Potential For Heart Attack, Stroke Risk Seen With Marijuana Use

Potential For Heart Attack, Stroke Risk Seen With Marijuana Use

By Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times Over a five-year period, a government-mandated tracking system in France showed that physicians in that country treated 1,979 patients for seri ...

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Begich Catches A Big Break In Alaska Senate Race

Begich Catches A Big Break In Alaska Senate Race

Senator Mark Begich's (D-AK) re-election campaign may have gotten a big boost this week, when a legislative quirk pushed some Democrat-friendly referenda onto Alaska's November ba ...

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Veterans Push To Smoke Pot To Ease PTSD, Other Ailments

Veterans Push To Smoke Pot To Ease PTSD, Other Ailments

By Rob Hotakainen, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- After flying helicopters in Vietnam for 30 months, Perry Parks couldn’t stop the panicked dreams. “I was flying throug ...

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Marijuana Industry Finds New Allies Among Conservatives

Marijuana Industry Finds New Allies Among Conservatives

By Evan Halper, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Hoping to get marijuana legalized in Nevada, an investment company specializing in the fast-growing marijuana industry invi ...

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Future Of Washington’s Medical Marijuana System In Limbo After Lawmakers Balk At Regulations

Future Of Washington’s Medical Marijuana System In Limbo After Lawmakers Balk At Regulations

By Bob Young, The Seattle Times SEATTLE -- The future of the state's medical-marijuana system remains in limbo after state lawmakers failed to adopt regulations for a market that ...

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Medical Marijuana Poised For Ad-War In Florida

Medical Marijuana Poised For Ad-War In Florida

By Marc Caputo, The Miami Herald MIAMI -- Medical marijuana is so popular in Florida that 78 percent of likely voters in Republican-controlled state Senate districts back the idea ...

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Colorado’s Recreational Marijuana Sales Rake In $2 million In Taxes In January

Colorado’s Recreational Marijuana Sales Rake In $2 million In Taxes In January

By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times Recreational marijuana sales in Colorado brought in more than $2 million in tax revenue in January, according to state figures released Monday. A ...

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Poll Finds Narrow Majority In Favor Of Legalizing Sale Of Marijuana In Arizona

Poll Finds Narrow Majority In Favor Of Legalizing Sale Of Marijuana In Arizona

By Moriah Costa, Cronkite News Service PHOENIX — Nearly four years after Arizonans narrowly approved medical marijuana, a poll suggests that a slight majority favors following the ...

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It Makes No Sense To Criminalize People For Getting Stoned

It Makes No Sense To Criminalize People For Getting Stoned

By the time my 5-year-old daughter leaves for college, it's quite likely that marijuana use will be broadly decriminalized. Alaska has become the most recent state to move toward ...

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WATCH: Willie Nelson On The Life-Threatening Dangers Of Marijuana

WATCH: Willie Nelson On The Life-Threatening Dangers Of Marijuana

To celebrate President Obama saying that he does not think marijuana "is more dangerous than alcohol," Bill Maher invited "Founding Stoner" Willie Nelson to appear on Real Time to ...

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