Stoners were part of the mob that stormed and ransacked the U.S. Capitol on January 6. Two people who entered the Capitol and lit up joints have been arrested. Numerous videos of people jubilantly smoking in the Rotunda have surfaced on YouTube.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and State Sen. Liz Krueger have submitted proposals and bills that would legalize marijuana in the Empire State this spring. But there's little unity between the governor and the legislature on this issue.
It was too good to be true - one of the most conservative U.S. states, South Dakota, voting to legalize marijuana on November 6 by a 53%-47% margin. On February 8, Amendment A was struck down by a Circuit Court judge in Pierre.
Reports of a cannabis shortage in Jamaica may apply to street weed, but the island's regulation authority denies there is a lack of medical marijuana on the island.
The NORML board has a new chairperson, TV travel host Rick Steves. He replaces Randy Quast. Steves is best known for his long-running PBS travel series "Rick Steves' Europe" and tour guides.