John W. Davis II, contributor - 10/14/16 04:31 PM EDT
We’ve all seen the recent headlines or heard the horror stories about American military veterans in dire need of medical treatment, their conditions worsening while they wait for weeks or months to receive care.Amid accusations and blame from all...
Thomas R. Ascik, contributor - 09/04/16 10:36 AM EDT
Will all mind-altering drugs eventually be decriminalized by the federal government?  With its decision to regard drug addiction as an “disease” and “epidemic” and to thereby emphasize treatment over personal responsibility and the deterrence...
Paul Armentano, contributor - 08/11/16 11:20 AM EDT
The United States Drug Enforcement Administration today rejected a pair of administrative rescheduling petitions challenging the federal classification of cannabis as a Schedule I controlled substance with no accepted medical utility.The agency’s...
Sylvan Lane - 12/12/15 05:36 PM EST
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is one of the Affordable Care Act's staunchest opponents. He's also one of its highest-profile beneficiaries.Rubio enrolled his family in health insurance through the Washington, D.C., exchange in 2013 and still gets his...
Paul Armentano, contributor - 10/07/16 09:08 AM EDT
Voters in five states – Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada – will decide this November on ballot initiatives seeking to legalize and regulate the adult use, production, and retail sale of marijuana. Polling data shows these...
Peter Berns - 08/17/16 11:15 AM EDT
While Congress remains on recess, the Zika virus is now spreading on U.S. soil, right where every day Americans live and enjoy their own vacations. Yet Congress continues to play politics with this public health crisis.Emergency spending is for...
Paul Armentano - 07/28/16 12:55 PM EDT
Proponents of marijuana prohibition have long alleged that experimentation with pot acts as a “gateway” to the use and eventual abuse of other illicit substances. But the results of a just released national poll finds that most Americans no longer...
Megan R. Wilson - 10/22/14 06:00 AM EDT
The Ebola lobby is spreading in Washington.About a dozen corporations and nonprofits now say they’re lobbying on the disease, with many focused on steps the government could take to stop the outbreak in West Africa and protect the United States....

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