marijuana

Maine Lobster
Sherry Young/Dreamstime.com
September 19, 2018 - 11:05 pm
SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine (AP) — These lobsters are going to pot in more ways than one. A Maine lobster pound is banking on using marijuana to try to make cooking the crustaceans a little more humane. The business, Charlotte's Legendary Lobster Pound in Southwest Harbor, is owned by a registered...
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An unidentified 15-year-old high school student uses a vaping device.
AP Photo/Steven Senne, File
September 17, 2018 - 6:46 pm
A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening health concerns about the new popularity of vaping among teens. E-cigarettes typically contain nicotine, but many of the battery-powered devices can vaporize other substances,...
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Marijuana samples on display at MedMen in West Hollywood, California, Jan. 2, 2018. On Jan. 1, it became legal in California to sell recreational marijuana, but many shops began sales on Jan. 2.
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Ian Bush
September 05, 2018 - 11:30 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There's plenty of interest in South Jersey among would-be medical marijuana dispensaries. Fifty-one organizations applied to operate medical cannabis shops in the southern part of the state alone — more than either North or Central Jersey. The New Jersey Department...
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Synthetic Marijuana
Dreamstime
David Madden
August 29, 2018 - 1:31 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey's top law enforcement official is issuing new guidelines for local prosecutors to use in deciding how to proceed on charges of marijuana usage, as legislators weigh a possible legalization of marijuana for all adults in the state. The roadmap from Attorney...
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Marijuana samples on display at MedMen in West Hollywood, California, Jan. 2, 2018. On Jan. 1, it became legal in California to sell recreational marijuana, but many shops began sales on Jan. 2.
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David Madden
July 24, 2018 - 3:05 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — It appears the road to legal marijuana use by adults in New Jersey may be on the fast track. Jersey City had tried, on its own, to decriminalize marijuana, which received a strong rebuke from Attorney General Gurbir Grewal. At the same time, efforts are gaining...
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Dreamstime
Jim Melwert
July 11, 2018 - 6:21 pm
BERKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — While Pennsylvania State Police were searching for two men accused of plotting marijuana plants on Pennsylvania State Game Lands, one of the suspects was run over by a bulldozer and died. A Pennsylvania Game Commission worker was using a bulldozer Monday morning...
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In this Oct. 13, 2015, file photo, marijuana plants flourish under breathtaking vistas of the Cascade and Siskiyou mountains near Ashland, Ore.
Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP, File
June 20, 2018 - 8:53 am
By Rob Gillies, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Canada's Senate gave final passage Tuesday to the federal government's bill to legalize cannabis, though Canadians will have to wait at least a couple of months to legally buy marijuana as their country becomes the second in the world to make pot...
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Medical marijuana in large jar at a legal marijuana dispensary.
Pat Loeb
May 29, 2018 - 8:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two years after Pennsylvania legalized medical marijuana, Philadelphia gets its first dispensary. Vip Patel has been planning for this day for a long time. As part owner of Restore Integrative Wellness Center, he went through an extensive application process with the...
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Tony Romeo
May 23, 2018 - 1:31 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- State officials are studying the implications of a temporary injunction issued by a judge in a case seeking to halt Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana research program. In a case brought by numerous parties on the business side, a Commonwealth Court judge agreed...
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Philadelphia City Councilman Derek Green and Pa. state Rep. Jordan Harris
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Pat Loeb
May 09, 2018 - 12:18 pm
As the Pennsylvania Health Department takes applications for permits to grow medical marijuana, local elected officials are calling on the governor to ensure that Philadelphia gets at least one. Officials made their case on Wednesday. Councilman Derek Green says that by 2020, medical marijuana will...
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