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  The Motley Fool -   Full speed ahead Since 1996, nearly two dozen states have legalized the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, while four states -- Oregon, Colorado, Washington, and Alaska -- have legalized the drug for recrea…
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  Washington Times -   Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky received the highest grade among more than 20 declared and potential 2016 presidential candidates in a voter guide released Friday by a marijuana policy group, while New Jersey Gov. Chris …
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  Insurance Institute for Highway Safety -    There are fewer alcohol-impaired drivers on U.S. roads than ever before, but the proportion of drivers testing positive for marijuana and other illegal drugs is on the rise, results of th…
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  ABC News - Ten-year-old Alexis Carey has a rare but intractable form of epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome. The genetic disease causes severe and multiple seizures, which often leave parents guessing if the terror of watching their child seize up wil…
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  Forbes -  Last year, during a congressional hearing on the threat posed by stoned drivers, a representative of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was asked how many crash fatalities are caused by marijuana each y…
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  WAMU -  The D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs announced today that it had revoked the business license of a convenience store in Northeast D.C. found to have been selling synthetic marijuana, the first such closure sinc…
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  CNBC -  There's good news and there's bad news in America's fight to cut down on impaired driving. A new study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found the number of drivers with alcohol in the…
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  Reuters - (Reuters) - A planned District of Columbia city council hearing on legal marijuana sales was reduced to a discussion on Monday because of fears the hearing could be illegal. The hearing was intended to get public comment on a b…
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  WHSV.com -   RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A Virginia state senator has introduced a bill to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1rFBt4rd ) that the bill is sponsored by…
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  Forbes -   In 1992, when Americans elected a president who said he had smoked pot without inhaling, the number of marijuana arrests in the United States began a steep climb. It peaked in 2007, during the administration of a president wh…
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  New York Times -   The voters of Washington, D.C. have overwhelmingly approved the legalization of cannabis under a system known as “grow and give” – every resident will be allowed to grow cannabis at home and to give …
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  The Daily Beast - A judge in California is examining the legality of America’s marijuana laws, she may be on the verge of throwing the entire system into chaos. Three states, one district, and two cities will vote on various aspect…
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  LiveScience - Marijuana, the most commonly used illegal drug in America, is going mainstream. Now legal for recreational use in Colorado and Washington, pot seems poised for wider use, too: 21 states allow the possession and use of marijuana…
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  Pilot Online - The tin canister that Irvin Rosenfeld picks up every month, filled to the brim with 300 marijuana cigarettes, is not something he tries to hide.   In fact, the 61-year-old Portsmouth native encourages a look, beca…
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  USA Today - As the nation eases marijuana laws, road safety advocates worry that highway rules for driving under the influence of pot are lagging, which could lead to fatal crashes.   Medical marijuana is legal in 23 s…
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  During a visit to the Dixie Elixirs & Edibles plant in Denver last summer, I saw the machines the company uses to produce cannabis concentrates, the kitchen where it makes marijuana-infused chocolates, and the bottling line for its THC-s…
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  Two Area Men Sentenced For Growing Marijuana On Federal Land In Highland County: Joaquin Vicencio, Joaquin Cortes Were Convicted of Operating One of the Largest Outdoor Marijuana Grow Operations in the Area   A pair of men, prev…
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  Genetic factors can help determine which people start smoking cigarettes, as well as which smokers eventually get addicted to nicotine. Rather than stemming from the actions of a single gene, smoking-related risks stem from the complex inter…
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Georgia, a 5-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, is a medical marijuana patient. Kelly Conway, Georgia's owner, takes some heat when she tells friends about the unorthodox treatment.   "People will say they can't believe I…
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