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‘Subway Vigilante’ Bernhard Goetz arrested in pot sale to cop, report says

Bernhard Goetz — the infamous "subway vigilante" who became part of New York City lore when he shot four youths who he said were threatening him on the subway in 1984 — was busted Friday evening for peddling $30 worth of pot to an undercover female cop, The Post has learned.<p>Goetz was arrested at …

Americans are smoking more weed, but testing positive less often

There’s a peculiar thing happening in the world of marijuana users.<p>The percentage of US workers testing positive for marijuana has fallen below 2%, according to an analysis released by American medical testing company Quest Diagnostics. The study, based on a scan of millions of patients tested as …

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Marijuana-Related Scams Are Growing Like Weeds, Wall Street Watchdog Warns

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in marijuana-related stocks may see their profits go up in smoke, U.S. regulators said on Tuesday.<p>The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Wall Street's industry-funded watchdog, warned that scammers have been targeting investors attempting to tap into the growing …

Firefighters Find Marijuana in Hayward House Fire

Hayward firefighters discovered marijuana growing in a house's garage while battling house fire.<p>Firefighters found more than 200 marijuana plants …

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Reactions To DOJ Marijuana Memo: Dismay, Exuberance, Skepticism

The Justice Department’s newly announced policy regarding marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington must be pretty good, because Kevin Sabet, the former Office of National Drug Control Policy staffer who heads the prohibitionist group Smart Approaches to Marijuana, hates it:<p>This is …

Is it high time for marijuana legalization?

Changing marijuana laws across the US are having a direct impact on the international war on drugs. Editor-in-Chief of High Times Magazine, Chris Sumenik, joins the NOW panel to discuss.

Federal Drug Agency Denies Marijuana Is Less Toxic Than Alcohol

The National Institute on Drug Abuse released an eyebrow-raising statement to PolitiFact on Monday, denying that marijuana is less toxic than alcohol.<p>"Claiming that marijuana is less toxic than alcohol cannot be substantiated since each possess their own unique set of risks and consequences for a …

Yup, Chris Christie Just Said He’ll Approve Medical Marijuana for Children (With Some Stipulations)

It’s a bit cyn­ic­al to say, but we’ll say it any­way: There’s noth­ing like a sick child to fast-track a gov­ern­ment re­sponse to a med­ic­al …

Federal Government Will Allow Marijuana Legalization in Washington State, Says US Attorney

Voters statewide approved I-502 last November, 56-44, which allows state regulation of marijuana production, processing and sales.<p>The U.S. Department …

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Marijuana Doesn't Just Sell Itself, As Marketers Face Resistance From Google, Media Companies

In spite of what you may think, legal pot doesn't just sell itself, marijuana's marketers are finding.<p>Small advertising agencies that focus on marijuana retailers say they expect demand for their work to pick up next year, when Colorado and Washington state begin allowing recreational pot sales. …

Weed Edibles: The Most Creative Marijuana Food Products (PHOTOS)

With many states on their way to legalizing marijuana, the conversation surrounding this herb has been even louder than usual lately. With legalization (both for recreational and medicinal purposes) has come a new wave of creativity in terms of one of weed's most popular forms: edibles.<p>While it may …

Obama Administration Won't Fight State Marijuana Laws

Washington, Colorado can implement legalization without federal interference<p>In a historic pivot in the War on Drugs, the Obama Justice Department …

White House won't challenge marijuana laws

MSNBC's Thomas Roberts talks to NBC Latino's Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, the Huffington Post's Ryan Grimm, and Teagan Goddard of Political Wire about the Obama administration's decision not to block new marijuana laws in Colorado and Washington state.