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2 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene

Rules leave pot test labs with little oversight in Oregon

The Oregon Legislature's vote last year to regulate medical marijuana shops created new business opportunities for another kind of pot enterprise - marijuana testing - but leaves it virtually unregulated.

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7 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Star football player's arrest warrant quashed

The Gainesville Police Department launched an internal investigation late Friday into the quashing of an arrest warrant for a former University of Florida football star and current NFL draft prospect.

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Related Topix: University of Florida, Drugs, Alachua County, FL

11 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Vow to move on Ukraine pact meets defiance

Two days after an international pact was brokered with the stated goal of easing tensions in Ukraine, the major players met again in Kiev to hash out plans to push it along, but ended their meeting offering little indication of progress.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Autos

13 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia

What to Know About the Pot Industry

April 20, once a counterculture holiday when potheads would gather to celebrate and smoke pot, is turning into a blockbuster event that could potentially bring in millions in tax and tourism dollars for states where it's newly legal.

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Related Topix: Drugs

17 hrs ago | GPB.org

Pot Smoke And Mirrors: Vaporizer Pens Hide Marijuana Use

Vaporizer pens look like the e-cigarettes that dispense nicotine, and the vapor smells the same.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Smoking, Health

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Butte County marijuana grow site cleanup reveals hazards to wildlife

A species of salamander rarely found in the Concow area is picked up during a recent, multi-agency cleanup of a former illegal marijuana garden site.

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Related Topix: Butte County, CA, Concow, CA, Home Gardening, Home, Headphones

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.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

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.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Colorado, Colorado Government

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.

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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.

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

Sunherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Drugs

Ledger-Enquirer.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, 9

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.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government

Examiner.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Powell, WY

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