| Mar 9, 2012
| 5:16 PM
A clean-cut young man with Tourette's syndrome sat at the witness table in Annapolis Friday afternoon, his head occasionally jerking back and forth, and pleaded with Maryland lawmakers to make it legal to use marijuana for medical purposes.
| Dec 1, 2011
| 2:58 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Derek William Strickland, 29, of the 600 block of Curtis Street, was arrested on a bench warrant Wednesday in a case in which he was charged with driving under the...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 4:30 AM
In response to the Reuters report that appeared in your newspaper about the global fight against HIV/AIDS, I'm writing to raise awareness of the usefulness of medical marijuana in AIDS treatment ("Obama raises U.S. goal on fighting AIDS," Dec. 1).
| Jul 29, 2006
Most of the time, police aren't surprised when they find a ballpoint pen crammed with cocaine, or illicit pills stashed in a secret compartment of a running shoe. But when a bag full of smiley-faced gumballs hollowed out and stuffed like mushrooms with...
| Feb 3, 2009
Ten years ago, a photo that showed an athlete like Michael Phelps apparently getting high at a party probably would have resulted in considerable fallout.
That might still happen to the athlete who has won the most gold medals in Olympic history, who has...
| Feb 5, 2009
In his first interview since a photo surfaced showing him smoking from a marijuana pipe, Michael Phelps said yesterdaythat the intense public scrutiny has him contemplating whether he will swim in the 2012 Olympics.
Phelps, who said that he "clearly made...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Adam Orenstein spent years cross-breeding marijuana plants before arriving at his proud new strain, a tall stalky plant frosted with white crystally hairs prized by growers and smokers.
But before releasing it to the public, he and his partners toiled...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: I really sympathized with the Department of Justice lawyer profiled in your article about a recent federal medical marijuana prosecution. ("Pot's popularity, state law create trying times for U.S. prosecutor," July 9)
Sure, it may be...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:20 PM
WASHINGTON A day after Washington state joined Colorado in selling marijuana in retail outlets, the Obama administration on Wednesday criticized drug legalization and warned that a declining perception of risk is leading more U.S. teens to smoke pot....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 8:42 PM
The first customer to buy legal pot — for partying, not medicinal reasons — here in Washington’s biggest city was a retired 65-year-old woman who overnighted on a sidewalk to ensure her place in hemp history. Deborah Greene...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 7:46 PM
The line stretched hundreds of people long down an industrial stretch of Esperanza Street, as throngs of Angelenos endured the baking heat Saturday to get into a Boyle Heights warehouse.
Inside, cannabis growers offered up their crop from glass jars...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 12:18 PM
A case against actress Amanda Bynes for possessing marijuana and throwing a bong out an apartment window last year was dismissed on Monday by a New York judge.
The prosecution and her lawyer Gerald Shargel agreed earlier this year that the case should be...