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23 min ago | 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

23 min ago | 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

2 hrs ago | 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

The Washington Post

Uruguayans can now sign up to grow pot at home

The government opened the registration period Wednesday as the South American country rolls out its marijuana legalization program in stages.

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Related Topix: World News

KMIZ

WeedHire: The job search app for the legal pot biz

WeedHire in a new app that connects pot labs, dispensaries and even government regulators to potential employees.

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Related Topix: Drugs, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

Lewistown Sentinel

Conservative lawmaker aids medical marijuana push

Folmer pored over studies and news articles while his wife, Sheila, wondered why he lingered at their computer all weekend.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Healthcare Law, Law

WWLP

Study: Medical marijuana states have fewer deaths

The study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association looked at medical marijuana laws and death certificate data in all 50 states between 1999 and 2010.

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Related Topix: Greenfield, MA

Local TV Station KTVZ

Recall fails over medical marijuana dispensaries

Four city councilors in the Jackson County city of Gold Hill have survived a recall vote over approving a license for a medical marijuana dispensary.

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Related Topix: Jackson County, OR, Gold Hill, OR, Grants Pass, OR

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

Speakers: Iowa's Medical Marijuana Law Needs Work

Speakers at an administrative hearing say they're frustrated at the difficulty in obtaining a marijuana extract despite Iowa's new law.

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Related Topix: West Des Moines, IA

WWLP

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A company that lost its bid to open a medical marijuana dispensary wants a judge to overturn the state's decision.

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WFNT-AM Burton

Flint City Council Discusses Medical Marijuana Rules

At their meeting Monday night, the Flint City Council took up the issue of medical marijuana.

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