marijuana

Illinois governor announces plan to legalize marijuana

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Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he's reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the state starting next year.Read more

Legalized marijuana supporters protest outside governor's residence on 4/20

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As many as 40 people were there demanding cannabis reform in Indiana.Read more

US authorities: Marijuana involvement imperils citizenship

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About two-thirds of states allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes, and 10 allow recreational use. Washington, D.C., also allows recreational use.Read more


NYC may ban pre-hire marijuana tests for many job applicants

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Many job-seekers would no longer face tests for marijuana use under legislation that New York City is likely to enact, taking a novel step as lawmakers and employers...Read more

Clean-up crew finds marijuana plants, empty Doritos bag on Washington interstate

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A state trooper in Washington state tweeted a photo Friday of several garbage bags full of marijuana that were found on the side of Interstate 182 in the city of Pasco.Read more

Smoking pot vs. tobacco: What science says about lighting up

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As more states make it legal to smoke marijuana, some government officials, researchers and others worry what that might mean for one of the country's biggest public...Read more

Indiana’s burgeoning hemp industry could expand if new rules become law

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The House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee unanimously approved a bill Thursday that could widen opportunities for hemp farming in Indiana.Read more

Marion police arrest 21 people in 4 days in large drug investigation

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Marion's drug task force has arrested nearly two dozen people after a large-scale investigation into the illegal sale of crack cocaine, meth, heroin and marijuana.Read more

Marijuana ER visits climb in Denver hospital study

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Five years after Colorado first legalized marijuana, a new study shows pot's bad effects are sending more people to the emergency room.Read more


Wisconsin woman arrested for handing out pot cookies for St. Patrick's Day

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A Wisconsin woman was arrested for allegedly handing out marijuana cookies on St. Patrick's Day.Read more

State police get $3.5 million worth of drugs off streets in I-70 traffic stop

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Two Indianapolis men were found to be transporting about 250 pounds of marijuana and 50,000 THC-filled vape pens in a box truck on Interstate 70 Wednesday.Read more