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DEA admits marijuana legalization 'scares us'

A top official at the US Drug Enforcement Administration has said that legalizing marijuana, a drug that a majority of Americans are now in favor of decriminalizing, is “reckless and irresponsible.” James L. Capra, the chief of operations at the DEA, was responding to a question from a senator Wednesday when he admitted authorities are […]

                 
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New Hampshire Wants Legal Marijuana, Probably Won't Get It

New Hampshire wants to become the next state to join pot-smoking havens like Washington and Colorado by legalizing the green stuff, but the governor has other ideas. The state House voted 170-162 Wednesday to approve House Bill 492, which would legalize carrying up to one ounce of marijuana if you’re 21 years old and over, […]

                 
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“Absurd on every single level”: How the feds may be crippling the legal pot industry

Last week, Colorado became the first place in the world to legally sell regulated and taxed marijuana for adult recreational use. Despite the winter weather, long lines and heavy demand led some stores to jack up their prices or even sell out of product. The early success has elevated expectations for a new “green” economy, […]

                 
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New York to Legalize use of Medical Marijuana

New York governor Andrew M. Cuomo is to legalize the use of marijuana in the state, using a decades-old public health law provision, the New York Times reports. The drug – which remains banned federally – will be prescribed for diagnosed medical ailments. The liberalization of the previously strict local laws will be announced during […]

                 
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Colorado becomes first US state to sell cannabis

Watch more videos at Marijuana Videos Colorado on January 1 will become the “Amsterdam of America,” opening the first shops in the US to sell legally cannabis to all comers for recreational use. As the state prepared for a wave of so-called “pot tourism,” extra police officers were on duty in the capital Denver and […]

                 
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New Laws For 2014: Marijuana, Paparazzi, Guns

While many might be focused on their New Year’s resolutions, states and lawmakers are set to begin enforcing a host of new laws taking effect in January or after. Here’s a breakdown of some of them (via Yahoo): ALCOHOL AND MARIJUANA COLORADO, MAINE AND WASHINGTON: Colorado pot stores open Jan. 1 as retailers usher in […]

                 
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Study Shows Exercise Can Get You More High

Working out could give pot users an extra high — but that may not be as much a boon as users might think. The study, published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence, found that levels of THC—marijuana’s active ingredient— were higher by an average of 15% immediately after users exercised. And that could be enough to […]

                 
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