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Marijuana Use

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  • We need to start child-proofing pot

    In states where medical and recreational cannabis sales are allowed, disquieting new trends and statistics are proving its unique dangers for those most vulnerable to its effects: children. One such statistic is a spike in calls to poison control...
  • West Hartford Republicans Lose Fight To Ban Medical Marijuana

    West Hartford Republicans Lose Fight To Ban Medical Marijuana
    WEST HARTFORD — Town council Republicans could not persuade the majority Democrats to ban medical marijuana during a marathon meeting that ran into the early morning hours Wednesday. Instead, Democrats amended an ordinance that had put a moratorium...
  • Schizophrenia-marijuana study flips the reefer madness equation

    Schizophrenia-marijuana study flips the reefer madness equation
    Does marijuana smoking cause psychosis? Or could psychosis drive pot smoking? If you believe the panned and parodied 1936 film "Reefer Madness," smoking weed will make one crazy and drive you to a life of crime.  Medical science has taken the question...
  • Amanda Bynes bong-tossing case dismissed

    Amanda Bynes bong-tossing case dismissed
    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...
  • Stop marketing marijuana to teens

    Stop marketing marijuana to teens
    The advantage of marijuana edibles, as The 420 Times’ “Old Hippie” has written, is that it gives potheads a smoke-free way to get high, sparing lungs undue harm. The bad news: It makes marijuana all the more appealing to children....
  • Legalized marijuana makes drugged-driving study high priority

    Legalized marijuana makes drugged-driving study high priority
    Whether you think the grass is always greener on the side where weed is allowed or fear the whole country will go to pot, legalized recreational marijuana has taken root in the U.S. As it spreads to more states, questions about what a legalized America...
  • Keeping workplaces drug-free: Front & Center

    Keeping workplaces drug-free: Front & Center
    With Gov. Rick Scott's effort to drug-test state employees and the push for medical marijuana, drugs and their impact on the Sunshine State fill the news. Recently, the Editorial Board conducted an email interview with Apopka's Phil Dubois, the new...
  • Beware boomers: What not to do when feeling nostalgic for the '60s

    Beware boomers: What not to do when feeling nostalgic for the '60s
    When New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd wrote last week about her “bad trip” -- eight straight hours of paranoia and paralysis -- from sampling a cannabis-laced candy bar in her Denver hotel room in January while reporting on Colorado&...
  • Legalized Marijuana Makes Drugged-Driving Study High Priority

     
    Whether you think the grass is always greener on the side where weed is allowed or fear the whole country will go to pot, legalized recreational marijuana has taken root in the U.S. As it spreads to more states, questions......
  • San Jose dispensaries offer free marijuana to card-carrying voters

    San Jose dispensaries offer free marijuana to card-carrying voters
    Cannabis clubs in San Jose are offering free pot and discounts to patients who go to the polls Tuesday and vote in several contested races. The Silicon Valley Cannabis Coalition is organizing the "Weed for Votes" program as an effort to increase voter...
  • Colorado pot law bans smoking in public. But what's public?

    Colorado pot law bans smoking in public. But what's public?
    During the campaign to legalize marijuana in Colorado, backers of the drug promised it would be regulated the same as alcohol. Now, however, many Coloradans and pot tourists are discovering that attempting to smoke marijuana outside the privacy of a...
  • Smoke weed, turn into a pothead? Not so fast.

    Los Angeles Times Opinion LA blogger Paul Whitefield argues that a just-released study reporting differences in the brain scans of marijuana consumers versus non-users may just validate the stereotype that those who ingest the substance become "potheads."...