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Edible Marijuana Concerns Colorado Parents

Now that Colorado law allows the use of marijuana for both medical and recreational purposes, the concern for some parents and other adults has been how to keep the edible forms of marijuana out of the hands of minors. The …

Cocaine Use Down, Weed Smoking Up in U.S.

The marijuana industry in the U.S. is ramping up and the legalization movement for the plant seems to have reached a tipping point. Washington and Colorado have already legalized the drug in a small way and other states appear to …

McGruff the Crime Dog Actor Goes to Jail
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Former McGruff the Crime Dog actor John R. Morales has been sentenced to 16 years and three months in a federal prison on both drugs and weapons charges. He is soon to learn first hand that “crime doesn’t pay.” Morales …

Poison Center Calls Increase in States With Decriminalized Marijuana

With public opinion shifting on the issue of marijuana and some states already beginning to legalize the drug, it now seems inevitable that weed is destined to become a major industry in the U.S. Along with legitimization, however, will come …

Florida Medical Marijuana Ballot Approved
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Although the amendment proposal allowing the medical use of marijuana narrowly passed the state Supreme Court, it made the ballot for Florida voters to decide upon in November. The vote was a 4 to 3 decision in favor of the …

Marlboro Marijuana: What If It Weren’t A Hoax?
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By now you should know that “Marlboro Marijuana” or “Marlboro M” isn’t an actual product. No, Philip Morris is not at present planning to introduce marijuana products to the Colorado market or Washington state. And so pot smokers everywhere are …

“Marlboro Marijuana Cigarettes” A Hoax
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The internet was set ablaze over the past few days following a report by Abril Uno that Phillip Morris, the largest producer of cigarettes in the world, would be dabbling marijuana. The company would supposedly be releasing marijuana cigarettes, aptly …

Snoop Dogg’s Smoking Causes Fire Department To Come

Now it’s no surprise that rapper Snoop Dogg has a passion for smoking the green stuff. In fact, he’s built a whole career around it, so perhaps it’s not shocking to hear that he was caught lighting up in his …

Medicine Man – The Costco Of Weed
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The busiest and biggest pot retail store in Denver opened its doors on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 to record crowds; with massive sales on a day many are coining “Green Wednesday.” In this ‘first in the history of America’ recreational …

Obama On Pot: Alcohol More Dangerous Than Pot

President Obama has some very liberal views on the recent legalization of marijuana in two U.S. states, and it is well known that he smoked pot in his youth. “As has been well documented, I smoked pot as a kid, …

Kellen Winslow Arrested After Having Solo Sex
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New details have developed in regards to former New York Jet’s football athlete, Kellen Winslow, who was arrested on November 19 for smoking synthetic marijuana outside of a New Jersey Target parking lot. It appears that the 30-year-old was doing …

Amanda Bynes Makes a Deal in Bong-tossing Case

One less thing for Amanda Bynes to worry about. The “Hairspray” actress, who has been in the news lately with a slew of problems, was granted a bit of grace and will not have to serve time in jail when …

Alaska Marijuana: State Takes First Step To Legalization
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Some 46,000 supporters of a ballot initiative to legalize cannabis turned in their signatures to election officials on Wednesday. This marks Alaska’s first step towards an August ballot on the matter. Some 30,000 validated signatures are required to take the …

Timothy Olyphant Would Be “James Bong”

007 has seen some incredibly interesting incarnations over the years, including the more recent hit experienced with the blockbuster that is Skyfall. Timothy Olyphant, of Justified fame, was rumored to be the next Bond in the upcoming James Bond 24 …

New York To Allow Limited Use Of Medical Marijuana
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New York may soon be joining a group of states, most recently Colorado, that have loosened their laws regarding the use of medical and recreational marijuana. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York plans to announce, this week, an executive …

New York State Will Loosen Marijuana Laws
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that he is planning an executive action that would allow limited use of marijuana legally in the state. Cuomo, who had long resisted legalizing medical marijuana, seems to be coming around as other …

Marijuana Legalization: Long Lines Form for Purchase
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Recreational marijuana became legal in Colorado on Wednesday. What started out as a a few people lining up outside pot shops early Wednesday quickly grew to crowds of hundreds as the day progressed. With the rise in demand came the …

Majority of U.S. High Schoolers Are Cool With Marijuana
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As U.S. states begin to roll back prohibitions on marijuana, younger Americans are beginning to view the drug in a more favorable light. A new survey out from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) this week is showing that …

Parents Force Toddler To Smoke Pot

Police recently confirmed that a pair of New York teenagers, along with the child’s grandfather, have been arrested and charged with second-degree reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child after they forced a 23-month-old to smoke marijuana. The …

Teen Parents Allow 2-Year-Old Son To Smoke Pot
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What is it that drives some people to experiment on defenseless people or animals? How about their own children? An abundant curiosity paired with immense carelessness? In Mayville, New York, two teenage parents and a grandfather decided it was worth …

Smoking, Drug Use Doubles Stillbirth Risks
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Its been known for years now that pregnant women smoking and imbibing other harmful substances can put their fetus risk. A new study today shows just how serious that risk can be. The study, published in the journal Obstetrics & …