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July 2, 2017

Legal weed in Nevada makes bank on first day of sales

Weed sold so fast in Nevada one dispensary had to go to a "men's club" to get change for customers.

June 29, 2017

Donald Trump claims immigration crackdown is "liberating towns" from gangs

But what Trump said just doesn't shake up.
June 22, 2017

Why your health care costs could rise under the Senate GOP bill

How the Senate healthcare bill affects you: It could increase out-of-pocket costs, deductibles and premiums for consumers, and cut people from Medicaid, while lowering plan quality.
June 21, 2017

Stark report on opioid epidemic shows what's at stake in Trump's budget cuts

Trump's budget calls for a 95% cut to drug control agencies at the same time opioid ER visits have risen over 99%.
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June 16, 2017

I was a judge for the Cannabis Cup — and all I got was extremely high

How much marijuana is too much? I found out the hard way. This is everything I learned smoking 25 weed samples in a week.
June 13, 2017

Astronauts are growing space crystals that could save your life someday

They're not just pretty rocks. They can help treat serious diseases.

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June 6, 2017

Doctor arrested for allegedly writing thousands of unnecessary prescriptions

The doctor, 81-year-old Martin Tesher, faces up to 20 years in prison for a charge of distributing a controlled substance.
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May 24, 2017

Marijuana and mushrooms are the safest recreational drugs, according to a new survey

One of the most dangerous drugs is completely legal in the U.S.
May 24, 2017

Trump praised alleged death squad leader Rodrigo Duterte's "unbelievable job" on drugs

Human rights advocates say Duterte has had over 7,000 suspected drug dealers and criminals killed.
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May 12, 2017

Jeff Sessions' new criminal charging policy asks for more severe penalties

Expect harsher sentences in the future.
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May 4, 2017

States with medical marijuana see greater rise in illicit and problem use, study finds

It seems a controversial weed researcher is out to kill everyone's buzz.

May 3, 2017

How the hell did 'Wiz Khalifa's Weed Farm' get a 5-star user rating?

The hype for this app is stronger than whatever Wiz is smoking.
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April 25, 2017

These NYPD officers bragged about a tiny marijuana bust — and Twitter destroyed them

When will police learn that Americans don't think weed should be a crime?
April 21, 2017

Anthony Bourdain was once in deep debt. Here's his advice for struggling millennials.

Anthony Bourdain shares key wisdom on how to pursue your dreams — even if you're bad with money.
April 20, 2017

Millennials more open-minded than their elders on marijuana legalization, new poll finds

Younger people are higher on pot legalization by multiple measures.
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April 18, 2017

Some Americans think marijuana is harmful. Way more say the same about sugar.

Which is worse: a few bong rips, or a bag of Skittles?

March 23, 2017

Why is Reid in jail on 'Criminal Minds'? Here's how the doctor found himself behind bars.

'Criminal Minds' left fans wondering who framed Reid.
March 8, 2017

Jeff Sessions says the drug war of the '80s and '90s worked. It didn't.

Sessions fondly remembers the policies that disproportionally landed people of color in prison. We're still suffering from them.
Feb. 21, 2017

How long does marijuana stay in your system? It depends on how you consume it

Cannabinoids can be found in your body long after the buzz is gone.
Feb. 14, 2017

Here's what happens to your brain when you fall in love

Before you go falling in love this Valentine's Day, take note.
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Feb. 9, 2017

Border Patrol finds close to 4,000 pounds of weed hidden inside fake plastic limes

Maybe it was the not-so-citrus smell that gave it away?

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Feb. 1, 2017

Here's what could become of mass incarceration and criminal reform under Trump's administration

Things are going to be rough for supporters of reform.
Jan. 24, 2017

The definitive guide to microdosing: How much weed you need for a functional, minimal high

Microdosing weed: Stop after one puff and you might just find that's all you really need.
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Jan. 19, 2017

Virginia Marijuana Decriminalization: What's being proposed and how it could affect you

The Commonwealth wants legal weed — but it's not happening all at once
Jan. 18, 2017

Marijuana might not have as many health benefits as we thought

A massive new report says weed only has three definite medical uses.
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Jan. 17, 2017

Everything you've ever wanted to know about the eighth, marijuana's universal constant

Everything you need to know about the eighth, the most universal constant in the world of weed.

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Dec. 28, 2016

Massachusetts legal weed law undercut by just 7 state legislators

Two state senators and five state representatives voted to delay opening recreational marijuana stores by six months on Wednesday.
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Dec. 20, 2016

President Obama commutes 231 nonviolent drug offenders' sentences

According to the White House, Obama has now commuted more sentences than the past 11 presidents combined.
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Dec. 19, 2016

Massachusetts' marijuana law: Rules, regulations and what you can and can't do

Here's what legal weed means for the state of Massachusetts.
Dec. 9, 2016

Colorado's marijuana industry could take a big hit under a Trump administration

Trump's pick for attorney general, Jeff Sessions, is staunchly anti-legalization.