Breaking: Obama States Full Support Of Medical Marijuana, Alternative Drug Treatment Models

In a CNN special to be aired on Sunday, not only will President Barack Obama state his full support of medical marijuana, he’ll also advocate for alternative models of drug abuse treatment which don’t involve incarceration.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  In a CNN special to be aired on Sunday, not only will President Barack Obama state his full support of medical marijuana, he’ll also advocate for alternative models of drug abuse treatment which don’t involve incarceration. The television special, called “Weed 3,” features CNN’s chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta, a neurosurgeon who came Read the full article…

Obama Predicts Bright Future For Legal Weed

"The position of my administration has been that we still have federal laws that classify marijuana as an illegal substance, but we’re not going to spend a lot of resources trying to turn back decisions that have been made at the state level on this issue."

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  President Barack Obama said during a YouTube interview Thursday that he believes more states will consider legalizing recreational marijuana, citing his administration’s hands-off approach to prohibition-ending cannabis laws in Colorado and Washington state. “What you’re seeing now is Colorado, Washington, through state referenda, they’re experimenting with legal marijuana,” Obama said in response Read the full article…

Barack Obama Says Marijuana Is ‘No More Dangerous Than Alcohol’

When pressed on whether he felt marijuana was less harmful than alcohol, the President said he agreed it was less damaging “in terms of its impact on the individual customer”.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  As the marijuana legalization debate rages in the US, President Barack Obama has said he thinks cannabis use is “not very different from cigarettes” and no more dangerous than alcohol. Speaking in an interview with the New Yorker editor David Remnick, Mr Obama said that while “it’s not something I encourage”, those Read the full article…

Barack Obama Says Marijuana Is ‘No More Dangerous Than Alcohol’

When pressed on whether he felt marijuana was less harmful than alcohol, the President said he agreed it was less damaging “in terms of its impact on the individual customer”.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  As the marijuana legalization debate rages in the US, President Barack Obama has said he thinks cannabis use is “not very different from cigarettes” and no more dangerous than alcohol. Speaking in an interview with the New Yorker editor David Remnick, Mr Obama said that while “it’s not something I encourage”, those Read the full article…

The Simple Statistics That Prove Obama's War on Drugs Remains Racist

The Simple Statistics That Prove Obama's War on Drugs Remains Racist

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta came out in favor of medical marijuana recently. While the science that Gupta claims to have originally missed has been around for years, it’s nice to see someone whose career is grounded in facts to come to this conclusion. President Obama could learn something from Dr. Gupta; it should be easy Read the full article…

The Simple Statistics That Prove Obama's War on Drugs Remains Racist

The Simple Statistics That Prove Obama's War on Drugs Remains Racist

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta came out in favor of medical marijuana recently. While the science that Gupta claims to have originally missed has been around for years, it’s nice to see someone whose career is grounded in facts to come to this conclusion. President Obama could learn something from Dr. Gupta; it should be easy Read the full article…

As Drug Czar Gil Exits, Does U.S. Really Need a New One?

Kerlikowske and previous drug czars refused to acknowledge the simple fact that marijuana is less harmful than alcohol to the consumer and to society.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: U.S. drug czar Gil Kerlikowske is leaving office unceremoniously, forgotten long before he was ever known to most Americans. But for those leading the push to legalize marijuana, he’ll be remembered as the tough-talking former police chief from Seattle who never yielded on the question of legalization, always warning of the health dangers Read the full article…