ProCon.org in the Media
514 references in 2015




Media Contact:
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President & Managing Editor
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ProCon.org has become the go-to nonpartisan source for journalists and reporters seeking timely information about controversial topics. Some of the media outlets that have interviewed and referenced us appear below. For interviews or questions, please call or email our Media Contact.

# of media references in:
2016 (320)
2015 (514)
2014 (471)
2013 (344)
2012 (285)
2011 & earlier: (451)

  1. NPR - Aug. 19, 2016
    "Parents Feel Better About HPV Shots for Preteens If They Can Opt Out"

  2. High Times - Aug. 16, 2016
    "Radical Rant: The Last State to Legalize Marijuana Will Be..."

  3. attn: - Aug. 14, 2016
    "Why We Should Demand That Congress Reschedule Marijuana"

  4. Forbes - Aug. 13, 2016
    "DEA's Hypocritical Marijuana Decision Ignores the Evidence"

  5. TIME magazine - Aug. 11, 2016
    "Reefer Sadness: Feds Keep Restrictions on Marijuana"

  6. Science Magazine - Aug. 11, 2016
    "DEA Verdict on Marijuana Research Draws Mixed Reaction"

  7. Westword - Aug. 11, 2016
    "DEA Rejects Pot Rescheduling but Ends Research Monopoly; Clinton Responds"

  8. Complex - Aug. 11, 2016
    "Here's Good and Bad News About Where the DEA Now Stands on Weed"

  9. Newser - Aug. 11, 2016
    "Sources: Pot Will Remain a Schedule I Drug"

  10. Mount Shasta Herald - Aug. 10, 2016
    "Institute President Discusses Raw Milk Safety Standards"

  11. Blog Talk Radio - Aug. 10, 2016
    "Teaching the Election"
    Host Larry Jacobs interviewed Tony Pennay, Director of The Annenberg Presidential Learning Center at the Reagan Presidential Library, who said, "When you're diving into controversial issues, ProCon.org is great resource. It is one of the resources we link to from our election page." Jacobs said of our website, "ProCon.org is an amazing website that is neutral and gives the pros and cons of all the issues, including the presidential election."

  12. Tullahoma News and Guardian - Aug 4, 2016
    "Voter Louella Pyle, 99, Cast First Ballot in 1940"

  13. Practical Pain Management - Aug. 4, 2016
    "The Use of Medical Marijuana for Pain in Canada"

  14. Annals of Pharmacology - Aug. 2016
    "Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome"

  15. International Journal of Social Science Studies - Aug. 2016
    "The Influence of Limits to Growth and Global 2000 on U.S. Environmental Governance"

  16. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy - July-Aug. 2016
    "Medical Marijuana Patient Counseling Points for Health Care Professionals Based on Trends in the Medical Uses, Efficacy, and Adverse Effects of Cannabis-Based Pharmaceutical Drugs"

  17. Aleteia - July 29, 2016
    "Daily Poll: Should We Teach Children about Responsible Alcohol Use Earlier?"

  18. The Washington Post - July 27, 2016
    "By November, Russian Hackers Could Target Voting Machines"

  19. Motherboard - July 27, 2016
    "Synthetic Weed Gets FDA Approval, This Time in Liquid Form"

  20. Huffington Post - July 25, 2016
    "Study Finds Drop in Prescription Drugs in Medical Marijuana States"

  21. Daily Kos - July 25, 2016
    "Virginia Supreme Court Blocks Gov. McAuliffe's Executive Order Restoring Voting Rights for 206,000"

  22. JAMA Pediatrics - July 25, 2016
    "Unintentional Pediatric Exposures to Marijuana in Colorado, 2009-2015"

  23. National Pain Report - July 24, 2016
    "Medical Marijuana Implementation Continues to Vary from State to State"

  24. The Alternative Daily - July 22, 2016
    "Would You Give Your Child Cannabis?"

  25. Tech Times - July 21, 2016
    "First Medical Marijuana in Florida Ready to Hit Market Next Week"

  26. The Daily Caller - July 21, 2016
    "Study Finds Medical Marijuana Saved Medicare $165 Million in 2013"

  27. Atlanta Journal Constitution - July 15, 2016
    "Georgia Law Says Teens Can Have Alcohol (Sometimes)"

  28. Health Economics - July 15, 2016
    "The Effect of Medical Marijuana on Sickness Absence"

  29. Blog Talk Radio - July 15, 2016
    "English/Social Studies Educators: Get Both Sides of Every Issue at Procon.org"
    Host Larry Jacobs interviewed ProCon.org President and Managing Editor, Kamy Akhavan, about how our site is useful for teachers.

  30. Annals of Thoracic Surgery - July 14, 2016
    "It Takes a Heart to Save a Family"

  31. Breitbart - July 14, 2016
    "California to Regulate Marijuana Farming Water Use"

  32. Vox - July 13, 2016
    "I'm the Guy Who Was Disqualified from the Olympics for Eating a Pot Brownie"

  33. Blogcritics - July 8, 2016
    "Politicon: It Takes a Village to Raise a Democracy, with Bill Nye, Sarah Palin and Gary Johnson"
    The author wrote, "The organizations in the Democracy Village booths reflected serious, silly, and innovative aspects of the political world... My favorite group in this area is ProCon.org. They, like Politicon itself, work to provide a balanced exposition of controversial issues. Their page on gun control is a good example of what they do."

  34. Healthline - July 6, 2016
    "Legalization of Marijuana Doesn't Increase Teen Use, Researchers Say"
    The article featured an interview with ProCon.org President and Managing Editor Kamy Akhavan. The author wrote, "One such online resource is ProCon.org, which ranks highly on Google searches for phrases like 'marijuana controversy.' According to Kamy Akhavan, president and managing editor of ProCon, they get visits from more than 25 million people annually from 87 countries."

  35. National Pain Report - July 6, 2016
    "Medical Marijuana Approval Slowly Growing in the U.S."

  36. The Times (Shreveport) - July 6, 2016
    "Medical Marijuana: Louisiana Paving the Way in Deep South"

  37. The MMQB (Monday Morning Quarterback, a Sports Illustrated website) - July 4, 2016
    "Jake Plummer's Plan to Alleviate Pain for Players"

  38. Modern Treatise - July 4, 2016
    "Chicago Increases Minimum Wage, Once Again"
    The author wrote, "The following list of pros and cons come from ProCon.org (a nationally recognized resource for providing full views of controversial issues) and are followed by Chicago-based applications."

  39. The Hill - July 1, 2016
    "Free Speech Threatened in Democratic Platform"

  40. Health Affairs - July 2016
    "Medical Marijuana Laws Reduce Prescription Medication Use in Medicare Part D"

  41. Boston University Journal of Science & Technology Law - Summer 2016
    "The 'Catch-22' of Marijuana Legalization"

  42. Daily Kos - June 30, 2016
    "Scientists Find That Compounds in Marijuana Can Remove Plaque from Alzheimer's Proteins"

  43. Moyers & Company - June 30, 2016
    "It's Time to Get Ready to Vote"
    The author wrote, "[Y]ou can find out where the presidential candidates stand on 61 issues via ProCon.org."

  44. Business Insider - June 29, 2016
    "This Graphic Shows Just How Widespread Meth Is in the United States"

  45. Christian Science Monitor - June 29, 2016
    "California to Vote on Recreational Pot Again: What's Changed Since 2010?"
    The author wrote, "About 19 of every 1,000 Californians are legal medical marijuana patients, according to data collected by ProCon.org, an organization that conducts research on controversial issues."

  46. Gameranx - June 29, 2016
    "Istanbul Attack Very Similar to MW2's No Russian; Are Video Games to Blame?"

  47. Missouri Law Review - June 29, 2016
    "Consideration of Genetic Connections in Child Custody Disputes between Same-Sex Parents: Fair or Foul?"

  48. The Daily Caller - June 29, 2016
    "Pot Shops More Lucrative Than Whole Foods"

  49. Savannah Law Review - June 24, 2016
    "Advocates of Dignity Can Do Better Than Death"

  50. Cosmopolitan - June 24, 2016
    "So Here's Where You Can Get a Coffee and a Blow Job at Once"

  51. Deseret News - June 23, 2016
    "This Tot on a Toilet Isn't So Innocent. Here's How to Get Involved in the Gun Control Conversation"
    The author wrote, "Here is a pro-con information sheet from ProCon.org, an organization dedicated to nonpartisan education on political issues, on gun control laws."

  52. Health Central - June 22, 2016
    "Medical Marijuana – Q&A with Sue Rosen, RN, Legal Liaison"

  53. Variety - June 22, 2016
    "Politicon to Bring Together Politicians and Pop Figures"
    The author wrote, "A number of panels will delve into the debate over gun control. There will be a screening of Brave New Films' 'Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA,' while Procon.org is presenting a panel called 'Tons of Guns,' with Ken Rudin, John Ratzenberger, Dana Loesch and Darnell Moore."

  54. Raw Story - June 22, 2016
    "This World Map Shows How the US Legal Drinking Age Is a Weird Exception"
    The article shows our custom graphic of drinking ages around the world.

  55. Alternet - June 22, 2016
    "Pioneers and 'Potpreneurs'—What Does It Mean to Be on the Verge of Legalization for a Good Chunk of the Country?"

  56. Geek.com - June 21, 2016
    "The Dankest Wares, Tech, and Ganjapreneurs We Found at Cannabis World Congress"

  57. Business Insider - June 19, 2016
    "We Went to One of the Largest Marijuana Business Conferences in the World — Here's What It Was Like"

  58. USA Today - June 17, 2016
    "Microsoft Makes Bold Move into Marijuana Biz"

  59. The Daily Caller - June 17, 2016
    "Microsoft Teams up with Marijuana Software Company"

  60. Council on Hemispheric Affairs - June 16, 2016
    "How the Supreme Court May Change the Future of Undocumented Immigration in the United States v Texas"

  61. The Daily Caller - June 10, 2016
    "Judges Can Belong to La Raza but Not the Boy Scouts"

  62. Smashing Interviews Magazine - June 10, 2016
    "Alan Thicke Interview: TV Legend Talks Hallmark's 'Stop the Wedding,' Raising Robin and 'Fuller House'"
    Alan Thicke said in the interview, "There's something I'm into and proud of that's worth mentioning. It's a source website for research material on controversial issues, and it is, in fact, one of the number one sources for all the CNN and Fox news pundits during this election year. It's a website called procon.org. Pro/Con means they present the pros and the cons of any important issue, and that could be gun control, abortion, immigration, you name it. It's especially important in this election year. They've been a well-kept secret in American education. They've been around for 11 years and have had over 100 million views on the website..."

  63. Detroit Free Press - June 9, 2016
    "Wary of Pain-Killers, Lions Weigh in on Medical Marijuana Debate"

  64. CNN - June 8
    "Euro 2016: Doping in Soccer - 'The Submerged Part of the Iceberg'"

  65. Marijuana Business Daily - June 7, 2016
    "New Mexico's Medical Marijuana Industry Surges Ahead"

  66. Northern California Record - June 7, 2016
    "Pending Ruling Expected to Clarify Reach of Medical Marijuana Amendment"

  67. The Daily Caller - June 7, 2016
    "New Poll Continues Trend of American Marijuana Acceptance"

  68. Fox News - June 6, 2016
    "Four Ways Hillary Clinton Will Work to End Gun Ownership as President"

  69. Inquisitr - June 6, 2016
    "Marijuana Legalization Now Favored by Majority of Americans, New Poll Says 54 Percent Support Legalizing Cannabis"

  70. ProHealth - June 6, 2016
    "The Medicinal Uses of Cannabis in the Treatment of Lyme Disease and Related Conditions"

  71. Cilsos (Malaysia) - June 6, 2016
    "New Drinking Age Is Now 21? Is That Good or Bad for Malaysia?"

  72. Mother Jones - June 3, 2016
    "The Supreme Court Declines to Take on Solitary Confinement"

  73. East Oregonian - June 3, 2016
    "Is College Worth the Cost?"
    The author wrote, "ProCon.org (an organization that explores the pros and cons of controversial issues), compared average annual tuitions from 1971 through 2012."

  74. Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research - June 2, 2016
    "A Cross-Sectional Survey of Medical Cannabis Users: Patterns of Use and Perceived Efficacy"

  75. West Texas Tribune - June 1, 2016
    "Socially Speaking: Watchdogs of Injustice; Civil Rights Organizations"

  76. Current Addiction Reports - June 2016
    "A Review of Recent Advances in the Therapeutic Uses of Secondary Cannabinoids"

  77. Innovations in Pharmacy - June 2016
    "Adverse Effects and Drug Interactions Associated with Inhaled Recreational and Medical Marijuana"

  78. Natural News - May 31, 2016
    "While Insisting Marijuana Has No Medicinal Value Whatsoever, Government Approves New Drug Derived from Cannabis to Treat Multiple Health Conditions"

  79. Pacific Daily News - May 29, 2016
    "A Look Back at Minimum Wage Legislation"
    The author wrote, "In my attempt to get objective information, I turned to ProCon.Org, a nonprofit organization that seeks to present both sides of controversial matters."

  80. Sexualities - May 27, 2016
    "'It's Better Than Daytime Television': Questioning the Socio-Spatial Impacts of Massage Parlours on Residential Communities"

  81. Investment Watch - May 27, 2016
    "Dangerous, Experimental Pneumonia Vaccine Injected into 2-Month Old Babies and Adults after Major Surgery; Contains Multiple Strains of Pneumonia Plus Aluminum"

  82. Huffington Post - May 26, 2016
    "Buying and Selling Sex Should Be Decriminalized, Human Rights Groups Say"

  83. Santa Clara Journal of International Law - May 23, 2016
    "Shaky Ground: How Wavering Approaches to Prostitution Law Have Undermined International Efforts to End It"

  84. Leaf Science - May 22, 2016
    "5 Facts About Marijuana and Driving High"

  85. Live Trading News - May 20, 2016
    "Medical Marijuana Update"
    The author wrote, "For extensive information about the medical marijuana debate, presented in a neutral format, visit MedicalMarijuana.ProCon.org."

  86. Second Nexus - May 20, 2016
    "A Win in Congress for Medical Marijuana"

  87. Huffington Post - May 19, 2016
    "Congress Clears Way for Veterans to Get Medical Marijuana"

  88. Washington Post - May 18, 2016
    "Where Teenagers Can Legally Drink in the US (Yes, Really)"

  89. Ukranian Pravda - May 18, 2016
    "Trump Dump. As a Potential Presidential Troll"

  90. Substance Use & Misuse - May 18, 2016
    "Capturing Heterogeneity in Medical Marijuana Policies: A Taxonomy of Regulatory Regimes Across the United States"

  91. Washington Post - May 17, 2016
    "IOC Says 31 Athletes Could Face Rio Olympics Ban After Retesting Samples from Beijing Games"

  92. Business Insider - May 17, 2016
    "What Counts as 'Medical Marijuana' Varies from State to State — Here's Why That's a Problem"

  93. The Independent - May 17, 2016
    "140,000 People Cannot Vote in Kentucky Because They Have a Criminal Record"

  94. Quartz - May 17, 2016
    "Marijuana's Potential Health Benefits Are Being Obscured by the US Government's Ineptitude"

  95. American News X - May 17, 2016
    "Can States Establish Their Own 'Official Religion?'"

  96. American News X - May 17, 2016
    "Can States Establish Their Own 'Official Religion?'"

  97. Lifehacker Australia - May 16, 2016
    "What Marijuana Actually Does to Your Brain and Body"

  98. Houston Chronicle - May 16, 2016
    "What's 'Medical' About Marijuana?"

  99. Christian Science Monitor - May 13, 2016
    "Marijuana Experiment: A Muddled Path to Curb Driving While High"

  100. International Business Times Australia - May 13, 2016
    "DEA Approves Further Research That Directs PTSD to Medical Marijuana"

  101. Future Medicine - May 13, 2016
    "Boosting Clinical Translation of Nanomedicine"

  102. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy - May 12, 2016
    "Factors Driving the Diffusion of Medical Marijuana Legalisation in the United States"

  103. International Business Times - May 10, 2016
    "Marijuana Legalization 2016: Massachusetts Medical Weed Program Earns a Mere $320,610"


  104. Healthy Magazine - May 9, 2016
    "The Milk Debate"
    The author wrote, "There’s even a useful milk debate mediation site with interesting information—milk.procon.org."

  105. Connections.Mic - May 9, 2016
    "4 Feminist Reasons Why We Need to Support Sex Workers"

  106. Bustle - May 9, 2016
    "5 Signs You're Lactose Intolerant and Don't Know It"

  107. The Rambler - May 7, 2016
    "Felons Barred from Voting Rights"

  108. The Union (El Camino College) - May 5, 2016
    "Raise a Glass to Knowledge"

  109. K-LOVE - May 3, 2016
    "Child Immigration Crisis Derails 'American Dream'"
    Closer Look host Kenny Noble Cortes interviewed ProCon.org President and Managing Editor Kamy Akhavan about immigration issues.

  110. Journal of Medical Toxicology - May 2, 2016
    "Pediatric Concerns Due to Expanded Cannabis Use: Unintended Consequences of Legalization"

  111. Truthout - May 2, 2016
    "Here Are 10 Ways to Make Elections More Democratic"

  112. Columbia Chronicle - May 2, 2016
    "Ex-felons' Voting Rights Must Be Protected"

  113. Clinical Pediatrics - May 2016
    "Marijuana Exposure Among Children Younger Than Six Years in the United States"

  114. Procedia Engineering - May 2016
    "Identifying the Causes of Inefficiency and Poor Performance of the Delivery of Services"

  115. Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender, & Social Justice - May 2016
    "Sex for Sale: The Implications of Lawrence and Windsor and Prostitution in the United States"

  116. Alternative Daily - Apr. 30, 2016
    "Why You Should Buy a Share in a Dairy Cow - and How to Do It"

  117. The Motley Fool - Apr. 30, 2016
    "Where Does Your State Stand on Marijuana?"

  118. Mondoweiss - Apr. 29, 2016
    "The Banality of Evil as Captured in a Selfie"

  119. NewsTarget - Apr. 28, 2016
    "Obama's War on Marijuana: Why Is This Herbal Remedy Still a 'Schedule 1 Drug?'"

  120. Black Enterprise - Apr. 28, 2016
    "Marijuana Shops Break Sales Record in April"

  121. New Jersey Star-Ledger – Apr. 27, 2016
    "Restoring Voting Rights to Felons Is Political. It's Also Right"

  122. The News Hub - Apr. 27, 2016
    "The Ugliness of 2016 US Politics"

  123. Fox News - Apr. 27, 2016
    "8 Easy Ways to Make Money in Your Own Backyard"

  124. Huffington Post - Apr. 27, 2016
    "Maine Set to Vote on Recreational Marijuana Legalization This Year"

  125. SB Nation The Daily Stampede - Apr. 26, 2016
    "HOT TAKE TUESDAY: USF Should Stop Drug Testing Student-Athletes For Marijuana"

  126. Examiner.com – Apr. 26, 2016
    "Is America Getting Tired of Clinton's Gun Control Obsession Yet?"

  127. National Review – Apr. 25, 2016
    "On Guns, Clinton Runs Both Left and Right, Depending on Her Audience"

  128. Daily Nebraskan – Apr. 25, 2016
    "Ching: Give Voting Rights to Felons"

  129. Times-Call - Apr. 25, 2016
    "The Case for Cannabis"

  130. Washington Post - Apr. 25, 2016
    "Is It Time to Revise Our Federal Drug Laws?"

  131. Ad Week PRNewser - Apr. 25, 2016
    "Why PR Pros Should Choose Their Words Wisely When It Comes to Cannabis"

  132. GMA News Online - Apr. 25, 2016
    "Miriam Open to Hear Arguments for the Legalization of Medical Marijuana"

  133. American Thinker – Apr. 23, 2016
    "Virginia Governor Orders Felons Be Given the Right to Vote"

  134. Washington Post - Apr. 22, 2016
    "The Apparent Murder-Suicide of a Death-with-Dignity Advocate and His Ailing Wife"

  135. New York Times – Apr. 22, 2016
    "The Voting Effect of Virginia's Move on Felons? Small But Potentially Decisive"

  136. CityWatch - Apr. 21, 2016
    "Legalizing Prostitution: A New Election Issue?"

  137. The Houghton Star - Apr. 21, 2016
    "Ethical Contradictions – Abolishing the Death Penalty"

  138. SheKnows - Apr. 21, 2016
    "Topical Cannabis May Be Exactly What You Need After a Workout"

  139. KQED Education - Apr. 20, 2016
    "Should the Federal Minimum Wage Be Increased?"
    The author listed our site under "More Resources," stating, "This article provides background information on the history of the minimum wage and discusses current arguments for and against increasing it."

  140. TIME - Apr. 20, 2016
    "A Brief History of Marijuana Law in America"

  141. Fortune - Apr. 20, 2016
    "420 Poll: Majority of Americans Want to Legalize Pot"

  142. Forbes - Apr. 20, 2016
    "On 4/20, It's High Time to Think About Taxes, Revenues & Marijuana"

  143. Grok Nation - Apr. 20, 2016
    "Happy 420, a.k.a. 'Weed Day'"
    Actress Mayim Bialik wrote in an article on her website, "Here is a link to a wonderful set of articles detailing the impact of marijuana on a variety of diseases."


  144. The Trace - Apr. 20, 2016
    "Guns or Ganja: The Feds Say You Can't Have Both"

  145. Think Progress - Apr. 20, 2016
    "Can Marijuana Ever Be Environmentally Friendly?"

  146. Elite Daily - Apr. 20, 2016
    "7 Diseases That Medical Marijuana Is Helping to Treat Right Now"

  147. Geo - Apr. 20, 2016
    "En Californie, des Diplômés en Herbe" ("In California, Diplomas in Marijuana")

  148. Bossip - Apr. 20, 2016
    "#Happy420: You’ll Never Believe How Many People Have Died As A Result Of Marijuana Use"

  149. WP Tavern - Apr. 20, 2016
    "WP Dispensary Offers a Complete Marijuana Menu Solution for WordPress"

  150. CBSport.org - Apr. 19, 2016
    "Pennsylvania Legalizes Medical Marijuana, Is 24th State to Do So"

  151. NYSE Post - Apr. 18, 2016
    "Medical Marijuana Bill Nears Pennsylvania Governor's Desk"

  152. PennLive - Apr. 17, 2016
    "It's Official: Medical Marijuana Now Legal in Pennsylvania"

  153. New York Magazine - Apr. 17, 2016
    "Pennsylvania Launches Medical Marijuana Program"
    Reprinted by AOL News on Apr. 18, 2016

  154. Cannabis Business Executive - Apr. 17, 2016
    "Dealing with Washington’s Marijuana Retail Licensing System is a Cautionary Tale"

  155. Harvard International Law Journal - Apr. 15, 2016
    "Closing the 90 Mile Gap: How Changing U.S.-Cuba Relations Lead to Changing Law"

  156. Mic.com - Apr. 14, 2016
    "Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Moves to Legalize Doctor-Assisted Suicide"

  157. Medical Daily - Apr. 14, 2016
    "The Top 10 US Cities That Talk About Weed: Los Angeles, New York, And Denver Rank Highest"

  158. Fox Sports - Apr. 14, 2016
    "A Change in the NFL's Marijuana Policy May Come Too Late for Josh Gordon"

  159. Science.Mic - Apr. 14, 2016
    "There's a Big, Surprising Benefit to Eating Weed Rather Than Smoking It"

  160. The News Tribune - Apr. 13, 2016
    "State Must Quit Dawdling on Homeland Security Law"

  161. International Business Times - Apr. 13, 2016
    "US Medical Cannabis Market to Surpass $40 Billion Mark"

  162. Los Angeles Racked - Apr. 13, 2016
    "High Fashion: 10 Stylish Items to Wear on 420"

  163. National Pain Report - Apr. 13, 2016
    "Medicinal Marijuana: The 'Robin Hood' of Modern Medicine"


  164. Tuko (Kenya) - Apr. 13, 2016
    "Paying for Sex Allows for Men Few or No Complications"

  165. Current Addiction Reports - Apr. 12, 2016
    "A Review of Recent Advances in the Therapeutic Uses of Secondary Cannabinoids"

  166. Small Business Trends - Apr. 11, 2016
    "Whoopi Goldberg Gets into Pot Business with Medical Marijuana Company for Women"

  167. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry - Apr. 11, 2016
    "Agitation in Alzheimer's Disease as a Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana in the US"

  168. International Business Times - Apr. 7, 2016
    "Pro-Palestinian Activists In San Francisco Interrupt Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat Speech, Chanting, 'Intifada!'"

  169. KULR-8 News (NBC affiliate) - Apr. 7, 2016
    Local News
    ProCon.org was referenced on air in Missoula, Butte, Billings, and Glendive, Montana. The broadcaster said: "According to ProCon.org, currently here in Montana there are an estimated 13 thousand plus people who use medical cannabis."

  170. Liberal America - Apr. 7, 2016
    "Many People Could Get Relief As The DEA Discusses Reclassifying This Drug"

  171. Westword - Apr. 7, 2016
    "DEA Considers Rescheduling Marijuana Years After Rejecting Colorado's Request"

  172. The Daily Orange (Syracuse University) - Apr. 6, 2016
    "International Students at Syracuse University Compare Their Home Drinking Habits to American Ones"

  173. Phoenix Business Journal - Apr. 6, 2016
    "Scottsdale Firm Looks to Fly High with National Wave of Marijuana Measures"

  174. Underground Reporter - Apr. 5, 2016
    "Hoax: Viral Cannabis Oil Article Is Exactly Why You Need to Do Your Own Research"

  175. Illinois Business Law Journal - Apr. 5, 2016
    "Sex and Taxes: Prostitution as a Legal Business"

  176. Huffington Post Australia - Apr. 3, 2016
    "The Five Most Addictive Drugs, and Whether Ranking Them Actually Does Any Good"

  177. Westword - Apr. 1, 2016
    "Where Colorado's MMJ Patient Population Ranks in the Top Ten States"

  178. International Journal of Drug Policy - Apr. 1, 2016
    "Withholding Differential Risk Information on Legal Consumer Nicotine/Tobacco Products: The Public Health Ethics of Health Information Quarantines"

  179. Liberal America - Apr. 1, 2016
    "Why Are We Regulating Women's Bodies But Not Men's?"

  180. Journal of Drug Issues - Apr. 2016
    "Medical Marijuana and Crime: Further Evidence From the Western States"

  181. International Journal of Childbirth Education - Apr. 2016
    "The Law and Immunization in the United States"

  182. Journal of Dialogue and Culture - Apr. 2016
    "Food and Culture: From Local Relationality to Global Responsibility"

  183. Panacea Journal of Medical Sciences - Jan.-Apr. 2016
    "Wake up Call to Halt the Evolving Epidemic of Sexual Offence in India: Urgent Need to Find out the Solutions"

  184. Journal of Addiction Medicine - Mar./Apr. 2016
    "Weeding Out the Truth: Adolescents and Cannabis"

  185. Huffington Post Health Living - Mar. 29, 2016
    "Cannaphobia: What's Up with Fear of Marijuana"

  186. Star Tribune - Mar. 28, 2016
    "Ready or Not, Pot Clinics Are Coming"

  187. Examiner - Mar. 28, 2016
    "Cancer Expert Dr. Donald Abrams Sets Record Straight: Can Cannabis Cure Cancer?"

  188. Jamaica Observer - Mar. 27, 2016
    "Germany Raises Serious Issues about Prostitution"

  189. Medium - Mar. 24, 2016
    "Silicon Vice: How Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Are Creating the Next Big Tech Companies"

  190. The George-Anne - Mar. 24, 2016
    "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Equality"

  191. Los Angeles Times - Mar. 23, 2016
    "Opinion: A Win for Transparency In Missouri Execution Cases"

  192. Kehila News Israel - Mar. 22, 2016
    "What Do the Palestinians Want from Israel?"

  193. Reboot Illinois - Mar. 22, 2016
    "Fast Facts: How Does the Illinois Medical Marijuana Program Compare to Other States?"

  194. Clinical Pain Advisor - Mar. 21, 2016
    "Legalized Marijuana: Are We Ready for the Consequences?"

  195. The Daily Liberator - Mar. 21, 2016
    "Trump Promises He Will Be a Dictator"

  196. Daily News Journal (part of the USA TODAY network) - Mar. 20, 2016
    "How to Talk to Teens about Politics"
    The author wrote, "Today, with presidential campaigns in full bloom, we want to talk about the political environment, its impact on our domestic world and the family life of our teens... Your conversation might benefit from several resources: ProCon is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that relates all sides of more than 50 issues."

  197. Forward - Mar. 19, 2016
    "Israel Slams Time for Sympathetic Story of Terrorist Who Killed 3"

  198. Mint Press News - Mar. 18, 2016
    "Draconian Drug Laws Continue to Create Families of 'Cannabis Refugees' Seeking Care"

  199. Yahoo News - Mar. 16, 2016
    "Donald Trump's Hate Speech Is Breeding Violence and There Is More to Come"

  200. International Business Times - Mar. 16, 2016
    "Marijuana Legalization in Pennsylvania 2016: Medical Cannabis Bill Approved by State House Lawmakers"

  201. Southeast Missourian - Mar. 16, 2016
    "Cruz, Sanders Win in Cape Girardeau County; Trump, Clinton Win in Other Area Counties"

  202. Fox affiliate KLRT (Little Rock, AR) - Mar. 16, 2016
    "Building Relationship - Pros and Cons of Social Media"
    The hosts of Good Day Arkansas did a segment based on one of our websites, stating, "According to the Social Networking ProCon.org site, there are several pros and cons to the use of social media when building relationships. When it comes to family, friends, and work here are several factors to consider."

  203. National Pain Report - Mar. 15, 2016
    "Medical Marijuana - Is Momentum Increasing?"

  204. The Observer - Mar. 14, 2016
    "Mandatory Vaccines"
    The author wrote, "For more information on the arguments surrounding mandated vaccinations, please visit vaccines.procon.org."

  205. News Target - Mar. 14, 2016
    "After a Drunk Driver's Escapade with a Tree Stuck in the Front of Her Car Went Viral, What's the Truth about Safety: Weed vs. Alcohol"

  206. Think Progress - Mar. 14, 2016
    "More Than 1.8 Million People Can't Vote This Tuesday"

  207. Vox - Mar. 11, 2016
    "Poll: Women Have Harsher Attitudes toward Prostitution than Men"

  208. PressRoomVIP - Mar. 10, 2016
    "Law Makers Legalize Raw Milk... Immediately Get Sick Drinking Raw Milk"

  209. Independent Journal - Mar. 9, 2016
    "This Summer California Will Become the 5th State to Enact Controversial Suicide Law"

  210. Huffington Post Miami - Mar. 9, 2016
    "Who Belongs? The GOP’s Anti-Immigrant Race to the Bottom, and the Dominican Example"

  211. Brit + Co - Mar. 9, 2016
    "10 Quizzes + Apps to Decide Which Presidential Candidate Is Your Perfect Match"
    The author wrote of our 2016 election presidential matching quiz: "Check a running tally as you go through the quiz, so you can track which candidate agrees with you on each question you answer. If there's a specific issue or two that you’d like to focus on, this is a GOOD test to take."

  212. The Daily Targum - Mar. 9, 2016
    "Rutgers Professor Explains Debate over Euthanasia"

  213. The Rapidian - Mar. 8, 2016
    "Important Things to Remember for Today's Presidential Primary"

  214. VICE – Mar. 7, 2016
    "Why Is It Still so Hard for Ex-Cons to Vote in Florida?"

  215. The Oracle (University of South Florida) - Mar. 6, 2016
    "U.S. Should Reconsider Mending Relations with Cuba"

  216. Examiner - Mar. 6, 2016
    "Strategies to Improve Performance on Standardized Tests"

  217. Observer - Mar. 2, 2016
    "Another Reason to Hate Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Her War on Medical Marijuana"


  218. Journal of the American Medical Association - Mar. 1, 2016
    "Hip Fracture Surgery vs Elective Total Hip Replacement"

  219. Journal of the American Medical Association - Mar. 1, 2016
    "Association between Having a Highly Educated Spouse and Physician Practice in Rural Underserved Areas"

  220. Social Education - Mar. 2016
    "Social Bubbles: How They Prevent Students from Seeing Different Perspectives on Historical Events and Social Issues"
    The author, C. Frederick Risinger, wrote: "This is an absolutely 'must have' site in every teacher's bookmark/favorites list... It has a great 'Teacher's Corner,' with free lesson plans, a section on how teachers can meet Common Core and NCSS standards as they use the Pro-Con materials, and a section on teaching controversial issues and critical thinking... I bragged about this site in my last column, but it is so perfect for this topic."

  221. Research and Science Today - Mar. 2016
    "The New Caliphate-A War of All against All"

  222. Phi Delta Kappan - Mar. 2016
    "A Timeline of Teacher Tenure"

  223. American Journal of Law & Medicine - Mar. 2016
    "Mandating Disclosure of Conscience-Based Limitations on Medical Practice"

  224. European Journal of Women's Studies - Mar. 2016
    "Sexual Violence in Iraq: Challenges for Transnational Feminist Politics"

  225. Health Affairs - Mar. 2016
    "Older, Less Regulated Medical Marijuana Programs Have Much Greater Enrollment Rates than Newer 'Medicalized' Programs"

  226. Journal of International and Comparative Law - Mar. 2016
    "In Treatment: Comparing the Legality of Medical Marijuana under American Law and Jewish Law"

  227. Skeptic - Mar. 2016
    "Hurricane Strikes as Divine Retribution"
    The authors wrote: "Data on the status of gay marriage (legalized, banned) and year of action for each state were downloaded from ProCon.org, a non-profit educational organization that provides information on both sides of sociopolitical issues."

  228. The Journal of Family Practice - Mar. 2016
    "Medical Marijuana: A Treatment Worth Trying?"

  229. Michigan Law Review - Mar. 2016
    "Underbanked: Cooperative Banking as a Potential Solution to the Marijuana-Banking Problem"

  230. Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development - Spring 2016
    "Executing the Innocent: How to Remedy a State's Wrong"

  231. KFBK News Radio 93.1 FM - Feb. 29, 2016
    "Teacher Job Protection in the Court of Appeals"
    The article features an interview with ProCon.org President and Managing Editor Kamy Akhavan talking about the pros and cons of teacher tenure and was reprinted by 600 KOGO News Radio.

  232. CheatSheet - Feb. 28, 2016
    "4 Different Types of Milk: Which One Is Right for You?"

  233. EWAO (Earth We Are One) - Feb. 27, 2016
    "Painkiller Deaths Drop by 25% in States with Legalized Medical Marijuana"

  234. Yahoo! News - Feb. 25, 2016
    "What Conditions Qualify for Medical Marijuana? It Depends on Your State"
    Also published on .Mic

  235. Growing Tennessee - Feb. 23, 2016
    "Coalition of Ag Organizations Makes Strides to End Cuba Embargo"

  236. EdWeek - Feb. 20, 2016
    "Response: Ways Principals Can Assist Social Studies Teachers"
    The author wrote: "From the New York Times Room for Debate Blog, to ProCon.org... there are many sources to find well-reasoned, thoughtful dialogue about current events."

  237. Yahoo! News - Feb. 19, 2016
    "How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Our Systems? Here's Why There's No Definite Answer"
    Also published on AOL.com and .Mic

  238. CNBC - Feb. 19, 2016
    "10 Top-Rated States for Medical Marijuana"

  239. Idaho Statesman - Feb. 19, 2016
    "Visiting Cuba: 'We're Punishing the Wrong People'"
    The author wrote: "(For a comprehensive look at arguments for and against lifting the embargo, go to ProCon.org and search for 'Cuban embargo.')"

  240. Health Impact News - Feb. 19, 2016
    "Medical Cannabis Becoming More Available to American Consumers"

  241. Science.Mic - Feb. 19, 2016
    "Does Marijuana Cause Mental Illness? What We Know About the Long-Term Effects of Weed"

  242. Independent Journal - Feb. 18, 2016
    "Bernie Sanders Differentiates Himself in a Big Way from Hillary When It Comes to Assisted Suicide"

  243. Civil Beat - Feb. 17, 2016
    "Health Beat: Will We Ban Homegrown Pot Culture We Helped Create?"

  244. The Daily Times - Feb. 16, 2016
    "Ferguson Adapts along with Maryville Schools to Changes through the Decades"
    The author shared a quote from a teacher who uses ProCon.org: "Today’s students 'do more sophisticated work than kids have been able to, because there’s much more information available to them,' Ferguson explained. In preparing for debates, for example, they can access websites such as ProCon.org. 'It opens up the their minds,' she said."

  245. High Times - Feb. 15, 2016
    "How Marijuana Tolerance Builds Up — And How to Bring It Down"

  246. Portland Press Herald - Feb. 14, 2016
    "Another View: Treatment for Drug Addiction Should Never Include Marijuana"

  247. Counter Current News - Feb. 13, 2016
    "Molecular Biologist Discovers How Marijuana Kills Cancer Cells"

  248. Bipartisan Report - Feb. 13, 2016
    "Bill Maher Lights up Audience with Stoned Cold Support for Legal Weed"

  249. Alaska Commons - Feb. 12, 2016
    "The Anchorage Assembly Kind of Just Un-Passed the Marijuana Land Use Ordinance"

  250. Popsugar - Feb. 12, 2016
    "The Reason Women Are Using Marijuana Suppositories May Surprise You"

  251. BizPhilly - Feb. 12, 2016
    "It’s Not Marijuana, But Synthetic THC Company Has High Hopes"

  252. Indy Week - Feb. 11, 2016
    "Urine Trouble: Drug Testing Welfare Recipients Fails in N.C., Just Like Everywhere Else"

  253. New York Times - Feb. 10, 2016
    "Great Free Resources for Teaching Election 2016"
    The New York Times learning network recommended 2016 Election ProCon.org as a website to research where candidates stand on issues calling it "even more comprehensive" than the New York Times' own 2016 election resources.

  254. The Christian Science Monitor – Feb. 9, 2016
    "Should Ex-Convicts Have the Right to Vote? Maryland Now Says Yes (+Video)"

  255. Napa Valley Register - Feb. 9, 2016
    "Social Media Can Make Us Less Social"

  256. The Collegian - Feb. 8, 2016
    "Opinion: The M-rated Forbidden Fruit"

  257. Vision Launch - Feb. 8, 2016
    "What Are Independent Researchers Telling Us about Vaccines?"

  258. International Business Times - Feb. 5, 2016
    "2016 Presidential Election and Marijuana: How Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio Answer the Weed Question"


  259. American Thinker - Feb. 5, 2016
    "The Unbalanced US Arab-Israeli Balancing Act"

  260. Cheat Sheet - Feb. 5, 2016
    "Why Your Health Insurance Won't Cover Medical Marijuana"

  261. The Verge - Feb. 5, 2016
    "Facebook Is Removing Business Pages for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries"

  262. The Antelope (University of Nebraska at Kearney) - Feb. 4, 2016
    "Hunke's Perspective on End of Life Choices"

  263. Policy.Mic - Feb. 3, 2016
    "Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization 2016: Where State Stands on Legalizing Pot"

  264. YourTango - Feb. 3, 2016
    "New Marijuana Tampons Claim to Permanently Relieve Your Cramps"

  265. Medicine.News - Feb. 2, 2015
    "U.S. Government Doublespeak: Marijuana Cures Cancer, but Has 'No Accepted Medical Use'"

  266. Coyote Chronicle (Cal State University at San Bernardino) - Feb. 2, 2016
    "Marijuana Bans in California"

  267. Huffington Post - Feb. 1, 2016
    "Does Marco Rubio Think His Ex-Felon Brother-in-Law Should Be Allowed to Vote?"

  268. Frontpage Mag - Feb. 1, 2016
    "Funding of the Palestinian Authority - and Fueling Terror"

  269. Digital Journal - Feb. 1, 2016
    "Study: Middle Age Marijuana Users Risk Cognitive Impairment"

  270. The Vaccine Reaction - Feb. 1, 2016
    "Tdap Vaccinations for All Pregnant Women in Brazil Mandated in Late 2014"

  271. Journal of Language and Social Psychology - Feb. 2016
    "The Language of Extremity: The Language of Extreme Members and How the Presence of Extremity Affects Group Discussion"

  272. Australian Prescriber - Feb. 2016
    "The Hazards of Rapid Approval of New Drugs"


  273. Literacy Learning: The Middle Years - Feb. 2016
    "Leveraging Boys' Engagement with Gaming for Improving Literacy"

  274. International Journal of Drug Policy - Feb. 2016
    "Smoking, Vaping, Eating: Is Legalization Impacting the Way People Use Cannabis?"

  275. Journal of Pain Research - Feb. 2016
    "A Urinary Test Procedure for Identification of Cannabidiol in Patients Undergoing Medical Therapy with Marijuana"

  276. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs - Feb. 2016
    "Assessing Sample Bias among Venue-Based Respondents at Medical Marijuana Dispensaries"

  277. International Studies Quarterly - Feb. 2016
    "Pragmatic Networks and Transnational Governance of Private Military and Security Services"

  278. RedEye Chicago - Jan. 29, 2016
    "What You Need to Know - Nothing More - about the 2016 Presidential Election"
    The author wrote, "On issues including whether the federal minimum wage should be increased, whether recreational marijuana should be legalized and whether the Black Lives Matter movement is good for America, ProCon.org shows not only where the candidates stand but also whether they've flip-flopped."

  279. Student News Daily - Jan. 29, 2016
    "United States Eases Trade Restrictions with Cuba"

  280. Independent Journal - Jan. 29, 2016
    "For These ‘Disenfranchised’ Iowa Voters, the Right to Vote Stirs Deeply Conflicted Feelings"

  281. Journal of Current Issues & Research in Advertising - Jan. 28, 2016
    "Risks, Benefits, and Competitive Interference: Consumer Perceptions of Prescription Drug Versus Dietary Supplement Advertising"

  282. Anti-Media - Jan. 27, 2016
    "These People Receive 300 Free Marijuana Joints from the Government Each Month"

  283. Cleveland.com - Jan. 26, 2015
    "Medical Marijuana Hearings to Be Held around Ohio: Here's How to Share Your Thoughts"

  284. Identities.Mic - Jan. 26, 2016
    "The Booming Marijuana Industry Is Still Too White"

  285. The Daily Caller - Jan. 25, 2016
    "An Alternative to the FDA"

  286. Bustle - Jan. 25, 2016
    "7 Reasons Milk Is Bad for You"

  287. CNet - Jan. 24, 2016
    "How Sex Tech Could Threaten the World's Oldest Profession"

  288. Salon - Jan. 21, 2016
    "You Can Do Better, New York: 7 Ways the Empire State's Medical Marijuana Program Falls Short"

  289. Food Safety News - Jan. 21, 2016
    "Illinois Switch: On-the-Farm Raw Milk Sales Now Legal"

  290. Reason - Jan. 19, 2016
    "A 19-Year-Old Rightly Complains That 'Prohibition Still Applies to Us'"

  291. Crikey - Jan. 18, 2016
    "Did Essendon Players Get a Fair Shake?"

  292. Fox Sports - Jan. 18, 2016
    "Jim McMahon Used Marijuana to Get off Narcotic Painkillers"
    Reprinted by Fox News on Jan. 28, 2016

  293. Food Safety News - Jan. 18, 2016
    "Patchwork of State Regs on Raw Milk Blankets the Country"

  294. Philadelphia Jewish Voice - Jan. 17, 2016
    "Kosher Cannabis Available for Medical Use in New York"

  295. Inquisitr - Jan. 17, 2016
    "Democratic Debate: How High Are the Candidates on Legalizing Marijuana?"

  296. Medical Daily - Jan. 15, 2016
    "Medical Marijuana May Be a Cure for Migraines, and Many Other Conditions"

  297. Journal of Drug Issues - Jan. 13, 2016
    "Medical Marijuana and Crime: Further Evidence From the Western States"

  298. Food Safety News - Jan. 12, 2016
    "Raw Milk's 'Explosive Growth' Comes with Costs to the State"

  299. Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice - Jan. 12, 2016
    "Obesity in Special Populations: Pregnancy"

  300. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs - Jan. 12, 2016
    "Marijuana: A Fifty-Year Personal Addiction Medicine Perspective"

  301. Forbes - Jan. 8, 2016
    "Here's How Much Medical Marijuana New York Could Sell in a Year"

  302. Huffington Post - Jan. 7, 2016
    "Sex, Drugs, & Incarceration: Why Decriminalizing Sex Work Needs to be Part of the Conversation"

  303. Reboot Illinois - Jan. 6, 2016
    "Number of Illinois Medical Marijuana Patients, Dispensaries Grow"

  304. Louisville Business First - Jan. 5, 2016
    "What Could Legalized Marijuana Mean for Kentucky Business?"

  305. Bangor Daily News - Jan. 5, 2016
    "If Obesity Is a Disease, What Is the Medicine to Cure It?"

  306. Reset San Francisco - Jan. 4, 2016
    "Five New California Laws to Know for 2016"

  307. Legal Insurrection - Jan. 2, 2016
    "Mexican Pot Farmers’ Profits Dwindle as U.S. Loosens Marijuana Laws"

  308. Journal of Property Law Texas A&M University School of Law - Jan. 2, 2016
    "Puff, the Magic Dragon and the Estate Planner"

  309. QUT (Queensland University of Technology) Law Review - Jan. 1, 2016
    "Legalised Physician-Assisted Death in Oregon"

  310. High Times - Jan. 1, 2016
    "Radical Rant: 2016—The Year of Marijuana"

  311. Intervention in School and Clinic - Jan. 2016
    "Implementing iPads in the Inclusive Classroom Setting"

  312. Social Psychological and Personality Science - Jan. 2016
    "Who Needs Individual Responsibility? Audience Race and Message Content Influence Third-Party Evaluations of Political Messages"

  313. Harvard Journal on Legislation - Jan. 2016
    "Puff, Puff, Pass... That Law: The Changing Legislative Environment of Medical Marijuana Policy"

  314. Social Education - Jan. 2016
    "What I Learned in New Orleans at NCSS, 2015"
    The author wrote of our website: "I found this group in the exhibit area and thought, 'This is the type of resource I always wanted as a teacher—and have tried to provide in my columns for several years.' This site has just about every major (and some not so major) controversial issue... They've just introduced the 2016 presidential election to their site. Every candidate’s position on a host of issues is presented and you can do a side-by-side comparison of one candidate against another. I looked at several issues and they do include all the points on all sides of very important issues facing us personally, at local and state levels, nationally and internationally. If you don't check out any other site in this column, check out this one."

  315. American Journal of Preventive Medicine - Jan. 2016
    "Toking, Vaping, and Eating for Health or Fun: Marijuana Use Patterns in Adults, U.S., 2014"

  316. Journal of Chemical Ecology - Jan. 2016
    "The Effect of Ethnicity on Human Axillary Odorant Production"

  317. International Journal of Drug Policy - Jan. 2016
    "The Effect of Medical Cannabis Laws on Juvenile Cannabis Use"

  318. Chapman Law Review - Winter 2016
    "State Constitutional Initiative Processes and Governance in the Twenty-First Century"

  319. Hastings West-Northwest Journal of Environmental Law and Policy - Winter 2016
    "The Grass is Greener Where You Water It: Regulating Water Use for Marijuana Cultivation to Curb California's Severe Drought"

  320. International Journal of Research in Education and Science - Winter 2016
    "Mathematical Teaching Strategies: Pathways to Critical Thinking and Metacognition"