Marijuana Legalization: What Will the Feds Do?

Ten months after marijuana legalization passed in Colorado and Washington, Eric Holder has yet to react

COLORADO:  According to U.S. Attorney general Eric Holder, an official federal response will soon be forthcoming in regards to recreational marijuana legalization recently enacted in Colorado and Washington.

Should Pot Be Legal?

Jim Hill looks over the marijuana he grows for medical purposes at his farm in Potter Valley, Calif.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: America’s 40-year crawl toward legalization of marijuana is picking up speed. Twenty-six states have taken steps toward legalization, some quite bold. Just last week, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper made one of the biggest moves yet, signing a package of bills addressing how marijuana will be grown, sold, taxed, and used.

If Marijuana Is Legalized, Who Will Start Using More of It?

Will grandma and grandpa toke up if it's legal?

Ethan Nadelmann, the founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, doesn’t think kids and teens are going to start using marijuana more frequently if the drug is fully legalized across the country. The reason is simple: They can already get pot pretty easily.

If Marijuana Is Legalized, Who Will Start Using More of It?

Will grandma and grandpa toke up if it's legal?

Ethan Nadelmann, the founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, doesn’t think kids and teens are going to start using marijuana more frequently if the drug is fully legalized across the country. The reason is simple: They can already get pot pretty easily.