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License Plate Profiling Miffs Coloradans

Everybody thought that Colorado had it easy, what with the legal pot and all. But it turns out there may well be some rust on that “legalize it” pot of gold. Drivers from Colorado are starting to complain that they are getting hassled with driving in other states. They are accusing cops from states other than Colorado of “license plate …

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Rat Poison Banned; Illegal Pot Operations to Blame

Regulators in California have decided to ban certain types of rat poisons, according to the Times-Standard. But it’s not because they don’t have any problems with rats. Environmental groups have been suing various county and state government agencies in California over the poisons because they are making their way into other wildlife ecospheres. This has led to the state Department …

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Dear Abby Column Talks Legal Marijuana

The seminal advice column Dear Abby waded into waters recently that it probably never would have in decades past. In an answer to a letter from a “Colorado Mom”, the household name took on the headline topic of legal marijuana. The writer expressed concern that her son was getting mixed messages from media sources about marijuana. She said that her …

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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 Christian Science Monitor reports that, earlier this week, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper (D) signed a new law into effect that …

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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 be following. Views on the drug are also changing and even the President has declared marijuana less dangerous than other, …

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McGruff the Crime Dog Actor Goes to Jail

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 was found in possession a pot farm including more than 1000 pot plants as well as 27 weapons. He had …

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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 a flood of regulations maintaining the sale and consumption of marijuana. A new study published in the Annals of Emergency …

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Florida Medical Marijuana Ballot Approved

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 medical marijuana petition, and a major victory for the personal injury lawyer, John Morgan, who has spent $4 million collars …

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Marlboro Marijuana: What If It Weren’t A Hoax?

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 disappointed. But…what if it were true? Let’s say that tomorrow, the cigarette giant announced plans for a “Marlboro M”. What …

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“Marlboro Marijuana Cigarettes” A Hoax

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 titled Marlboro M. They would be made available for legal purchase through licensed outlets in the state of Colorado, where …

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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 Australian hotel room. But what might be surprising is that Snoop was puffing away so much, the hotel staff believed …

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Medicine Man – The Costco Of Weed

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 pot store, it offers every kind of marijuana and paraphernalia a pot smoker could desire. Employees stand behind sales counters …

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