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Marijuana Use

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  • It could be next fall before first pot clinics open

    It could be next fall before first pot clinics open
    For Mike Graham, what started as an aggravation of an old football injury led to a number of failed spinal fusion surgeries before doctors decided to implant a pump to regularly release doses of morphine to try to ease his chronic pain. Instead, the...
  • Guillermo Martinez: Take caution before jumping on marijuana bandwagon

    The pressure to legalize marijuana is growing.    Domestically two states, Colorado and Washington, have legalized the recreational use if marijuana. Another 20 have approved its use for medicinal purposes.    In Mexico the issue is growing in...
  • In a Washington sports bar, patrons with pot are living the high life

    In a Washington sports bar, patrons with pot are living the high life
    OLYMPIA, Wash. — Tavern owner Frankie Schnarr takes a long draw from his bottle of Coors Light and scans his sports bar, listening to billiard balls rattle and a pinball machine explode with points. Suddenly, there's that smell: musky-sweet,...
  • Is marijuana legalization inevitable?

    The Marijuana Policy Project recently surprised NASCAR fans with an ad pushing recreational marijuana use. The commercial not only mimicked a beer ad to point out the hypocrisy of legalizing alcohol and not marijuana, it also made a case for why marijuana...
  • U.S. allows states to legalize recreational marijuana within limits

    U.S. allows states to legalize recreational marijuana within limits
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a move marijuana advocates hailed as an historic shift, the Obama administration on Thursday began giving U.S. states wide leeway to experiment with pot legalization and started by letting Colorado and Washington carry out new...
  • Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. gets back into ring with a heavy challenge

    Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. gets back into ring with a heavy challenge
    The wait — and weight — is over for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. In September 2012, Chavez lost a one-sided but dramatic fight to Argentina's Sergio Martinez, after which he was suspended for marijuana use. Saturday night, he climbs back into...
  • So Trayvon Martin had smoked marijuana. Does that even matter?

     
    The state can't have it both ways. Since it introduced (George) Zimmerman's statements to the (Sanford Police Dept.) dispatcher and Detectives Serino and Singleton into evidence in which he says he was suspicious of (Trayvon) Martin was because of his.......
  • Trayvon on trial

     
    The story: New evidence in George Zimmerman case: Trayvon texted about being a fighter, smoking marijuana The meat: Defense attorneys in the George Zimmerman case today released evidence they discovered on Trayvon Martin's cell phone, including text...
  • Medicinal pot is coming. Why it's not time to worry

     
    If it goes through, we'll see a trade-off. Increases in addiction, crime and family dissolution along with assorted benefits. But enough about the proposed expansion of casino gambling in Illinois. Today I want to talk about the inevitability of...
  • Judge refuses to delay trial in Trayvon Martin killing

    SANFORD, Fla. — The George Zimmerman second-degree murder case, in which he is accused of shooting an unarmed Trayvon Martin, will proceed to trial after his judge Tuesday denied the defense team's latest request for a delay. The ruling was...
  • Marijuana tied to better blood sugar control

    Marijuana tied to better blood sugar control
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who had used marijuana in the past month had smaller waists and lower levels of insulin resistance - a diabetes precursor - than those who never tried the drug, in a new study. The findings, based on surveys and blood...
  • Illinois Senate approves bill to legalize medical marijuana

    Illinois has come within a signature of becoming the 19th state to allow marijuana use for medical purposes. On Friday, the state Senate voted 35-21 to approve a medical marijuana measure, which now will head for Gov. Pat Quinn’s desk. The...