Sunday, May 28, 2017

marijuana

This Jan. 26, 2013 file photo taken at a grow house in Denver shows marijuana plants ready to be harvested. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)

BY | DARA KAM Florida patients wouldn’t have to wait 90 days to purchase marijuana if doctors recommend the treatment, under a proposal on its way to the Senate floor for a vote. The possibility of a 90-day requirement remains ...
Marijuana enthusiast flashes a peace sign as he waits to go on the stage light up at the 4/20 holiday on Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Denver's Civic Center Park. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

BY GENE JOHNSON SEATTLE (AP) — From Capitol Hill to Hippie Hill, marijuana enthusiasts observed their 4/20 holiday Thursday with public smoke-outs, parties and, yes, great deals on weed. Before the clock even hit 4:20 p.m., there were arrests in ...
In this Aug. 15, 2014 file photo, set to the symbolic 4:20 time, weed patterns adorn clocks up for sale on the first of three days of Hempfest, Seattle's annual gathering to advocate the decriminalization of marijuana at Myrtle Edwards Park on the waterfront in Seattle. (Jordan Stead/seattlepi.com via AP, File)

BY GENE JOHNSON SEATTLE (AP) — Thursday marks marijuana culture’s high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather — at 4:20 p.m. — in clouds of smoke on campus quads and when pot shops in legal weed states thank their customers ...
In this Jan. 22, 2017, file photo, Woody Harrelson, a cast member in "Wilson," is interviewed at the premiere of the film at the Eccles Theatre during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Woody Harrelson has given up marijuana after decades of what he calls partying too hard. The actor is one of Hollywood’s most well-known marijuana enthusiasts. Harrelson tells Vulture that he hasn’t smoked pot in nearly a ...
In this Jan. 31, 2017 photo, agriculture regulators from seven different states and Guam tour a Denver marijuana growing warehouse on a tour organized by the Colorado Department of Agriculture in Denver. (AP Photo/Kristen Wyatt)

BY KRISTEN WYATT DENVER (AP) — North Carolina wants to know if marijuana could one day replace tobacco as a cash crop. Louisiana is wondering how pot holds up in high humidity. And Washington state has questions about water supplies ...
Jay Work talks to a reporter as he places tobacco on the counter next to three authentic Roor water pipes, at his Grateful J's smoke shop Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, in Margate, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

BY TERRY SPENCER FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — In the rarefied world of high-end bong makers, Roor glass water pipes have long been smoked to impress. The status symbols are so sought after that some models command prices of $1,000. ...
In this Sept. 15, 2015 file photo, marijuana grows at a medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Illinois. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

BY MALCOLM RITTER NEW YORK (AP) — It can almost certainly ease chronic pain and might help some people sleep, but it’s also likely to raise the risk of getting schizophrenia and might trigger heart attacks. Those are among the ...
In this Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 file photo, a marijuana joint is rolled in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

BY BOB SALSBERG BOSTON (AP) — Changing marijuana laws aren’t necessarily making weed more welcome in the workplace. For now, many employers appear to be sticking with their drug testing and personal conduct policies, even in states where recreational marijuana ...
In this Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 photo, Rolie Gonzalez III displays a branch of marijuana buds taken for a plant on the farm of grower Laura Costa, near Garberville, California. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

BY KRISTEN WYATT DENVER (AP) — Weed is winning in the polls, with a solid majority of Americans saying marijuana should be legal. But does that mean the federal government will let dozens of state pot experiments play out? Not ...
Philip Magnotti and Natasha Borkowski lee county mugshots

Having received an anonymous tip and having secured a search warrant, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics/Vice Unit, Field Support Unit and the East District Selective Enforcement Team uncovered a Marijuana grow house on the 1200 block of Earnest Street ...
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