The legal marijuana industries in Washington and Colorado will differ in some big ways.
Washington state has approved rules for its new legal marijuana industry.
The political satire show The Colbert Report poked fun at the new marijuana laws in Washington and Colorado on Tuesday night’s show in a segment called “Pot Laws & Pointers.”
A collection of drug abuse prevention groups is asking the Justice Department how it will know whether its acceptance of recreational marijuana laws in Washington and Colorado affects public health.
A bill introduced in Congress would fix the conflict between the federal government’s marijuana prohibition and state laws that allow medical or recreational use.
An effort is building in Congress to change U.S. marijuana laws, including moves to legalize the industrial production of hemp and establish a federal pot tax.