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Kim Jong Un's sister appears at North Korea's assembly

SEOUL, June 30 (UPI) -- Kim Jong Un's powerful younger sister made an appearance at the fourth meeting of the 13th Supreme People's Assembly, raising …

North Korea

Heroin use jumps in US as painkiller addicts switch drugs

<b>Heroin use in the US has surged in the past decade as experts say people using opioid painkillers are increasingly turning to heroin as a cheaper high.</b><p>The number of heroin users rose by 63% between 2002 and 2013, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Tuesday.<p>Use among …

Messaging App Jott Is Blowing Up Among Junior High And High Schoolers

As Facebook and YikYak try to grow a younger audience, a startup that taps into one of the key attribute of teen users – no money for data plans – is blowing up.<p>Jott, a messaging app that works without a data plan or WiFi connection, has caught on among junior high and high school students, …

Apps

Juul is the e-cig that will finally stop me from smoking (I hope)

I started smoking at 13. To be honest, I can't even pin the blame on peer pressure. Maybe it was my teenage desire to rebel; maybe I just wanted to look cool. I'm not sure why I started, but I know that I've never been able to stop. And I haven't had a day without a cigarette in at least 14 years. …

Juul

The End Of The War On Drugs And The Emergence Of The Venture-Backed Cannabis Industry

When news broke that Founders Fund, the proudly contrarian venture firm helmed by PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, was going to invest a major $75 million in Privateer Holdings, a company focused on producing, distributing and educating consumers about legal marijuana, it opened the floodgates for …

That Dog Won't Hunt: Cops Can't Keep You Waiting for K-9s, Supreme Court Says

Cops can't continue to hold a suspect without probable cause even for the few minutes they might need to wait for a drug-sniffing dog to show up, the Supreme Court said Tuesday.<p>Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote for the 6-3 majority that if a traffic stop is otherwise completed, holding on to the …

Medical marijuana ordering app Nugg launched with unusual funding source

Starting at 4:20 p.m. Monday, patients in Los Angeles and Orange counties will be able to order medical marijuana and schedule deliveries or pickups through a new app called Nugg.<p>The Web-based app was developed by a trio of USC students who raised $100,000 not from friends and family, the usual way …

Hash Oil Explosions Related to Marijuana Pose Risk to Colorado Homes

Ever since the recreational use of pot became legal in Colorado last year, authorities have been dealing with a different type of marijuana boom: hash oil explosions.<p>A new, dangerous method of extracting hash oil from marijuana which involves blasting it with butane has been producing a more …

Cannabis