More Marijuana Articles

  • Class action over allegedly pot-laced chocolate at Denver County Fair includes claim of projectile vomiting

    DENVER (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against Full Melt Chocolate and LivWell after a Denver County Fair patron claimed he was given marijuana-laced chocolate at the fair’s “Pot Pavilion.” The Denver County Fair was held Aug. 1-3 at the National...

  • Inhale: Marijuana initiatives should keep Senate Democratic

    Having pro-marijuana initiatives on the fall ballot will draw younger, passionate Democrats to the polls and help Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid keep his job, according to a Brookings expert.

  • Marijuana vs. scotch and a low IQ

    Turning once again to what the sociologists call "coping mechanisms": There is marijuana and then there is alcohol. They are increasingly the civilized options.

  • Marijuana town hall attracts hundreds in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Will retailers be able to open a package of marijuana to give customers a whiff? Will a master grower be able to work for multiple cultivation centers? Is medicinal marijuana chocolate considered candy? Those were among the questions at a standing-room-only town hall meeting...

  • Marijuana company official resigns

    BOSTON (AP) — A top official for a company that won a provisional license to operate two medical marijuana dispensaries in Massachusetts has stepped down after it was reported he erroneously claimed he was a college graduate. Kevin Fisher said in a letter to the board of directors at New...

  • Car crash leads authorities to marijuana farm

    HUNTINGTON PARK, Calif. (AP) — Authorities chasing a driver in a Los Angeles suburb got a surprise when his car crashed into a building that turned out to contain a marijuana farm. The Los Angeles Times (http://lat.ms/YfeEXM ) says California Highway Patrol officers tried to pull over a man...

  • Thousands of pot plants ripped out of park

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities on Friday removed thousands of marijuana plants found growing in an Orange County wilderness park not far from a high school and a tract of pricey homes. Investigators were sent to pull up between 2,500 and 4,000 plants spotted several weeks ago in the...

  • A trade convention for marijuana in Tacoma Dome

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Matt Mason and two friends drove to Tacoma from Indianapolis, ready to unveil what Mason called "tobacco grinders" at CannaCon. That's canna as in cannabis and con as in convention. Mason calls them "tobacco grinders" because he comes from a state where possession of a...

  • 'Fort Knox' security for Illinois marijuana trade

    CHICAGO (AP) — Medical marijuana in Illinois will be encased in vaults, monitored by security guards and protected by fingerprint-recognition biometrics. It will be grown in enclosed, locked facilities. Silent alarms, 24-hour video surveillance and bulletproof glass will safeguard the retail...

  • Illinois officials hold medical cannabis town hall

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The first of three town hall meetings to answer questions about the Illinois medical marijuana application process is about to get underway in southern Illinois. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday in Collinsville. Patients, caregivers and aspiring business owners...

  • So far, Colorado's teens are actually using marijuana less

    If the trend holds, it would undermine a key argument of anti-legalization forces in other states, who often stress the potential for increased marijuana use by teens.

  • D.C. residents will vote on whether to legalize marijuana

    The D.C. Elections Board voted unanimously Wednesday to add an initiative on the Nov. 4 ballot that would allow people 21 and older to possess and use of up to two ounces of cannabis and to grow up to six marijuana plants at home.

  • Illinois gardener plants medical herbs

    FREEPORT, Ill. (AP) — When Bethany Nagel moved with her husband, Dave, from the Chicago suburbs to rural Shannon seven years ago, she knew they would have a better life. She wanted to find fresher, healthier foods and knew a little about the benefits of buying local produce. Having an herb...

  • Utah lawmaker weighs cannabis oil in liquor stores

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A lawmaker says Utah could ease the burden for families participating in the state's limited medical marijuana program by selling a cannabis extract in state liquor stores. Under the program approved by Gov. Gary Herbert earlier this year, Utah residents with severe...

  • Uruguayan pot marketplace may go up in smoke

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay's plan to create the world's first national, government-regulated marketplace for legal pot may be going up in smoke. Delays in implementing the plan are putting it at risk as polls point to opposition gains in October's election and say most Uruguayans oppose...



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