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17 min ago | Examiner.com

Latest study can't prove marijuana smoking destroys young minds

Have you ever wondered if you smoke too much weed? A marijuana study published today in the Journal of Neuroscience asserts that smoking six joints in one week classifies as "casual marijuana use".

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4 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Teens who suffer concussion more likely to attempt suicide, be bullied: study

Madison High School football players run sprints during a practice in Vienna, Va., on Aug. 11, 2006.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Depression, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KBOI-AM Boise

Man Caught with Stolen Wallet, Marijuana at Traffic Stop

According to the Boise Police Department, 30-year-old Robert Wilkinson was pulled over near South Vista Avenue and West Kootenai Street for not yielding at a left-hand turn.

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Related Topix: Boise, ID

WABC-AM New York

'Bud and Breakfast' Joins Emerging Marijuana-Friendly Colorado Hotels

Travelers heading to Denver with a desire to "wake and bake" will have a new lodging to consider this May, when a local hospitality group launches the latest in a handful of marijuana-friendly accommodations in the area.

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CFRA

Study suggests casual marijuana users may get brain changes that foreshadow later trouble

A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say.

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CBS Local

Pot Accessories Remain Criminal Offense Under New Marijuana Law

A new law that will decriminalize marijuana in October involves some ambiguities that police and prosecutors are just beginning to confront.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Baltimore County, MD

Washington Times

Medical marijuana moratoriums in 71 Oregon cities

The League of Oregon Cities and the Association of Oregon Counties pushed for the legislation.

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Philly.com

Drug test troubles for Libertarian City Council special election candidate

RICHARD TAMACCIO, a/k/a Nikki Allen Poe, must see a federal judge about new drug activity before he can face the city's voters as the Libertarian candidate for a May 20 special election to fill a vacant at-large City Council seat.

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Related Topix: Drug Testing, Drugs, Activism

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Marijuana decriminalization bill signed into law

Over the objections of prosecutors, the governor signs into law a controversial bill that makes possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana a civil crime.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KSL-TV

Legalizing marijuana may decrease violent crime, studies say

In a study published in PLOS ONE , researchers focused on the crime rates of Part I crimes, which consists of homicide, rape, robbery, burglary, larceny and auto theft, in relation to marijuana use.

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Denver Post

Family bonds holding marijuana business together showing strains

Pete Williams, chief operating officer of Medicine Man, works in the marijuana growing room in Denver on March 25. EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second in an occasional series of articles on Year One of recreational pot sales in Colorado told through the lens of one business, Medicine Man in northeast Denver.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Westminster, CO

WPTV Local News

Local family supports medical marijuana for son

A Martin County family is crossing their fingers that Florida lawmakers will soon legalize a form of medical marijuana so that their child can be treated with it.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Florida, Florida Government

Sunherald.com

Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers

On four different occasions in recent years, we've published editorials calling for the legalization of medical marijuana.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Iowa Government, Council Bluffs, IA, West Des Moines, IA, Opinion

NBC Washington

Seth Rogen Mocks James Franco on "SNL"

Actor and comedian Seth Rogen took to the stage as host of "Saturday Night Live" for the third time and insisted he doesn't need famous friends to help him with the gig.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Seth Rogen, James Franco, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Drugs

The Modesto Bee

Medical pot measure could boost Fla. Democrats

Party operatives are pushing a constitutional amendment that would make Florida the first state in the South to legalize some pot use.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Rick Scott, US Governors

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Vet: More cases of pets high on marijuana

Veterinarians are asking pet owners to pay more attention to what their animals are getting into because they're seeing more and more cases of pets ingesting marijuana.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Marijuana Vending Machine Unveiled In Colorado

A customer eyes marijuana samples at a Denver dispensary. The makers of a newly unveiled vending machine are hoping to change how pot is sold in stores.

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Related Topix: Avon, CO, Eagle-Vail, CO, Vail, CO

Vancouver Sun

Mounties seize medical marijuana shipments, licensed buyers end up abandoning purchases

Vancouverites came out in the sun to watch the annual Vaisakhi Parade, as thousands celebrated the Punjabi harvest time festival that commemorates the birth of Sikhism.

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WBUR-AM Boston

Amherst Rally, 'Extravaganja,' Again Calls For Marijuana Law Change

A rally in Amherst to push for national marijuana reform contrasted with a pre-St.

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The Modesto Bee

Medical marijuana trade show comes to Bangor

Organizers said Homegrown Maine 2014 will include workshops, classes, vendors and performances.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

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