Ellen Brown / TruthdigJan 20, 2018
In a blatant example of “do as I say, not as I do,” the U.S. government profits handsomely from taking pot money—while imposing huge penalties on banks for the same practice. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
By Desirae Hoover / AlterNetSep 12, 2016
In a world where alcohol and tobacco remain legal, it’s just illogical that cannabis -- with its many benefits -- is still illegal Furthermore, legalizing it could ease some of the US' social, economic and even foreign problemsIn a world where alcohol and tobacco remain legal, it’s just illogical that cannabis—with its many benefits—is still illegal. 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 )
Sonali Kolhatkar / TruthdigOct 16, 2015
In the span of just a few weeks, the state Legislature passed—and Gov. Jerry Brown approved—a series of bills that further the cause of social justice on a wide range of issues. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 28, 2014
The editorial board of The New York Times has weighed in with its collective take on decriminalizing marijuana use, and it can be summed up with two familiar words: Legalize it. Dig deeper ( 2 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 )
Peter Z. Scheer / TruthdigMar 5, 2014
Breaking a barrier for the legal pot industry, this ad for Marijuana Doctors.com "appeared on Fox, CNN, ESPN, Comedy Central, AMC, and Discovery," The Verge reports. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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