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Marijuana Use

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  • California's pot industry poses dangers

    I found the article on the poisoning death of a scientist's dog one of the most frightening things I have read in ages. ("Was poisoning of scientist's dog a warning from Humboldt pot growers?," May 10) For decades, local, state and federal officials...
  • Colorado pot law bans smoking in public. But what's public?

    Colorado pot law bans smoking in public. But what's public?
    During the campaign to legalize marijuana in Colorado, backers of the drug promised it would be regulated the same as alcohol. Now, however, many Coloradans and pot tourists are discovering that attempting to smoke marijuana outside the privacy of a...
  • Potential for heart attack, stroke risk seen with marijuana use

    Potential for heart attack, stroke risk seen with marijuana use
    Over a five-year period, a government-mandated tracking system in France showed that physicians in that country treated 1,979 patients for serious health problems associated with the use of marijuana, and nearly 2% of those encounters were with patients...
  • Marijuana milestones keep piling up. Now the first ad

    Marijuana milestones keep piling up. Now the first ad
    There are so many firsts and so little time to talk about them all in the world of legalized marijuana. There's the first state to sell marijuana in licensed retail stores (Colorado, Jan. 1). The first retail store to open in Seattle (Cannabis City,...
  • 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...
  • GOP-led House gives marijuana businesses another boost

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...