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Rat Poison Banned; Illegal Pot Operations to Blame

Rat Poison Banned; Illegal Pot Operations to Blame

By Mike Tuttle March 21, 2014

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 …

Alaska Marijuana – It May Be Legal Soon! Alaska Marijuana – It May Be Legal Soon!

The legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Alaska is in the hands of voters now. Supporters of the ballot in Alaska delivered a petition, with over 45,000 signatures on it, to Gov. Mead Treadwell Wednesday. If the Governor’s office …

Nancy Grace Bashes Legalization of Marijuana Nancy Grace Bashes Legalization of Marijuana
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Nancy Grace says those who agree with the legalization of marijuana are likely “lethargic on the sofa eating chips…fat and lazy.” She totally bashed the notion of pot being available to anyone in an over-the-counter form during an interview with …

It's Legal To Get Lit In Colorado It's Legal To Get Lit In Colorado
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Colorado has long been known for its mountains, amazing snow-skiing, and stunning scenery. Now, it’s famous for something very different. And its not exactly something to put on their license plate…not just yet anyway. To all the “stoners” out there, …

Colorado Marijuana: Buy Weed Legally Starting Today Colorado Marijuana: Buy Weed Legally Starting Today
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Colorado State has started the New Year  with an historic experiment in cannabis policy. More than 37 shops licensed to sell marijuana to anyone aged 21 and above opened their doors to eager buyers on Wednesday. At one point, the …

Majority of U.S. High Schoolers Are Cool With Weed Majority of U.S. High Schoolers Are Cool With Weed
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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 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 …

Life Sentence For Pot: Jeff Mizanskey Seeks Support 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 …

Colorado Marijuana Law: Feds Won’t Block It! 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 …

Justin Bieber Tour Bus Busted on the Border for Pot 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 in New Ad Pro-Marijuana Group to Target NASCAR Crowd in New Ad
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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 …

Marijuana Legalization: What About Hash? Marijuana Legalization: What About Hash?
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The legalization of marijuana in the state of Washington has raised a new, related issue: What about hash? The concentrated marijuana extract, considered by some to be the “cognac” of the pot world, is specifically precluded by the law approved …

Doctor Prescribes Marijuana for 11-Year-Old Doctor Prescribes Marijuana for 11-Year-Old
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The legalization of marijuana, even for medicinal purposes, is one of those political issues that everyone seems to have inordinately strong opinions about. Well, good news, debate fans, now it’s for kids. Doctors are at odds as to whether prescribing …

Pot-Eating Pigs End Up Fat And Delicious Pot-Eating Pigs End Up Fat And Delicious
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Pot-eating pigs are the reality for some pork farmers in Washington state after the state legalized marijuana use late last year. You’re not going to get high from these porcine, but these pot-eating pigs are apparently delicious. Reuters reports that …

Sen. Portman Marijuana Use Confirmed In Interview Sen. Portman Marijuana Use Confirmed In Interview

Sen. Rob Portman has smoked marijuana. That was the big reveal during the senator’s interview with BuzzFeed Brews on Monday evening. Since then, the video blew up as people are somehow drawn to stories of drug use and politicians. Of …

Marijuana Tax, Legalization Considered in Maine Marijuana Tax, Legalization Considered in Maine
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A bill in the Maine legislature that would legalize and tax marijuana has gained some considerable support. According to a report from the Bangor Daily News, the legislation now has 35 co-sponsors. The bill, LD 1229 or “An Act to …

Pot And Psychosis Go Hand-In-Hand In Teenagers Pot And Psychosis Go Hand-In-Hand In Teenagers
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It’s believed that psychosis is oftentimes a side effect of marijuana use. It’s considered especially prevalent in teenagers who use the drug. A recent study, however, has found that some teenagers use the drug to treat preexisting mental health conditions …