Expanding legal access to cannabis would help veterans with PTSD and many other vulnerable populations. Because the next president may not do it, it’s a change that should be made now. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigApr 18, 2016
The potential for marijauana to cause lasting damage to the mental health of some users, especially the young, is serious enough to warrant global public health campaigns, international drug experts say. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Roisin Davis / TruthdigNov 6, 2015
The motion represents a sharp challenge to the country's strict drug laws, adding the court's weight to the growing debate in Latin America over the costs and consequences of the war on drugs. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
David Sirota / TruthdigMay 16, 2015
Since Colorado voters legalized marijuana in 2012, more states and cities have been considering a similar path. At the same time, the cannabis market is looking less like a music festival and more like a Silicon Valley confab -- upscale, data-driven and focused on investors. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigMay 2, 2014
A review of evidence conducted by the American Academy of Neurology found that marijuana has no proven benefit for any neurological disorder besides multiple sclerosis, and that it has significant adverse effects. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 22, 2014
Wall Street's fat cats will be just fine with Americans rolling fat joints en masse once the other 48 states go the way of Colorado and Washington on the marijuana legalization issue. Sure enough, as Capital New York's Joanna Molloy put it, "Marijuana is going corporate." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 5, 2013
British authorities suspect David Miranda of a terrorist act because they say he carried documents from whistle-blower Edward Snowden; Obamacare is merely feeding Wall Street more of Americans' money; meanwhile, President Obama has cracked down on pot. These discoveries and more after the jump. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigAug 28, 2012
People who were diagnosed with cannabis dependence during their teenage and early adult years exhibited declines in IQ scores by their late 30s, according to researchers at Duke University. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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