The attorney general's rescinding of Obama-era "hands-off" guidance to federal prosecutors is sending shock waves through the marijuana industry, but its impact is likely to be limited.
"Locking people up for using drugs causes tremendous harm," according to a joint assessment by Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union.
Dissenting voices are vital in the wake of Amnesty International’s championing of laws that decriminalize pimps, brothel owners and johns.
A look at the day's political happenings, including student loan interest rates double due to Congress' inaction and Texas Republicans begin their push to pass a controversial anti-abortion law in the new special legislative session after their attempts were thwarted last week.
The Evergreen State began granting same-sex marriage licenses Thursday morning while crowds lit joints at a celebration beneath the Space Needle in Seattle.