A top Hawaiian lawmaker is calling for the legalization of marijuana in order to pay of billions in state debt and improvements to transportation and public education programs. (Getty Images)

Uruguay’s Senate Approves National Marketplace For Legal Marijuana

The measure puts the government in charge of growing, selling and using cannibis products.


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African Americans More Likely to Be Busted for Pot in the DMV

While about 51 percent of the District’s population is black, black people make up about 91 percent of all marijuana arrests in the city.