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2 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Washington DC

6 hrs ago | 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.

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

9 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

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.

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11 hrs ago | 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 .

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Related Topix: Drugs

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Courier News

Spotswood has lively debate on marijuanaSpotswood has lively debate...

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

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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.

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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.

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

Sunherald.com

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.

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Cincinnati.com

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.

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

Merced Sun-Star

Advocates hope for broader medical marijuana law

State lawmakers this year approved legislation allowing the use of oil derived from marijuana to treat chronic epilepsy.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Merced, CA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

News Observer

Wanted: Manufacturers for new medical pot program

In this March 27, 2014 file photo is a marijuana vaporizer in Bloomington, Minn.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Bloomington, MN

Reuters

New York Times backs sending federal marijuana ban up in smoke

The New York Times editorial board on Saturday endorsed a repeal of the federal ban on marijuana, becoming the largest paper in the nation to back the idea as it compared the U.S. government's stance on America's most widely used illicit drug to the prohibition on alcohol from 1920 to 1933.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison

NBC29

2 guns found at hospital shooting suspect's home

FedEx Corp., the latest shipper to be accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Drugs

Sunherald.com

Pot seen as reason for rise in Denver homeless

One organization dealing with the increase is Urban Peak, which provides food, shelter and other services to homeless people aged 15 to 24 in Denver and Colorado Springs.

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Related Topix: Colorado

WYMG-FM Springfield

Those with Epilepsy Added to List of Patients Who Can Use Medical Marijuana in Illinois

This new law, effective in January, applies to adults, who would be allowed to smoke medical marijuana, and to children, if they have permission from a parent and are given a non-smokable form of cannabis.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Seizures, Health, Washington, IL

BBC News

The man serving life for marijuana

Campaigners in the US are calling for the release of a man in Missouri serving a life sentence without parole for a marijuana offence.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Durant Daily Democrat

New push for legal marijuana in Oklahoma

Senate candidate Vicki Gaylor sits on east Main Street in Durant allowing residents to sign petitions for both medical and recreational cannabis use to be voted on in Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: Durant, OK

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Leland Yee charged with racketeering in federal probe

Page 5 of the superseding indictment shows the charges against Yee. The full document is at the bottom of the article.

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Related Topix: Chinatown (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Brandon Sun

California state senator Yee charged with racketeering in San Francisco Chinatown crime probe

A California state senator charged in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centred in San Francisco's Chinatown was also charged Friday with racketeering.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Daily World

Feds test how stoned is too stoned to drive

A small group of volunteers spent much of the last year getting drunk and stoned on marijuana furnished by the federal government before getting behind the wheel.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Iowa City, IA, University of Iowa, Chemistry, Science, University of Mississippi

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