Rookie Mayor Bob Filner wants to give medical marijuana another chance in San Diego. The previous administration presided over the closure of more than 100 dispensaries.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to call for open-view possession of marijuana to be a violation punishable by a fine, rather than an arrestable offense.
An Oxford University study concludes that "the emotional reaction to pain" diminishes when people are high on marijuana.
While Pres. Obama was reelected on Nov. 6, voters in Colorado and Washington did what was once considered unimaginable: they passed initiatives that require the states to tax and regulate marijuana.