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CBS, NBC Highlight Downside to NYT's Call for Pot Legalization
7/28/2014 6:16 PM ET
As the New York Times launched a high profile editorial to federally legalize marijuana, NBC and CBS surprisingly showcased the downside of the pro-pot movement in states such as Colorado and ...
CBS Returns to Puffing Pot: 'High Times' in Seattle
7/9/2014 12:45 PM ET
For the second day in a row, CBS This Morning reported live from Seattle as Washington State officially legalizes marijuana. The on-screen graphic for the segment promoted the "high times" sure to ...
ABC Promotes Legalized Pot in ‘the Land of Starbucks’; CBS Mentions Shortages, Restrictions, and Opposition
7/8/2014 3:15 PM ET
Reporting on the news Tuesday that recreational marijuana is now legal in Washington state, ABC News correspondent Neal Karlinsky filed a story to ABC’s Good Morning America that stands as the ...
CBS, NBC Push Puff Pieces on Pot, Dream of ‘Light Up and Write Up’ Pulitzer Pot Prize
7/7/2014 5:15 PM ET
On Monday, all three broadcast network morning news shows gave mention to the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Washington state with sales set to begin on Tuesday. In particular, ...
CBS Puffs Pot as an Empowerment Tool for Women: 'Breaking the Grass Ceiling'
6/17/2014 2:27 PM ET
CBS This Morning on Tuesday continued its role as the biggest cheerleader of legalized marijuana. Reporter Barry Petersen hailed the role of women in Colorado's expanding pot industry. A network ...
CBS Puffs 'Pot Lobbyist' in D.C.: 'Making Friends in High Places'
5/2/2014 3:37 PM ET
CBS This Morning journalists on Friday continued the show's obsession with legalized pot, offering an uncritical puffing of a new marijuana lobbyist in Washington D.C. Gayle King touted, ...
CBS Wakes Up to the Dangers of 'Edible Pot,' Notes Deaths in Colorado
4/30/2014 4:58 PM ET
Ten days after touting the best marijuana in Colorado, CBS This Morning journalists woke up to some potential dangers for the state's decision to legalize pot. Gayle King informed viewers, ...
CBS Puffs Legalized Pot in Colorado, Touts the Best Marijuana: 'Ghost Train Haze'
4/21/2014 4:27 PM ET
CBS This Morning journalist Barry Petersen on Monday offered a puff piece on legalized pot in Colorado, displaying no skepticism about health effects. Instead, he happily explained that "more than ...
Reefer Madness: Only 3 Percent of Pot Stories Mention Health Risks
4/17/2014 10:19 AM ET
As stoners call for education, networks leave users high (and dry).
CNN Laments Medical Marijuana's Illegality: 'Can't A Stroke of the Pen Change This Problem?'
3/7/2014 7:56 PM ET
CNN's John Berman bemoaned how medical marijuana is still illegal in many jurisdictions on Friday's This Hour, and hinted that executive action needed be taken to fix this situation. After noting ...
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