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North Carolina Agency Offers Munchies to People Arrested on 4/20 Weed Holiday

April 20, 2018
Photos of a holding cell stocked with Oreos, Coca-Cola and Cha-Ching wavy potato chips in a bowl accompanied the post. A pair of handcuffs was casually placed next to the Oreos.

Trump Administration Ends Crackdown on Legal Marijuana

April 13, 2018
In conversation with Trump this week, Gardner said he was assured that the federal government would not interfere with Colorado's marijuana industry and that Trump would champion a new law that gives states the authority to set their own pot policies.

San Francisco to Wipe Out Thousands of Marijuana Convictions

January 31, 2018
San Francisco will retroactively apply California's new marijuana legalization laws to prior convictions, expunging or reducing misdemeanor and felony convictions dating back to 1975, the district attorney's office announced Wednesday.

Former California A.G. Launches Cannabis Company

January 11, 2018
Bill Lockyer has experience fighting Washington on the issue of legal marijuana. He is among a small but growing group of people making the switch from government to the cannabis industry.

NASRO Supports Enforcement of Federal Marijuana Laws

January 8, 2018
NASRO executive director Mo Canady said that his organization believes that the attorney general's decision will make it more difficult for youth to obtain and use marijuana.

LAPD Begins to Cope with Legal Marijuana

January 3, 2018
What isn’t allowed? Driving under the influence of marijuana. Consuming pot in public. Purchasing or consuming recreational cannabis by someone under the age of 21.

NH Governor Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

July 19, 2017
New Hampshire is now the 22nd state and the last in New England to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana.

Video: Detroit Officer TASERed by Woman During Marijuana Investigation

July 7, 2017
A wild scene broke out Wednesday night in Southwest Detroit when a woman used a TASER on a police officer responding to a call about marijuana.

Pot-Sniffing Dogs Still Useful in CA, Officers Say

June 13, 2017
Legal marijuana is in the air across California, but local and state law enforcement agencies say they won’t retire their pot-sniffing narcotics dogs anytime soon.

Colorado to Use Pot Tax Revenues to Fund Pot Busts

June 9, 2017
The first recreational pot market in the U.S. notched another marijuana first Thursday when Colorado started using marijuana taxes to fund police efforts to crack down on illegal growing operations.

Drivers Killed in Accidents Now More Likely on Drugs Than Drunk

April 27, 2017
Forty-three percent of drivers tested in fatal crashes in 2015 had used a legal or illegal drug, eclipsing the 37 percent who tested above the legal limit for alcohol, according to a report released Wednesday by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility.

CO Marijuana DUIs Drop 33%, But Officials Still Concerned

April 18, 2017
The number of citations for driving while under the influence of marijuana in Colorado dropped by 33.2% in the first quarter of 2017 compared with the same period last year, but the number of people using marijuana and then driving continues to be a concern for Colorado officials

Legal Marijuana Supporters Win Big Tuesday Night

November 9, 2016
Voters in California, Massachusetts and Nevada approved recreational marijuana initiatives Tuesday night, and several other states passed medical marijuana provisions, in what is turning out to be the biggest electoral victory for marijuana reform since 2012, when Colorado and Washington first approved the drug's recreational use.

Busting the Pot Fairy Tale

November 7, 2016

Once upon a time, the states of Colorado and Washington legalized marijuana. Then they made billions of tax dollars and we all munched on chips and lived happily ever after. Yeah, right.

Spate of Drugged Driving Deaths Alarms U.S. Regulators

October 28, 2016
The percentage of traffic deaths in which at least one driver tested positive for drugs has nearly doubled over a decade, raising alarms as five states are set to vote on legalization of marijuana.

Hound Labs: Sniffing Out Marijuana

October 10, 2016

The Hound is completely different in that it measures the amount of THC in a person's breath – which stays there for only a matter of hours at most. It measures blood alcohol content through breath as well.

Marijuana Legalization Leading In All States Where On November Ballot

October 7, 2016
Marijuana advocates are heading into the final weeks of the 2016 campaign with the wind at their backs as the latest polling shows legalization measures currently favored by voters in all five states where they're on the ballot.

Hound Labs Inc. Announces Successful Field Trials of Marijuana Breathalyzer with Law Enforcement

September 13, 2016
Hound Labs Inc. announced today that it has field-tested its marijuana breathalyzer, tested by law enforcement at the roadside, and the portable breathalyzer can detect and measure recently consumed THC in breath from consumption of both smoked and edible marijuana products.

Legal Weed States Have Trouble Defining "High" Driving

September 7, 2016
It turns out, measuring a person's THC is actually a poor indicator of intoxication. Unlike alcohol, THC gets stored in your fat cells, and isn't water-soluble like alcohol, says Thomas Marcotte, co-director of The Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research at the University of California, San Diego.

U.S. Court Upholds Gun Buying Ban for Medical-Marijuana Users

September 1, 2016
Gun purchases are off limits in the U.S. to anyone who uses medical marijuana or holds a state-approved medicinal marijuana card, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.
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