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A loud street party in the Watts section of Los Angeles has resulted in the arrest of NBA star Zach Randolph, according to media outlet TMZ. Randolph was among a large group of people who were drinking, playing loud music and smoking weed as they blocked the street. Police responded to the rowdy scene and three…

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Pop singer Aaron Carter, 29. and his girlfriend Madison Parker were arrested in Habersham County, Georgia on Saturday, July 15, 2017. Carter was charged with a DUI and possession of marijuana by Habersham County Sheriff’s Office. Parker was charged with possession of marijuana less than one ounce, obstruction of law enforcement officers, and possession of…

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The entirely unjust execution of Philando Castile by Minneapolis police officer Jeronimo Yanez and the officer’s subsequent acquittal has once again exposed a racist system in America. But new information is coming out that not only was Yanez in fear of his life by Castile, he was also concerned about the effects of secondhand pot…

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The state of Georgia now uses at least 250 law enforcement officers designated as Drug Recognition Experts (DRE). Getting this type of designation entails the officer goes through a one-month training process. At the end of the training, the officer is certified to tell by observation alone if a driver is under the influence of…

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Today is the alternative social smoking holiday known as “420” day. It’s a day for marijuana smokers to enjoy their weed by themselves or with friends. But how did it get started? Here are five things to know about 42’: Popular pot smoking history of 420 traces the day back to a group of high…

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During the last day of the Georgia State Legislature, a bill on the use of medical marijuana in the state has finally passed. Senate Bill 16 is a revision of an earlier bill that expands the use of low-THC oil to treat certain medical conditions for patients in the state. The bill summary reads: “A…

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The use of medical marijuana by cancer patients has greatly improved the lives of many. It has helped with pain management, nausea, depression and other symptoms. But in California, smoking medical marijuana may have killed a man and served as a warning to other people smoking high-grade marijuana. A northern California man died from a…

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In September 2014, reporter Charlo Greene made headlines when she quit her job during an on-air broadcast for Alaska station KVTA. She revealed at the time that she was the owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club and stated: “Now everything you heard is why, I, the actual owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club, will be dedicating…

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Social media is ablaze with new images of first daughter Malia Obama at Lollapalooza in Chicago recently. First everyone stated she was dancing and briefly twerking with friends like a normal teen; now an image has emerged of her smoking what looks like weed. In a short video clip that is making the rounds on social media,…

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In the 1950s and ’60s, nutritionists in the United States popularized the notion of eating lots of eggs to ensure one’s physical health. Caring parents felt guilty if they weren’t able to provide their children with at least one egg per day. Interestingly, decades later, many nutritionists actually advise otherwise. Eating eggs can be good…

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It’s April 20, and stoners everywhere are lighting up in celebration. While the use of cannabis remains contentious politically, it’s become widely more excepted as 23 states plus Washington D.C. have dubbed it “legal” in one form or another. So, where does 420 come from? How did it become a nationally recognized holiday? Depending on…

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Some people swore it would never happen, but the state legislature in Georgia has passed a bill to legalize medical marijuana. The bill cause of heated debate within the legislature with opponents ignoring the proven beneficial effects of marijuana for many health conditions. In 2014, the state passed a limited bill that allowed the use of cannabis…

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has died from a rare form of cancer. He was 46. When video emerged of Ford smoking crack and engaging in erratic behavior, he made international news in 2014. Ford was well-known in low-income sections of Toronto and was well liked by many of its residents.  After video evidence was shown of…

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A Colorado charity group has brought needed holiday cheer to the homeless this season. The organization Cannabis Can handed out 1,000 pre-rolled joints and free meals to the homeless on Christmas Day in Denver where marijuana is legal. Nick Dicenzo, the founder of the non-profit Cannabis Can, stated, “‘Cannabis can make a difference,’ is kind…

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5 ways to celebrate 420 Day 1. Find a local event that is celebrating 420; use meetup.com or eventbrite.com and keyword #420. 2. Watch CNN’s newest show on marijuana:  “High Profits” 3. Search on Facebook or Twitter #420 and repost or retweet the social media posts you like 4. If you can’t make it to a…

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