Drug bust
Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office
David Madden
January 08, 2020 - 1:41 pm
After a year-long probe in Central Jersey, two dozen people have been charged in a large-scale marijuana ring, in which they allegedly laced popular candies with THC. Read more here.
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CBD products for pets
Carrie Antlfinger/AP
AP News
January 07, 2020 - 2:44 pm
Companies have unleashed hundreds of CBD pet health products accompanied by glowing customer testimonials claiming the cannabis derivative produced calmer, quieter and pain-free dogs and cats. But some of these products are all bark and no bite. Read more here.
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AP News
November 12, 2019 - 1:06 pm
Doctors at a Detroit hospital have performed what could be the first double lung transplant on a man whose lungs were damaged from vaping. Read more here.
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Workers at MERJ farms unload hemp plants during the first harvest at the Sullivan County farm, in Bristol, Tenn.
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AP News
October 29, 2019 - 5:58 pm
U.S. agriculture officials said Tuesday a rule that allows farmers to legally grow hemp will be finalized this week.
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Marijuana plant
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Jim Melwert
October 09, 2019 - 1:59 pm
A West Chester University student is charged with selling marijuana out of his dorm room after police found fliers he'd allegedly printed up to advertise his business.
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Dallas Assistant Chief of Police Avery Moore addresses the media about a drug deal gone bad resulting in the death of Joshua Brown.
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AP News
October 09, 2019 - 11:31 am
Authorities searched Wednesday for a third Louisiana man who is suspected in the killing of a witness who testified at the recent murder trial of a former Dallas police officer. Thaddeous Green, 22, remained at large following the shooting death last Friday of Joshua Brown.
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Hadas Kuznits
October 04, 2019 - 1:36 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed the state's first vaping-related death. Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine says they are keeping the person's identity confidential. She says in addition to this first confirmed vaping death, they are looking into nine confirmed cases and...
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Dank, a shadowy but widely sold illegal marijuana vape is drawing the attention of investigators looking into a rash of mysterious lung illnesses around the U.S.
Northwest Metro Drug Task Force/Minnesota Departments of Public Safety via AP
AP News
October 04, 2019 - 10:43 am
It's a widely known vape cartridge in the marijuana economy, but it’s not a licensed brand. And it’s got the kind of market buzz no legitimate company would want.
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Employees at the marijuana retailer Bridge City Collective in Portland, Ore., can be seen setting up the store for the day behind a row of marijuana products for sale there.
Gillian Flaccus/AP Photo
AP News
September 26, 2019 - 11:01 am
Vaping products, one of the fastest-growing segments of the legal marijuana industry, have taken a hit from consumers as public health experts scramble to determine what's causing a mysterious and sometimes fatal lung disease among people who use e-cigarettes.
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In this Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, photo, chemist David Dawson displays various samples of marijuana while being interviewed at CW Analytical Laboratories in Oakland, Calif.
Jeff Chiu/AP Photo
AP News
August 26, 2019 - 9:43 am
By Carla K. Johnson, AP Medical Writer How much marijuana is really in that pot brownie? Chocolate can throw off potency tests so labels aren't always accurate, and now scientists are trying to figure out why. In states where marijuana is legal, pot comes in cookies, mints, gummies, protein bars —...
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