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Marijuana Use

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  • Could Alaska be next to legalize pot? Voters to decide in August

    Voters in Alaska this summer will have a third chance to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. The Alaska Division of Elections released data Tuesday showing that the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana in Alaska has collected enough signatures to...
  • Hash oil brewing leads to fiery explosions, charges in Colorado

    Hash oil brewing leads to fiery explosions, charges in Colorado
    Corbin Braithwaite couldn't believe his kitchen had exploded. “I wasn’t even playing with fire,” the hospitalized Braithwaite told a Colorado sheriff's detective. ------------ FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this post stated...
  • Beware boomers: What not to do when feeling nostalgic for the '60s

    Beware boomers: What not to do when feeling nostalgic for the '60s
    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&...
  • Colorado's neighbors dismayed by new wave of marijuana traffic

    Sheriff John Jenson watched the 2012 election returns crawling across his TV screen in this rural area just over the Colorado border. Tuned to a Denver news station, he soon realized Colorado voters were about to legalize recreational marijuana. That'...
  • $201-million marijuana grow seized in Los Padres National Forest

    $201-million marijuana grow seized in Los Padres National Forest
    Ventura County sheriff's deputies found a $201-million marijuana grow operation hidden in canyons north of Lake Piru in the Los Padres National Forest, authorities said Wednesday. More than 50,000 pot plants, stretching over a mile and into several...
  • California Senate votes to require licensing of medical pot shops

    After years of trying, the state Senate on Wednesday approved legislation that would regulate the sale of medical marijuana in California, including a requirement that pot dispensaries get state licenses. Sen. Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) said something had...
  • San Jose dispensaries offer free marijuana to card-carrying voters

    San Jose dispensaries offer free marijuana to card-carrying voters
    Cannabis clubs in San Jose are offering free pot and discounts to patients who go to the polls Tuesday and vote in several contested races. The Silicon Valley Cannabis Coalition is organizing the "Weed for Votes" program as an effort to increase voter...
  • A 'munchies' cafe? California needs to fix its medical marijuana mess.

    A 'munchies' cafe? California needs to fix its medical marijuana mess.
    I was driving down Burbank Boulevard in Van Nuys the other day and noticed a new sign outside a cafe. On the billboard was a smiling marijuana leaf and an advertisement for “munchies,” or wraps with names like “Green Crack” and...
  • Why Kentucky is fighting for hemp in federal court

    The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is suing the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and other federal authorities in a fight over hemp seeds. Here's a look at why officials who had planned to be at a farm Friday will instead be in a courtroom. What...
  • Teen spice user: 'It's the new crack'

    Teen spice user: 'It's the new crack'
    NEWPORT NEWS — Spice took over his life in middle school. Nothing else mattered. Being high became the norm. At 12, he picked up his first cigarette. Soon the Newport News teen, now 18, was smoking marijuana, too. "Cigarettes and weed," he said in...
  • FBI director takes heat for marijuana comments

    FBI director takes heat for marijuana comments
    Marijuana users won't be welcome at the FBI anytime soon, the agency's director said Wednesday. The loosening of restrictions on pot in some states has forced the FBI to reject qualified applicants because of a policy that bars them from having used the...