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Marijuana Use

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  • Physicians need periodic checkups in medical marijuana use [Letter]

    Physicians need periodic checkups in medical marijuana use [Letter]
    A recent article raised a number of questions about medical marijuana in Maryland and the risk its use poses to public trust in the medical community ("Medical pot rules raise concern," July 26). As health care providers for this city's children,...
  • Two killed in robbery of marijuana-growing operation in Fresno

    An apparent robbery of a marijuana-growing operation in Fresno resulted in a fatal gunfight Thursday that left two suspects dead and a 15-year-old girl being used as a human shield by fleeing robbers. Two of the alleged gunmen who broke into the house...
  • Connecticut Above Average In Pot, Cocaine, Alcohol Use

    Connecticut Above Average In Pot, Cocaine, Alcohol Use
    Connecticut residents in 2011-2012 smoked more marijuana, took slightly more cocaine, and guzzled more booze than the national average, according to the latest survey on the nation's drug and alcohol trends. The National Survey of Drug Use and Health...
  • California should catch up to Colorado on marijuana

    To the editor: I respectfully disagree with your editorial. Rather than back up and fix a medical marijuana mess almost two decades late, California legislators need to move forward and fully legalize marijuana. ("In California, a way out of the medical...
  • Pot 'farmers market' in Boyle Heights off to a roaring start

    Pot 'farmers market' in Boyle Heights off to a roaring start
    The line stretched hundreds of people long down an industrial stretch of Esperanza Street, as throngs of Angelenos endured the baking heat Saturday to get into a Boyle Heights warehouse. Inside, cannabis growers offered up their crop from glass jars...
  • L.A. city attorney seeks court order to halt cannabis farmers market

    L.A. city attorney seeks court order to halt cannabis farmers market
    The Los Angeles city attorney is seeking an injunction to stop what's being dubbed as the city's first-ever cannabis-centric farmers market, which opened for business over the Fourth of July weekend. The medical marijuana market opened July 4-6 inside a...
  • No sympathy for federal prosecutor in marijuana case

    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...
  • GOP-led House gives marijuana businesses another boost

    When it comes to liberalizing marijuana policy, Congress has once again shown that it is not always the liberals taking the lead. The GOP-dominated House on Wednesday delighted cannabis advocates by voting to prohibit law enforcement from going after...
  • Washington marijuana shops now open: 'It's like a candy store'

    Washington marijuana shops now open: 'It's like a candy store'
    The first customer to buy legal pot — for partying, not medicinal reasons — here in Washington’s biggest city was a retired 65-year-old woman who overnighted on a sidewalk to ensure her place in hemp history. Deborah Greene...
  • Why Chocolope? To sell marijuana, you need a clever name

    Why Chocolope? To sell marijuana, you need a clever name
    Adam Orenstein spent years cross-breeding marijuana plants before arriving at his proud new strain, a tall stalky plant frosted with white crystally hairs prized by growers and smokers. But before releasing it to the public, he and his partners toiled...
  • Schizophrenia-marijuana study flips the reefer madness equation

    Schizophrenia-marijuana study flips the reefer madness equation
    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...