Marijuana

FILE - This Sept. 11, 2018, file photo shows a marijuana plant at SLOgrown Genetics in the coastal mountain range of San Luis Obispo, Calif. When California voters broadly legalized marijuana in 2016, they were promised that part of the tax revenue from pot sales would be devoted to programs to teach youth how to avoid substance abuse and "prevent harm" from marijuana use. But more than a year after the start of sales, there's no money for those programs and looming questions about how they might operate in the future. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
February 14, 2019 - 9:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When California voters legalized marijuana, they were promised that part of the tax revenue from pot sales and cultivation would be devoted to programs to teach youth how to avoid substance abuse. But more than a year after the start of sales, there's no money for those programs...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2017 file photo, the proprietor of a medical marijuana dispensary prepares his monthly tax payment, over $40,000 in cash, at his Los Angeles store. Congress on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, was urged to fully open the doors of the nation's banking system to the legal marijuana industry, a change that supporters say would reduce the risk of crime and resolve a litany of problems for pot companies from paying taxes to getting a loan. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
February 13, 2019 - 6:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bank officials and others urged Congress on Wednesday to fully open the doors of the U.S. banking system to the legal marijuana industry, a change that supporters say would reduce crime risks and resolve a litany of challenges for cannabis companies, from paying taxes to getting...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 photo, a tiger that was found in a Southeast Houston residence awaits transport to a rescue facility at the BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions building in Houston. A woman who called Houston's non-emergency dispatch line after discovering a tiger inside a cage at an abandoned home told the shocked dispatcher: "I'm not lying." Police say a group of people looking for a place to smoke marijuana happened across the tiger on Monday, Feb. 11. (Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP)
February 13, 2019 - 5:57 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A woman who called Houston's non-emergency dispatch line after discovering a tiger inside a cage at an abandoned home told the shocked dispatcher: "I'm not lying." The Houston Chronicle obtained a recording of the call after animal rescue workers found the well-fed animal resting on...
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February 12, 2019 - 1:41 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say some people who went into an abandoned home to smoke marijuana found a caged tiger. They called the city on Monday and the major offender animal cruelty unit and animal shelter volunteers arrived on the scene. Authorities nicknamed the tiger "Tyson" after the movie...
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Cannabis Harmony Dispensary
Harmony Dispensary
Mike Montone
February 12, 2019 - 1:30 pm
SECAUCUS, N.J. (1010 WINS) – New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy ran on a promise to legalize recreational marijuana in the state within his first 100 days in office. Murphy’s first hundred days have come and gone, and recreational cannabis still isn’t legal in Jersey, but at Harmony – a medical marijuana...
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Macro shot of a dired marijuana bud with crystalline structures
Dreamstime
February 06, 2019 - 12:46 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A fertility study finds smoking pot is associated with having a higher sperm count. RELATED: Amid national shift, Baltimore to stop prosecuting marijuana cases | Opioid addiction now eligible for NJ medical marijuana program | Higher education: SUNY to offer minor in...
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Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
February 02, 2019 - 11:45 am
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office (GILA BEND, Ariz.) -- Authorities in Arizona announced on Friday the seizure of two massive truckloads of marijuana and methamphetamine worth $2 million and the arrests of three suspects in the case. The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office said on Wednesday night that...
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Drew Angerer/Getty Images
February 01, 2019 - 4:54 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday he remains confident the Legislature can vote to legalize recreational marijuana as part of the state budget, which is due on April 1. The optimistic comments came after Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, D-the Bronx, questioned whether...
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January 28, 2019 - 11:29 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military government on Monday suspended the licensing of commercial marijuana-based products for medical use amid concern that foreign pharmaceutical companies might try to monopolize the market. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's decree orders the director of the...
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January 27, 2019 - 9:56 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has given final approval to a law permitting the export of medical marijuana, a move the government expects will catapult investment in local industry and agriculture. The Cabinet's decision Sunday came a month after the Israeli parliament unanimously approved the decision,...
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