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Rolling Stoned: Keith Richards admits he still likes a 'morning joint'

The Rolling Stone says he smokes an 'early morning joint' regularly<p>Keith Richards may have quit cocaine nearly a decade ago, but says he still enjoys a marijuana wake-up call.<p>The 71-year-old singer <b>told Mojo magazine</b>, "I smoke regularly, an early morning joint. Strictly Californian."<p>Although he …

The most pernicious marijuana myth, debunked

A new study is raising hackles about pot-laced edibles. The statistics really aren’t as alarming as they seem<p>If you read the national headlines or watch the reports on TV, you’d think there was a dangerous epidemic sweeping the nation’s youngsters. According to a recent study, more kids are …

Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …

Up in smoke? California lawmaker wants to defund DEA's pot eradication program

A California lawmaker is pushing to get rid of the Drug Enforcement Administration's pot eradication program, arguing it's fiscally irresponsible to spend millions burning up marijuana plants at a time when several states are legalizing the drug.<p>Rep. Ted Lieu, a Democrat, proposed an amendment to a …

Vancouver becomes first Canadian city to regulate growing marijuana market

Vancouver has approved new rules to license and regulate illegal marijuana stores, making it the first city in Canada to attempt to control the burgeoning market – and setting it on a collision course with the country’s federal government.<p>After four days of public hearings, the city council …

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Recreational pot use is now legal in Oregon

They are partying in Portland.<p>Oregon today became the latest state to legalize recreational marijuana -- and Portlanders reportedly celebrated by lighting up in public.<p>Legalization means that you can possess and use marijuana if you are 21 or older. You can have up to 8 ounces in your home and grow …

6 Burning Questions About Oregon's Newly Legal Marijuana

At the stroke of midnight on July 1, recreational marijuana became legal in the state of Oregon. Thanks to Measure 91, passed by voters last …

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Marijuana is now legal in Oregon

Today marks the first day that recreational marijuana is now legal in the state of Oregon, joining the likes of Colorado, Alaska and Washington in blazing a path for the rest of the nation.<p>Crowds gathered on the Burnside Bridge in downtown Portland Tuesday night, counting down the minutes to …

The Senate's experiment with cannabis

Hardliners on Judiciary open up to research on medical pot<p>Obamacare. Gay weddings. Now pot?<p>As progressives celebrate a couple of big wins in Washington – the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act and legalizing same-sex marriage – another issue has remained firmly stuck at the national …

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One Year Of Legal Marijuana Generated $70 Million In Tax Revenue For Washington State

Washington state raked in more than $70 million in taxes during its first year of legal and regulated marijuana sales.<p>The Washington State Liquor Control Board, the government body charged with overseeing the state's marijuana industry, reports that state pot shops sold more than $257 million worth …

Scientists Separate Marijuana's Highs From Its Medical Lows

No more ‘Dude, where’s my car?'<p>Marijuana is getting a lot of love lately, from newly legal recreational users in a few American states, and doctors alike. Researchers are uncovering lots of ways in which THC, the chemical responsible for most of the herb’s psychological effects, can help treat …

Pot Politics: The Marijuana Business Comes To Washington

State by state, the legal marijuana business is slowly gaining ground. The industry is using both an increasingly favorable public opinion toward marijuana and a newly legal cash flow to try to transform itself into a force in national politics.<p>Recreational marijuana retailers celebrated their …

Elizabeth Warren Urges Feds To Support Research On Medical Marijuana's Benefits

Millions of Americans can now get medical weed under state law, but we still haven't done much research into the drug's positive effects.<p>The federal government has a "responsibility" to facilitate sensible research into marijuana's medical benefits, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and seven other …

This infographic shows how likely different races are to go to prison

The criminal justice system in America is racially skewed, and as incarceration rates continue to climb, studies have found that African-Americans are disproportionately affected to a significant extent.<p>This illustration from the Sentencing Project shows exactly how stark the racial disparity is in …

Oregon To Begin Recreational Marijuana Sales Early

"If marijuana is legal to use, it shouldn’t be illegal to buy."<p>Oregon adults will be able to legally purchase recreational marijuana beginning Oct. 1, about a year earlier than had been expected.<p>Gov. Kate Brown (D) signed a law on Tuesday allowing the sale of recreational marijuana in existing …

I’ll Never Make Brownies The Same Way Ever Again!

Save<p>Let’s be honest with each other; we’re always in the mood for brownies. The only thing stopping us from having gooey, homemade brownies everday …

When He Lined A Pan With Bacon, I Started Drooling. Then He Flipped It Over And I Lost My Mind.

Some people say that the bacon craze is over, that all the recipes have been discovered and devoured, and that we should move on to something new. I …

These Five States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016

On Friday, Nevada lawmakers adjourned without voting on a petition submitted by residents to legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol. That …

Rescued scientists bring back a warning from the Antarctic

The voyage was meant to retrace the steps of Douglas Mawson, the great polar explorer and scientist who led the Australasian Antarctic Expedition of 1911. What happened instead captured the world’s attention, something none of the scientists, journalists and paying public aboard could have foreseen.<p>…

Garlic roast chicken with rosemary and pancetta - delicious. magazine

• 1kg white potatoes, cut into 1cm slices<br>• 1 garlic bulb, separated into cloves<br>• 2 fresh rosemary sprigs, leaves picked<br>• 1 lemon<br>• ½ tsp coarse sea salt<br>• Good …

11 Better-For-You Baking Swaps

There’s something that feels so right about indulging in a rich brownie or a frosted, fluffy cupcake. But it’s no secret that baking staples aren’t making anyone’s superfood list.<p>Luckily, we’ve found a way to help you feel better about treating yourself: make some simple substitutes in your …

The Shrimp Is a Lie

A third of the shrimp sold in restaurants and supermarkets are, a new study has found, misleadingly labeled.<p>"Shrimp," Bubba Blue tells Forrest Gump, "is the fruit of the sea." You can take a group of the little crustraceans, he explains, and "barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it." You …

Gluten-Free Mac and Cheese

With this recipe, everyone can enjoy a forkful of warm, comforting mac and cheese, complete with a crunchy topping.