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Marijuana Use

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  • Study: 19 Percent of Teens Have Driven High

    Just when I think I have this whole parenting thing figured out, the game changes. With my oldest daughter preparing for middle school next year, I feel like I have a pretty firm grip on the perils of upper elementary: limiting the amount of makeup worn...
  • Seattle moves to vacate every marijuana summons issued this year

    Seattle moves to vacate every marijuana summons issued this year
    Seattle officials are making a push to vacate every summons issued for smoking or possessing marijuana in public in 2014 after reports that one police officer issued more than 80% of the tickets this year. Kimberly Mills, a spokeswoman for Seattle...
  • Seattle hitting 'reset button' in move to dismiss public pot-use tickets

    SEATTLE As the city moves to dismiss 100 tickets tainted by one police officer's political agenda, Seattle police said Monday they plan new steps to better teach the department's officers and citizens about the ban on smoking marijuana in public. "It's...
  • Stoners get high on love with marijuana dating sites

    Stoners get high on love with marijuana dating sites
    Dinner and a movie make for a typical date night but dinner followed by a joint could raise some eyebrows or be a turn-off despite increasing acceptance of marijuana use across the United States. So now, tuned-in stoners and users of medical pot are...
  • If you think Big Tobacco was bad, wait till you get a whiff of Big Marijuana

    Proponents of legalization and other drug policy reforms make some important points. It is true that most people who try drugs do not get addicted they stop after using a few times. It is also true and regrettable that America's incarceration rate is...
  • For city managers nationwide, marijuana is high on the agenda

    WASHINGTON In Port Townsend, Wash., City Manager David Timmons said he's trying to figure out how to handle city employees who want to use medical marijuana at work. In Boulder, Colo., City Manager Jane Brautigam said the city bought a new truck for...
  • Teens see different consequences from alcohol and pot: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Using alcohol leads to unsafe driving and compromised relationships with peers, while using marijuana harms relationships with authority figures, U.S. teens said in a survey. "Our most serious finding was that people who...
  • Philadelphia City Council poised to pass bill decriminalizing marijuana

    The Philadelphia City Council is expected to pass a bill decriminalizing marijuana next week, after a review of drug arrests showed that city police were overwhelmingly targeting black men and women when enforcing marijuana laws, city officials said...
  • Philadelphia officials lay out details of marijuana compromise

    PHILADELPHIA It was hardly a love fest, but Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and City Councilman James Kenney made public peace Wednesday over the fractious run-up to their compromise this week to decriminalize possession of small amounts of pot. "I...
  • Philly officials reach deal on bill to decriminalize pot

    Philly officials reach deal on bill to decriminalize pot
    PHILADELPHIA — The Nutter administration and City Councilman James Kenney have reached a compromise on a bill that will reduce penalties for possession of marijuana in Philadelphia. The compromise calls for a separate offense — and penalty...
  • Florida doctor injected meth, traded pill scripts for drugs and cash, records allege

    Florida doctor injected meth, traded pill scripts for drugs and cash, records allege
    One said the doctor injected himself with meth. Another said Dr. Gregory Gooden liked to smoke marijuana while drinking alcohol. Statements from those two alleged witnesses, along with surveillance and other detective work, led to charges last week...