Retired Justice John Paul Stevens: Marijuana Should Be Legal

If only our current Justices were as enlightened.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Retired Justice John Paul Stevens made some news in an interview with NPR’s Scott Simon on Thursday. Scott asked him if the federal government should legalize marijuana. “Yes,” Stevens replied. “I really think that that’s another instance of public opinion [that's] changed. And recognize that the distinction between marijuana and alcoholic beverages Read the full article…

SCOTUS Rules Police Have To Return Drugs Taken From Medicinal Marijuana Patients

Without comment the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to disturb state court rulings that said medical marijuana patients whose drugs are taken by police are entitled to get them back.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Cops take your pot? They’ve got to give it back if you’ve got a medical marijuana card – even one from another state. Without comment the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to disturb state court rulings that said medical marijuana patients whose drugs are taken by police are entitled to get them Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Activists Appeal to US Supreme Court

Americans for Safe Access will ask the Supreme Court to review classification of marijuana

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Medical cannabis advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA) will ask the US Supreme Court to review the United States’ classification of marijuana as more dangerous than cocaine, meth, or Oxycodone. Oakland-based ASA said Monday that they had filed a petition with the US Supreme Court to appeal a January Circuit Court decision Read the full article…