Chase McElroy

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Mexican police: Van with cannon used to shoot drugs to US

DOUGLAS, Ariz. (AP) — Drug smugglers employ very creative methods to get their loads across the U.S.-Mexico border.<p>But it's not every day they use a van outfitted with a 10-foot (3-meter) air cannon to shoot projectiles into the United States.<p>Mexican federal police said in a statement last week …

Study: Medical marijuana changes how employees use sick time

"Fact #1: Legalizing marijuana is bad for the workplace."<p>That's the stark warning from the Institute for a Drug-Free Workplace, a nonprofit that works to combat drug use among American employees.<p>"The impact of employee marijuana use is seen in the workplace in lower productivity, increased …

Cannabis

Arizona Judge Clears Way for Cannabis Initiative to Appear on Ballot

A judge in Arizona threw out a legal challenge on Friday to a November ballot initiative through which the state’s voters will decide whether to …

Cannabis

This glowing obelisk will grow weed in your bedroom at the touch of a button

Available to preorder for $899<p>We've seen more than a few products that offer customers the chance to grow fresh fruit, herbs, and vegetables in their own home with minimal effort, but a device named Grobo from a Canadian startup looks like it might be the most straightforward yet. Its creators …

United Stoners of America: More than 33mn US citizens smoke pot

A very dank Gallup poll found that 13 percent of American adults currently smoke marijuana. That comes out to 33 million Americans, meaning if they …

This Guy Wants to Become the Steve Jobs of Weed

Davis Clayton Kiyo—high-school dropout, serial business owner, former weed dealer, current cannabis entrepreneur—is showing off his latest venture: a …

12 Mug Recipes Every Incoming College Freshman Should Know

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1.2 million college students drink alcohol on a typical day, and more than 703,000 use weed

There's a lot more going on at colleges these days than just studying.<p>On any given day, 1.2 million full-time students are drinking alcohol and more than 703,000 are using marijuana, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration …

College & University

Ohio legislature votes to allow limited medical marijuana use | Reuters

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Lawmakers in Ohio on Wednesday approved legislation that would legalize marijuana use for medical purposes under certain circumstances, less than a year after recreational marijuana use was soundly defeated by Ohio voters.<p>A jar of medical marijuana is displayed at the medical …

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This Gym Wants You to Get High While You Work Out

Cannabis lovers in San Francisco who are also serious about getting and staying in shape are about to get a new haven for pot-enhanced exercise—Power …

California poised to legalize marijuana in 2016 election

California is poised to legalize marijuana for adults 21 and over, according to the results of a survey released Wednesday from the non-partisan, non-profit Public Policy Institute of California. A solid 60 percent majority of likely California voters say cannabis should be legal, versus 37 percent …

DEA Set to Rule on Crucial Rescheduling of Marijuana | Inc.com

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency is about to make a decision that could have wide-ranging implications on the state-sanctioned marijuana industry: to reschedule or not to reschedule marijuana's position as an illegal substance.<p>Since 1970, marijuana has been on the list of Schedule I drugs, which …

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Pot enthusiasts return to Denver for rescheduled 420 Rally

A cloud of smoke loomed over a mellow crowd at Civic Center downtown Saturday as Wiz Khalifa stepped on stage at Denver’s 420 Rally.<p>The rally, which …

Cannabis

Bill Bratton blames drug violence in NYC on pot

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton on Sunday ripped states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use, saying pot is responsible for “the vast …

Medical Pot: Coming to a Hospital Near You

Hospitalized patients may soon be able to access medical pot. Legislation recently signed into law by Maine Gov. Paul LePage, <b>LD 726</b>, permits …

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Magic Mushroom Drug Lifts Depression in Human Trial

A hallucinogenic drug derived from magic mushrooms could be useful in treating depression, the first safety study of this approach has …

Magic Mushrooms

Your Organic Marijuana Isn't Really Organic...Not Yet

When it comes to buying cannabis, it seems everyone has jumped on the organic bandwagon. But as a recent rejected Colorado proposal for certified …

Marijuana’s potential health benefits are being obscured by the US government’s ineptitude

On April 17, Pennsylvania became the latest state to pass medical marijuana legislation, which will take effect this month. And recently Ohio’s House of Representatives has passed a plan to permit medical marijuana in the state.<p>Research suggests that marijuana—or more specifially compounds in …

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Governor who called legalization 'reckless' now says Colorado's pot industry is working

When Colorado voted to legalize recreational marijuana four years ago, one of the move's chief critics was Gov. John Hickenlooper.<p>The moderate Democrat said that if he could "wave a magic wand" to reverse the decision, he would. Then he called voters "reckless" for approving it in the first place, …

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Anti-Pot Analyst Claims Fatal Crashes in Washington 'Have Risen 122 Percent'

In a recent essay warning that the legalization of marijuana leads to more fatal crashes caused by stoned drivers, Heritage Foundation analyst Cully …

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If California legalizes marijuana, consumption will likely increase. But is that a bad thing?

In six months, California will join Maine, Nevada and probably a few other states in deciding whether or not to legalize the large-scale commercial production of marijuana. Residents will be inundated with wild claims about the promises and pitfalls of these initiatives.<p>You will hear debates about …

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Study: States are losing out on billions by keeping pot illegal

The federal government and most states are throwing away $28 billion in yearly tax revenue by not legalizing marijuana, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation, an independent think tank.<p>The bulk of that revenue -- $20.5 billion of it -- would accrue to states through the collection of …

At Quincy Green, Startup Cannabis Farmers Cope With Falling Prices

Leslie and Mark Olson are law partners, entrepreneurs, and as of 2014, founders and owners of Quincy Green, a cannabis farm in a picturesque part of Eastern Washington state that gets 300 days of sun per year. Mark is also a third generation farm owner, so the business fit may sound ideal, but the …

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Signature Drive Begins for Medical Marijuana in Oklahoma

Supporters of a proposal to legalize medical marijuana in Oklahoma have formally begun collecting signatures in an effort to put the question on the …

Cannabis

Boston Beer Co. Sells Freetown Land to AmeriCann

Freetown Is Getting a Pot Processing Plant, Thanks to Boston Beer Co.<p>The makers of Sam Adams once considered building a brewery in Bristol County.<p>By ·<p>…

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Doctors can put an end to American-made opioid epidemic: Report | New Hampshire Voice

Every 19 minutes, a person dies from opiate overdose in the United States. There is no other medication used on regular basis for a nonfatal …

Made in America

Toronto's oldest medical pot dispensary wants to lead industry out of legal grey area

One of the longstanding rules at CALM, Toronto's oldest medical marijuana dispensary, was that you could not talk about CALM.<p>For 20 years, CALM, …

Grateful Dead members hope to boost pot legalization on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

TV ads touting marijuana products are still a major taboo in the media business, but that hasn't stopped members of the<p>Grateful Deadfrom breaking with convention to puff up their pet cause.<p>Dead & Company, made up of surviving members of stoner-friendly jam band, are bringing at least 300 supporters …

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Massachusetts medical marijuana program projected to end 2016 fiscal year in the black

The state's medical marijuana program, tasked with overseeing the still-nascent industry in Massachusetts, will end fiscal year 2016 in the black …

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