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Rapper creating deluxe medical marijuana strain

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony member Stanley "Flesh-N-Bone" Howse has partnered with a medical marijuana facility in Otisville, Mich., to create a new strain for patients in the area.


GOP Assemblyman who voted against a Medical Marijuana bill is pulled over for speeding and found with pot in his car

Steve Katz - Times Union

Republican Assemblyman Steve Katz has been charged with marijuana possession after a Thursday morning traffic stop on the Thruway. The 59-year-old was initially stopped at 10 a.m. for allegedly driving 80 mph northbound on the toll road close by the town of Coeymans.


Market blooms for medical-pot experts

Inside the suite of a nondescript industrial park in west Phoenix, an armed security guard in a bulletproof vest guards dozens of tents filled with lush plants that supply medical-marijuana patients throughout the state.


Ole Miss home to medical marijuana lab

The only reason 73-year-old Elvy Musikka still has her sight, she says, is she's been smoking pot for the last 30 years. "In 1975, my doctor told me if I didn't start using marijuana, I'd go blind," said Musikka. "Shortly thereafter I found out that, indeed, it was the only thing that would help me with my glaucoma."


How young is too young for medical marijuana?

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As more states legalize marijuana for medical use, one of the lesser-known repercussions is that sick children now often have access to it too, and the responsibility for deciding when it’s appropriate, the dosage and the monitoring is usually left solely with a parent.


Medical pot returning to underground

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He says he knows lots of people scurrying to the shadows as the state has struggled and failed to regulate the medical cannabis industry and local law enforcement agencies and the federal government have tried to curtail it.


California medical marijuana operation targeted by feds

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The federal government is moving to shut down the nation's largest and highest-profile medical marijuana dispensary operation, filing papers to seize properties in Oakland and San Jose where Harborside Health Center does business.


Study raises questions about pot clinics' link to crime

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Medical marijuana dispensaries would seem to be natural targets for criminals... The models the researchers came up with confirmed that factors such as unemployment, commercial zoning and a high proportion of young adults were indeed associated with higher crime rates. But the number of marijuana clinics in a neighborhood had nothing to do with any of it, they found.


Pot shop ban advances in L.A. City Council

A City Council committee moved forward with a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries Tuesday, approving a recommendation to outlaw storefront pot shops in Los Angeles while allowing small groups of patients and their primary caregivers to grow the drug on their own.


Marijuana Users Really Are Smart People, According to Study

Marijuana Users Really Are Smart People, According to Study

Los Angeles must be the smartest place in the country. Because we're certainly its medical marijuana dispensary capital. And a new study out of the U.K. indicates that people who start out life with high IQs tend to end up experimenting with drugs, marijuana chief among them.


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