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If You Smoke Pot, Your Anesthesiologist Needs To Know

By Kate Ruder | Aug 6
Colorado is on the front lines in dealing with how marijuana use affects surgery. Lessons learned on operating tables and in recovery rooms have prompted calls for more research on marijuana nationwide.

The Untapped Healing Compounds of Marijuana

By James David Adams, University of Southern California | Mar 29
Medical marijuana is legal in 33 states as of November 2018. Yet the federal government still insists marijuana has no legal use and is easy to abuse.

Las Vegas Airport Lets People Dump Pot

By Regina Garcia Cano | Feb 27
What happens in Vegas really can stay in Vegas. Tourists catching a flight out of Sin City can now dump their leftover legal marijuana in metal containers set up at the airport.

Sessions Holds Drug Policy Roundtable at DOJ

Sessions Holds Drug Policy Roundtable at DOJ

Dec 9
Attorney General Jeff Sessions holds drug policy roundtable at the Justice Department on Friday. Top of the agenda is Marijuana and its danger to the public.

Recreational Marijuana Rules Rile Pot-Friendly San Francisco

By Janie Har | Nov 16
Famously pro-cannabis San Francisco, where the 4/20 marijuana holiday is celebrated with a group smoke-out on Hippie Hill, is having a surprisingly difficult time establishing regulations for the broad legal pot market coming to California in January.

Anti-Gay Group Sinks San Francisco Pot Club

By Sari Staver | Oct 7
In rejecting a medical cannabis dispensary for the city's Sunset district, San Francisco's Board of Supervisors fell for a misinformation campaign led by an anti-gay group, contend supporters of the pot club.

Legal Loophole in DC Creates Bizarre Pot Bazaar

By Ashraf Khalil | Sep 29
Unlike the eight states that have legalized recreational use, the Washington, D.C. initiative also maintained it was still illegal to buy or sell the drug.

Pot Shop Clashes With Tourism Stores in Eclectic Alaskan Town

By Mark Thiessen | Aug 31
The presence of a marijuana retail store has caused a deep divide in this quirky tourist town, where hundreds of visitors roam the streets daily browsing in art galleries and souvenir shops housed in historic cabins.

Buzz Kill: California Police Work to Detect Drugged Drivers

By Don Thompson | May 13
Police in three California counties are testing what amounts to a breathalyzer for drug users - a device that some authorities and lawmakers said Wednesday is desperately needed now that voters have legalized recreational marijuana.

Officials in Legal Pot State Vow to Fight Federal Crackdown

By Sadie Gurman | Feb 26
Officials in Washington state, where recreational marijuana is legal, vow to fight any federal crackdown on the nascent industry after White House spokesman Sean Spicer said they should expect to see stepped-up enforcement of anti-pot laws.

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