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50 min ago | KTVK Phoenix

Does medical marijuana reduce opiate deaths?

It is the most common reason people seek medical marijuana: chronic pain. And while the jury may still be out on just how effective it is, a new study says medical marijuana appears to be having a positive effect on another health risk, which is killing Americans at a record rate.

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Related Topix: Drugs, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Medicine

4 hrs ago | News12.com

Jason Draizin, head of Plainview-based MarijuanaDoctors.com, arrested on drug charges

Lake Success police pulled over Jason Draizin on the Long Island Expressway and officers say they found cocaine, Ecstasy and marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs

8 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

Wash. judge upholds local pot business bans

A judge says cities in Washington state can ban licensed marijuana businesses, even if they're allowed under state law.

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Related Topix: Fife, WA, Tacoma, WA, Pierce County, WA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Inside Bay Area

California marijuana market poised to explode

Looking around last week at the exhibitor showroom of CannaCon, the huge marijuana-business expo held outside Seattle, Greg James had something of an epiphany: The pot industry in America is growing like, you guessed it, a weed.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Oakland, CA

SFGate

Injunction blocks Los Angeles marijuana market

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

East Bay Express

Re: Foes of Legalized Marijuana Are Shills for Pills

Earlier this summer, The Nation published a damning exposA© on pharmaceutical companies funding anti-marijuana groups like Community Anti-Drug Coalitions for America and members of Project SAM.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Columbia University, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Reckitt Benckiser, Household Products

St. Petersburg Times

MS patient talks about relief she finds with marijuana

Peggy Alcorn, a 68-year-old retiree, exercises every day in her swimming pool. a She hangs onto the edge for an hour - bouncing, swaying, kicking and singing to a mix of 1980s hits streaming from her computer.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Florida, Florida Government, Pain

CBS Local

Santa Fe Council Votes To Decriminalize Pot

The cost of getting caught with a little weed in Santa Fe will drop to just $25 max, thanks to a City Council vote Wednesday to decriminalize marijuana.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Bernalillo County, NM

Coast Reporter

For a legal pot-store owner in the U.S., life still includes armed guards, cash

Brian Ruden, owner of Starbuds, one of the first recreational marijuana stores in the United States, displays some of his products including vaporized e-joints and edibles in Denver, Co., Aug. 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO

Brandon Sun

Some facts and figures about Colorado's decision to legalize marijuana

Colorado's experience with marijuana legalization is being closely watched as other jurisdictions - including Canada - debate their own drug laws.

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Related Topix: Drugs

98ROCK Tampa

Judd, Morgan to talk medical marijuana issue at forum

LAKELAND, Fla. The controversial issue of whether to legalize medical marijuana in Florida will be on center stage Thursday night in Lakeland, with two power figures at the heart of the discussion - Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd and Attorney John Morgan of the Morgan and Morgan law Firm.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Lakeland, FL, Polk County, FL

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WBTV

Bus driver passes out while smoking synthetic marijuana

On drugs and in control of a 35-ton vehicle, bus driver Shaun Murphy was caught on camera smoking synthetic cannabis behind the wheel.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Brandon Sun

Official: More than 20 companies bid for licenses to supply marijuana to Uruguay pharmacies

Uruguay's new market for legalized marijuana has attracted more than 20 companies bidding for the right to supply pot to the country's pharmacies, a government official said Thursday.

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KEX-AM Portland

Medical Marijuana May Cut Painkiller ODs

The solution to America's addiction to painkillers may be more drugs? A new study found a drop in painkiller overdose deaths in 13 states that allowed medical marijuana, CNN reports.

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Related Topix: Drugs

KOMO News

Cannabis cuisine rises in wake of legalizations

There are books about cooking with herbs. And then there are books about cooking with herb.

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Related Topix: Recipes, Drugs

Berkshire Eagle

Denied licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries, ex-congressman sues Massachusetts

A former Massachusetts congressman whose bid to open three medical marijuana dispensaries was rejected by state regulators has filed a lawsuit.

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Related Topix: William Delahunt, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Taunton, MA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Ga. study committee examines medical marijuana

A Georgia state representative says lawmakers may pass a medical marijuana bill next year for people with certain terminal illnesses.

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Related Topix: US News

Inside Bay Area

Quick verdict in killing of Oakland pot grower during robbery

Jurors deliberated for less than two hours before finding a Hercules man guilty on Wednesday of first-degree murder for his role in the 2011 killing of an Oakland marijuana grower during a robbery gone wrong in Alameda.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

CBS Local

More Colorado Pot Seized In The Mail, Report Says

A new report says the amount of Colorado marijuana being seized en route to other states through the U.S. mail is on the rise since 2010.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Science Daily

Marijuana compound may offer treatment for Alzheimer's disease

Extremely low levels of the compound in marijuana known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, may slow or halt the progression of Alzheimer's disease, a recent study from neuroscientists shows.

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Related Topix: Drugs, University of South Florida

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