5 Key Pot Stories from 2014

NBC News published an article that looks at five key stories about marijuana that hit the airwaves in 2014. Legalization was a key theme for the year, but 2014 also “brought the first formidable anti-marijuana message in ages.”

Summing it up, the news outlet states:

The result was a year of fierce cross currents.

The anti-drug crowd fought to protect people from marijuana, believing that sobriety is the ideal and indulgence dangerous. The reform side, meanwhile, fought to protect marijuana users from legal harm, believing that insobriety is normal and indulgence should not be a crime.

Click here to see what five stories NBC News picked out.