Obama: Feds Can't 'Police Whether Somebody Is Smoking A Joint On A Corner'

"And we are trying to provide them structures to make sure that, you know, big time drug traffickers, the spillover effect of the violence, potentially, of a drug trade [are not] creeping out of this experiment."

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  President Barack Obama said Thursday that the federal government did not have resources to prosecute casual users of marijuana in Colorado and Washington, two states where it has been legalized for sale, in an interview with CNN. “The Department of Justice, you know, under Eric Holder, has said that we are going Read the full article…

Pass The Joint? Mexico City Mulls Legalizing Marijuana

Made-in-the-USA marijuana is quickly displacing the cheap, seedy, hard-packed version harvested by the bushel in Mexico’s Sierra Madre mountains.

MEXICO: Ex-President Vicente Fox has been on the campaign trail ever since he left office in 2006 — not for re-election, prohibited in Mexico, but to legalize marijuana.

Pot Prohibition: The End Game is No Federal Schedule

Hempfest is a partnership for a free society. By instituting proven harm reduction messaging, a free society can do a much better job at fighting abuse, dependency and addiction than this catastrophic failure known as American prohibition, which squanders tax payer dollars and has put more citizens in jail than any nation in human history.

Since 1972, there have been many proposals in the U. S. to remove cannabis from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act, the most tightly restricted category reserved for drugs which have “no currently accepted medical use.” Cannabis does not meet the Controlled Substances Act’s strict criteria for placement in Schedule I, and therefore the Read the full article…