President Obama said in an interview with The New Yorker that he supports Colorado and Washington in legalizing and decriminalizing marijuana.
Start here to find out what exactly the President said and what consequences this could have.
After explaining Obama's New Yorker interview, this article explains the potential political advantages of supporting the legalization of...
The full article that appear in The New Yorker can be found here. Obama's comments about marijuana can be found on page 9.
This Gallup Poll shows that the majority ofAmerican's support legalizing marijuana.
Former Rep. Patrick Kennedy responds to Obama's message about pot by saying that the drug a changed significantly since Obama's youth.
This article discusses groups that disagree with Obama's remarks.
Learn more about the health risks associated with marijuana.
Read the comments of various bloggers and journalists in response to Obama's New Yorker article.
Colorado Rep. Jared Polis is another politician who supports the legalization of marijuana.
Here is a video of the White House's statement explaining Obama's comments in The New Yorker.