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Reefer Madness: Solid Majority Favor Legalization
Poll reflects largest majority since pot-law question has been asked
"...Poll queried adults about whether they believed use of marijuana should be legal, just 12% said yes. An overwhelming..."

Oct. 26, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Majority Favors Marijuana
New poll shows majority of Americans in favor of legalizing pot
"...It's official: A majority of Americans think the drug war is a loser,..."

Dec. 11, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Majority of Americans Say Legalize It
Federal lawmakers file bill to protect tokers
"...the first time in more than four decades a majority of Americans say they support the legalization of marijuana...."

April 16, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Reefer Madness: Marijuana Still the No. 1 Hit
Drug warriors ignore the rise in alcohol abuse
"...Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the use of marijuana (and/or hash), cocaine (including crack), hallucinogens (all of 'em),..."

Oct. 1, 2010 News Column by Jordan Smith

Everybody Must Get Stoned!
The national trend of marijuana reform law continues to build
"...worked for the National Organ­iz­ation for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, or NORML, the granddaddy of pot-law reform advocacy..."

March 15, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Justice Says Legalize It
Retired Supreme Court judge weighs in on pot prohibition
"...Justice John Paul Stevens believes the feds should legalize marijuana...."

April 25, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

Don't Fear the Reefer!
Momentum builds for Lone Star legalization of marijuana
"...would also protect doctors who suggest their patients try marijuana as medicine to alleviate the debilitating symptoms of disease...."

March 14, 2014 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Reefer Roundup: 10/21/11
Your drug war news
" Rob Lowe and help people in rehab, the majority of folks support pot, Rep. Lamar Smith's plan for..."

Oct. 21, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

The Supremes Take a Hit
The federalist smoke from medical marijuana reaches the Supreme Court. Can they clear the air on states' rights, pot, and the Constitution?
" prohibit – the cultivation, possession, and consumption of marijuana by seriously ill patients who use the drug in..."

Dec. 10, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Reefer Roundup: 8/12/11
It's back! Your dose of drug news has returned
" news on the feds' new approach to medical marijuana, the nation's new drug strategy, the economics of the..."

Aug. 12, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Reefer Madness
Good news! Marijuana use remains steady.
"...a five-year low of just 9.8%. And, Walters noted, marijuana use among adolescents also has dropped to just 6.7%..."

Sept. 21, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

Legalize it! Tax it!
Colorado voters pass pot tax; Maine voters legalize it
"...two states signaling to reformers that the War on Marijuana is certainly down in the polls...."

Nov. 6, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

A 'Third Way' for Pot-Law Reform?
Marijuana Policy Project says 'No' to Kennedy proposal
"...A majority of voters in Washington and Colorado have decided that..."

Jan. 15, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Reefer Roundup 2/11/11
Your roundup of drug war news
"...DPS warns against travel in Mexico, most people favor marijuana, and more!..."

Feb. 11, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Sex, Drugs & Democracy
"...Rush Limbaugh country. Prostitution is legal. The sale of marijuana is an accepted practice yet the sale of guns..."

Oct. 7, 1994 Movie Review by Brian Baker

Bid to Reschedule Pot Denied by Federal Court
Pot-law reformers to seek rehearing
"...first petitioned the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to reschedule marijuana for medicinal purposes, the U.S. Circuit Court for the..."

Jan. 23, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Second Pot Initiative Passes in Denver
"...making adult possession of less than one ounce of marijuana the city’s lowest law-enforcement priority. By early this morning,..."

Nov. 7, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

NoDak Delegation Says Can't Help With Hemp
"...are interested in re-authorizing industrial hemp farming (as a majority of North Dakotans favor doing) don’t even think about..."

Jan. 9, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Horns Squeak by CFU, but Should Pass on the Purple Drank
"...cocaine, disco, and punk rock? Gatewood faces his second marijuana charge, but what’s more disturbing to me is that..."

Sept. 17, 2007 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Raich Down But Never Out
" the U.S. Supreme Court, where an oddly divided majority opined that the feds have the authority to prosecute..."

May 15, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

Life in Prison for Hemp
José Peña brought some roadside weeds home from Kansas. Cops decided it was reefer, and a Texas court sentenced him to life in prison – without the evidence. It took a decade for Peña to get back some of the pieces of his life.
"...the county jail in Centerville on a charge of marijuana possession. Nearly five years later, Peña would be convicted..."

March 16, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Reefer Roundup: 7/4/11
Your patriotic drug news roundup
"...Frank filed legislation to end the decades-long prohibition of marijuana. That's right: Frank – and his co-sponsors, including our..."

July 4, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Our readers talk back.
"...1) The majority of the City Council Healthcare Subcommittee has voiced a..."

Nov. 21, 2003 Column

Contradictions Exposed
"...a critical form of sexual violence prevention. Although the majority of childhood survivors do not grow up to be..."

Jan. 10, 1997 Column

Drug Warriors
Hays County drug war is costing lives and money.
"...around Wimberley, in the culmination of a four-month undercover marijuana sting conducted by the Hays County Narcotics Task Force...."

Nov. 5, 1999 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

Reefer Madness: This Is Your Brain on Drugs
ONDCP's latest attempt at scaring you into believing marijuana is bad is pure propaganda
"...scaring you into believing that drugs – no, rather, marijuana, is bad, bad, bad. According to the new ONDCP..."

June 29, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch: Czar Stumps to Save Oregon
John Walters turns up the heat against medical marijuana initiative
" an attempt to squash the state's second medical marijuana-related ballot measure, which seeks to augment the medi-pot law..."

Oct. 1, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Pot Policies Determine Her Presidential Choice
"...II," News, Jan. 9. Poll after poll shows the majority of Americans are in support of marijuana's medicinal use...."

Jan. 13, 2004 Postmarks

Naked City
Medical marijuana backers score another victory in the appellate courts.
"...Medical marijuana supporters claimed a major legal victory on Dec. 16,..."

Dec. 26, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Double Jeopardy
A long-ago marijuana conviction gets a library staffer fired and raises questions about city employment policies and the war on drugs
" contest (nolo contendere) in 1995 to a misdemeanor marijuana charge, and the city disqualified him from his position..."

Nov. 29, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

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