Members of a crowd numbering tens of thousands smoke marijuana and listen to live music, at the Denver 420 pro-marijuana rally at Civic Center Park in Denver in 2013. More than half of the population of the U.S. now has access to medical marijuana, which puts pressure on the federal government to update a decades-old marijuana policy that most experts agree is out of step with current scientific understanding of the drug and its risks and benefits.
Members of a crowd numbering tens of thousands smoke marijuana and listen to live music, at the Denver 420 pro-marijuana rally at Civic Center Park in Denver in 2013. More than half of the population of the U.S. now has access to medical marijuana, which puts pressure on the federal government to update a decades-old marijuana policy that most experts agree is out of step with current scientific understanding of the drug and its risks and benefits. Brennan Linsley Associated Press
Members of a crowd numbering tens of thousands smoke marijuana and listen to live music, at the Denver 420 pro-marijuana rally at Civic Center Park in Denver in 2013. More than half of the population of the U.S. now has access to medical marijuana, which puts pressure on the federal government to update a decades-old marijuana policy that most experts agree is out of step with current scientific understanding of the drug and its risks and benefits. Brennan Linsley Associated Press

25 states now call marijuana ‘medicine.’ Why doesn’t the DEA?

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