More Drug Legalization Articles

  • VIDEO: Washington ready for first day of legal recreational pot sales

    Washington will become the second state in the nation to legally sell recreational marijuana on Tuesday. The first state was Colorado on January 1.

  • Ex-New Mexico Gov. Johnson named pot company CEO

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Nevada-based startup that plans on selling medical and recreational marijuana products named former New Mexico governor and U.S. Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson as its CEO and president, the company announced Tuesday. The announcement came as...

  • Washington faces difficulties launching legal pot

    SEATTLE (AP) — Pete O'Neil saw Washington's legalization of marijuana in 2012 as a path to retirement, or at least to his kids' college tuition. He's paid tens of thousands of dollars in rent on possible locations for a pot-shop chain, hired lawyers and picked out flooring. But now the...

  • No underage pot sales reported in Colorado

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado marijuana regulators say that no sales to minors were discovered during recent undercover dispensary checks. The state Department of Revenue announced the undercover age compliance checks Thursday. There were 20 compliance checks in Denver and Pueblo. The agency...

  • What Hillary Clinton thinks about marijuana

    Hillary Clinton spoke out for the first time Tuesday on the legalization of medical marijuana, acknowledging "benefits" for people in "extreme medical conditions" -- but stopping short of support for recreational use. Asked for her stance on the topic during a one-hour town hall hosted by CNN,...

  • Inside the world of legal marijuana dispensaries in Colorado

    DENVER — It's 8:30 in the morning, I've just left a recreational marijuana dispensary, and I'm desperate for my regular fix. Luckily, the waiter is quick to deliver it: Coffee. Black. No sugar.

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