California, Nevada, and Massachusetts all voted to legalize recreational marijuana Tuesday, bringing the total number of states with legal weed up to seven.
He spent two decades behind bars for conspiring to sell six pounds of marijuana.
Drug policy reformers are celebrating the news that the Bush-era drug warrior is expected to resign.
It took two years, but a pair of pro-marijuana agitators who are on probation for leading hundreds of potheads in protest against weed laws forced a stubborn mayor to change his mind.
Las Vegas gambling magnate Sheldon Adelson's $2.5 million donation to defeat medical marijuana is a sign that legalization has become a real Campaign Issue.
122 German professors of criminal law signed a petition demanding the decriminalization of drugs and marijuana laws.
Freak party preferences could land the HEMP Party a seat that would have otherwise gone to the Greens.