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Close to 66,000 Marijuana Convictions to Be Dismissed in Los Angeles

As we’ve seen over the past few months, one of the benefits of marijuana legalization has been states allowing those previously convicted to have the...

Close to 66,000 Marijuana Convictions to Be Dismissed in Los Angeles

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Los Angeles wiping out 66,000 old marijuana convictions Los Angeles County prosecutors are partnering with a nonprofit technology firm to wipe out or reduce up to 66,000 marijuana convictions that dispropo...
18:00, 2020-02-14

Los Angeles to dismiss 66,000 marijuana convictions Prosecutors working with not-for-profit tech group to use algorithms to find eligible cases in decades-old court documentsLos Angeles moved this week...
01:12, 2020-02-15

Los Angeles wiping out 66,000 old marijuana convictions, with tech nonprofit's help Los Angeles County prosecutors are partnering with a nonprofit technology firm to wipe out or reduce up to 66,000 marijuana convictions that dispropo...
02:24, 2020-02-14

New Yorkers can get marijuana convictions expunged under new law ALBANY — Starting Wednesday, thousands of New Yorkers will be eligible to have low-level marijuana convictions wiped clean from their records under a...
05:36, 2019-08-28

Illinois governor pardons 11,000 for low-level marijuana convictions Democrat JB Pritzker says pardons represent first wave of thousands expected under state’s new marijuana legalization lawIllinois governor JB Pritzke...
22:44, 2019-12-31

Good News Everyone: Illinois Governor Clears Over 11,000 Marijuana Convictions Seeing as this may be the last story you read this year why don’t we close the night out with some positive news?...
03:16, 2020-01-01

Ben & Jerrys push Congress to expunge prior marijuana convictions The famous Vermont ice cream company Ben and Jerry's has created a petition, calling on Congress to expunge prior marijuana convictions and provide p...
16:56, 2019-04-21

Nadler, Harris to introduce bill decriminalizing pot, expunge marijuana convictions The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act would remove pot from the Controlled Substances Act....
15:32, 2019-07-23

Chicago’s Top Prosecutor Tosses Out More Than 1,000 Marijuana Convictions Ahead of State Legalization Law Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx took the first step toward wiping more than 1,000 marijuana convictions off the books, appearing at a court hea...
17:04, 2019-12-13

Nadler, Harris to introduce bill decriminalizing pot, expunge prior marijuana convictions Called the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act, the bill would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and require pri...
12:16, 2019-07-23

Rams vs. 49ers prediction, line: Los Angeles will keep it close The Wildcat returns for his 23rd season in The Post. Including the 1997-2008 seasons in the Bettor’s Guide, Cat’s record in print stands at 615-520 (...
22:08, 2019-12-21

You can now officially purchase legal marijuana in Michigan. Here are all the states where marijuana is legal. Shayanne Gal/Business Insider Legal marijuana sales began in Michigan on December 1. Marijuana is legal in 11 states for adults over the age of 21, a...
21:00, 2019-12-02

Convictions for mobile phone use could change after new ruling News 1 Aug, 2019 Legal loophole could mean mobile phone use behind the wheel is not illegal if no interactive communication function is...
14:40, 2019-08-01

The Wales striker with more criminal convictions than caps Harry Trainer was a ‘crack centre-forward’ with a big future but he could not resist stealing jewellery, cockerels and hensBy Paul Brown for The Bliz...
16:40, 2019-11-19

Australian cardinal to appeal child sex convictions MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Catholic convicted of child sex abuse will soon ask an Australian appeals court to reverse convictions on...
11:40, 2019-06-04

Prosecutors want 17 convictions tossed after officers fired TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors say they’ll seek to overturn the convictions of 17 people whose cases hung on the testimony of three rec...
22:32, 2019-06-20

Prosecutors: Australian cardinal’s convictions should stand MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Prosecutors have argued in an Australian appeals court that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal shoul...
03:48, 2019-06-06

Japan’s bare detention center holds many without convictions TOKYO (AP) — With its bare cells, the Tokyo Detention House looks much like a high-security prison, but those who get incarcerated here, including fo...
13:00, 2019-06-10

Tekashi69’s Testimony Leads to Convictions for 2 Gang Members A jury found members of the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods guilty of racketeering after the flamboyant rapper testified about their crimes....
21:28, 2019-10-03

If Democratic Lawmakers Get Their Way, 1 Million Convictions in California Could Be Expunged After being released from prison, those who were once incarcerated often experience tremendous difficulty getting re-acclimated to society, but if De...
17:48, 2019-06-12

Islamic scholar’s terror convictions reviewed in Virginia ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge in Virginia may toss out parts of a 10-count conviction against an Islamic scholar serving life in prison for ...
19:28, 2019-06-25

Knox arrives in Italy for talk on wrongful convictions MILAN (AP) — Amanda Knox has arrived in Italy for the first time since she was acquitted by an appeals court in October 2011 in the murder of her Bri...
12:36, 2019-06-13

Judge tosses 2 convictions in meningitis outbreak case BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has overturned the jury convictions of a former owner and employee of the Massachusetts facility responsible for a nati...
00:32, 2019-06-08

Tucson judge reverses convictions of 4 border activists TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal judge in Tucson has reversed the misdemeanor convictions of four activists, saying members of the humanitarian group N...
01:00, 2020-02-05

U.S. ICE deports 37 Cambodian refugees, citing criminal convictions Thousands of Cambodian refugees started new lives in the United States after fleeing the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror....
15:48, 2019-07-04

Amanda Knox arrives in Italy for talk on wrongful convictions MILAN — Amanda Knox has arrived in Italy for the first time since she was acquitted by an appeals court in October 2011 in the murder of her British ...
12:56, 2019-06-13

‘Operation Meat Bag’ leads to 6 convictions related to N.B. Moose poaching The New Brunswick department of public safety says the investigation known as Operation Meat Bag was executed from March through December 2016....
18:32, 2019-12-09

Former Vatican treasurer cardinal appeals child sex abuse convictions 77-year-old George Pell was jailed for six years after he was found guilty on five charges of abusing two 13-year-old boys at St Patrick's Cathedral ...
04:52, 2019-06-05

Sheffield tree activists in legal talks to get convictions quashed Move comes after investigation into city council found it fell far short of good practiceTree campaigners in Sheffield who were prosecuted by the cou...
18:36, 2019-07-24

A Leading Cause for Wrongful Convictions: Experts Overstating Forensic Results These three men spent decades in prison as a result of statistical exaggerations. They were among 150 men and women released from prison after their ...
14:56, 2019-04-20

Killer in bodega slay delays sentencing by denying past convictions A perp with a long rap sheet who was convicted of killing an 80-year-old bodega owner may have found a novel way to delay his inevitable sentencing &...
01:24, 2019-09-10

Thailand upholds convictions of migrant workers in murder of British backpackers Thailand's Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of two migrant workers who were sentenced to death for the murder of two British backpackers on a ...
08:16, 2019-08-29

Man with over 70 convictions throws coffee on baby days after release from jail: cops A Seattle man was arrested over the weekend and accused of throwing coffee on a baby — just two days after he’d been released from jail a...
07:08, 2019-07-24

Michael B Jordan, Jamie Foxx take on wrongful convictions, racism in 'Just Mercy' Michael B. Jordan and Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx tackle the subjects of wrongful convictions and racism in 'Just Mercy,' which premiered at the Toronto ...
02:24, 2019-09-07

Appeals court upholds convictions of men who murdered US Border Patrol agent TUCSON - An appeals court has upheld the murder convictions of two men in the 2010 fatal shooting of U.S. Border Patrol agent. Ivan Soto-Barraza and ...
03:20, 2020-01-21

Polls close in Croatia with predicted results too close to call Polls have closed in Croatia's presidential election. Experts are expecting none of the candidates to have won outright, meaning a runoff vote will b...
21:00, 2019-12-22

Judge partly vacates convictions of opioid maker Insys' founder, executives A federal judge on Tuesday partially overturned the convictions of Insys Therapeutics Inc's founder and three former executives accused of bribing do...
04:08, 2019-11-27

Court reverses couple’s drug convictions after prosecutor mocks patron saint Luis Morales-Montanez and Jessica Acosta were convicted of selling $20,000 worth of methamphetamine before Chief District Judge Karen Caldwell in Lex...
23:04, 2019-05-17

U.S. judge partly vacates convictions of opioid maker Insys' founder, execs A federal judge on Tuesday partially overturned the convictions of Insys Therapeutics Inc's founder and three former executives accused of bribing do...
00:52, 2019-11-27

Machete killing of Bronx teen in case of mistaken identity leads to five convictions The five men who viciously slashed a New York teenager to death with knives and a machete in a case of mistaken identity last June were found guilty ...
21:16, 2019-06-15

Rapper Meek Mill granted new trial on 2008 drugs, weapons convictions Meek Mill, a rapper who has become an advocate for reform of the U.S. criminal justice system, is entitled to a new trial on drugs and weapon charges...
20:44, 2019-07-24

Brendan Dassey of 'Making a Murderer' gives his first interview to Jason Flom for new NowThis docuseries 'Wrongful Convictions' AP Mobile-focused news publisher NowThis released a new docuseries Wednesday called "Wrongful Convictions" that features Brendan Dassey's first inter...
18:44, 2019-10-07

Netflix's Malcolm X Documentary Forces Manhattan District Attorney's Office to Reexamine Murder Convictions In what serves as the latest example of a popular documentary forcing authorities into action, the Manhattan district attorney’s office will reexamin...
21:16, 2020-02-10

‘Quash’ convictions and release women jailed for protesting against wearing veils in Iran, urge UN rights experts Decades-long prison sentences handed down to three women protesting the strictly enforced wearing of veils in Iran, have drawn alarm and condemnation...
20:20, 2019-08-16

Kentucky TV anchor dismissed for on-air comments LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky television station says it has dismissed a morning host for what it considered inappropriate comments during his sho...
20:16, 2019-05-22

Mind: Beyond Biden: How Close Is Too Close? Psychologists have studied personal space and physical contact for decades. Here's why people get so uncomfortable....
21:04, 2019-04-11

Huawei’s lawsuit against the US’ ban dismissed by the US District Court Trump’s government has had an issue with Huawei for a long time now. The Chinese company has been accused of espionage and has been relentlessly atta...
15:48, 2020-02-20

Migos’ Offset wants warrant dismissed for incident with fan SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say Migos member Offset is facing a felony charge of criminal damage to property after an incident with a fan a...
02:36, 2019-05-03

Trump’s lawsuit against NY over tax returns dismissed by judge WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday dismissed President Donald Trump’s lawsuit against New York officials that was aimed at preventing the re...
23:04, 2019-11-11

Extinction Rebellion: charges against five protesters dismissed Judge says ‘abject failure’ by CPS left case lacking key prosecution witness as police officer goes on holidayAll charges against five Extinction Reb...
15:24, 2020-01-28

Rich Rod, wife dismissed from federal lawsuit TUCSON — Former University of Arizona head football coach Rich Rodriguez and his wife have been dismissed from a federal lawsuit. The suit clai...
04:36, 2019-09-04

Sir Philip Green assault case dismissed in US Arcadia tycoon had been accused of inappropriately touching pilates instructorSir Philip Green will no longer face charges of misdemeanour assault in...
16:08, 2020-01-20

'Imminent threat' to US troops in Germany dismissed A leaked military intelligence report from the United States over the weekend had suggested that a man from Jordan could target US forces in Germany....
20:00, 2020-01-20

Manchester City’s Cas appeal over FFP dismissed as ‘inadmissible’ • City had appealed against Uefa FFP investigation• Cas ruling means Uefa’s case against City will continueManchester City’s appeal to the court of a...
14:16, 2019-11-15

Charge dismissed against officer whose gun fired at school FOWLERVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A charge has been dismissed against a Michigan police officer whose personal gun accidentally fired into the floor of a hig...
15:04, 2019-06-17

Ski resort loses bid to be dismissed from Paltrow lawsuit A Utah ski resort where Gwyneth Paltrow is accused of smashing into a skier wants to be dismissed from a lawsuit that it argues should be settled bet...
02:08, 2019-08-15

Prince wrongful death case dismissed MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A wrongful death lawsuit filed by Prince's family members has been quietly dismissed in recent months, suggesting family members h...
17:04, 2020-01-21

Charges dismissed against alleged white supremacists LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed charges against three alleged members of a white supremacist group accused of inciting violence at C...
20:00, 2019-06-04

‘Tesla’ star Jim Gaffigan says geniuses often dismissed by their peers "Tesla" writer/director Michael Almereyda and stars Jim Gaffigan and Eve Hewson spoke with UPI about the film at Sundance Film Festival....
17:32, 2020-01-29

Pretrial appeal dismissed in 2005 slaying of teacher ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s highest court has ruled that it lacks authority to hear a pretrial appeal from a man charged with killing a high schoo...
15:52, 2019-06-10

Assault charges dismissed against Scott Stringer’s brother A judge on Tuesday tossed the case against city Comptroller Scott Stringer’s brother, who was accused of punching a patron at a posh Upper East...
20:28, 2020-01-21

Usher's Sexual Battery Lawsuit Is Dismissed 2 Years Later UPDATE: Quantasia Sharpton's lawyer Lisa Bloom filed papers this week to dismiss the lawsuit against Usher. It is unclear if a settlement was reached...
19:20, 2019-09-13

Professor's Lawsuit Over Using Transgender Pronouns Is Dismissed by Judge I really don’t understand transphobes’ devotion to not using someone’s preferred pronouns. It’s literally one of the easiest things to do....
02:12, 2020-02-19

Murder charge dismissed in 1986 slaying after DNA analysis PAW PAW, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve dismissed a first-degree murder charge against a man in a 1986 cold case slaying in southwestern ...
15:40, 2019-05-08

Unwanted kiss lawsuit against Trump dismissed in Florida TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump kissed a former campaign staffer during a Florida rally in 2016 has been dismiss...
04:24, 2019-06-15

Cuomo has ties to official who dismissed whistleblower’s claim Gov. Andrew Cuomo has long-standing ties to the state official who dismissed a whistleblower’s claim that the governor was illegally tipped off to a ...
04:08, 2019-12-03

Prince wrongful death legal claims dismissed The claims were brought against a doctor and a pharmacy who supplied the star with pain medication....
19:04, 2020-01-21

Covington teen’s $250M suit against the Washington Post dismissed The $250 million defamation lawsuit filed by Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann against the Washington Post was dismissed Frida...
01:36, 2019-07-27

Reagan Administration Officials at First Dismissed the Ozone Hole. Here’s What Changed The May 1985 paper, published in top scientific journal Nature, rocked the world: British scientists, backed up by harrowing images, revealed that, o...
18:04, 2019-04-10

Jerry Lee Lewis’ lawsuit against his daughter dismissed by federal judge A lawsuit alleging rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis’ daughter stole from him was dismissed by a federal judge last Thursday....
00:36, 2019-05-04

Usher's $20 Million Herpes Lawsuit Dismissed, Settled Out of Court It would appear that Usher’s $20 million lawsuit, in which Laura Helm accused the “Confessions Part II” singer of exposing her to herpes, is finally ...
20:32, 2019-05-03

Trump administration wants tribes’ Keystone XL pipeline lawsuit dismissed An existing TC Energy pipeline, also called Keystone, had a spill last year that released almost 10,000 barrels (407,000 gallons) of oil near Amherst...
21:28, 2019-09-10

Vince Vaughn Faces 3 Years Probation After DUI Case Is Dismissed UPDATE: Vince Vaughn is pleading no contest to one misdemeanor count of alcohol-related reckless driving. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's ...
01:44, 2019-05-04

I dismissed warnings about being a working mother as antiquated. Then I became one | Stephanie Gardiner The portrayal of parenthood in pop culture hides the practical choices that need to be made in most familiesWhen my daughter woke up with a fever and...
14:36, 2019-12-19

Tennis umpire dismissed after calling ball girl ‘very sexy’ Tennis umpire Gianluca Moscarella was suspended due to his behavior at Saturday’s ATP Tour Challenger between Italy’s Enrico Dalla Valle ...
00:16, 2019-10-02

Serena Williams quickly dismissed the only reminder of US Open meltdown Billie Jean King, at the start of the festivities at Arthur Ashe Stadium Monday evening, noted to the crowd it was “Women’s Equality Day.” King, one ...
15:12, 2019-08-27

Dallas dismissed from civil lawsuit against killer cop Amber Guyger DALLAS — A federal judge has ruled the city of Dallas is not liable for an off-duty police officer fatally shooting a man in his own apartment last y...
04:20, 2019-12-27

Girl's feet amputated after meningitis dismissed as ‘tummy bug’: report A now 11-year-old British girl lost both of her feet after doctors reportedly mistook her meningitis symptoms for a stomach virus....
16:56, 2019-10-14

Suit seeking election for Arizona US Senate seat dismissed PHOENIX (AP) – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to require Arizona’s governor to call a snap special election to fill the ...
01:16, 2019-06-30

Lawsuit dismissed in death of student turned drug informant WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a North Dakota college student turned police drug inform...
14:28, 2019-05-22

California surgeon who appeared on Bravo may see rape case dismissed Prosecutors said Tuesday they will seek to drop charges in a high-profile rape case against a California reality TV show surgeon and his girlfriend....
22:24, 2020-02-04

Migos' Offset has charges in phone-slapping case dismissed Police in suburban Atlanta have dropped a felony charge against the rapper Offset, who was accused of knocking a cellphone out of a fan's hands....
17:32, 2019-06-02

Mindy Kaling says Emmys 'dismissed me as a junior woman of colour' Actress Mindy Kaling accuses the award organisers of singling her out to be cut from nominations....
12:20, 2019-10-10

Trump says US military may discipline dismissed security official Vindman Army officer was removed from his post last week after providing damaging testimony during the House impeachment inquiryDonald Trump said on Tuesday ...
04:36, 2020-02-12

Bury fight on after winding-up petition is dismissed in London court Court heard owner Steve Dale has settled debt with HMRCPhoenix club applies to play in North West Counties leagueBury live to fight another day after...
16:32, 2019-12-18

Assault charge dismissed against former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien SPOKANE, Wash. — A misdemeanor assault charge against former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien has been dropped. A judge in Washington state on Friday dismi...
06:40, 2019-08-31

Kevin Spacey Sexual Assault Case Could Be Dismissed, Judge Says The prosecution appeared in jeopardy after the actor’s accuser invoked the Fifth Amendment during a hearing over a missing phone....
22:16, 2019-07-08

A lawsuit challenging LaCroix's claims of natural ingredients has been dismissed LaCroix National Beverage Corporation, the parent company of LaCroix, announced that a lawsuit challenging its natural ingredient labeling has offici...
21:00, 2020-02-20

Passaic murder case dismissed over police misconduct, despite DNA match Rafael Camey, an illegal immigrant whose genetic material was allegedly found on dead New Jersey prostitute Karen Splettstoesser, will walk free on m...
20:28, 2020-01-14

Israeli spyware firm fails to get hacking case dismissed Judge orders NSO Group to fight case brought by Saudi activist and pay his legal costsAn Israeli judge has rejected an attempt by the spyware firm NS...
12:04, 2020-01-16

Migos’ Offset has charges in phone-slapping case dismissed SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — Police in suburban Atlanta have dropped a felony charge against the rapper Offset, who was accused of knocking a cellphone ...
11:28, 2019-05-31

Mercedes Formula 1 team dismissed four staff for diversity breach The Mercedes Formula 1 team dismissed four workers, and disciplined three more, following a breach of its diversity and equality policy at its Brackl...
15:16, 2019-09-28

Bury fight on after winding-up order is dismissed in London court Court heard owner Steve Dale has settled debt with HMRCPhoenix club applies to play in North West Counties leagueBury live to fight another day after...
14:08, 2019-12-18

Gigi Hadid Dismissed As Juror In Harvey Weinstein Case UPDATE: Gigi Hadid's day in court has ended. On Thursday, the supermodel returned for further questioning in the selection process for Harvey Weinste...
17:08, 2020-01-16

Children and Teen's Climate Change Lawsuit Dismissed by U.S. Court Two of three judges on the panel said that climate change was an issue for lawmakers, not the courts....
23:56, 2020-01-17

Boeing dismissed chance of 'bird strike' that may have caused second 737 Max crash US investigators believe bird collision may have triggered crashEthiopian Airlines crash occurred months after Lion Air disasterBoeing officials, sho...
17:56, 2019-05-21

Gigi Hadid dismissed as juror in Harvey Weinstein trial Weinstein’s legal team wrote in a motion that the model was friends with Cara Delevingne, who has accused him of misconductGigi Hadid will not be sit...
18:12, 2020-01-16

Case Dismissed: Whistleblower Disrupted Efficiency Of Employer’s Operations There is something oddly circular about a recent ruling of the Missouri-based U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit....
01:00, 2020-02-22

Teddy Allen dismissed from Wichita State basketball team WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita State has dismissed Teddy Allen after he was arrested last week following a disturbance at a woman’s home. Athleti...
20:32, 2019-06-18

Lawyers for freed Navy SEAL want war crime case dismissed SAN DIEGO (AP) — Attorneys for a decorated Navy SEAL facing a murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner will try again to have the case ...
07:28, 2019-05-31

Israel Folau's cousin dismissed by Catholic school over religious beliefs Josiah Folau reportedly called the school ‘a synagogue of Satan’ and labelled the Catholic mass ‘a paganistic ritual’The cousin of the sacked rugby s...
04:40, 2019-08-02

34 troops diagnosed with brain injuries days after Trump dismissed them as 'headaches' President Donald Trump initially said no one was harmed during the Jan. 8 Iranian ballistic missile attack on bases in Iraq that house U.S. troops....
20:24, 2020-01-24

Trump administration's new lead rules in water dismissed as 'window dressing' Critics say rules give water systems decades more time to replace dangerous pipes and fail to boost urgency for cleaning up lead The Trump administra...
00:20, 2019-10-11

Harvey Weinstein trial, Day 2: 40 potential jurors dismissed over impartiality concerns Day 2 of the Harvey Weinstein sex-crimes trial is underway in New York, less than a day after the disgraced movie mogul was indicted in Los Angeles. ...
21:52, 2020-01-07

Fired deputy secretary was not dismissed over handling of sexual misconduct case, VA says The abrupt firing yesterday of Department of Veterans Affairs James Byrne was not related to the handling of a sexual assault allegation filed in Sep...
22:28, 2020-02-04

Hayden Panettiere's Ex Brian Hickerson's Domestic Violence Case Dismissed UPDATE: It appears that Hayden Panettiere's ex-boyfriend Brian Hickerson won't be charged in his domestic violence case. Multiple outlets report that...
20:52, 2019-09-26

Boris Johnson's 'secret Irish border plans' dismissed as non-starter Report cites leaked proposals for clearance areas 5-10 miles from border and real-time tracking of goodsBoris Johnson’s secret plans to solve the Iri...
06:08, 2019-10-01

Student-Teacher Dismissed for Teaching ‘Willie Lynch Letter’ to 4th-Graders A Tennessee instructor’s Black History Month lesson on a fake historical document backfired when school administrators discovered that she was teachi...
21:04, 2020-02-07

Woman diagnosed with rare cancer after pain was allegedly dismissed as 'hormones' She had been complaining of pain since September, but she said she wasn't taken seriously until a photo got their attention in April....
15:52, 2019-10-16

Watford fire second manager of the season as Quique Sanchez Flores is dismissed "Watford have sacked coach Quique Sanchez Flores, with the Vicarage Road club rock bottom of the Premier League after Saturday\u0027s loss to Southam...
14:12, 2019-12-01

England’s Piers Francis cleared to resume World Cup after citing dismissed • Tackle in USA game not deemed to be red-card offence• World Rugby rule 29-year-old should have been sin-binnedEngland centre Piers Francis has been...
13:24, 2019-09-29

Harvey Weinstein's lawyers ask judge to recuse himself, 50 more potential jurors dismissed Harvey Weinstein's defense team has asked the judge to excuse himself from the ex-producer's sex-crimes trial, which continued in New York Wednesday....
21:36, 2020-01-08

Claims South China Sea rocked by 'huge nuclear explosion' dismissed by US A defence official warned people to ignore reports that oceanographic instruments detected an explosion on a similar scale to when nuclear bombs were...
22:12, 2019-11-23

2 Ohio State football players dismissed amid rape charges COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two Ohio State University football players were kicked off the team Wednesday after being charged with rape and kidnapping. Defensiv...
03:00, 2020-02-13

Gigi Hadid dismissed as potential juror in Harvey Weinstein case The cast of potential jurors in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial narrowed once again Thursday, including the dismissal of supermodel Gigi Hadid....
16:24, 2020-01-16

Final case tied to Schilling’s Rhode Island deal dismissed PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A judge has dismissed the final legal case stemming from Rhode Island’s failed $75 million deal with former Boston Red ...
22:12, 2019-06-12

College Softball Coach Dismissed After Sexually Harassing Player Through Text Messages A softball coach at Bemidji State University in Minnesota has been dismissed from the program after being placed on a leave of absence earlier this y...
23:12, 2019-07-25

British woman, 19, faces court in Cyprus after gang rape allegation is dismissed A British woman who claimed she was raped in Cyprus is due in court today after investigators dismissed her allegations....
08:44, 2019-07-29

Mom claims weeklong brain bleed was dismissed as food poisoning: 'Thought I was dying' A mother who claims she was allegedly diagnosed with food poisoning on vacation in Majorca after she began experiencing painful headaches and vomitin...
19:04, 2019-06-12

Kevin Spacey's Sexual Assault Case Dismissed Due to ''Unavailability of Complaining Witness'' UPDATE: The sexual assault case against Kevin Spacey has been dropped due to the "unavailability of the complaining witness," according to court docu...
23:52, 2019-07-17

Harvey Weinstein: Accuser breaks down sobbing in courtroom, trial dismissed early Harvey Weinstein's trial is in its fifth week as the defense continued cross-examining Jessica Mann about why she maintained a relationship with him....
23:28, 2020-02-03

Extinction Rebellion: Scott Ludlam has 'absurd' bail conditions dismissed by judge Magistrate says bail conditions preventing the former senator from attending Extinction Rebellion events were not necessaryFormer Greens senator Scot...
02:00, 2019-10-10

119 Dismissed Cases Later, a Crooked Cop Was Arrested for Planting Drugs During Routine Traffic Stops A former sheriff’s deputy in Florida has been arrested and unceremoniously dismissed after an investigation uncovered his penchant for pulling over d...
23:20, 2019-07-11

Prince Harry media complaint over ‘drugged and tethered’ animal photos dismissed The complaint filed by the prince centred around one of the Mail on Sunday's headlines that claimed Prince Harry was misleading fans....
17:24, 2020-01-30

Navy SEAL accused of killing prinsoner wants case dismissed over withheld evidence SAN DIEGO — Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 want the case thrown out because of alleged prosecut...
08:36, 2019-05-29

North Korea fires two projectiles shortly after Trump dismissed earlier launches Projectiles fired at dawn on Saturday from area around north-eastern city of Hamhung, South Korea’s military saysNorth Korea fired two unidentified p...
03:56, 2019-08-10

Jeremiah Holloman, Georgia's leading returning WR, dismissed amid assault investigation The incident occured when Holloman and the victim got into an argument following UGA's spring game...
00:04, 2019-06-22

Controlled Substance Charges Dismissed Against Suspended NASCAR Truck Series Driver After he was pulled over for an improper lane change this month and his vehicle was searched, New York State Police charged NASCAR Truck Series drive...
23:40, 2019-08-28

Potential jurors in Elon Musk's defamation trial were dismissed because they follow him on Twitter Dave Smith/Business Insider Elon Musk is currently on trial for alleged defamation against cave diver Vernon Unsworth. Musk called Unsworth "pedo guy...
13:12, 2019-12-04

Navy SEAL accused of killing prisoner wants case dismissed over withheld evidence SAN DIEGO — Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 want the case thrown out because of alleged prosecut...
15:56, 2019-05-29

NSW secretly exploring long-dismissed plan to turn coastal rivers inland Proposal an expensive gift to irrigators at the expense of coastal communities and the environment, conservationist saysNew South Wales has been secr...
20:44, 2019-09-23

The Amazons: Ancient Warrior Women Dismissed as Myth and Legend Were Real Fearsome Fighters Famous ancient Greek historian Herodotus once wrote of the Amazons - or as he called them Oier Pata (‘Killers of Men’) – a  tribe of fierce warrior w...
15:36, 2019-07-18

College softball coach is dismissed from program after sexually harassing player via text messages A softball coach at Bemidji State University of Minnesota is gone after the inappropriate behavior...
01:20, 2019-07-26

Jen Harley's Domestic Battery Case Dismissed 6 Months After Ronnie-Magro Ortiz Fight UPDATE: Jen Harley will not face charges for an alleged domestic battery incident involving Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, E! News has learned. According to t...
00:56, 2019-07-23

Slander charge against Alec Baldwin dismissed in civil suit over parking spot dispute A judge dismissed a slander charge against actor Alec Baldwin in a civil suit stemming from a 2018 parking spot dispute, according to court documents...
06:00, 2019-12-28

Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking case formally dismissed almost three weeks after billionaire's death The criminal sex trafficking case against disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein has been formally dismissed....
01:20, 2019-08-30

Barbie maker Mattel soars after earnings smash estimates, whistleblower probe dismissed Associated Press Mattel, the toymaker soared more than 18% in premarket trading. The firm beat estimates in revenue and earnings per share, according...
13:16, 2019-10-30

Steve Smith dismissed by incredible boundary catch in Australia's win over West Indies – video Mitchell Starc starred with the ball, taking five wickets, as Australia beat West Indies by 15 runs at Trent Bridge to get their Cricket World Cup ca...
04:32, 2019-06-07

A landmark lawsuit in which kids sued the US government over its contribution to climate change has been dismissed after a 5-year fight Robin Loznak/Pool Photo/AP In 2015, 21 young people sued the US government, alleging it was violating their constitutional rights by contributing to ...
20:28, 2020-01-17

A judge dismissed New York's criminal case against Paul Manafort, clearing the way for a potential Trump pardon Alex Wong/Getty Images President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, was cleared of 16 state felonies, including mortgage fraud ch...
16:56, 2019-12-18

England back Piers Francis free to continue playing at Rugby World Cup after citing dismissed Piers Francis will be available for England's forthcoming Rugby World Cup matches after the Northampton Saints back saw his citing dismissed on Sunda...
15:08, 2019-09-29

Boris Johnson dismissed criticism of him calling Islamophobia a 'natural reaction' by saying people want to 'drag out bits and pieces of what I have said' BBC UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson responded to criticism of his own controversial comments about Islam by saying that "people are always going to d...
12:56, 2019-12-01

Harvey Weinstein trial: Potential juror facing jail time for tweet; Gigi Hadid dismissed Early Thursday, Gigi Hadid was cut from the list of potential jurors in Harvey Weinstein's sex crimes trial.        ...
17:12, 2020-01-16

Eddie Gallagher's defense wants case dismissed over Navy misconduct as judge frees SEAL ahead of war crimes trial The defense team of a Navy SEAL accused of murdering an injured teenage ISIS fighter wants the case dismissed due to what it says is gross misconduct...
02:36, 2019-06-01

Is marijuana a depressant? What to know Marijuana can act as a depressant, stimulant, and hallucinogen. Learn more about the effects of each type of drug here. We also cover the risks and s...
03:36, 2019-07-31

Jay-Z goes into the marijuana business Billionaire rapper Jay-Z is entering the fast-growing cannabis industry, taking a role with California company Caliva as a strategist....
00:16, 2019-07-10

What to know about Marijuana detox Marijuana contains some compounds that remain in the body after use. Many factors affect how long it stays there. Learn about the marijuana detox pro...
23:04, 2019-12-13

What does it feel like to be high on marijuana? Marijuana use can affect different people in different ways, and being 'high' can feel different to different people. Learn about what being high on ...
22:40, 2019-12-11

CBD: a marijuana miracle or just another health fad? The cannabis-derived compound is popping up in everything from mineral water to bath bombs. We ask experts and users if it actually worksAaron Horn f...
09:12, 2019-05-05

How to Travel With Medical Marijuana Even as more states allow medical marijuana, traveling between states with cannabis can leave patients in legal limbo....
12:12, 2019-12-31

How using marijuana could benefit your relationship So much for the lazy, snacking stoner stereotype. New research reveals that cannabis use between couples increases might benefit their relationship, ...
20:28, 2019-05-23

Google just says no to marijuana apps While more states are passing laws legalizing marijuana, Google is trying to make it harder for smokers to connect with sellers. Earlier this week, t...
01:48, 2019-06-01

'RHONJ' husband Joe Giudice deportation appeal dismissed by ICE Joe Giudice's team has filed filed a petition for a federal court to review the decision.        ...
18:28, 2019-04-18

Prince wrongful death case dismissed but estate case will continue A wrongful death lawsuit filed by Prince's family members has been quietly dismissed in recent months....
00:00, 2020-01-21

Extinction Rebellion activists have charges against them dismissed after 'abject failure' by prosecutors Charges have been dismissed against five Extinction Rebellion activists after the police officer due to give evidence at the trial booked a holiday....
14:40, 2020-01-28

Judge: Kevin Spacey groping case 'may well be dismissed' as accuser pleads the 5th Where is the critical cellphone in the Kevin Spacey groping case? Accuser testifies in court for the first time, then invokes his 5th Amendment right...
16:44, 2019-07-09

Marijuana users less likely to be obese, study says The joke is that smoking marijuana can cause weight gain because users might get the munchies, but new research suggests that pot smokers weigh less....
17:44, 2019-04-19

Here’s what happens when you leave marijuana up your nose for 18 years Enlarge / The amazing human nose. (credit: Getty | Picture Alliance) Nose pickers are often said to be digging for gold. But a 48-year-old Australian...
22:44, 2019-10-31

Will Neil Young’s Marijuana Use Keep Him From Becoming a U.S. Citizen? The famous rocker, a Canadian citizen, wants to vote in America’s 2020 elections. But his naturalization hasn’t gone as planned....
03:32, 2019-11-12

Marijuana users less likely to be overweight, obese New research examines the link between body mass index and cannabis use. The findings may seem counterintuitive, given that marijuana increases appet...
18:00, 2019-04-26

Marijuana may improve women's enjoyment of sex (Reuters Health) - About one-third of U.S. women have used marijuana before sex, a small study suggests, and those who do report increased desire and...
23:36, 2019-04-11

Marijuana use doubles in US pregnant women to 1 in 14 CHICAGO (AP) — A government survey shows pot use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester. Overall, 7%...
22:28, 2019-06-18

Joe Biden on marijuana: ‘I don’t think it is a gateway drug’ Presidential hopeful Joe Biden once again addressed his stance on the effects of marijuana — reportedly clarifying to reporters on Monday that ...
03:40, 2019-11-27

4 things we misunderstand about marijuana when we think of it like alcohol Since legalization, cannabis has become more available to people whose habits and assumptions have been formed by alcohol consumption — but that has ...
12:50, 2019-05-01

Teen vaping tied to marijuana use (Reuters Health) - Adolescents and young adults who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than youth...
02:00, 2019-08-14

Legalizing pot tied to less teen marijuana use Marijuana legalization laws don't appear to increase teen pot use and instead may have the opposite effect, a U.S. study suggests....
23:48, 2019-07-08

Teens who vape three times more likely to use marijuana Young people who vape nicotine are 3.5 times more likely of becoming marijuana smokers later in life, according to new research....
17:44, 2019-08-14

U.S. CDC recommends against using vapes with marijuana ingredient People should stop using e-cigarettes with marijuana ingredient tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), U.S. public health officials recommended on Friday as inv...
19:40, 2019-09-27

Marijuana magazines having mixed results There has been no pot of gold for consumer publications in the cannabis market. High Times and Canadian-based Civilized are scrambling to pivot into ...
05:12, 2019-09-20

Is marijuana use associated with a higher risk of cancer? A new meta-analysis looks at the potential link between marijuana use and an increased risk of cancer, emphasizing the poor quality of existing studi...
22:44, 2019-12-08

Former Liberian president Charles Taylor's ex-wife Agnes Taylor has torture charges dismissed The ex-wife of former Liberian president Charles Taylor will walk free from custody after a senior judge dismissed torture charges against her....
13:08, 2019-12-06

Majority of New Yorkers back use of recreational marijuana A majority of New York voters back the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in the state even as lawmakers continue to grapple with the ...
12:56, 2019-06-10

US House approves proposal to decriminalize, tax marijuana LOS ANGELES (AP) — A divided U.S. House committee approved a proposal Wednesday to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level, a vote that ...
22:52, 2019-11-21

Marijuana use by pregnant women doubles in US: study CHICAGO — Pot use in pregnancy has doubled among US women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows. Overall, 7 percen...
18:04, 2019-06-19

Marijuana industry wants to prove it’s ‘socially responsible’ LOS ANGELES — An alliance of large marijuana businesses had a message for the public Tuesday: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Can...
20:36, 2019-06-19

Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Illinois on New Year's Day Many pot-smoking adults in Illinois will ring in the new year on a high note when recreational marijuana use becomes legal in the state on Jan. 1....
15:36, 2019-12-24

Ordinance: Marijuana Low Priority For Louisville Police LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– A city ordinance passed in Louisville on Wednesday, making small amounts of marijuana for personal use one of the low...
12:00, 2019-06-20

Neil Young says US citizenship 'delayed over marijuana' The Canadian singer, who lives in California, says he has been told to prove "moral character"....
19:04, 2019-11-11

Drake signs up for Toronto marijuana venture The biggest of Canada's new brand of marijuana producers will join forces with Toronto-born rap star Drake to launch a fully-licenced joint venture i...
14:40, 2019-11-07

China blames US, Canada for rising marijuana use The youth of China are going to pot at what the country’s drug cops fear is a dizzying rate — and they blame weed-loving US and Canadian stoners and ...
17:56, 2019-07-02

Illinois becomes 11th state to allow recreational marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation that makes the state the 11th to legali...
21:48, 2019-06-25

Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Illinois on New Years Day Many pot-smoking adults in Illinois will ring in the new year on a high note when recreational marijuana use becomes legal in the state on Jan. 1....
13:32, 2019-12-24

California agency eyes tax on marijuana by potency A California agency wants to scrap the state’s complicated taxes on marijuana in favor of a single levy that takes potency into account. The pot-taxi...
23:40, 2019-12-18

Nearly 15 percent of U.S. teens, adolescents have vaped marijuana More than 1 in 10 high school seniors vape marijuana, and the percentage of teens who have tried e-cigarettes containing marijuana was nearly 15 perc...
06:16, 2019-12-18

Percy Harvin: I smoked marijuana before every NFL game Marijuana was the best medicine for Percy Harvin’s anxiety. The one-time Jets receiver said in a Bleacher Report video that he smoked marijuana...
23:04, 2019-10-02

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Herring said Saturday that Virginia should ...
04:08, 2019-06-16

Men who smoke marijuana daily may be more likely to get testicular cancer Petri Oeschger / Getty According to a new study, men who smoke one marijuana cigarette daily have a 36% increased risk of developing testicular cance...
21:44, 2019-12-02

Three-quarters of U.S. teens who vape use nicotine, marijuana, or both A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine revealed that three-quarters of teens who vape use the e-cigarette devices to smoke not ju...
06:08, 2019-12-16

Marijuana industry could surpass NFL in revenue by 2020 Cannabis has been extending its reach through legalization over the past several years. Starting with early adopter Colorado, 37 states have passed l...
04:20, 2019-06-09

Watch: Cake mix-up confuses 'Moana' for 'marijuana' A Georgia woman said a miscommunication while ordering her birthday cake led to dessert having a marijuana theme rather than the intended "Moana" the...
21:52, 2019-07-10

Teens, young adults more likely to take up marijuana if parents use it (Reuters Health) - Teens and young adults have a higher likelihood of taking up marijuana if their parents use the drug, a new study suggests....
00:48, 2019-11-23

Cannabis oil prompts debate about NY marijuana legalization City lawmakers are gearing up to fight the Health Department’s ban on the cannabis oil CBD, saying the compound should be treated the same as pot in ...
03:00, 2019-06-02

TSA allows passengers to bring drug derived from marijuana WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to bring on board some forms of CBD ...
00:24, 2019-05-29

Hawaii becomes 26th state to decriminalize marijuana Hawaii has become the 26th state in the nation to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. Under the new legislation, which effect...
00:40, 2019-07-11

CBD products are changing people’s minds about marijuana Eight in 10 Americans have made a U-turn in their opinions surrounding cannabis and marijuana usage, according to a new survey. A study of 2,000 Amer...
16:04, 2019-10-15

Cincinnati Votes To Decriminalize Up To 100 Grams Of Marijuana CINCINNATI (WCPO) — City Council passed an ordinance Wednesday decriminalizing up to 100 grams of marijuana. The ordinance — proposed by Jeff Pastor ...
20:08, 2019-06-12

Legalize it? Joe Biden tries to clear air on marijuana stance Presidential hopeful Joe Biden tried to clarify his position on the legalization of marijuana Monday — after he was quoted calling weed a “gate...
02:24, 2019-11-19

Three-quarters of U.S. teens who vape use nicotine, marijuana or both A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine revealed that three-quarters of teens who vape use the e-cigarette devices to smoke not ju...
18:16, 2019-12-16

Switzerland aims to legalise medical marijuana The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana, proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to trea...
12:56, 2019-06-26

Top Trump Campaign Spokesman: Marijuana Must Be ‘Kept Illegal’ Trump has voiced support for letting states set their own cannabis laws, but his administration has taken some opposing actions....
03:48, 2020-02-20

For Higher Education, Try Taking Courses in Marijuana The new curriculum could include classes like ‘Mary Jane Eyre’ and ‘Cannibals and Cannabis’...
22:24, 2019-08-09

DEA to expand marijuana research after years of delay The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said on Monday that it will move ahead with a long-delayed expansion of its marijuana research program, in a...
20:20, 2019-08-26

The Latest: Warren pledges to legalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a campaign rally Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Ph...
02:48, 2020-02-24

Thailand set to deliver first batch of medical marijuana Thailand plans to distribute about 10,000 bottles of cannabis oil next week for hospital patients, a government official said on Thursday, the first ...
15:28, 2019-08-01

DOJ to expand number of marijuana growers for research The move announced Monday would give researchers a wider variety of cannabis to study, Uttam Dhillon, the DEA’s acting administrator, said in a state...
23:36, 2019-08-27

Marijuana may undermine fertility treatment success (Reuters Health) - Women undergoing fertility treatment who smoke marijuana may have more success if they quit, recent research suggests....
01:00, 2019-08-22

Boston’s first marijuana shop gets the green light BOSTON — Boston’s first retail pot shop and Massachusetts’ first minority-owned marijuana business was approved Thursday, more than a year after the ...
18:04, 2020-02-07

A Marijuana Brand With Loads of Street Cred Sherbinskis, a favorite in hip-hop circles, is opening a store in Los Angeles that will sell fashion, along with cannabis....
19:00, 2019-04-30

4 Your Health: The pros and cons of legalizing marijuana There have been positive and negative results from the legalization of marijuana. A look at the bad and good about legalizing marijuana. Researchers ...
19:40, 2019-05-16

8 incredible facts about the booming US marijuana industry Barbara Corbellini Duarte/Business Insider The US marijuana industry is worth billions of dollars, and is showing no signs of slowing down. Ten US s...
03:00, 2019-05-08

Weak marijuana sales ding California budget LOS ANGELES — California is paying a price for the shaky rollout of its legal marijuana market. State budget documents released Thursday show the New...
03:24, 2019-05-10

New high: Teenage marijuana vaping doubled in just two years Twice as many teens vaped marijuana in 2019 as in 2017, even as marijuana use among teens remained steady....
06:32, 2019-12-18

Pot stocks surge for a second day after a marijuana legalization act passes a key vote Meranda Yslas On Wednesday, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act passed a key vote by the House Judiciary Committee. Can...
23:28, 2019-11-21

Scientists discovered a marijuana compound that's 30 times more potent than THC Richard Vogel/AP Italian scientists have discovered a new marijuana compound that's thirty times more potent than THC, the psychoactive compound that...
19:32, 2020-02-06

US growing largest crop of marijuana for research in 5 years The federal agency said it plans to grow 4,409 pounds this year at the University of Mississippi to explore recent interest in CBD as a potential med...
16:52, 2019-07-12

Neil Young faces US citizenship delay over marijuana use The Canadian songwriter is pursuing dual citizenship in order to ‘vote my conscience on Donald J Trump’ in the 2020 electionNeil Young is facing a de...
11:08, 2019-11-11

Chris Long is not happy with how anyone reacted to marijuana revelation In retirement, Chris Long can speak freely about smoking marijuana. The former Super Bowl champion will feel even better when he sees the drug’...
21:24, 2019-05-28

Illinois governor announces plan to legalize marijuana CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he’s reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in th...
19:32, 2019-05-04

Willie Nelson says he’s no longer smoking marijuana, but still consuming it “I have abused my lungs quite a bit in the past, so breathing is a little more difficult these days," said the 86-year-old singer....
19:32, 2019-12-05

Canberra becomes first Australian city to legalize marijuana for personal use Australia's capital city of Canberra will become the first in the country to legalize the possession, use and cultivation of small amounts of cannabi...
13:04, 2019-09-25

Gee whiz: Testing of sewage confirms rise in marijuana use SEATTLE (AP) — The proof is in the pee. A new federally funded study has confirmed, not surprisingly, that marijuana use went up in Washington state ...
22:08, 2019-06-20

Albany makes last-minute push to decriminalize marijuana They’re making a tokin’ effort. With state lawmakers deadlocked on legalizing recreational marijuana during the last scheduled day of the session in ...
22:32, 2019-06-19

Teen Marijuana Vaping Soars, Displacing Other Habits Drinking, cigarette smoking and the use of hard drugs all declined, according to a new federal survey of high school and middle school students....
06:24, 2019-12-18

Nice day for a weed wedding: the couples who married with marijuana Prefer rips to sips? More and more couples are featuring cannabis at their weddings – and now recreational marijuana is legal in 10 US states, option...
07:28, 2019-07-05

Anti-marijuana group loses bid to keep NY donors private Albany is set to weed out these anti-marijuana lobbyists. The New York chapter of the Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM-NY) was on Tuesday knocked b...
22:32, 2019-09-11

Legal marijuana has led to increased use, risk for abuse among teens An analysis of data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health reveals increased rates of marijuana use and cannabis use disorder among teens du...
23:24, 2019-11-13

U.S. Teens Aren’t Just Vaping Nicotine. Marijuana Use Is Also on the Rise When U.S. health officials talk about the youth vaping epidemic, they’re mostly talking about the millions of teenagers who use products like J...
11:16, 2019-12-18

Man smokes joint in court while being charged over marijuana possession The man performed the stunt at the courtroom to ask for legalisation of marijuana and he is now facing two new charges...
14:12, 2020-01-29

Paris Jackson defends marijuana use after she's called a 'druggie' Paris Jackson vehemently using marijuana after a Twitter user accused her of being a “druggie.”...
18:56, 2019-06-04

Marijuana industry aims at environmental, ethical goals LOS ANGELES (AP) — An alliance of large marijuana businesses has a message for the public: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global ...
01:44, 2019-06-19

States where recreational marijuana legalized see increased problematic use (Reuters Health) - In the four states where recreational marijuana was legal by 2016, there was a small uptick in cannabis use disorder among adults ...
22:28, 2019-11-13

Marijuana and Vaping: Shadowy Past, Dangerous Present A technology initially promoted to help cigarette smokers has transformed marijuana use, too. Now, with cases of severe lung illness rising, health i...
09:32, 2019-10-21

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they want...
00:48, 2019-07-11

Willie Nelson says he's 'chief tester' at his marijuana company Willie Nelson discussed his cannabis company, Willie's Reserve, and performed "My Favorite Picture of You" on "The Tonight Show."...
16:08, 2019-06-19

Efforts to legalize marijuana in New York take big hit in state Senate The top backer of legalizing marijuana in New York, Manhattan state Sen. Liz Krueger, admitted defeat Wednesday, after days of contentious negotiatio...
17:24, 2019-06-19

Neil Young says his U.S. citizenship application has been delayed over 'use of marijuana' Rock legend Neil Young wants to become a U.S. citizen to vote in the upcoming election, but his quest to citizenship has been delayed over pot use. &...
02:12, 2019-11-12

Medical News Today: How marijuana affects the body Marijuana has several potential physical and psychological effects on the body, such as lung irritation and increased appetite. Learn more about the ...
08:04, 2019-04-12

Marijuana worth US$2.3M found in jalapeno shipment from Mexico The spicy peppers failed to distract sniffer dogs from detecting the marijuana concealed inside....
19:48, 2019-08-19

Kentucky council lowers priority on marijuana possession LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Louisville Metro Council has passed an ordinance declaring marijuana possession a low priority for officers. The Courier-J...
18:52, 2019-06-26

Sheriffs: Legal marijuana causing more crime, accidents The nation’s sheriffs are calling on Washington and state capitals to slow the rush to legalize marijuana because they are seeing a surge in crime an...
19:40, 2019-06-25

Suns’ Holmes arrested in Florida for Marijuana possession MIAMI (AP) — Phoenix Suns big man Richaun Holmes was arrested for misdemeanor possession of cannabis after a Miami-area traffic stop. Twenty-five-yea...
20:44, 2019-05-23

Harris and Nadler team up on bill to decriminalize marijuana Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is teaming up with a powerful House Democrat on legislation to decriminalize marijuana and wipe away past marijuana-rel...
11:36, 2019-07-23

Medical marijuana industry to experiment with digital tokens TUCSON — Currently, banks cannot do business with marijuana dispensaries because under federal law the possession and sale of pot is still ille...
08:20, 2019-08-20

Cuomo signs law decriminalizing small possessions of marijuana Legislation decriminalizing small-time pot possession was signed into law by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Monday, and will become law in 30 days time. ...
18:44, 2019-07-29

Marijuana-filled balloon was inside man's nostril for 18 years A team of Australian doctors said they removed a marijuana-filled balloon from inside the nose of a man who inserted the object into his nostril 18 y...
16:12, 2019-10-31

Walls of Jericho drummer arrested with over 630 pounds of marijuana Dustin Schoenhofer, metalcore band Walls of Jericho's drummer, has been arrested in Oregon after he was pulled over and authorities found over 630 po...
22:00, 2019-10-29

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize recreational use of marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is likely to become the 11th state to allow small amounts of marijuana for recreational use after the Democratic-co...
23:36, 2019-06-25

Illinois joins 10 other U.S. states in legalizing recreational marijuana Illinois on Tuesday became the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana by adults after Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a...
20:36, 2019-06-25

The Baffling Legal Gray Zone of Marijuana at the Airport The contradiction between federal and local laws can feel especially confusing to travelers in states where pot has been legalized....
15:48, 2019-09-04

New York state reduces penalties for marijuana possession Anyone caught with a small amount of pot in New York can expect to receive a fine as opposed to a jail term. Governor Andrew Cuomo has previously ann...
20:12, 2019-07-29

Nets D’Angelo Russell issued summons for marijuana NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Nets All-Star D’Angelo Russell was detained at LaGuardia Airport after a small amount of marijuana was found in his lu...
23:20, 2019-05-02

Arizona’s 2020 marijuana initiative tries to fix what went wrong the last time PHOENIX — Arizona’s second attempt to legalize recreational marijuana responds to the questions that doomed the first effort, in 2016. Worried ...
20:44, 2019-08-12

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana ...
23:28, 2019-05-21

Global marijuana use rose by 60 percent over the past decade More people than ever are smoking weed around the world. But how can we decide whether to condemn or support the devil's lettuce when our own governm...
16:32, 2019-06-26

Officers make marijuana grow bust in Berea BEREA, Ky. (LEX 18) – Berea police arrested two men in a marijuana grow bust this week. According to officials, Berea police were called to a h...
16:36, 2019-06-26

'I wish we had more answers': Marijuana-linked vaping illnesses surpass 1,000 Lung illnesses that have largely been linked to vaping THC, the chemical that causes the medical high in marijuana, have struck 1,080 people and kill...
22:52, 2019-10-03

Why marijuana bust won’t impact any D’Angelo Russell deal D’Angelo Russell getting stopped for pot isn’t going to stop him from getting paid. And more and more it’s looking like it’s going to be by the Nets....
12:12, 2019-05-04

Governors Across U.S. Step Up Push To Legalize Marijuana In Their States A growing number of governors are using State of the State addresses and budget proposals to press lawmakers to take action on cannabis issues....
07:24, 2020-02-12

Study: Marijuana, opioid mix could relieve pain without addiction A combination of marijuana and opioids could be more effective at reducing pain than using each substance alone, and may avoid the risk of addiction ...
18:32, 2019-04-09

First legal sales of recreational marijuana recorded in Illinois CHICAGO (AP) — The sale of marijuana for recreational purposes became legal Wednesday in Illinois to the delight of pot fans — many who began lining ...
04:20, 2020-01-02

High hopes: Buttigieg pushes for marijuana legalization Presidential hopeful Mayor Pete Buttigieg called for the legalization of marijuana at a Democratic candidates forum hosted by AARP in Iowa on Saturda...
06:08, 2019-07-21

Colorado to allow doctors to prescribe marijuana in place of opioids A new law in Colorado will let doctors prescribe marijuana instead of opioids. Gov. Jared Polis signed the legislation this past week....
21:48, 2019-05-25

Medical marijuana grower catches fire; cause not clear ELIOT, Maine (AP) — A medical marijuana growing facility caught fire in Maine, sending smoke into the sky and drawing firefighters from several surro...
17:24, 2019-06-11

Cannabis investor donates $9M to Harvard, MIT for marijuana research A cannabis investor is giving Harvard and MIT, his alma maters, $9 million to study the health effects of marijuana....
21:08, 2019-04-30

People line up in Chicago to get legal marijuana on New Year’s Day Way to start the New Year off with a bong. Chicagoans celebrated the passage of a new Illinois law legalizing marijuana by lining up in droves before...
22:48, 2020-01-01

Illinois Becomes 11th State To Legalize Recreational Marijuana CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on recreational marijuana legalization in Illinois (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed legislation ...
19:28, 2019-06-25

Helicopter reveals rooftop marijuana plantations while filming Vuelta • Local force confiscated some 40 plants at abandoned site• Guardia Civil posted footage of illegal plots on social mediaPolice in Catalonia seized a...
13:48, 2019-09-04

I use medical marijuana to treat my insomnia, and the first time I tried it went terribly wrong Matilde Campodonico/AP I'm not an avid pot smoker, but tried medical marijuana to treat my insomnia. Despite taking less than a full dosage, I had a...
21:52, 2019-06-07

I ate marijuana edibles, and it eased my parental burnout and guilt about being a single dad Getty Nicholas Powers, a single dad who shuttles his son on four trains to his co-parent, was experiencing burnout. Parental burnout, a recognized co...
21:24, 2019-12-11

Nets star D’Angelo Russell busted with marijuana at airport Trying to leave New York after his first All-Star season, Nets guard D’Angelo Russell was caught with marijuana in his checked baggage while fl...
22:08, 2019-05-02

Biden Says He Doesn't Support Legalizing Marijuana as Congress Legalizes It Former vice president Joe Biden still opposes legalizing marijuana, claiming that it could be a gateway drug....
22:52, 2019-11-18

Baker confuses request for ‘Moana’ birthday cake with ‘marijuana’ A confused birthday girl got a cake with a marijuana theme instead of her favorite Disney character Moana. Kensli Davis’ mom had asked the Atla...
16:32, 2019-07-10

State lawmakers make last-minute push to legalize marijuana ALBANY — State lawmakers are making a last-minute push to legalize recreational pot before the official end of the legislative session on June 19. A ...
05:36, 2019-06-16

Patrick Schwarzenegger says dad Arnold convinced him to stop smoking marijuana Four years ago, Patrick Schwarzenegger received some life-changing advice from his father, Arnold. The “Long Road Home” actor, 25, shared an Instagra...
21:56, 2019-04-22

Dairy Queen employee fired over marijuana cake mix-up: ‘It’s not funny to me’ The funny “Moana” marijuana cake mix-up that went viral earlier this week didn’t leave everyone laughing....
15:40, 2019-07-12

Feds say opioid addiction treatment funds can’t be used for medical marijuana The U.S. government is barring federal dollars meant for opioid addiction treatment to be used on medical marijuana. The move is aimed at states that...
21:32, 2019-11-22

Judge seals arrest records for over 300 low-level marijuana offenders Hundreds of low-level Manhattan pot offenders will have their arrest records sealed under a judge’s ruling, officials announced Monday. The ruling ca...
22:04, 2019-08-12

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restrict...
17:56, 2019-06-13

Surgeon General warns against marijuana use among pregnant women, teens The surgeon general warned pregnant women and teens today that smoking marijuana can lead to dangerous health outcomes....
22:48, 2019-08-29

Mom accused of trying drown kids at homeless shelter blames ‘bad marijuana’ A woman who claimed to be on “bad marijuana” tried to drown her young children in a bathtub at an East Harlem homeless shelter because sh...
20:16, 2019-06-05

Willie Nelson says that marijuana ‘saved my life’ Outlaw country great Willie Nelson goes deep on cannabis in a new interview with Rolling Stone.        ...
15:00, 2019-05-03

Company will pay you $3K a month to smoke weed, test marijuana products Dream of being a professional pothead? This unique gig will send your career up in smoke. New York-based online magazine American Marijuana is lookin...
20:24, 2019-11-20

Authorities raid Long Island marijuana grow houses Federal and local authorities raided two marijuana grow houses on Long Island Wednesday as part of an ongoing operation in the area, a law enforcemen...
19:20, 2019-06-05

Medical marijuana no longer tied to fewer opioid deaths (Reuters Health) - Legalizing medical marijuana no longer appears to be linked with a drop in fatal opioid overdoses, according to a new U.S. study t...
23:36, 2019-06-10

Oro Valley man arrested with guns, cocaine, marijuana, THS infused edibles and oil TUCSON – An Oro Valley man was taken into custody after Oro Valley Police Department seized a large amount of drugs and firearms while serving ...
01:28, 2019-05-04

NYC schools investigator arrested for drunk driving following marijuana complaint A NYC schools investigator was arrested on charges of drunken driving less than two months after a complaint was sent to Chancellor Richard Carranza ...
02:24, 2019-06-09

Man under influence of synthetic marijuana chased strangers with knives: cops DOVER, Del. — Police in Delaware say a man armed with knives chased people around a store while he was allegedly under the influence of synthetic mar...
13:32, 2019-10-16

Need Etiquette Tips for Cannabis? For Starters, Don’t Call It ‘Marijuana’ or ‘Weed.’ In “Higher Etiquette,” Lizzie Post — the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post — argues that it’s time for cannabis to move, in the public imaginat...
19:52, 2019-07-08

Researchers defend controversial study investigating marijuana use during pregnancy University of Washington scientists in Seattle are seeking clearer answers in a new study investigating the effects of pot use during pregnancy on in...
22:16, 2019-08-08

Vegas city officials approve marijuana consumption lounges LAS VEGAS (AP) — Legal marijuana smokers will soon be able to find lounges where they can light up in Las Vegas — but not in casinos, or in places se...
12:28, 2019-05-02

Mexican Senate set to pass bill to legalize marijuana in next few days Mexico's Senate will vote for a bill to fully legalize marijuana in the next few days, a key lawmaker told Reuters, marking a major step toward chang...
22:40, 2019-10-15

Study links parental use of marijuana to abuse of drugs by children Roughly one in 10 parents in the U.S. uses marijuana. A new study suggests partaking in the drug increases the risk that their kids may later abuse s...
17:08, 2019-11-22

40% of Canadian marijuana users bought it illegally even after legalization: StatCan The latest Statistics Canada report says in April, May and June, 4.9 million Canadians over the age of 15 consumed marijuana....
22:16, 2019-08-15

Thailand unveils first batch of medical marijuana for hospital distribution Thailand delivered 4,500 bottles of cannabis oil to treat hospital patients on Wednesday, its first official use of marijuana for medical purposes si...
13:04, 2019-08-07

Owner of Corona beer chokes on marijuana company stake Constellation Brands took another big hit from its bet on Canadian pot company Canopy Growth, which shaved the most recent quarter’s earnings by more...
00:20, 2020-01-09

Marijuana legalization in Illinois, Michigan could trigger interstate mess The recreational market selling marijuana is coming to the Midwestern states, and the expensive, challenging industry is bringing a patchwork of lega...
21:48, 2019-12-30

Rise in marijuana use among pregnant women linked to premature births As cannabis use continues to become more and more mainstream, medical science is (finally) ramping up research to see how the still-illegal-in-New Yo...
17:04, 2019-06-24

Marijuana legalization in Illinois, Michigan could trigger interstate tangling The recreational market selling marijuana is coming to the Midwestern states, and the expensive, challenging industry bringing a patchwork of legal a...
04:52, 2019-12-30

McDonald’s sweet tea came with marijuana inside, South Carolina man claims A South Carolina man says he went to McDonald’s for a sweet tea, and he got more than he asked for....
04:44, 2019-11-08

Support for legalizing marijuana in New York reaches all-time high Gov. Cuomo has said he wants to work with neighboring states “to coordinate a safe and fair system” for legalization of recreational marijuana....
16:00, 2020-01-21

Marijuana, Reefer, Weed: How Language Keeps Evolving for the Devil’s Lettuce As long as people have smoked the plant, they’ve debated what to call it. And now marketers for the legal marijuana industry want everyone to say “ca...
11:40, 2019-07-04

The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights. New regulation allows for FDA-approved medical marijua...
07:48, 2019-05-29

Micronutrient may prevent birth defects linked to marijuana use, study says Pregnant women who smoke marijuana put their unborn child at serious risk for developmental impairment later in life. However, researchers may have u...
18:08, 2019-07-31

Rising rates of marijuana use among pregnant women spark concern (Reuters Health) - Increasing numbers of pregnant women are using marijuana in the U.S. and that may result in issues for their babies, two new studi...
00:44, 2019-06-21

High-flying marijuana vapes take hit amid health scare PORTLAND, Ore. — Vaping products, one of the fastest-growing segments of the legal marijuana industry, have taken a hit from consumers as public heal...
19:48, 2019-09-26

Illinois governor plans to sign recreational marijuana bill SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans to make Illinois the nation’s 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana use. The Democrat...
06:00, 2019-06-25

Early, heavy marijuana use linked to worse driving performance (Reuters Health) - Heavy marijuana users who picked up the habit before age 16 have impaired driving skills even when they're not high, a small study...
21:36, 2020-01-17

K-9 alerts PCSD to 1.2K pounds of marijuana concealed in motor home TUCSON – Nearly $600,000 worth of marijuana was seized from a vehicle on the south side following a Pima County Sheriff’s Department K-9 ...
01:32, 2019-11-07

Some parents are turning to medical marijuana to treat ADHD instead of Adderall Getty Diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are on the rise. In 2016, 6 million American children, or nearly 10% of all kids, ...
15:52, 2020-01-07

America's first restaurant to serve legal marijuana to open in California A restaurant in California will be offering marijuana to customers as part of their regular menu....
22:00, 2019-08-20

Now that marijuana is legal in Illinois, there are pot amnesty boxes at Chicago's airports Weed officially became legal in Illinois on Jan. 1 which came with a curious side effect: Chicago's airports have set up "cannabis amnesty boxes." &#...
18:20, 2020-01-10

Banned in Boston: Without vaping, medical marijuana patients must adapt In the first few days of the four-month ban on all vaping products in Massachusetts, Laura Lee Medeiros, a medical marijuana patient, began to worry....
21:00, 2019-10-01

Chris Long reveals longtime marijuana use, how he beat NFL tests Chris Long experienced the NFL zenith, winning Super Bowl LI with the Patriots and Super Bowl LII with the Eagles. Those weren’t his only highs...
00:00, 2019-05-23

Reserve our banking system for legal businesses, including marijuana Coloradans know better than most that the legalization of marijuana has been a topic of contention and confusion in recent years. In 2012, Colorado a...
06:16, 2019-09-30

Firearms, fentanyl, marijuana and LSD seized from Pima County home Courtesy: Pima County Sheriff’s Department TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department seized several firearms and drugs in connection to a...
00:16, 2019-05-11

States with legal medical marijuana have seen a drop in workplace deaths REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn Recreational marijuana is now legal in Illinois as of January 1, 2020. A recent study suggests that states that adopt medical...
21:32, 2020-01-01

Women are using marijuana to cope with pregnancy symptoms like nausea even though the FDA warns against it On October 16, the US Food and Drug Administration issued a statement about the dangers of using CBD and THC, two of the main compounds found in cann...
18:28, 2019-10-29

Illinois rings in New Year's Day with its first legal recreational marijuana sales Marijuana consumers are expected to flock to the more than three dozen licensed dispensaries in the state, most located in Chicago or its suburbs....
14:52, 2020-01-01

The highs and lows the marijuana industry will face with flavored weed Pot is about to become more than just the garden variety. Even Cheech and Chong won’t be able to recognize it before long. And depending on your poin...
04:44, 2019-09-26

Passenger at Chicago airport steals marijuana from ‘Cannabis Amnesty Box’ Who could have foreseen this? Police in Chicago say an incoming traveler at Midway Airport managed to steal marijuana from one of the facility’s “Can...
21:44, 2020-01-24

The Founder of Cirque du Soleil Has Been Detained in a Marijuana Case in Tahiti (PARIS) — The founder of world-renowned circus Cirque du Soleil has been detained in French Polynesia in a drug-trafficking investigation. A Fr...
07:48, 2019-11-14

Cirque du Soleil founder held in Tahiti in marijuana case The founder of Cirque du Soleil has been detained in French Polynesia in a drug-trafficking investigation...
00:08, 2019-11-14

Oregon, awash in marijuana, takes steps to curb production SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is awash in pot, glutted with so much legal weed that if growing were to stop today, it could take more than six years by o...
23:04, 2019-05-30

Georgia woman fired by Dairy Queen after marijuana cake mix-up The funny “Moana” marijuana cake mix-up that went viral earlier this week didn’t leave everyone laughing. Cassandra Walker, the Georgia Dairy Queen e...
18:44, 2019-07-12

Cancer care providers reluctant to prescribe medical marijuana New research shows that just 46 percent of oncology providers feel comfortable recommending medical marijuana to patients, despite 73 percent saying ...
17:44, 2019-05-31

NYPD school safety officer busted with marijuana, $17K in cash An NYPD School Safety officer busted with three pounds of weed and more than $17,000 in cash — and another $2,300 in fake currency — was ...
22:40, 2019-09-15

Inspite Of Hogging On Munchies, Marijuana Users May Weigh Less: Study It's a known fact that smoking marijuana leads to a sudden and untimely shoot in hunger pangs....
13:56, 2019-04-20

Four tons of marijuana hidden underneath jalapeños seized at border That’s some spicy pot. Border patrol officers at a port of entry in San Diego discovered nearly four tons of marijuana hidden beneath a shipmen...
06:48, 2019-08-19

Vaping illness outbreak could lead to marijuana legalization, Tilray CEO says "One could argue this vaping crisis could lead to more legalization," Tilray CEO Brendan Kennedy tells CNBC....
00:52, 2019-11-13

Weaker-than-expected marijuana sales ding California budget LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is paying a price for the shaky rollout of its legal marijuana market. State budget documents released Thursday show th...
01:28, 2019-05-10

One in five US high school students vaped marijuana in 2019, report says Vaping nicotine is still more popular but vaping marijuana grew more quickly, according to surveyAbout one out of five high school students in the US...
18:04, 2019-12-18

Pennsylvania student advertised marijuana with dorm fliers: cops A Pennsylvania college student allegedly ran a marijuana-dealing operation out of his dorm room — and promoted the illicit venture through home...
19:44, 2019-10-10

Rapper DaBaby arrested after concert, cited with possession of marijuana DaBaby, real name Jonathan Kirk, was arrested on Monday night shortly after his concert in North Carolina. The rapper was issued a citation.  &#...
16:44, 2019-12-24

Sell-off in marijuana stocks reminds Tom Lee of bitcoin and the dotcom bubble He says that the cannabis sector's performance appears similar to the bitcoin craze and the height of the dot-com bubble at the turn of the century....
00:12, 2019-12-24

Increasing numbers of older Baby Boomers are using marijuana: study In just four years, marijuana use grew by 75% among Americans aged 65 and older, according to a new study, and researchers expressed concern over a l...
18:48, 2020-02-24

Woman named Marijuana Pepsi refused to change her name — now she’s a doctor That’s Doctor Marijuana Pepsi to you. A Wisconsin woman with the real given name Marijuana Pepsi Vandyck earned a doctorate degree last month, ...
05:44, 2019-06-20

More than half of Wisconsin vaping samples tested by FDA contain marijuana ingredient Vaping product samples from Wisconsin linked to a rash of serious lung injuries tested by U.S. health regulators showed that more than half contained...
18:44, 2019-10-17

Coast Guard shows off $377M worth of seized cocaine, marijuana About 28,000 pounds of cocaine and 11,000 pounds of marijuana worth a total of more than $377 million were seized by the US Coast Guard during 18 int...
19:44, 2019-10-30

Jeffree Star had a marijuana-themed birthday party to celebrate turning 34 Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images Jeffree Star celebrated his 34th birthday on Friday with a marijuana-themed party. The party was decorated with rose bou...
17:28, 2019-11-18

PCSD busts marijuana grow operation in west side business TUCSON – A search warrant served at west side business led Pima County Sheriff’s Department to a marijuana grow operation on Tuesday. Deputies with P...
19:04, 2019-06-27

Fewer teens smoke weed in states that legalize marijuana: study Not everyone is getting higher in 420-friendly states. Marijuana use has plummeted with young people in states where pot has been legalized for recre...
23:36, 2019-07-08

Surgeon general warns pregnant women, teens about marijuana risks Concerned that pregnant women and young people are becoming more likely to use marijuana, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Thursday sounded a “na...
19:04, 2019-08-29

Mexico's top court demands regulation on medical marijuana after long delays Mexico's supreme court ordered the health ministry on Wednesday to issue regulation within six months on medical marijuana use, saying its failure to...
08:16, 2019-08-15

Cory Booker says he thought Joe Biden was 'high' when he said marijuana shouldn't be legalized Screenshot via MSNBC Sen. Cory Booker went after former Vice President Joe Biden during the fifth Democratic debate on Wednesday night over Biden's o...
05:28, 2019-11-21

NBC News' Tom Brokaw says politics, medical marijuana help distract from cancer: report SurvivorNet went to see the long time NBC News journalist to talk about his experience with cancer and how he’s learned to live with it in the years ...
13:00, 2019-07-03

‘This Ain’t Your Mother’s Marijuana.’ Federal Health Officials Issue National Warning on Pot (WASHINGTON) — Federal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more sta...
00:16, 2019-08-30

Marijuana use could double stroke risk in young adults, study suggests Those who used cannabis at least 10 days out of the mont were nearly two and a half times more likely to have a stroke than non-users, according to r...
19:56, 2019-11-20

Willie Nelson tells Jimmy Fallon, "Marijuana saved my life" In addition to being Willie Nelson, Willie Nelson has long been the most out-front celebrity champion of recreational marijuana ever. (Sorry Seth Rog...
12:56, 2019-06-19

Whitney Cummings shared topless photo after smoking marijuana: 'It was my own fault' Whitney Cummings is opening up about the time she accidentally exposed her nipple on Instagram....
18:52, 2019-11-22

Drug agents say NFL player Greg Robinson had 157lb of marijuana when arrested Browns tackle being held in a Texas jail after arrest27-year-old faces 20 years in jail if convicted of crimeNFL offensive tackle Greg Robinson remai...
17:48, 2020-02-20

Grandfather accidentally brings cake laced with marijuana to nurses as a 'thank you' gift A grandfather trying to say thanks to a group of nurses accidentally took the term “baking a cake” a little too literally....
18:48, 2019-07-07

New advisory warns of dangers posed to pregnant women, children by marijuana (NBC News)  The U.S. Surgeon General has issued new warnings targeting the use of marijuana and electronic cigarettes. The new health advisory from...
15:44, 2019-08-30

Free agent Alex Collins suspended three games by NFL for marijuana possession Collins, the former Ravens running back, was charged with possession of marijuana in March...
18:16, 2019-11-01

N.L. Marijuana Party hopeful misses nomination deadline over paperwork confusion Brendan Quinlan of Holyrood, N.L., says he believes the odds are stacked against inexperienced candidates with little financial and volunteer support...
18:56, 2019-10-04

Pregnant women who smoke marijuana daily may have delayed fetal growth Hollis Johnson/Samantha Lee/INSIDER An increasing number of women are using marijuana to cope with pregnancy symptoms like nausea, but there's now ev...
16:16, 2019-12-05

A woman got the incurable condition 'cobalt lung' after vaping marijuana for just 6 months AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer A woman has the first-known case of "cobalt lung" from a marijuana vape, according to a new case study. The 49-year-old w...
19:32, 2019-12-05

Irate man calls police, claims cops ‘stole’ his marijuana: audio Sergeant, where’s my weed?! A dazed and confused Ohio man called cops in Sharonville to complain that two officers “stole” a small amount of potent m...
17:48, 2019-09-05

'I’m not on it tonight': Bernie Sanders insists he’s not 'on' medical marijuana at Democratic debate John Minchillo/AP Images Sen. Bernie Sanders joked that he wasn't "on" marijuana when asked about his health during Tuesday night's Democratic debate...
05:00, 2019-10-16

Baker confuses woman’s ‘Moana’ birthday cake request for 'marijuana' A Georgia woman was surprised when her birthday cake had a much more adult theme than she anticipated....
23:16, 2019-07-10

Michigan inmate serving up to 60 years for selling marijuana requests clemency A Michigan man serving up to 60 years in prison for selling 3 pounds of marijuana to an undercover informant is pleading for clemency — a despe...
19:32, 2020-01-30

Many Marijuana Users Turn to the Drug for a Surprising Reason: Workout Fuel Most Americans don’t get anywhere near enough exercise — for all kinds of reasons. Some researchers have wondered whether a rise in the u...
21:36, 2019-05-07

Colorado dogs getting marijuana toxicity from human poop at hiking trails A Colorado veterinarian said dogs in the Aspen area are being brought in with marijuana toxicity after getting high from eating human poop at trails ...
17:08, 2019-07-12

Over 20 percent of US high school seniors vaped marijuana in 2019: study The number of teens using marijuana by vaping has increased dramatically in the past two years — with more than 20 percent of US high school se...
13:44, 2019-12-18

Substitute teacher fired for allegedly smoking marijuana in front of class What a dope! A substitute teacher in Massachusetts has been fired for allegedly smoking marijuana in front of a classroom of students, according to r...
15:52, 2019-12-18

Meghan Markle's nephew names new marijuana strain after baby Archie Remember “Markle Sparkle,” the marijuana inspired by the Duchess of Sussex? Meghan Markle‘s pot-growing nephew now says the brand has made him so ric...
14:44, 2019-09-16

Impostor marijuana vapes flood California as health crisis expands Deceptive rip-off marijuana vapes on the streets of California could be linked to the emerging public health crisis of vaping-related deaths, accordi...
23:32, 2019-09-17

Marijuana stocks have dominated the Toronto Stock Exchange for the last 3 years. Here are the top 10 performers. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante The Toronto Stock Exchange released a ranking of the top 30 performers over the last three years on Thursday. Two of the t...
00:08, 2019-09-27

Tests show bootleg marijuana vapes tainted with hydrogen cyanide NBC News commissioned laboratory tests of marijuana vapes that found a pesticide linked to hydrogen cyanide in 10 out of the 10 unregulated cartridge...
17:32, 2019-09-27

Woman beat wife with bedpost for putting marijuana in washer: cops A Louisiana woman allegedly flew into a rage after learning her wife had accidentally tossed their marijuana in the washing machine — prompting her t...
17:36, 2019-05-28

'It almost killed me': Willie Nelson quits smoking marijuana for health reasons Willie Nelson, a country legend and marijuana legalization activist, says he has quit smoking because "it almost killed" him.     ...
17:32, 2019-12-04

Brazil approves medical marijuana rules, blocks cannabis cultivation Brazilian pharmaceutical regulator Anvisa on Tuesday approved regulations for the roll-out of medicinal cannabis-based products but in a separate vot...
21:44, 2019-12-03

Major marijuana trafficker charged with murder-for-hire plot: feds PORTLAND, Ore. — U.S. prosecutors said Monday they have charged an Oregon drug smuggler in what they described as a sordid murder-for-hire plot that ...
10:08, 2019-08-27

Ohio medical marijuana company recalls THC 'drops' over contamination concerns An Ohio medical marijuana company has issued a voluntary recall of one of its products over contamination concerns. ...
16:32, 2019-07-30

Access to medical marijuana tied to reduced workers' comp claims (Reuters Health) - - Legalizing access to medical marijuana may lead to fewer workers' compensation claims, a U.S. study suggests....
22:44, 2020-02-07

Military boss 'slapped woman's bottom and dismissed it as banter' A military contractor accused of sexually assaulting a woman by slapping her on the bottom at a Royal Navy charity fundraiser dismissed the incident ...
11:16, 2019-05-29

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being pres...
01:32, 2019-05-26

Massive marijuana shipment confiscated by NYPD is legal hemp: business owner What were they smoking? The NYPD crowed that it confiscated a 106-pound marijuana shipment, but the owner of the company the flora was bound for says...
01:52, 2019-11-06

Joe Biden is still questioning if marijuana is a gateway drug, even though research doesn't support the idea Associated Press/John Locher Former Vice President and 2020 Democratic hopeful Joe Biden said his questions over marijuana's reputation as a gateway ...
22:04, 2019-11-17

The Cannabis Debate: The Merrill Lynch venture capitalist turned marijuana millionaire On day two of our exclusive investigation, David Cohen travels to America's 'Mile-High City' where the drug is legal...
13:12, 2019-07-02

NFL, NFLPA will reportedly study marijuana as potential pain-management tool for players Any and all marijuana use is currently prohibited by the NFL, with suspension as punishment...
00:28, 2019-05-21

Democrats face recriminations as marijuana banking bill splits legalization groups The imminent House passage of historic legislation to allow banks to serve marijuana businesses is splitting marijuana advocates, some of whom argue ...
19:40, 2019-09-25

'This ain't your mother's marijuana': Surgeon general urges teens and pregnant women to stay away from pot Surgeon General Jerome Adams warned adolescents and pregnant women Thursday that no amount of marijuana was safe and that versions of the drug circul...
18:00, 2019-08-29

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't curb opioid overdose deaths, study says Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanfo...
22:44, 2019-06-10

‘Russian roulette’: Investigation finds CBD products spiked with illegal synthetic marijuana The vapor that Jay Jenkins inhaled didn’t relax him. After two puffs, he ended up in a coma....
17:28, 2019-09-17

Surgeon General Warns Pregnant Women and Teenagers Not to Smoke or Vape Marijuana Dr. Jerome Adams, the surgeon general, said they may be unaware of the health hazards posed by new, professionally grown marijuana crops....
18:00, 2019-08-29

Canadian doctors warn marijuana edibles pose greater risk of overdose Marijuana edibles can be especially risky for children, whose metabolisms are different from adults, researchers said....
21:52, 2020-01-07

The Cannabis Debate: Legal marijuana – safer for children or raising their risk of psychosis? Experts disagree on the lasting impact of legalisation on children. Investigations Editor David Cohen reports...
11:56, 2019-07-03

Marijuana vape sales dive amid mysterious vaping-related deaths The vaping crisis is a real buzzkill. Sales of marijuana vape products are down as much as 60% in some states — following a string of mysteriou...
06:40, 2019-09-27

Brazil approves medical marijuana, as Latin America drug taboo softens Brazil has approved medicinal cannabis-based products, the country's pharmaceutical regulator Anvisa said on Tuesday, becoming the latest drug-ravage...
18:36, 2019-12-03

Mike Tyson admits incredible 1400 acre marijuana ranch was not his idea Mike Tyson has invested in a gigantic cannabis farm and plans on turning it into a holiday resort, but the former champion didn't come up with the id...
21:16, 2020-01-09

Teens, pregnant women urged not to smoke pot by surgeon general: 'This ain't your mother's marijuana' Countering the opioid epidemic is a top issue for the White House, but marijuana had not gotten such high-level attention....
19:44, 2019-08-29

Driver Transporting 3,350 Pounds of Hemp Falsely Arrested After Officers Mistake It for Marijuana As a California resident who declines to partake in one of its finest exports, I have no idea how to differentiate hemp from weed, and apparently pol...
20:16, 2020-01-08

Luggage from Juice WRLD's plane contained 41 bags of suspected marijuana, police say Police investigating the sudden death of rapper and singer Juice WRLD say they found 41 bags of a substance suspected to be marijuana and bottles of ...
16:36, 2019-12-10

Airmen at Wyoming missile base relieved of security duties following alleged marijuana use Several airmen protecting the nation’s intercontinental ballistic missiles have been relieved of their security duties pending an investigation into ...
03:36, 2020-02-12

Marijuana use among baby boomers rose tenfold over decade as seniors use pot for medical ailments Cannabis use in older U.S. adults is rising, but many baby boomers are reporting difficulties attaining it, according to a recent study....
18:56, 2019-06-07

Additive in Marijuana Vaping Products Linked to Mysterious — and Sometimes Deadly — Lung Illness A mysterious and sometimes deadly lung illness linked to vaping may be tied to vitamin E additives in some marijuana products, federal authorities s...
03:08, 2019-09-06

Willie Nelson has quit smoking marijuana for health reasons: 'I have abused my lungs' Country music outlaw and marijuana lover Willie Nelson has quit smoking the drug for health reasons.        ...
07:12, 2019-12-04

Ohio cops search for convicted sex offender with marijuana leaf tattoo on his face This dope shouldn’t be hard to find. Ohio police are on the hunt for a convicted sex offender with a tattoo of a marijuana leaf plastered on his fore...
16:32, 2019-12-05

The US is zeroing in on marijuana vapes as it investigates a spate of mysterious illnesses and deaths tied to vaping Reuters The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new information on the ongoing investigation into illnesses and deaths tied to...
19:56, 2019-09-27

Brad Pitt says he turned to marijuana, hiding from public amid immense fame in 1990s Brad Pitt admitted that the pressures of his immense fame in the 1990s caused him to turn to marijuana and seclusion in order to cope....
21:28, 2019-12-10