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Instagram for Android Gets a Gorgeous Flat Redesign

Instagram today updated its Android app with a clean, flat redesign and a slew of under the hood changes designed to make it faster and more responsive than ever before.<p>From the moment you open the app, it’s clear the Instagram team has taken a lot of time finessing the aesthetics. While the layout …

Meet SR-72, The Most Astonishing Airplane You’ll Ever See

If you’re anything of an aircraft enthusiast you’ll know all about the SR-71 spy plane–it really was the most ridiculously advanced piece of flying technology, a legend in its own lifetime. If you’re not an aircraft enthusiast, then read on because you’ll still be impressed. Now is the moment to …

Capt. James Kirk To Command Navy's New 'Stealth Destroyer'

Capt. James T. Kirk always got the latest, most advanced ship in Starfleet, so it seems only fitting that the Navy's new stealth destroyer, the USS Zumwalt, is slated to be commanded by none other than Capt. James A. Kirk, USN.<p>We can only speculate about the ribbing the Bethesda, Md., native might …

August 2013

Mexico City Moving Toward Marijuana Legalization

Left-wing supporters of the legalization effort want to fight the drug cartels and profit in general. They envision a model of cannabis clubs, both …

10 Marijuana Edibles That Could Pass As 'Real' Food

The legalization of marijuana -- be it medical or recreational -- in more than 20 states across the U.S. has inspired a new industry: marijuana-infused food products.<p>People choose to eat pot-infused treats for a variety of reasons. For some medical marijuana patients, it can be the simplest or …

Good Intentions, Chicago's First Medical Marijuana Clinic, Overwhelmed With Calls

It turns out a lot of Chicagoans really want to get their hands on some medical marijuana -- even though the state's new law legalizing it (under tight restrictions) still doesn't go into effect until Jan. 1.<p>In the two months that have passed since Good Intentions, the city's first medical …

Poll: Texans support legalizing marijuana

Image 1of/37<p>Caption<p>Close<p>A majority of Texas voters would like to see the state go the way of Washington and Colorado and legalize possession of …

This Heat-Sensing Helicopter Can Find Your Illicit Marijuana-Grow House

New Laws Chart Course for Marijuana Legalization

<b>Correction appended, Oct. 21</b><p>Nearly a year after Colorado and Washington State voted to become the first states to legalize recreational marijuana, …

5 Amazing Things You Didn't Know About Marijuana

It's no coincidence that marijuana legalization support has surged with the growth of social media. The voices of the Reefer Madness era are silenced …

Despite Legal Marijuana Rules In 20 States Feds Won't Play Ball

Washington State has set rules for retail production and sale of marijuana. The State Liquor Control Board sealed the deal in less than an hour, unanimously approving regulations covering production, processing and retailing. Land is allocated, 40 metric tons of production is allowed annually, and …

Abandoned Chocolate Factory to Start Selling Marijuana

This former Hershey factory in Ontario is on track to be repurposed into a weed manufacturing plant. It's like right out of a fairy tale! Smiths Falls Mayor Dennis Staples couldn't be more pleased, and Canadian stoners everywhere are rejoicing at the prospect of a hydroponic hub, where weed flows …

Panel Examines Future Of Medical Marijuana In Washington

<b>SEATTLE (AP) —</b> As the proprietor of a medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle, Dawn Darington has seen patients wracked by AIDS and cancer. She’s …

Delaware marijuana plan should go further, group says | First State Politics

Gov. Jack Markell should open three medical marijuana distribution centers around the state as called for under a 2011 state law, the Marijuana …

Marijuana is safer than alcohol

Anti-marijuana crusaders like Kevin Sabet, while well-intentioned, are promoting policies that lead to more violence and disease in our society. In his recent CNN.com op-ed, Sabet argues we should keep marijuana illegal. But as long as marijuana remains illegal, profits from sales go to criminals …

Seattle Thrift Store Gets 2.5-Pound Marijuana Donation

A Seattle thrift store recently got a very generous donation, but alas, not of something they can actually resell: 2.5 pounds of marijuana.<p>An employee at the unidentified thrift store found a pot-filled bag in a donation bin, and notified police about the puff-puff present, the Associated Press …

Gallup Poll Finds 58% Of Americans Favor Legalizing Marijuana

According to a new Gallup poll, 58 percent of Americans support legalizing marijuana—the largest percentage ever in that survey. “Success at the ballot box in the past year in Colorado and Washington may have increased Americans’ tolerance for marijuana legalization,” Gallup says. “Support for …

Public Support For Marijuana Legalization Hits Record High

A record number of Americans are in favor of legalizing marijuana, according to a new Gallup poll released Tuesday.<p>The poll, which was conducted Oct. 3-6, reports that 58 percent of the public supports the legalization of marijuana, while 39 percent opposes it.<p>The tide of public opinion appears to …

Marijuana will probably be legal in most of the country by 2020

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Clear majority favors legal marijuana, new Gallup poll shows

Americans who believe marijuana should remain illegal are now in the minority, according to new poll numbers released Tuesday.<p>For the first time ever in a Gallup poll, a clear majority of the country – 58 percent – say that pot should be legalized. That figure represents an increase of 10 …

Free marijuana: New campaign donation in Colorado

In an American electoral first, a Colorado organization fighting new taxes on legal marijuana has filed a campaign finance disclosure report after a …

Uruguay to sell legal marijuana for $1 a gram

Uruguay's drug tsar says the country plans to sell legal marijuana for $1 a gram to combat drug-trafficking, according to a local newspaper.<p>The plan to create a government-run legal marijuana industry has passed the lower house of Congress, and Uruguay's president, José Mujica, expects to push it …

Support For Legalizing Marijuana Grows To Highest Point Ever In Gallup Poll

For the first time, more than half of Americans think that marijuana usage should be made legal, according to a Gallup poll released Tuesday.<p>Fifty-eight percent of Americans now back legalizing marijuana. That represents an 8-point increase from the previous record of 50 percent in 2011, and a …

58 percent support marijuana legalization, poll says

The times, they are a-changin.<p>With marijuana now legal in two states (and perhaps more to follow), a clear majority of Americans - 58 percent - say …

Don’t get burned by marijuana investment scams

It’s not exactly corn or wheat, but marijuana is now a cash crop that generates a staggering amount of money in the U.S. each year — $40 billion and growing by one estimate.<p>The feds still classify cannabis as an illegal drug, but medical marijuana use is now permitted in about 20 states and the …