Boat with ton of marijuana found on LA beach

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say a small boat with more than a ton of marijuana aboard has been found on a Malibu-area beach. The 30-foot-long panga, a type of fishing boat with an outboard […]


This booking photo provided by the Angelina County Jail shows 37-year-old Evelyn Hamilton.  (AP Photo/Angelina County Jail)

Woman complains to police about marijuana quality

LUFKIN, Texas (AP) — Police in East Texas have arrested a woman after she called them to complain about the quality of the marijuana she had purchased from a dealer. Lufkin police Sgt. David Casper […]


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A ton of marijuana found in Malibu

MALIBU (CNS) – A panga boat with more than a ton of marijuana aboard was found today on a Malibu-area beach. One person was detained and other possible suspects were being sought in connection with […]


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

Student fell to his death after eating pot cookie

DENVER (AP) — A Wyoming college student visiting Denver on spring break jumped to his death after eating a marijuana cookie that his friend legally purchased in one of Colorado’s recreational pot shops, authorities said […]


In this photo taken Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, a visitor rolls a marijuana joint in coffee shop Mississippi in Maastricht, southern Netherlands.  (AP Photo/Ermindo Armino)

Signature gathering approved for marijuana legalization

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Backers of an initiative that would legalize possession, use, cultivation, transportation and distribution of marijuana and hemp have until Aug. 18 to submit enough signatures to qualify the measure for the […]


In this photo taken Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, a visitor rolls a marijuana joint in coffee shop Mississippi in Maastricht, southern Netherlands.  (AP Photo/Ermindo Armino)

As US states allow pot sales, Dutch reverse course

MAASTRICHT, Netherlands (AP) — A young man at a bus stop hisses at a passer-by: “What you looking for … marijuana?” It’s a scene of street peddling that the Netherlands hoped to stamp out in […]


Simulating a roadside investigation of a potentially intoxicated driver, Colorado State Trooper Sgt. David Blatner, left, pretends to be high and struggling to touch his nose with his eyes closed as he trains troopers Carrie Jackson, center, and Toby Cox in a several week long Drug Recognition Expert class, at the Colorado State Patrol Training Academy, in Golden, Colo., Thursday March 6, 2014. The ongoing training is happening as Colorado struggles to keep accurate statewide records on marijuana-impaired drivers, with state police chiefs saying they need more money to train officers in recognizing stoned drivers. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Colorado launches campaign to stop stoned driving

DENVER (AP) — Colorado is spending $1 million on television ads making fun of marijuana users who space out during everyday tasks — an effort to stop stoned driving. The Colorado Department of Transportation unveiled […]



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 […]


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Pot at the county fair

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s Denver County is adding cannabis-themed contests to its 2014 summer fair. It’s the first time pot plants will stand alongside tomato plants and homemade jam in competition for a blue ribbon. […]


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Mile marker 420 becomes 419.99 to thwart thieves

DENVER (AP) — Colorado officials think a difference of one-hundredth of a mile will be enough to stop thieves from stealing the mile marker 420 sign along Interstate 70. Amy Ford of the Colorado Department […]





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