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Man arrested on sale, possession of...

Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff's Office arrested a LaGrange man on several drug charges after he allegedly tried to sell methamphetamine.


Related Topix: Troup County, GA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Manitowoc Police Warn of Unusually Strong Heroin

A News-Herald Media report says two drug overdoses were reported in a 12-hour period.


Bellingham Herald

Illinois towns see jobs ahead in medical marijuana

Mayor Liz Skinner of Delavan, a town of 1,700 in central Illinois, talks about the annexed property optioned by Joliet-based ICC Holdings as a possible site for a marijuana cultivation center, Friday, July 11, 2014.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Illinois, Illinois Government, Liz Claiborne, Apparel


Medical marijuana research stalls

A well-known medical marijuana researcher at the University of Arizona says a study she's been planning for four years has cost her her job.


Related Topix: Marijuana, University of Arizona, Healthcare Law, Law

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Experts say brain damage, not weakness, leads to repeated drug use

An addict craves drugs the way most people crave food, water and sex. That's because the parts of the brain that remind you to eat, drink and repopulate the species are the same portions that drugs attack.


Related Topix: Ohio, Healthcare Law, Law

News Herald

Keeping kids off drugs more difficult than 'Just Say No'

The cheapest, most effective way to reduce the number of addicts in Ohio seems like the most obvious -- stop children from using drugs.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Ohio, Port Clinton, OH, US Governors, John Kasich, Coshocton, OH

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

Traffic stop leads to large marijuana seizure

A truck driver from Indiana is under arrest after Missouri state troopers reported finding slightly more than 700 pounds of marijuana in his rig.


Related Topix: Indiana

Fri Jul 11, 2014

CBS Local

Bennet, Perlmutter Ask IRS To Waive Pot Tax Penalties

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet and U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter are asking the Internal Revenue Service to waive penalties levied on marijuana businesses for paying taxes in cash.


Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Ed Perlmutter

The Bennington Banner

Seattle city attorney's 1st-day pot buy broke rule

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes acknowledges he broke a drug-free workplace rule when he brought marijuana back to his office after buying on the first day of legal sales in Washington state.

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Marijuana ads signal new strategy in push to legalize

In Florida, liberal Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is portrayed as the unlikely villain, a politician willing to send sick marijuana-using patients to prison.


Related Topix: Marijuana, US News, US Politics, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, Doc Hastings

Times Herald

Colorado recreational pot sales dip for 1st time

It may interest you to know that the price of a children's book hasn't wavered much at all in the... Years ago, my father said to me, 'Son, when the day comes that you find that special girl and you... Marijuana plants grow inside the Medicine Man store in Denver on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014.


Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Marijuana


Ohio Panels To Study Drugs, Unemployment Issues

The leader of the Ohio House says two bipartisan panels will study the issues of drugs and unemployment compensation debt this summer.


CBC News

Sobriety coaches better known south of the border

Sobriety coaches have reportedly aided Lindsay Lohan, Matthew Perry and Owen Wilson in the past.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, New York,

Brandon Sun

Police in Georgia looking at heroin death of boyfriend of woman charged in Google exec's death

Two months before police say a high-priced prostitute calmly left a Google executive dying from a heroin overdose on his yacht, the woman panicked on the phone with a 911 dispatcher as her boyfriend lay on the floor of their home in the throes of a fatal overdose.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster

Thu Jul 10, 2014

CBS Local

Dayton Names 16 To Study Impact Of Marijuana Law

Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday appointed 16 members to a task force that will study the impact of the state's new medical marijuana law.


Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Minnesota


KSP prepping for marijuana sweeps

Kentucky State Police are preparing for helicopter flights this summer to check rural areas of the state for marijuana plants.


Related Topix: Kentucky

KHOU-TV Houston

Man gets 40 years in South Texas drugs, guns case

A San Antonio gang member has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for pushing crack cocaine and trying to smuggle guns to a Mexican drug cartel.


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Man televised buying legal pot in WA said he was fired for drug use

Just ask the man who claims to be among the first in the state to buy weed legally.


Related Topix: Drug Testing

Myrtle Beach Online

Marijuana ban initiative likely won't make ballot

Steve Zabawa, the Billings car-dealership owner who proposed the measure, told Lee Newspapers of Montana he thinks the initiative's backers collected too few signatures.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Business News

Merced Sun-Star

Jury finds Iowa man with cancer guilty in pot case

The jury deliberated just a few hours before returning the verdict for Benton Mackenzie in Scott County District Court, the Quad-City Times reported .


Related Topix: Terry Branstad, US Governors