Posts tagged "legalization"

Marijuana Users Are Way Less Likely To Get In An Accident Than Alcohol Users

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a study comparing the relative driving safety risk of alcohol use and marijuana use, respectively, and it has a few important takeaways, as explained in depth by the Washington Post. Basically, it boils down to “marijuana users are less likely to be in accidents than alcohol users,”…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 10, 2015

Brad Pitt To Bill Maher: Gay Marriage And Pot Are Good, Religion Is Bad

Brad Pitt stopped by the set of "Real Time" Friday night and chatted with Bill Maher about his pro-gay marriage, pro-pot, and anti-religion stance. "What is it you don't like about religion?" Maher asked. "You know, I grew up in a religious family, in a religious community and it just doesn't make sense…
By: Wendy Atterberry / August 17, 2009

Could Legalizing Pot Save California From Budget Issues?

This ad, paid for by the Marijuana Policy Project, was rolled out today on TV channels across California. It argues that legalizing marijuana and taxing it is the perfect solution to California's massive budget deficit. Is this an excuse for people to toke it up more freely, or a legit solution to a big problem?
By: Nikki Dowling / July 8, 2009

Prostitution: To Legalize Or Not?

After last week's post about proposed legislation in San Francisco that would decriminalize prostitution and our poll that indicated that 73% of you not only supported decriminalization but legalization as well, we decided to take a more in-depth look at both. After the jump, we break down the differences and the pro…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 30, 2008