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Reports are coming out that Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the elusive head of the Sinal
A bill that would have legalized marijuana in the Aloha State died in a state Senate committee Thursday, but a decriminalization bill still lives.
Italy's constitutional court today struck down a 2006 law that removed the distinction between "soft" and "hard" drugs, treating pot possession like heroin possession.
President Obama this afternoon signed into law the omnibus farm bill, which includes an amendment allowing for research into hemp production in states that have authorized it.
Alaska election officials have certified that a marijuana legalization initiative there has qualified for the ballot. Alaskans will go to the polls in August.
[image:1 align:right caption:true]The Senate has passed the version of the Farm Bill sent to it last week by the House of Representatives, meaning that the legislation, which includes a section aut
The District of Columbia city council today approved a marijuana decriminalization bill, but a second vote is needed for final approval.
DC city council chamber
The tragic death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman yesterday has prompted expressions of grief and of praise for his talent.
[image:1 align:right]The Smarter Sentencing Act has just passed out of the Senate Judiciary Committee,
Update: It has passed the committee!