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By Hannah Yi
Marijuana is a pungent plant. And a tour of one of Colorado's largest pot dispensaries led NewsHour Weekend through all of its stages: from baby buds to pre-rolled joints.
By PBS NewsHour
This week, the District of Columbia became the latest jurisdiction to decriminalize possession of marijuana. It’s part of a growing national trend that may signal a changing attitude across the nation about the issue. Hari Sreenivasan discusses this shift with…
Recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado and Washington state, and though it’s still illegal under federal law, more states are considering the move, setting the stage for a potential gold rush that could conceivably rival the repeal of prohibition. Economics…
By Michael J. Mishak, Associated Press
MIAMI -- Democrats in the nation's largest swing-state see the question of whether to legalize medical marijuana as a rare source of hope and high voter turnout in this year's midterm elections. Party operatives are pushing a constitutional amendment that…
Viewers respond to NewsHour's report on Dutch pot policy.
By Saskia de Melker, Kristin Miller
NewHour’s investigation into how the Netherlands has managed the sale of pot for 40 years illustrated that laws and regulations governing marijuana are often in flux. Use the timeline below to see how both nations have changed their…
As Colorado and Washington begin selling legal marijuana, questions remain about the practical process of changing drug policy. NewsHour travels to the Netherlands -- the one nation that's been openly selling pot for over 40 years -- to see what…
On Sunday's program, the gunman behind the deadly shooting at a mall in suburban Maryland has been identified -- but police are still in search of a motive. Later, in our signature segment, we take a closer look at the…
Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday the administration will soon roll out regulations to allow banks to do business with legal marijuana sellers. How will the Department of Justice’s decision impact owners of legal marijuana stores and dispensaries?…
By Zachary Treu
President Obama said in a magazine interview with The New Yorker that he didn't think marijuana is "more dangerous than alcohol." But his support for marijuana legalization comes with several caveats.
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