The Plum Line: marijuana

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 01/20/2014

Obama nudges the ball forward on marijuana

Whether he meant to or not, Obama was positioning himself and his party on the correct side of an issue that many Democrats feel could reap serious political rewards in the coming months and years.

By George Zornick  |  09:32 AM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  marijuana, midterm elections

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 08/29/2013

Pot and the complexity of giving the president a hard time

On over-the-top activists

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  05:29 PM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  marijuana, President Obama

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 12/07/2012

Hands off state laws legalizing marijuana

Barack Obama should not undermine laws legalizing pot in Colorado and Washington State.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:37 PM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barack obama, Legalizing marijuana, War on Drugs