Sirota: Applauding a former drug warrior’s contrition

Public figures like Gupta who admit their errors can end up being far more trustworthy than those who never admit to being wrong.

COLORADO: Whether it is the impeached Bill Clinton leaving office with solid approval ratings or the once-disgraced Eliot Spitzer now surging in New York City electoral polls, there is ample evidence that America forgives public figures for their transgressions. And yet, contrition is not exactly common on the public stage.

Marijuana Creates Buzz at White House

“It sounds nice for it not to be a priority for us to go after individual marijuana users, but that statement is virtually meaningless,” said Tom Angell, founder of Marijuana Majority. “The real question is whether the president wants to allow voter-approved systems in these states or whether he wants to intervene and force users to continue buying marijuana on the black market from violent gangs.”

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Of the pressing policy questions facing the White House this week — Syria, the National Security Agency, Egypt — it was another that administration officials feared would create the biggest buzz.

What Obama’s team should say about marijuana

Even as 23 states allow medical or recreational marijuana, employment experts say that most businesses are keeping their drug-free policies.

WASHINGTON: With Washington’s top attorney girding his loins for a possible fight over the state’s legal marijuana system and with the state far down the road in implementing I-502 … with national polls completing an about face on marijuana that seems to grow more pronounced with each new poll

What Obama’s team should say about marijuana

Voting is now open for the first annual Canadian Cannabis Awards.

WASHINGTON: With Washington’s top attorney girding his loins for a possible fight over the state’s legal marijuana system and with the state far down the road in implementing I-502 … with national polls completing an about face on marijuana that seems to grow more pronounced with each new poll

The Incredible Impact of Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s Medical Marijuana Special

Neurosurgeon tells CNN's Piers Morgan science is on the side of marijuana

NEW YORK: A little over a week ago, Dr. Sanjay Gupta aired a one hour CNN special on medical marijuana. The impact of his special and an op-ed that he wrote for CNN - where he apologized for his past opposition to medical marijuana – has been incredible! In the run-up to Gupta’s CNN special, his op-ed made Read the full article…

White House Won't Say If Obama's Medical Marijuana Stance May Be Swayed By Sanjay Gupta

"Polls show that legalizing marijuana is a mainstream issue and that a super-majority of voters wants the feds to let states implement their own marijuana laws without harassment"

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The White House declined to weigh in Tuesday on whether President Barack Obama has changed his position on medical marijuana use after the president’s onetime choice for surgeon general, Sanjay Gupta, reversed his stance and apologized for misleading the public on the drug’s effects.

Special Forces Vet's Family Featured in Marijuana Documentary

Matt and Paige Figi with children Charlotte, Max and Charlotte's twin sister, Chase.

COLORADO: Former Special Forces Staff Sgt. Matt Figi is stepping front and center into the debate to legalize medical marijuana after appearing in a CNN documentary that focused on the plight of his little girl.