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  1. Ron Strider

    Steve Kerr Talks About Legalization Of Marijuana In California

    On Monday, California became the nation's sixth state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana through the passage of 2016's Proposition 64. On Tuesday afternoon, Warriors coach Steve Kerr expressed support for the drug. "I'm a proponent of it," Kerr said after Tuesday's practice...
  2. Ron Strider

    Less Than 1 Ounce Of Marijuana Leads To Arrests Of More Than 60 Georgia Partygoers

    At least 63 people were arrested over the weekend on suspicion of possessing less than an ounce of marijuana after police were unable to identify the actual owner of the drug stash found at a house party in Cartersville, Georgia, over the weekend. Cartersville police said they arrived at the...
  3. Ron Strider

    Jeff Sessions' Marijuana Adviser Wants Doctors To Drug-Test Everyone

    A adviser on marijuana policy to Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants to see doctors make drug testing a routine part of primary-care medicine and force some users into treatment against their will, he told The Daily Beast. Dr. Robert DuPont was among a small group of drug-policy experts...
  4. Ron Strider

    Recreational Pot Is Officially Legal In California

    Retail cannabis shops in California opened their doors on Monday for the first time, inaugurating what proponents say will become the world’s largest market for legalized recreational marijuana. A transaction that remains illegal in many parts of the country seemed almost banal on Monday for...
  5. Ron Strider

    Scotland In Line For Multi-Million Pound Boost From New Cannabis Industry

    Scotland is set for a multi-million pound boon from the cannabis industry after a worldwide health agency confirmed that the drug provides medicinal relief for a range of ailments. Researchers have examined the health properties of Cannabidiol (CBD) — which is the non-psychoactive ingredient...
  6. Ron Strider

    Recreational Cannabis Use Becomes Legal In California

    California has become the largest state in the US to legalize recreational cannabis use. As of 1 January 2018, adults aged over 21 can possess up to an ounce (28 grams) of the drug and can grow up to six marijuana plants at home. Opponents say the law will lead to more driving under the...
  7. Ron Strider

    Norway's Parliament Votes To Decriminalize All Drug Use

    Norway's Parliament is set to decriminalize illicit drugs and divert people found with small quantities into treatment options rather than pursuing criminal prosecution. Drug use, from marijuana to cocaine and heroin, would be decriminalized under the plan, similar to the system in Portugal...
  8. Ron Strider

    Sen. Ron Wyden Joins Cory Booker's Proposal To Legalize Marijuana Nationwide

    Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) has signed on to the Marijuana Justice Act, first proposed by Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) in August of this year. "I'm proud to join forces with Senator Booker to fight this administration's attempts to shift our country into reverse when it comes to federal marijuana...
  9. Ron Strider

    Teen Drug Use Drops Across The Country, Thanks To Legal Marijuana

    Teen drug use has decreased in Colorado since marijuana was legalized for recreational use in 2014, according to a recently published national survey. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health reports that a little over 9 percent of Colorado teens between the ages of 12 and 17 used marijuana on...
  10. Ron Strider

    This Is The Biggest Marijuana Story Of The Year, In Case You Missed It

    The legal marijuana industry isn't just called the "green rush" because it sounds snazzier. The industry is growing at an incredible rate, and investors have certainly taken notice, with a majority of larger marijuana stocks having at least doubled in market cap this year. Regardless of your...
  11. Ron Strider

    Mexico To Legalize Marijuana-Based Product Sales Next Year

    Mexico will legalize sales of marijuana-based medicines, foods, drinks, cosmetics and other products early next year, its health regulator said on Wednesday, bringing some forms of cannabis into legal commerce even as the country struggles with the illicit drug trade. Mexico legalized the...
  12. Ron Strider

    Legal Pot? Doesn't Matter, Colleges Say

    While some states have removed criminal penalties for marijuana, and many others have legalized it for medical and -- more rarely -- recreational use, the drug remains forbidden at colleges in such states. That's because of a hovering federal threat, but one that has never been realized --...
  13. Ron Strider

    Hong Kong: Fears About Cannabis Abuse Grow After Police Seizures Rise More Than 200%

    The amount of cannabis seized by Hong Kong police increased 238 per cent in the first 10 months of this year, sparking fears about a growing trend of abuse in the city. One in seven of the Hongkongers arrested for possession in that period was aged 20 or below, the force has revealed. The...
  14. Ron Strider

    Medical Marijuana Can Treat Epilepsy, Alzheimer's, Cancer, Says WHO

    The World Health Organization (WHO) had announced that cannabidiol (CBD), the relaxant property of cannabis exclusively used in medical marijuana, should be released worldwide. After months of deliberation and investigation on this drug, the WHO has concluded that CBD could be useful for the...
  15. Ron Strider

    World Health Organization Clashes With DEA On Marijuana Compound, CBD

    The US Drug Enforcement Administration has long held that the non-psychoactive component of marijuana, cannabidiol, is a schedule I drug. That is, a drug that has no accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse. But according to a preliminary report embraced by the World Health...
  16. Ron Strider

    CA: Teaching Teens The Perils Of Pot As Marketplace Grows

    After Yarly Raygoza attended the drug prevention program at the Boys & Girls Club here last year, she used what she learned to talk a few friends out of using marijuana. The 14-year-old took the class again this year but worries that counseling her friends will become more difficult...
  17. Ron Strider

    Old Drug Conviction Puts Maine Marijuana Expert On The Defensive

    A 2005 felony drug conviction is coming back to haunt an emerging figure in Maine's marijuana industry and threaten his consulting gig in Ohio. But Trevor Bozeman, a 33-year-old Brunswick chemist, says his experience growing marijuana before it became legal only boosts his value to the...
  18. P

    Will I pass my drug test?

    I took 3 hits of some mid-grade stuff and had a drug test 7 days after. Before that I was completely clean. Average metabolism. What ya'll think?
  19. Ron Strider

    DOJ Looking At 'Rational' Marijuana Policy

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday that the Justice Department is examining ways to work toward a "rational" marijuana policy, though he did not provide details, including whether the DOJ will crack down on states where the drug has been legalized. "We're looking very hard on that...
  20. Ron Strider

    TV Travel Guide Rick Steves Speaks Out For Legal Marijuana In Illinois

    TV travel guide Rick Steves is best-known for his mild-mannered jaunts across Europe, but he traveled to Chicago to speak out Tuesday on a favorite side project: legalizing marijuana. "This is not a pro-pot movement. This is an anti-prohibition movement," Steves said at a press conference...