Blame it on Richard Nixon. The worst modern-day U.S. president prior to Donald Trump started the War on Drugs 50 years ago today.
Courts in Mississippi and South Dakota have overturned cannabis legalization voter initiatives passed in November and a Florida court has blocked activists from getting an adult-use measure on the 2022 ballot.
Twenty-seven years ago, Kurt Cobain allegedly committed suicide. Over the years, reporters and film directors have offered theories that dispute the Seattle PD's official ruling. Now, the FBI has released letters from some of the doubters.
Fate Winslow spent 12 years in Louisiana prisons for possessing $20 worth of marijuana. He was released in December. Innocence Project New Orleans says Winslow was killed in Shreveport on May 5.
"I'm a recreational pot smoker," three-time Oscar winner Frances McDormand told me 19 years ago. "It's a human rights issue, a censorship issue and a choice issue."