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How to review cannabis: a complete guide

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 17:11
Everyday, without fail, I get some variation of the following message: "Wuz up bro I want to smoke ganga for a livin how do I get yer job?" There are more articulate versions, but that's the aggregate. I'll admit I've had the benefit of working under several miracle workers/editors during…

$150K worth of marijuana stolen from Anchorage business

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 15:19
A marijuana business in Anchorage had a large amount of freshly packaged pot stolen, police said.

Surveys Colorado uses to track youth marijuana use are flawed, critics say

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 13:20
While some point to "encouraging" data sources as evidence that teen use of marijuana has not increased, critics say the studies are flawed.

Where do teens get their marijuana? School cops say parents, other family members

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 13:20
Police officers who work in Colorado schools say in surveys that many students are getting marijuana from their parents' supply.

Colorado school police dispute notion that teen marijuana use is down

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 13:19
School resource police in Colorado say that marijuana use among students has increased in recent years, based on their observations, contradicting surveys.

California considers "green banking" as it transitions to adult-use marijuana

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 23:08
California has a possible solution to the problem of banks being unwilling to handle money from the state's multibillion-dollar legal marijuana industry, one that officials say would be the first system of its kind in the nation.

Long-time marijuana activist faces charges in California

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 22:48
A marijuana activist whose advocacy dates to the 1960s counterculture has been arrested in California, toting 22 pounds of illegal marijuana, prosecutors said.

Nevada recreational marijuana sales continue to outpace projections

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 21:20
The Nevada Department of Taxation says September's $27.7 million in sales was down from August, but $5 million more than the state had anticipated.

Exclusive: Inside the first-ever Aspen High Summit, a meeting of music and marijuana masterminds

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 20:57
"Good music and good cannabis can really make me feel the same way," said keynote speaker Steve DeAngelo, "they both activate the brain-heart connection, they stimulate each other and put one in touch with the other.”

Generous grandparents: Elderly couple tells cops 60 pounds of weed was for presents

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 15:46
An elderly couple who was arrested in Nebraska with 60 pounds of marijuana in their truck told officers that the drugs were meant to be Christmas presents.

Federal marijuana protections safe for now with stopgap spending bill approval

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 22:31
“While we are pleased that these critical protections will continue, two weeks is not enough certainty for the millions of Americans who rely on medical marijuana," said Rep. Earl Blumenauer.

What doctors have learned about an agonizing marijuana-related vomiting ailment

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:53
Here's what doctors have learned about the mysterious marijuana-related vomiting ailment called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS).

NY attorney general's office investigating Buffalo police drug checkpoints

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:53
State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman's office is investigating the Buffalo Police Department's use of traffic checkpoints and enforcement sweeps inside public housing developments.

Sessions, in unearthed video, mocks intern who questions his stance on marijuana

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 19:32
ABC News obtained video of the June 2017 intern lecture series event featuring Sessions through a Freedom of Information Act request.

California looks at marijuana legalization lessons learned from Colorado, Washington

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 18:19
As the most populous state in the nation approaches cannabis legalization, residents, businesses and officials are looking to Colorado and Washington.

Oregon cannabis lab cutting ties with founder amid allegations of neo-Nazi links

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 17:58
An owner of cannabis testing lab OG Analytical has taken steps to sever ties to her company amid allegations she participates in neo-Nazi activities.

Colorado marijuana dispensary challenges IRS in U.S. Tax Court

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:31
The owners of a marijuana dispensary in Palisade, Colo., claim their income was unjustly taxed twice because of the Internal Revenue Service’s application of Section 280E.

Woman cuts off cop, parks in police chief's spot while smoking weed and talking on phone

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 15:45
A woman arriving at a Long Island court to answer a marijuana possession summons was smoking weed when she parked her car in the local police chief's spot.

Scientists call on feds to allow research on CBD for pets

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 15:02
People anxious to relieve suffering in their pets are increasingly turning to oils and powders that contain CBD. But there's little data on whether they work, or if they have harmful side effects.

How legalization has altered marijuana education for teens

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 01:48
Marijuana legalization has prompted questions and confusion among teens. They may be getting misinformation — and still face peer pressure, experts say.