| Sep 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Kelly Kerby is a licensed mental health counselor and chemical dependency professional who works at Eckstein Middle School in Seattle. Inga Manskopf manages the Prevention WINS Coalition at Seattle Children's Hospital.
For parents in states where...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Laurie Ritchie prides herself on being an open-minded parent. She voted in favor of legalizing marijuana two years ago. She started talking to her daughters about drug use around the same time. She hasn't stopped.
Now that recreational pot is legal in...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Looking around last week at the exhibitor showroom of CannaCon, the huge marijuana-business expo held outside Seattle, Greg James had something of an epiphany: The pot industry in America is growing like, you guessed it, a weed.
"There was everybody from...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:09 PM
A Geneva man who allegedly drove his car "like a white streak" into a Naperville lake last month, resulting in the drownings of two friends, is facing additional counts of aggravated DUI, according to prosecutors.
Michael T. Szot, 21, formally pleaded...
| 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...
| 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 7, 2014
| 11:00 PM
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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:52 PM
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...
| 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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:20 PM
WASHINGTON After nearly two years of sending conflicting signals on the legalization of marijuana, the Obama administration finds itself under increased pressure from all sides to deliver a consistent message on where it stands.
| Jul 8, 2014
| 8:42 PM
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...