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Can Kamala Harris Get Joe Biden to Push for Legalizing Pot? Aug. 16, 2020

Steve Chapman

A vice president has to defer to the president's decisions on policy, but vice presidents can also h... Read More

A Middle Course on Marijuana Laws Mar. 14, 2020

Corey Friedman

Just in time for Independence Day, Virginia will stop arresting people caught with small amounts of ... Read More

House Committee Lifts the Haze of Hysteria Over Pot, Backing Decriminalization Dec. 02, 2019

Daily Editorials

For the first time ever, a House committee last week approved a measure to federally decriminalize m... Read More

Pols Not Telling You About Dangers of Legalizing Weed Mar. 20, 2019

Betsy McCaughey

Politicians are pushing to legalize recreational marijuana in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania,... Read More

Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence Feb. 13, 2019

Walter E. Williams

Ten states and Washington, D.C., have legalized the recreational use of marijuana. Twenty-two other ... Read More

Legal Weed Jan. 09, 2019

John Stossel

Ten states and Washington, D.C., have now legalized adult use of marijuana. Supporters of America's... Read More

Overdose Deaths Are the Product of Drug Prohibition Apr. 12, 2018

Steve Chapman

During Prohibition, drinkers never knew what they would get when they set out to slake their thirst.... Read More

Real Federalists Need to Step Up Jan. 18, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

You would think that the Justice Department has better things to do than to restart a federal war on... Read More

Jeff Sessions Gives a Boost to Legalization of Pot Jan. 11, 2018

Steve Chapman

When Winston Churchill's party lost an election in 1945, evicting him from the job of prime minister... Read More

Celebrate Freedom, Not Pot Jan. 04, 2018

Froma Harrop

As many Californians reveled with unbridled joy over their new freedom to use marijuana for any reas... Read More

Legal Marijuana Is Becoming the Norm Oct. 22, 2017

Steve Chapman

The war on drugs has been going on since 1971, and we have a winner: marijuana. Back then, possessio... Read More

Cruel and Stupid May. 17, 2017

John Stossel

President Trump's attorney general, Jeff Sessions, ordered federal prosecutors to seek maximum penal... Read More

Marijuana, California Should Legalize it Sep. 18, 2016

Debra J. Saunders

There's a reason marijuana laws don't work: There is no compelling reason for them to work. Marijuan... Read More

How the War on Drugs Fails Black Communities Jul. 14, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

As recent events have demonstrated, more than 50 years after much-delayed civil rights legislation w... Read More

Big Marijuana's 'War on the Poor' May. 25, 2016

Daily Editorials

Big Tobacco takes a disproportionate toll on the working class and the poor, but thrives on an image... Read More

Colorado's Lessons From Legal Pot May. 19, 2016

Steve Chapman

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper opposed a 2012 state ballot initiative to allow the sale and use of ... Read More

No More Federal Medical Pot Prosecutions May. 18, 2016

Daily Editorials

Although marijuana legalization remains a contentious issue, some consensus has emerged across the c... Read More

El Chapo Got Caught. So What? Jan. 14, 2016

Steve Chapman

All across America last weekend, panicked drug users rushed to their dealers to stock up on marijuan... Read More

Let the States Make Drug Law May. 05, 2015

Froma Harrop

WASHINGTON — Howard Wooldridge, a Washington lobbyist, is a former detective and forever Texan... Read More

Will California's Next Top Cop Support Legal Pot? Oct. 12, 2014

Debra J. Saunders

Practically everyone expects California Attorney General Kamala Harris to win re-election handily in... Read More