How should Christians feel about evolving laws on marijuana? Read More

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On Thursday, the Justice Department announced a significant policy change—they will let states regulate the use of marijuana. After 75 years of prohibiting the possession of marijuana, the federal government said that as long as states do an adequate job of preventing pot from being distributed to minors and keeping it off the black market, they would not intervene in its sale. The policy shift comes after two recent state votes (in Washington and Colorado), made some usage and growing of marijuana legal within the states. Prior to the change in policy, the federal government could intervene in the sale, growth and distribution of marijuana, even it states that voted to make it legal … Discuss

Should Christians Smoke Pot or Not?

Mark Driscoll on Washington State's move to legalize marijuana and what it means for Christians. Read More

Pat Robertson has made shocking statements on a number of topics, but perhaps nobody could have predicted this from the conservative televangelist. Robertson has now announced his full support for legalizing marijuana, saying that while he never has or would use marijuana, he believes the war on drugs has failed and that incarceration costs are too high ...


After years of speculation regarding his death, Tupac Shakur's former rap group, The Young Outlawz, has laid to rest any additional guesses. Because they, um, smoked Shakur's ashes in a marijuana blunt after taking a line in one of his songs very, very seriously. Don't do drugs, kids ...