Peter Lewis not only headed Progressive Insurance, he was a progressive philanthropist who put a big chunk of his money (as much as $30 million) into legalizing pot.
Of all the speakers on the opening day of the Drug Policy Alliance conference in Denver on Thursday, Doug McVay was most inspired by Tennessee Rev. Edwin Sanders.
Washington State is gambling that its citizens will pay very high prices for legal marijuana in exchange for the reassurance of knowing that they're not going to get arrested.
For years, marijuana activists have argued that legal cannabis would be a boon to the economy. In Colorado, however, high taxes on pot is sparking a debate that will be resolved Nov. 5.
It was three days of sunshine and fun at this year's Seattle Hempfest, the 22nd such event and the first to celebrate the legalization of marijuana in Washington State.