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53 min ago | Inside Bay Area

Barnidge: Take it from a former drug prosecutor -- NY Times editorial is right

When The New York Times editorial board recently called for an end to the federal ban on marijuana, you could hear a collective gasp from law enforcement agencies that have been hauling in pot smokers for more than four decades.


Related Topix: Drugs, Prison

Fri Aug 01, 2014

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Funeral for Murdered Teen April Millsap Held as Police Search for Killer

About 100 people Friday attended the funeral for April Millsap, the teenage girl murdered in Michigan on July 24 while walking her dog.


The Hartford Courant

Warrant In Southington Fatal Fire Confirms Firecracker Started Blaze

After a night of drinking and pot smoking, Eric Morelli of Southington went to his friend Jason Milano's house to "get high and smoke some weed," according to an arrest warrant unsealed Friday.


Related Topix: Fire, Southington, CT, New Britain, CT

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Concerts on Yahoo make best of industry struggles

The medical examiner has ruled that a police officer's chokehold on a New York City man last month caused his death.


Related Topix: Drugs, Bell, CA, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

WTOP-FM Washington

Denver celebrates pot at the county fair

Marijuana joined roses and dahlias Friday in blue ribbon events at the nation's first county fair to allow pot competitions.


Related Topix: Drugs, Colorado

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Colorado panel considers new look for edible pot

In her first public comments, the New Hampshire teenager who returned home nine months after she vanished on the way home from school told her local newspaper that she's "feeling a lot better every day."


Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Drugs, Golden, CO, Life, Food, Candy


Gunmen kill another Somali lawmaker in Mogadishu

Edible marijuana comes with all kinds of warning labels in Colorado. But once those pot brownies and gummy bears are out of the package, they can look identical to straight-laced treats.


Related Topix: Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Mortgage, Personal Finance


Medical marijuana backers hope to assuage concerns on task force

Potential medical marijuana patients and family members said Thursday they hope to assuage police concerns as the state builds up its new program allowing the treatment of eight illnesses with some forms of cannabis.


Related Topix: Drugs

WLNE-TV Providence

Gas blasts kill 25, injure 267 in Taiwanese port

Before shipping out for Iraq, Army Sgt. Trevor Blumberg asked his father to do two things if he didn't return: Look after his puppy, Scrappy, and "take care of my guys."


Related Topix: Drugs, UC Los Angeles, California, Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan


Gas blasts kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwanese port

Edible marijuana comes with all kinds of warning labels in Colorado. But once those pot brownies and gummy bears are out of the package, they can look identical to straight-laced treats.


Related Topix: Drugs, California, UC Los Angeles, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Thu Jul 31, 2014


Medical pot backers in Minnesota hope to speed task force work

Potential users of medical marijuana say they hope to counter police concerns about the drug as they work together on a task force overseeing Minnesota's developing program.


Related Topix: Drugs

KNUS-AM Aurora

APNewsBreak: Colorado tightening edible pot rules

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government

The Town Talk

Colorado tightening edible pot rules

Recreational pot brownies in Colorado are about to get weaker. Or at least, easier to break up into manageable doses.


ABC News

Driving High Questioned on Busy Day in Congress

Amid rancorous debate over other weighty issues Thursday on Capitol Hill, lawmakers wondered aloud whether driving cars after smoking marijuana is dangerous.


Related Topix: Drugs, US News, John Mica, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, us Travel, Travel, Representative Gerald Connolly, Democrat


Chicago ordinance requires permits for pot shops

Chicago aldermen have approved an ordinance requiring medical marijuana retailers to obtain a special use permit before setting up a shop.



Seattle officer investigated for busting too many pot smokers

A Seattle police officer is under official investigation for writing too many marijuana tickets.


The Detroit News

Conflicting Michigan, federal marijuana laws may cast cloud of confusion

Michigan's medical marijuana program has recorded some interesting ups and downs, according to state statistics analyzed by The Detroit News.


Related Topix: Drugs, Michigan, Oakland County, MI

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Children's Deaths Prompt New York Governor's Bold Medical Marijuana Move

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday called for faster implementation of the state's medical marijuana law, which passed last month but won't take effect for another year and a half.


Related Topix: Drugs, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Detroit police: Sleeping boy, 8, shot and killed

Police say a suspect arrested in a deadly Las Vegas home invasion told them she fought off a woman with a screwdriver to help her partner in crime as he struggled with and fatally shot the woman's husband.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, UC Los Angeles


Bankrupt San Bernardino looks at marijuana sales to raise funds

The city attorney of bankrupt San Bernardino, California, has a novel idea for raising new revenue - open medical marijuana dispensaries to sell pot.


Related Topix: San Bernardino, CA, Economics News, Bankruptcy