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2 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | WBNS

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.


9 hrs ago | 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,

13 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Texas


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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

6 dead, 4 children, in shooting at suburban house

Officials are trying to contain what they're calling a substantial leak from a saltwater pipeline on an Indian reservation in North Dakota.


Related Topix: New York, Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters

The Fresno Bee

Colorado completes 1st legal pot market study

Colorado's pot regulators issued what is believed to be the world's first post-legalization market study for the weed on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Marijuana


Probation for Bieber in egg throwing case

Justin Bieber must pay $80,900 in damages and serve two years on probation after pleading no contest Wednesday to a misdemeanour vandalism charge for throwing eggs at a neighbour's home.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Justin Bieber, Pop/Rock

KTVK Phoenix

Arizona town protests US border patrol presence

Some 20 miles north of where the U.S. and Mexico meet, near a small town in Arizona, a makeshift border patrol checkpoint that went up about 7 years ago and was supposed to be temporary continues to draw ire from residents who say their rights are being violated.


Related Topix: Arivaca, AZ, Green Valley, AZ

Bridgeport treatment worker facing drug charge

The Connecticut Post reports that 30-year-old Emille Jones, an assistant director of Connecticut Renaissance, was charged Monday with conspiracy to possess narcotics.


The Washington Post

White House outlines 2014 drug control policy

The Obama administration is unveiling a 2014 drug control policy with a focus on promoting drug treatment programs, as well as stemming heroin use and prescription painkillers abuse.


Related Topix: Roanoke, VA, US Politics, US News

Journal and Courier

Police: Parents left children in car while gambling

Police said a South Dakota couple left their children in a car unattended while they gambled at a casino early Tuesday morning.


Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD, Family, Kids, Dell Rapids, SD, Minnehaha County, SD

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

Obama urgently asks $3.7 billion for border crisis

In this June 20, 2014 photo, Cindy Jimenez, 26, from Olancho, Honduras, and her son depart the bus station in McAllen, Texas.


Related Topix: US News

KNUS-AM Aurora

US workers encountered man left in cell for days

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, UC San Diego, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Las Vegas Sun

Police: Mom accused of killing babies didn't want responsibility

A Utah mother's motive for killing six of her newborns and storing them in a garage was that she was addicted to methamphetamine and other drugs and didn't want to deal with the responsibility, authorities said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Sundance Film Festival, Federal Prisons, Prison