Thousands of Brazilians protested the country's marijuana laws during a large march in Sao Paulo on Saturday. "Legalize, Dilma," they chanted, exhorting Pres. Rousseff to act.
The state that failed to legalize marijuana in November will have another chance. Oregon activists have filed two propositions intended for the 2014 ballot.
The Vermont legislature passed a bill that decriminalizes the possession of up to one ounce of marijuana. On June 6, Gov. Shumlin signed it into law.
Washington State pot czar Mark Kleiman says Jamen Shively, who plans to corner the marijuana market in Washington and Colorado, is a "greedhead" and "terminally stupid."
In Washington State, it's no longer cool for drug-sniffing dogs to detect marijuana during a search. Police departments and State Patrol are busily retraining K-9s and training new ones.