Marijuana

1:31pm

Thu April 4, 2013
The Two-Way

Pew: Majority Of Americans Now Favor Legalizing Marijuana

Originally published on Thu April 4, 2013 6:20 pm

A sheriff officer sifts through marijuana in the back of a trailer which was confiscated from a field last Wednesday in Sanger, Calif.

Gary Kazanjian AP

For the first time in four decades of polling, a majority of Americans support legalizing the use of marijuana.

A Pew poll released today found that 52 percent of those polled said marijuana should be legal. Forty-five percent said it should be illegal.

Pew reports:

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2:52pm

Tue April 2, 2013
Marijuana

Lawmakers Take Another Swing At 'Too High To Drive' Bill

An unidentified individual takes a puff in a car. Lawmakers are attempting again to set a legal limit for THC behind the wheel
Justin Feterley Flickr - Creative Commons

7:32am

Mon April 1, 2013
Marijuana

Colorado Lawmakers Try To Finish Crafting Marijuana Rules

Kids can often mistake marijuana edibles for treats, leading some to call for safety packaging
eggrole Creative Commons/Flickr

Taxes, child-proof packaging, poison control and product safety – just a few of the humdrum issues lawmakers have to tackle now that Amendment 64 has legalized marijuana in Colorado. 

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6:47am

Wed March 27, 2013

9:21am

Tue March 26, 2013
The Two-Way

Drug-Sniffing Dog Case Fails Supreme Court's Smell Test

Originally published on Tue March 26, 2013 2:56 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court turned up its nose a bit Tuesday on the use of drug-sniffing dogs, ruling that the Fourth Amendment limits the ability of police to use the animals near a home.

By a 5-4 vote, the high court upheld a Florida ruling that suppressed evidence found in a marijuana possession case, after a police drug-sniffing dog was brought near a home and alerted officers. The Florida court rejected the evidence, saying officers did not have probable cause to use the dog.

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