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1 hr ago | Real Clear Politics

Marijuana Prohibition Doesn't Work

The New York Times has seen the light. On Sunday, the paper editorialized in favor of an end to the federal ban on marijuana.


Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Representative Eric Swalwell, California

6 hrs ago | CBS Local

Marijuana Researcher Loses Appeal To University Of Arizona

A fired University of Arizona professor who was studying to effects of medical marijuana on military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder has lost an appeal to regain her job.


Related Topix: University of Arizona

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Senators urge Obama to deliver consistent message on marijuana

Democratic senators from Washington state and Colorado entered the fray Tuesday, releasing a letter that complained that federal agencies “have taken different approaches that seem to be at odds with one another.” The senators _ Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell from Washington state and Mark Udall and Michael Bennet of Colorado _ cited two ... (more)


Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Daily World

Porch shooting case hinges on a single witness

Investigators canvassed the area where 19-year-old Renisha McBride was fatally shot, knocking on 80-100 doors trying to gain additional information, but found just one witness.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Dearborn Heights, MI

Merced Sun-Star

Big Island man sues for medical-marijuana access

Aaron Zeeman's lawsuit filed July 22 says the refusal by probation officers to allow him to use medical marijuana violates his rights.


Related Topix: Drugs

Regina Leader Post

Political debate over marijuana legalization heats up

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Related Topix: Drugs, Canada, North America, World News, Prison

St. Clair County OKs $7M medical marijuana plan

The Belleville News-Democrat reports that the St. Clair County board voted 21 to 4 on Monday in favor of the farm proposal, which still requires approval by state officials.


Related Topix: St Clair County, IL, Marissa, IL

News Talk Florida

Florida: 5 Things To Know For July 29th

On Sunday morning, Ommy Irizarry posted a Facebook message about his 9th wedding anniversary, which was that day.


Related Topix: Florida, Sarasota, FL, Darden Restaurants, Restaurant Management

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Ruling disallows probation ban on medical pot use

A split ruling issued Friday by a three-judge state Court of Appeals panel in Tucson overturns a Cochise County Superior Court judge's order that a drug-case probationer not use medical marijuana.


Related Topix: Drugs

Cybercast News Service

Rare storm at California beach hard to see coming

A thunderstorm formed so rapidly over a Southern California beach that experts said Monday it was impossible for anyone to predict a lightning strike would turn a day of carefree fun into one of terror.


Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Explosion, California

Daily Herald

Highland Park doctor accused of faking pot paperwork

Illinois regulators allege a suburban doctor misled a 79-year-old patient by issuing a bogus medical marijuana certification for a $250 fee, according to a formal complaint filed Monday.


Related Topix: Illinois, Medicine

Times Herald

'New York Times' pro-marijuana editorial pushes legalization debate

Drug Policy Alliance Ethan Nadelmann said the piece took "intellectual and moral clarity as well as courage," according to a statement.


Related Topix: Drugs, Washington DC

WAPT-TV Jackson

Bill would legalize some cannabis strains

That was the middle of March, when Haleigh's brain was being short-circuited by hundreds of seizures a day, overrunning the array of five potent drugs meant to control them.


Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Seizures, Health, Colorado Springs, CO, Depakote, Valproic Acid (generic)

Florida voters approve of medical marijuana

The poll released Monday morning showed that 88 percent of Florida voters support medical marijuana, compared to 10 percent who are opposed.


Psychology Today

What Does Marijuana Really Do to the Brain?

Around 4% of adults worldwide smoked cannabis at least once in the last year according to a United Nations study .


Related Topix: Drugs

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Courier News

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Dozens of Spotswood residents sat or stood and listened to a panel discussion, frequently joining in on the passionate discussion and debate.


Related Topix: Drugs, Spotswood, NJ, Middlesex County, NJ, Rutgers University

Detroit Free Press

Marijuana questions head for city ballots

Marijuana questions could pop up on ballots in at least 17 cities across Michigan this summer and fall.


Related Topix: Drugs, Clinton Township, MI, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, Michigan, Pleasant Ridge, MI

The Washington Post

At the borders of Colorado, a dividing line over marijuana

The legal marijuana market in Colorado has created a bonanza for "green entrepreneurs" and tax collectors in the state.


Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Prison, Illinois, US Politics, US News

Branford dispensary to begin selling pot in Sept.

Manager, Nick Tamborrino says Bluepoint Wellness of Connecticut, one of six state-approved dispensaries of medical marijuana, will open probably around the last week in August for counseling.


Marijuana poses more risks than many realize

Doctors say they're increasingly fielding questions about the safety of marijuana, as use of the drug rises and more communities consider legalizing it.


Related Topix: Drugs, Colorado, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health