| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: I really sympathized with the Department of Justice lawyer profiled in your article about a recent federal medical marijuana prosecution. ("Pot's popularity, state law create trying times for U.S. prosecutor," July 9)
Sure, it may be...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Does marijuana smoking cause psychosis? Or could psychosis drive pot smoking?
If you believe the panned and parodied 1936 film "Reefer Madness," smoking weed will make one crazy and drive you to a life of crime.
Medical science has taken the question...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:38 PM
In states where medical and recreational cannabis sales are allowed, disquieting new trends and statistics are proving its unique dangers for those most vulnerable to its effects: children.
One such statistic is a spike in calls to poison control...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:16 PM
The ever-popular farmers market scene in Los Angeles could soon see the introduction of a whole new type of green — albeit targeted to a very specific consumer.
What's being billed as L.A.'s first cannabis-centric farmers market is to make its...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 12:18 PM
A case against actress Amanda Bynes for possessing marijuana and throwing a bong out an apartment window last year was dismissed on Monday by a New York judge.
The prosecution and her lawyer Gerald Shargel agreed earlier this year that the case should be...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:59 PM
The advantage of marijuana edibles, as The 420 Times’ “Old Hippie” has written, is that it gives potheads a smoke-free way to get high, sparing lungs undue harm. The bad news: It makes marijuana all the more appealing to children....
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Whether you think the grass is always greener on the side where weed is allowed or fear the whole country will go to pot, legalized recreational marijuana has taken root in the U.S. As it spreads to more states, questions about what a legalized America...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:34 PM
When New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd wrote last week about her “bad trip” -- eight straight hours of paranoia and paralysis -- from sampling a cannabis-laced candy bar in her Denver hotel room in January while reporting on Colorado&...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Colorado's lower taxes on medicinal marijuana are hindering projected tax revenue from recreational pot sales, according to a recent study released by the state's Department of Revenue.
Prior to recreational sales becoming legal in January, voters last...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Transients hole up in the old cottage resorts where vacationing families once came to fish and swim. Rotted docks and pier pilings litter the lake's shoreline.
Much of this city, in fact, and others nearby in Lake County, looks as if it was plucked from...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:37 PM
A marijuana growing facility was discovered in Huntington Park on Friday after a driver fleeing California Highway Patrol officers crashed into the building, authorities said.
The incident began about 1 a.m., when CHP officers attempted to pull over the...