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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 & …

Uruguay Legalizes Marijuana Trade

Today is a historic day for the potential global expansion of legalizing marijuana as a trade. While the majority of the United States think that the use of marijuana should be legal, another country is considering legalizing other components of …

Life Sentence For Pot: Jeff Mizanskey Seeks Support
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A Missouri newspaper tells us of a man named Jeff Mizanskey who was convicted of an intent to distribute about five pounds of marijuana charge in 1993. Today, Mizanskey seeks support to gain clemency from the resulting life sentence. Although …

Customer Finds Marijuana In Wendy’s Cheeseburger

A customer, who has remained anonymous in the press, found something very startling in her cheeseburger from Wendy’s on November 1. Sitting right on top of her pickle was a half-smoked blunt. The customer immediately called 911 to report the …

Vikings Wide Receiver Jerome Simpson Arrested on DWI Charge

Jerome Simpson, wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings, was arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. It all started when a Minnesota State Patrol trooper responded to a report of a stalled vehicle on Interstate 394 heading …

Bernie Goetz, Subway Vigilante, Arrested For Pot
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Bernie Goetz may not be known to the younger generation, but he made a great deal of headlines back in 1984 when he became a vigilante on the subway. Goetz shot four youths who were trying to mug him on …

Majority of Americans Now Want to Legalize Marijuana
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For the first time in history, a majority of Americans believe the use of marijuana should be legal in the U.S. This finding comes from Gallup, which revealed today the results of a new U.S. poll about the legalization of …

Cat Caught Smuggling Weed into Moldovan Prison

A wily cat was recently discovered to have been smuggling marijuana into a Moldovan prison, after guards noticed its strange collar. The cat had routinely entered and left the prison through a hole in a fence. Upon closer inspection, guards …

Andrea Sanderlin, aka “Pot Mom,” Pleads Guilty
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Andrea Sanderlin, the New York mom who is heralded as being a real-life Nancy Botwin from “Weeds,” pleaded guilty to running a marijuana empire worth millions. The soccer mom/drug kingpin faces a minimum sentence of 10 years in a federal …

Marijuana Legalization Group May Air Super Bowl Ad Marijuana Legalization Group May Air Super Bowl Ad
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The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (better known as NORML) is currently leading a contest sponsored by Intuit, the software company behind QuickBooks, to have its ad appear during the Super Bowl. In a genius (at least …

Drug ‘Molly’ Causing Arrests and Death

Two people were pulled over on Saturday night a little after 7:00 in Brookline, MA. They were on the intersection of Commonwealth Ave and Pleasant Street. Police officers smelled burned marijuana coming from the car and saw what looked like …

Colorado Marijuana Law: Feds Won’t Block It!
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A Colorado CBS local affiliate reported that the Obama administration has announced that it will not sue states like Washington and Colorado for violating federal law, although it “reserves the right” to sue them later if it wants. The Denver …

Guy Tweets About Buying Pot, Gets Retweeted by Police, and Is Promptly Fired Guy Tweets About Buying Pot, Gets Retweeted by Police, and Is Promptly Fired
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A Toronto man has been fired from his job after York Regional Police retweeted his request for someone to bring him some pot at work. The tweet, from (former) Mr. Lube employee Sunith Baheerathan, asked for “any dealers in Vaughan …

Heidi Fleiss Spared Pot Bust Thanks To Exotic Birds

Authorities say that former Hollywood Madam Heidi Fleiss was saved from an arrest relating to a big pot bust because she had several rare exotic birds on her property that couldn’t be left unattended. “We don’t have facilities for exotic …

Charlotte’s Web Strain of Marijuana Relieves 6-Year-Old’s Seizures
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Charlotte Figi of Colordao is not quite like other six-year-old girls; she, unfortunately, suffers from a rare form of epilepsy known as Dravet Syndrome, which causes severe seizures to wrack her small body. Charlotte was inhibited by over 300 seizures …

Marijuana Stops Young Girl’s Severe Seizures
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The push for the legalization of marijuana, even for medical purposes, is one of the top hot-button issues in the United States and has been for years. While the debate continues, the pro-legalization side may have won a major victory …

Marijuana Legalization Vote Passes in Uruguay
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When one thinks about global trendsetters, perhaps one of the last countries to make the list would be Uruguay. However, the small South American country (whose economy centers around farming and is perhaps best known for the fun pronunciation of …

Justin Bieber Tour Bus Busted on the Border for Pot
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Another day, another media tornado for Justin Bieber: a Canadian drug-sniffing canine discovered marijuana and paraphernalia for personal usage inside a Bieber tour bus on the border between Windsor and Michigan. This is not the first time for Bieber, nor …

Pro-Marijuana Group to Target NASCAR Crowd with New Ad at Brickyard 400 Pro-Marijuana Group to Target NASCAR Crowd with New Ad at Brickyard 400
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The Marijuana Policy Project, the largest group in the U.S. working solely on marijuana policy reform, is set to run a massive pro-marijuana ad at a major sporting event – the first of its kind. The MPP “envision a nation …

DEA Raids In Seattle: Feds Confiscate “Legal” Weed
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The Drug Enforcement Agency hit several marijuana dispensaries in Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia, and Gig Harbor today, saying only that the companies were operating under state laws but not federal ones. Employees of the dispensaries–which handle plants as well as the …