Cannabis

TV host campaigns for Ark. medical marijuana plan

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Talk show host Montel Williams says opponents of an Arkansas ballot measure to legalize medical marijuana are resorting to “racist” imagery with a television ad featuring an African-American actor portraying […]

10/18/2012

Fed crackdown on pot dispensaries extends to LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Federal prosecutors are cracking down on medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles, which has struggled to regulate the clinics and recently was met with a referendum aimed at overturning a citywide […]

09/25/2012

Pot could be tax windfall, but skeptics abound

DENVER (AP) – Marijuana legalization pending in three states this fall could turn the drug into a serious cash crop and a tax windfall. But there are more questions than answers about the tax implications […]

09/19/2012

Signatures gathered for L.A. pot measure

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Medical marijuana advocates say they have gathered enough signatures to place a referendum before voters that would overturn a recently approved ban on pot clinics in Los Angeles and halt planned […]

08/29/2012

Gasoline won't deter drug-sniffing dogs

SAN YSIDRO (CNS) – A 56-year-old Mexican national was in custody today after trying to drive a commercial bus packing nearly $1 million worth of marijuana into San Diego via the San Ysidro Port of […]

08/28/2012

LA bomb squad checks out suspected pot warehouse

(AP) – Los Angeles police have sent in a bomb squad to check out a Van Nuys warehouse that may be a booby-trapped marijuana farm. Officer Rosario Herrera says a report of an open door […]

08/21/2012

Attack of the munchies

Nick Delpopolo is on the U.S. Olympic judo team. Or rather, was. He’s been kicked out of the Olympics after failing a drug test. For weed. But he says it wasn’t his fault. He claims […]

08/07/2012

Police: Man trying to rob pot operation killed

(AP) – The caretaker of an indoor marijuana growing operation in Oakland’s Chinatown district shot and killed a man early Monday after the man and two others tried to rob the operation, police said. The […]

08/06/2012

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