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Study finds cannabis use triggered 2 deaths

BERLIN (AP) — Cannabis use likely triggered fatal complications that led to the deaths of two men with underlying health conditions, according to scientists in Germany. The findings are noteworthy because cannabis isn’t normally associated […]

02/26/2014

Marijuana and cannabis-infused products are displayed for sale at Medicine Man marijuana dispensary in Denver. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Legal recreational pot industry opens in Colorado

DENVER (AP) — The nation’s first recreational pot industry opened in Colorado on Wednesday, kicking off an experiment that will be watched closely around the world and one that activists hope will prove that legalization […]

01/01/2014

Marijuana and cannabis-infused products are displayed for sale at Medicine Man marijuana dispensary in Denver. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Colorado readies for ‘Green Wednesday’ pot sales

DENVER (AP) — At least 24 marijuana shops in eight Colorado towns are scrambling to get ready for the opening of the nation’s first legal pot industry. Owners have increased staff and inventory, set up […]

12/31/2013

Oct. 16, 2013: An ATM sits next to a rack of marijuana clone plants that are used to grow medical marijuana at The Joint, a medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Study looks at marijuana demand in Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — Figuring out how much marijuana people use has been one of the trickiest, and most important, questions facing the bureaucrats who are setting up Washington state’s new legal pot system. Underestimate demand, […]

12/18/2013

Stacks of papers describing the rules for Washington state's new legal marijuana industry sit on a table at the state Liquor Control Board office in Olympia, Wash., on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

Washington state approves rules for pot industry

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington became the second U.S. state to adopt rules for the recreational sale of marijuana Wednesday, setting what advocates hope will become a template for the drug’s legalization around the world. “We […]

10/16/2013

Text mistakenly sent to cop leads to arrest

SPARTA, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey man mistakenly sent a text message to a police detective to set up a drug sale and now faces charges. Authorities say a detective received the […]

10/01/2013

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100 pounds of gift-wrapped pot found at LA airport

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Authorities say they found about 100 pounds of gift-wrapped marijuana in suitcases that were to be loaded onto a flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Atlanta. City News Service reports […]

09/26/2013

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1,900 pot plants seized, 17 arrested in San Berdoo County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say 17 people were arrested and nearly 2,000 marijuana plants were seized when sheriff’s deputies served search warrants in San Bernardino County. The Los Angeles Times reports 110 pounds […]

09/12/2013

Dr. Sanjay Gupta (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

CNN’s Gupta says he was wrong about marijuana

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta says he spoke too soon in opposing the medical use of marijuana in the past and that he now believes the drug can have very real benefits […]

08/09/2013

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Highlights of Colorado’s new marijuana laws

(AP) – Colorado’s governor signed six marijuana regulatory bills into law Tuesday while the state awaits a federal response to recreational pot legalization. The new laws seek to regulate the newly legal drug and keep […]

05/28/2013

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