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New rules proposed by the Obama administration would give more Indian tribes a faster track at joining the ranks of the federally recognized by making it easier for them to prove their legitimacy.
After two years as a medical school resident for the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, Aaron Rhyner sees 14 patients a day, works 50 to 80 hours each week and earns roughly $50,000 a year.
After nearly two years of sending conflicting signals on the legalization of marijuana, the Obama administration finds itself under increased pressure from all sides to deliver a consistent message on where it stands.
For Bill Piper, there’s no doubt that the nation’s war on drugs has failed, with 666,000 Americans arrested on marijuana charges last year alone.
In the topsy-turvy world of marijuana politics, conservative Republican Rep. Doc Hastings of Washington state is the unlikely hero of the moment, lauded for trying to protect medical pot users from federal arrest.
A day after Washington state joined Colorado in selling marijuana in retail outlets, the Obama administration on Wednesday criticized drug legalization and warned that a declining perception of risk is leading more U.S. teens to smoke pot.
As a federal agency, the bank provides credit insurance, loans and guarantees to help foreign buyers purchase U.S. goods and services. Critics say it’s corporate welfare, unnecessarily putting taxpayers’ money at risk.
By any measure, the U.S. hemp industry is playing a hot hand these days.
As he began one of the most high-profile assignments of his 17-year career in Congress, Rep. Adam Smith confessed to feeling a little clueless about exactly what he’ll be doing.
For the first time, the House of Representatives voted early Friday to block the federal government from enforcing its marijuana laws in states that have approved use of the drug for medical purposes.