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Support for Legal Weed Reaches New High

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.

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California Poised to Legalize Marijuana

The initiative is up by more than 20 points.

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Did Legal Weed Cause the Heroin Epidemic?

A provocative argument in Esquire.

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California’s Bread-and-Circuses Weed Initiative

Moderate marijuana guru Mark Kleiman has harsh words for California’s new pot-legalization initiative.

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A Call for Caution on Marijuana

Enthusiasm for full-fledged marijuana legalization seems to have declined somewhat in the past few years.

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The Underwhelming Pot Moment

Legalization in Colorado hasn’t brought an end to the black market or raised as much tax money as predicted.

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A Drug Bust in Pot-Friendly Colorado

Colorado has busted a ring of pot smugglers who were selling weed out of state. Nearby states where the drug is still illegal will have a hard time managing this black market.

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DC, Alaska Go to Pot

Alaska and DC are moving toward legal pot regimes. But especially in DC, the process is fraught with complications.

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Colorado Thinks Twice on Pot?

Colorado’s tax revenue from pot sales is lower than expected, causing its Governor to suggest that other states ought to re-think legalization for tax purposes. Meanwhile, some Colorado voters are having second thoughts about legalization.

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Colorado's Pot Market Breaks Record This Summer

As pot use continues to climb in Colorado this summer, previous reports on the demographic breakdown of buyers suggests that heavy users are likely behind the spike in sales.

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Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

Fear the Airpocalypse

Companies are defying orders to cut back on air pollution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

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Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.

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