"Seeing our neighbors making progress should put much more pressure on us to get it right and ditch our outdated federal marijuana policy," Democrat Congressman Earl Blumenauer from Oregon told Newsweek.
"The effects caused by marijuana do not justify an absolute prohibition on its consumption," the court ruled.
South Korean citizens are subject to the country's strict drug laws even when abroad.
"It's a nice feeling to no longer be looked at as a criminal," said Ian Power, who has been using cannabis since he was a teen to manage pain.
Despite the federal prohibition on cannabis, the majority of Americans—both Democrats and Republicans—support recreational legalization.
In legal cannabis states, it's often the folks renting out warehouses who are making the most money in a booming business.
As President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador considers the legalization of drugs in Mexico, he has given incoming Interior Minister Olga Sanchez Cordero a free hand.
Ottawa moved to legalize and regulate recreational cannabis in June, fulfilling a campaign promise put forward by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
The Canadian government has warned citizens on its website that legal cannabis use could still cause problems when traveling abroad.
Bob Marley, who died in 1981, was a member of the Rastafarian movement, which developed in Jamaica.
Boehner joined several U.S. mayors this week in telling the federal government to get out of the way of marijuana legalization.
Arrests for possession of small amounts of marijuana in New York City may soon become a thing of the past.
Many cannabis entrepreneurs are trying to navigate the murky waters of recreational weed.
But will the government allow the industry to flourish?
Several potential 2020 presidential contenders in the Senate are now co-sponsors of the Marijuana Justice Act.
According to an expert, the elected officials at the federal level are "the last domino to fall."
"The momentum behind marijuana law reform will not only continue but increase as we head into 2018."
Conservative senators say several provinces are not ready to enforce a legal framework by July 1.