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The federal government has subsidized the criminalization of millions of young people simply for having a small amount of pot.
The grassroots struggle to free the weed has always been about more than just legalizing pot.
The discovery of pot’s astonishing medical potential is the most compelling new reason for legalizing the plant.
Legalization in the Evergreen State has led to parallel marijuana industries. Is there room for both?
The editors of the nation’s most popular pot magazine on its four decades-long fight to end cannabis prohibition.
A former cop, a former prisoner, the daughter of a marijuana caregiver who died in custody and others speak out against the war on cannabis.
Let’s put an end to the “war on drugs” that has ruined so many lives.
Emily Brady’s Humboldt explains why the legalization of pot could cause the biggest economic bust in California’s history.
Obama’s attorney general promised a new approach to criminal justice—but prosecutors can still block meaningful change.
All wars have their bards, and Mexico’s ongoing narco wars are no exception.