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1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

While patients benefit, medical marijuana limited

Tatyana Rivera dances to the kitchen and grabs a sip of water from a plastic cup on the counter before darting off again.


Related Topix: Drugs, New Jersey Government, New Jersey, Entertainment

3 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Group wants to bring marijuana-themed HempFest to Las Vegas

Crowds begin to fill the grounds for Hempfest, Seattle's annual gathering to advocate the decriminalization of marijuana Friday, August 15, 2014, at Myrtle Edwards Park on the Seattle waterfront in Seattle, Washington.


Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Las Vegas, NV, Ravenna (Seattle, WA), West Seattle (Seattle, WA), Rainier Valley (Seattle, WA)

8 hrs ago | SFGate

These People Left Respectable Corporate Jobs To Work In The Booming Marijuana Industry

In late 2010, Derek Peterson was fired from his job as a vice president at Morgan Stanley, where he had been managing a $100 million fund.


Related Topix: Drugs, Stanley, Marketing, San Rafael, CA, Business News

Fri Aug 22, 2014

NBC Miami

Thousands of Pot Plants Seized

More than 5,500 marijuana plants were seized and 14 people were arrested in connection with an illegal pot farm, officials said.


Related Topix: San Bernardino County, CA, Joshua Tree, CA, Landers, CA, Helendale, CA


Man who at pot candy must stand trial in killing

A judge ordered a Denver man on Friday to stand trial in the killing of his wife, who told dispatchers moments before her death that he was paranoid and hallucinating after eating marijuana-infused candy.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Colorado

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Marijuana activists lose initial challenge to Colorado marijuana taxes

Marijuana activists lost an initial bid Friday to strike down special taxes on recreational pot because they require businesses and consumers to implicate themselves in federal crimes.


Effingham Herald

Woman arrested, husband sought in 'sophisticated' marijuana operation

Rincon Police have arrested a woman they say was running a "sophisticated marijuana manufacturing operation" from her East Williams Street home.


Related Topix: Drugs, Effingham County, GA, Rincon, GA


Tourists flock to Colorado to smoke legal weed

"We have a flow of tour buses coming in every day now," said Toni Fox, owner of 3D Cannabis Center, a Denver dispensary with an influx of Japanese and Saudi tourists.


Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government

Business Journal

Duly Noted: Medical marijuana industry town hall drew hundreds

Bloomberg's Adam Johnson examines Bank of America's sixteen-point-seven-billion dollar settlement in mortgage probes.


Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Bank of America, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Trucking, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Transportation

KTVK Phoenix

Group appeals condition for using pot for PTSD

Medical marijuana advocates are appealing conditions set by Arizona health officials for post-traumatic stress sufferers seeking to qualify for treatment.


Related Topix: Arizona, Nursing, Medicine

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

'Marijuana legalization could result in increased economic inequality'

CORVALLIS, Ore. The economic impact of legalizing marijuana in Oregon is difficult to estimate because the potential market will depend in large part on what kind of policies would be adopted if a proposed ballot measure passes in November, according to an Oregon State University sociologist who studies the issue.


Related Topix: Drugs, Oregon Government, Oregon, Corvallis, OR

News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Petition Falls Short

The Oklahoma Secretary of State's Office says an effort to legalize medical marijuana in the state has fallen short of the number of signatures needed to put the issue on a ballot.


Related Topix: Oklahoma

New York Daily News

Heavy marijuana use in teens linked to disability later: study

In a long-term Swedish study, researchers found that men who smoked at age 18 were more likely to be on the Swedish disability list by age 59. 'There is reason to believe that the associations found in our study develop over a long period of time,' study leader Anna-Karin Danielsson said.


Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Social Security, Personal Finance, 9

New York Daily News

Marijuana ticket-writing Seattle cop back on duty

A Seattle cop who was reassigned after it was discovered he wrote 80% of the city's marijuana tickets this year has been restored to regular duties, police said.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Seattle Times

A Gandhi analogy fails to sway judge in marijuana case

History should decide, not the courts, whether Chris Goldstein and Don DeZarn - two New Jerseyans who each lit up a hand-rolled marijuana cigarette during a protest at Independence National Historical Park last year - belong in the same pantheon as Mohandas K. Gandhi, the Rev.


Related Topix: Drugs, Independence National Historical Park, US National Parks, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Milk, Prison

St. Cloud Times

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MN mom charged after giving son medical marijuana Angela Brown, of Madison, Minnesota faces two gross misdemeanors Check out this story on MADISON - A Lac Qui Parle County mother is charged with giving her son medical cannabis oil before ... (more)


Related Topix: Madison, MN, Lac Qui Parle County, MN

Wed Aug 20, 2014


S. Windsor dispensary to sell medical marijuana

Prime Wellness of Connecticut will sell Connecticut-produced marijuana products to seriously ill patients who have registered with the state's Medical Marijuana Program.


Related Topix: Connecticut, South Windsor, CT


Marijuana town hall attracts hundreds in Chicago

A standing-room-only crowd of more than 500 attended the last of three town hall meetings about the application process for Illinois' medical marijuana program.


Related Topix: Northeastern Illinois University

Dad on trial for 'executing' drunk driver; teen dies trying to stop drunk friend from driving; Pa.'s marijuana pizza: Daily Buzz

When it was time for his friends to go after a concert and party, Joseph Ianzano wanted to make sure everyone would be safe.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

CBC News

Mulcair attacks Conservatives over health care, marijuana stance

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair accused the Conservatives of politicizing the debate on marijuana during a speech to the Canadian Medical Association on Aug. 20, 2014.