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Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 04/22/2014

Christie: No legal marijuana on my watch

“You know when it may come down the road? When I’m gone,” Christie said.

By Aaron Blake  |  10:19 AM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 04/14/2014

O’Malley decriminalizes marijuana

In the process, O’Malley becomes the rare potential presidential candidate who has deregulated the drug

By Aaron Blake  |  12:33 PM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 01/23/2014

Rick Perry urges move toward marijuana decriminalization

The Texas governor weighs in on drug policy.

By Sean Sullivan  |  02:30 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 01/15/2014

WaPo-ABC poll: Little rise in support for marijuana legalization

Other polls have shown a spike in support for allowing use of the drug.

By Aaron Blake  |  03:02 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Hoyer opposes pot legalization in Maryland

The House minority whip calls it a “threshold drug” that leads to the use of more harmful substances.

By Jackie Kucinich  |  04:25 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Poll: Majority wants marijuana legalized

Support is up 12 points in the last year, according to a CNN poll.

By Aaron Blake  |  09:07 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 10/22/2013

Support for marijuana legalization spikes to 58 percent

For the first time, a majority of Americans support legalization of marijuana, according to a new Gallup poll.

By Aaron Blake  |  03:05 PM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 08/21/2013

White House: Obama doesn't favor medical marijuana 'at this point'

",,,the president does not, you know, at this point advocate a change in the law," a White House spokesman says.

By Aaron Blake  |  05:24 PM ET, 08/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:44 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Washington approves marijuana legalization

Washington joins Colorado in legalizing marijuana for recreational purposes.

By Allen McDuffee  |  01:44 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012, marijuana legalization, Washington

Posted at 01:15 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Colorado legalizes marijuana

Colorado votes to legalize recreational marijuana.

By Allen McDuffee  |  01:15 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:08 PM ET, 11/06/2012

AP: Massachusetts approves medical marijuana

AP reports that Massachusetts voters approve the use of medical marijuana.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:08 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012, Massachusetts, Medical Marijuana