08/18/14 01:00 PM
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...
08/16/14 07:30 PM
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...
08/15/14 10:15 PM
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...
08/15/14 07:00 PM
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...
08/15/14 03:00 PM
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...
08/14/14 05:00 AM
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...
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/08/14 01:29 PM
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.
By Sean Lengell | 08/06/14 03:08 PM
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.
08/05/14 06:45 AM
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...
08/03/14 12:30 PM
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...
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/31/14 01:33 PM
With more and more states opting to decriminalize marijuana, whether for medical or recreational purposes, new laws will be required to control the possibility of driving while high.Â The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing Thursday to dig in on the issue.
By Steve Chapman | 07/31/14 10:38 AM
Newspaper editorials rarely make news — I've been writing them for a long time, and, believe me, I know — but one did the other day, when the New York Times came out for legalization of marijuana. It was an agreeable development for anyone who, like me, believes in letting people live their own...
By Paul Bedard | 07/25/14 12:24 PM
As states move to decriminalize and even legalize marijuana, most Latinos in a new poll said that a dope conviction should not be grounds for deporting illegal immigrants.
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