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December 26th, 2013
08:26 PM ET

"New Amsterdam": Colorado preparing for legal pot sales

2014 is just around the corner - and with it, the legal sale of marijuana in Colorado and Washington state. CNN's Ana Cabrera reports from Denver, where the state government and many businesses are hoping - and preparing - for millions in taxes and profit from the first year of sales.


Filed under: Ana Cabrera • Colorado • marijuana
October 26th, 2013
04:04 PM ET

Is D.C. set to legalize marijuana?

CNN's Rene Marsh reports on a new proposal that could decriminalize marijuana use in Washington, D.C.


Filed under: drugs • marijuana • Rene Marsh • Washington
August 29th, 2013
07:51 PM ET

Gupta: Feds didn't address everything

Dr. Sanjay Gupta reacts to the Justice Department's announcement that it won't block laws that have legalized marijuana in states like Washington and Colorado.


Filed under: Law Enforcement • marijuana • Sanjay Gupta
August 9th, 2013
11:07 AM ET

Gupta: Weed can be safer than narcotics

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why he has had a change of heart about the legitimacy of medical marijuana.

RELATED STORY: Why I changed my mind on weed


Filed under: marijuana • Sanjay Gupta
May 31st, 2013
11:19 AM ET

Why former Mexican president, businessman, support pot

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox and ex-Microsoft manager Jamen Shively discuss legalizing and branding marijuana.

RELATED STORY: Former Mexican president pushing for pot legalization


Filed under: drugs • Interviews • marijuana • Mexico
December 7th, 2012
06:36 PM ET

Federal battle over legal marijuana

The Obama Administration weighs the next steps in Colorado and Washington, where Marijuana will be legal.


Filed under: Colorado • Joe Johns • marijuana • Washington state • White House
November 9th, 2012
12:30 PM ET

Future of pot in Colorado hazy

CNN's Ed Lavandera reports on Colorado's legalization of marijuana for recreational use.


Filed under: Colorado • Ed Lavandera • marijuana
June 23rd, 2011
11:42 PM ET

Bill would let states oversee marijuana

Reps. Barney Frank and Ron Paul launch an effort to end federal enforcement of marijuana laws. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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Filed under: Barney Frank • Brian Todd • marijuana • Ron Paul