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2 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Reno agrees to medical marijuana businesses

The Reno Gazette-Journal reports that council members on Wednesday directed staff to draft ordinances and zoning rules for dispensaries, cultivation operations, testing labs and kitchens for edible products.


Related Topix: Reno, NV

6 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Colorado Deaths Stoke Worries About Pot Edibles

A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony.


Related Topix: Drugs, Colorado, Colorado Government

6 hrs ago | FOX23

Colorado deaths stoke worries about edible marijuana

Two recent deaths in Colorado have stoked concerns about the state's recreational marijuana industry, and the effects of marijuana edibles that can be exponentially more potent than a typical joint.


8 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Lawsuit Filed Over Del. Medical Marijuana Effort

A lobbyist who once worked for U.S. Sen. Tom Carper is being sued for breach of contract in a fight over the awarding of a license to operate Delaware first medical marijuana dispensary.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US News, US Senate, Lewes, DE

9 hrs ago |

Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reach out

Pot-smokers have long celebrated on the date by lighting up for reasons not quite clear.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Drugs

9 hrs ago |

Marijuana trade show coming to Bangor Saturday

Homegrown Maine 2014 takes place at the Spectacular Events Center in the city. Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine organizes the event, which is in its third year.


10 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

With Easter on 4/20, some US pastors capitalize on pot lover's holiday to reach new audiences

No one is quite sure why April 20 - or 420 - is considered the ultimate day to smoke weed, but it's been a tradition for decades.


14 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Police: Man bought pot candy, shot wife

A man accused of killing his wife while she frantically spoke to a 911 operator bought marijuana candy just hours before the deadly shooting, police said Thursday.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, 9

15 hrs ago | CBS Local

Illinois Medical Marijuana Rules Drop Gun Language

Illinois regulators crafting the first rules for the state's new medical marijuana industry have lowered patient fees and deleted a section that angered gun owners.


Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government

18 hrs ago |

New marijuana study proves link between sensational headlines and media frenzy

By Bokske [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons By Bokske [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons A newly released study "proving" the negative effects of marijuana has been making headlines for the past couple days.


Related Topix: Drugs

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Colorado advances edible marijuana restrictions

A Colorado proposal to widen a ban on certain types of edible marijuana advanced Thursday in the state House amid concerns that it could be too broad.


Related Topix: Drugs, Highlands Ranch, CO, Life, Food, Candy

Cloverdale Reporter

Medical pot rules unleash 'bedlam' among B.C. doctors

B.C. doctors are being divided into two camps - the ones who will prescribe medical marijuana to their patients and the majority who won't.


Related Topix: Medicine, Drugs

WMC-TV Memphis

Miss. legalizing marijuana extract as medicine

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a bill to legalize a marijuana extract to be used as medicine under tightly controlled circumstances.


Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi, University of Mississippi Medical Center

ABC News

Police: Student Ate More Pot Than Recommended

A Wyoming college student who jumped to his death from a Denver hotel balcony ate more than the recommended serving of a marijuana cookie, police reports show.


Related Topix: Drugs, Powell, WY


Illinois medical marijuana rules drop gun language

Controversial language has been removed from proposed Illinois medical marijuana rules that would bar legal gun owners from becoming cannabis-using patients.


The Daily Democrat

Whoopi Goldberg to write column for Denver Post's marijuana-focused news site

Digital First Media today premiered a new column by Whoopi Goldberg on the Cannabist, the Denver Post's cannabis-focused news and culture website launched to cover legalized recreational marijuana in Colorado.


Lansing State Journal

Michigan lawmakers to debate roadside saliva tests for marijuana use

Some advocates of medical marijuana say they'll attend a hearing today in Lansing to oppose bills that would let police use roadside saliva testing if a driver is suspected of being under the influence of marijuana.


Related Topix: Michigan, Lansing, MI, Port Huron, MI, St Clair County, MI, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI

Judge orders Maricopa County to pay attorney fees

Superior Court Judge Michael D. Gordon also ordered the county to pay $3,700 in other legal costs borne by White Mountain Health Center Inc. plus a $5,000 penalty for trying to impose a blanket prohibition on medical marijuana dispensaries.


Related Topix: Maricopa County, AZ

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Gubernatorial Candidates Run the Gamut on Views About Marijuana

By Megan Brockett , CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE The debate over Maryland's marijuana laws took the state capital by storm this legislative session, and the issue seems poised to linger there into the future and during the governor's race.


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

In El Dorado County

South Tahoe Council Denies Permit for Marijuana 420 Concert

South Tahoe council denies permit for 420 concert featuring Julian Marley. City officials SAID that the show would not go on in South Lake Tahoe primarily because of poor planning on the part of its organizers.


Related Topix: South Lake Tahoe, CA