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8 min ago | WAND-TV Decatur

30 teens escape from Nashville detention center

The jury began deliberations Tuesday in the corruption case that could send former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife to federal prison if jurors conclude that the couple sold the influence of his office to a... The corruption case that could send former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife to federal prison was in the hands Tuesday of ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | CBS Local

Colorado Struggles To Adjust Marijuana Supply

Colorado's pot regulators are trying to make sure the state's marijuana growers aren't producing more pot than they can legally sell - a hedge against Colorado-grown pot ending up in states where it's not legal.

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7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Princeton employee says university forcing him to choose between medical marijuana or job

A Princeton University employee and marijuana legalization activist said Tuesday he has been told by his employer to choose between medical marijuana and his job.

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Related Topix: Princeton University, New Jersey Government, New Jersey

7 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Ill UK boy's parents freed from custody in Spain

A federal appeals court has upheld a decision allowing the U.S. government to keep secret photographs and videotapes of a Guantanamo detainee.

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Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Chris Christie, US Governors

9 hrs ago | Business Journal

Right to grow medical marijuana focus of new lawsuit

A West Valley man has sued the state health department over the Arizona's medical marijuana law.

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13 hrs ago | KHQA-TV Quincy

Illinois starts accepting medical marijuana requests

Thousands of patients in Illinois will be able to start requesting permission to use marijuana under a new state law.

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17 hrs ago | 680News

Applications up, approvals slow for Health Canada medical marijuana licences

Julia Ratcliffe, a technical consultant with The Bug Factory, a company that supplies insects for natural pest control, examines marijuana plants for pests at the MediJean medical marijuana facility in Richmond, B.C., on Friday March 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Entomology, Science

21 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

FL mom to treat child with medical cannabis

A Bay area mother will start treating her cancer-ravaged daughter with whole plant medical marijuana even though we are two months away from the amendment two vote.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Cybercast News Service

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

As peace talks get underway, The insurgents have softened their call for full independence from Ukraine, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for greater autonomy.

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Father charged after daughter eats marijuana choco...

A Chippewa Falls parent found out the hard way that you shouldn't bring marijuana laced chocolate bars back from Colorado, because your kids will find them.

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KFVS12

Patients to start applying for medical marijuana

One unanswered question about a new state law legalizing medical marijuana is just how many Illinoisans will actually ask for permission to use it.

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Christian Science Monitor

Driving stoned? States prep for marijuana DUI

As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Washington DC

Brandon Sun

As states liberalize marijuana laws, will toking before driving boost highway deaths?

Safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths as states liberalize their marijuana laws.

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SFGate

5 things to know about driving on marijuana

The legalization of recreational marijuana in two states - Colorado and Washington - and medical marijuana in more than 20 others has raised concern that there will be more drivers stoned behind the wheel.

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Medical News

Study compares harms of marijuana use with alcohol use

The study found that for high school seniors, alcohol consumption led to unsafe driving and compromised relationships with peers, while marijuana consumption was found to compromise relationships with authority figures Growing public support for marijuana legalization in the U.S. has led to public debate about whether marijuana is "safer" than ... (more)

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The Globe and Mail

Video: Growing pains: Inside a Colorado recreational marijuana store

Colorado recreational-pot store owner Brian Ruden says his business is experiencing the growing pains of an emerging industry.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Motley Fool

Is Medical Marijuana the Answer to Lowering Healthcare Costs?

Comparatively speaking the United States has the highest healthcare costs of all 34 countries in the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, Pain, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

The New Zealand Herald

NZ@Noon: Teen's medical marijuana project

Claudia Cooke , 15, is calling for trials of medical marijuana to help her sister Kristal, who has severe epilepsy.

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WWBN-FM Burton

Medical Marijuana May Be Reducing Prescription Painkiller Deaths

It's possible that legalizing medical marijuana has resulted in states having fewer deaths due to painkiller overdoses.

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KHQA-TV Quincy

Iowa police say fast-food laced with THC

Police in southeast Iowa say lab tests have confirmed the presence of THC, the intoxicating chemical found in marijuana, in a burger bought last April at a local fast-food restaurant.

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Related Topix: Life, Fast Food, Food

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