Thursday, July 27, 2017

marijuana

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Local government officials are concerned about state actions impacting their governance. At a Wednesday meeting, State Senator Kathleen Passidomo met with the Bonita Springs City Council, to talk about what’s been done in Tallahassee this year and how it affects ...
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)

The wait for medical marijuana in Collier County will be a little longer now. Commissioners voted Tuesday to extend a moratorium, currently in place through October, through the end of the year as the county waits for further guidance from ...

Florida House Majority Leader Ray Rodrigues assured residents that the state’s new medical marijuana law would withstand the challenge brought by trial lawyer John Morgan while speaking to a Fort Myers women’s group on Monday. Disagreement on the number of ...
In this April 16, 2015 file photo, smoke created by water vapor billows out of the windows of a car, used by Colorado to fight stoned driving with youth demographics, during a demonstration by the Colorado Department of Transportation in southeast Denver.

BY P. SOLOMON BANDA DENVER (AP) A recent insurance study links increased car crash claims to legalized recreational marijuana. The Highway Loss Data Institute, a leading insurance research group, said in study results released Thursday that collision claims in Colorado, ...
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Collier County Sheriff’s Deputies say they have one man under arrest and another they’re on the hunt for after a traffic stop in Golden Gate revealed over 40 pounds of marijuana. According to deputies, Ibrahim Michael Makhoul, 24, was pulled ...
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 ...
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