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The Top 10 Marijuana News Stories of 2013

8. Dr. Sanjay Gupta Admits He Was Wrong About Weed

In advance of his CNN documentary Weed, Dr. Sanjay Gupta made a stunning reversal on marijuana, apologizing that he "didn't look hard enough… I was too dismissive of the loud chorus of legitimate patients whose symptoms improved on cannabis… It's doesn't have a high potential for abuse, and there are very legitimate medical applications." Gupta also called for the DEA to reschedule marijuana.

Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

Publisher of CelebStoner.com, editor-in-chief of Freedom Leaf, co-author of Pot Culture and Reefer Movie Madness, and the former editor of High Times.