At midnight, Nevada became the fifth state to sell marijuana for recreational purposes.
By Omar Etman
Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown.
By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
A proposal on the Nov. 8 state ballot would legalize marijuana in Nevada.
By Michelle Rindels
Advocates for recreational marijuana believe "yes" votes in New England would perhaps build momentum toward ending federal prohibitions on the drug.
By Bob Salsberg, Associated Press
By Saskia de Melker, Melanie Saltzman
California, the first state to legalize medical marijuana 20 years ago, will vote in November on whether to legalize recreational use for people over the age of 21. With 39 million residents and the world’s 6th-largest economy, California’s status could…
By PBS NewsHour
Late last year, Nebraska and Oklahoma filed a federal lawsuit asking the Supreme Court to declare Colorado's marijuana law unconstitutional, due to an influx of pot illegally entering those states. Now, as the Supreme Court decides whether to take up…
By PBS NewsHour
The District of Columbia joined Colorado, Alaska and Washington state in legalizing recreational use and possession of marijuana. Federal law still outlaws the drug, however, putting the nation’s capital at the high-profile crossroads of both state and federal laws. Gwen…
Since Colorado started legally selling recreational marijuana just over a year ago, law enforcement along the Nebraska border are busier than ever, as eastward drivers attempt to leave the state with everything from rolled joints to psychedelic glass pipes to…
Since recreational marijuana became legally available in Colorado last year, officials say more pot is illegally coming through the border of states like Nebraska and Oklahoma, draining state resources as the number of arrests keeps growing. Now, the attorneys general…
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