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1 min ago | Sunherald.com

Advocates make push to legalize marijuana in NJ

Ed Forchion, a pro-marijuana activist known as NJ Weedman, carries a large cross with huge likeness of a marijuana leaf as he walks in front of the New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton, N.J., Sunday, April 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Trenton, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors

4 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Cannabis lovers flock to Denver

Coming to the Mile High City this weekend was the perfect 65th birthday present for Karen Stevenson.

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Related Topix: Cape Girardeau, MO, Kansas City, MO

7 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Proposed initiative seeks to ban all marijuana

A Billings car-dealership owner has proposed a ballot measure that would completely ban the use and possession of marijuana in Montana, even for medical uses.

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Related Topix: Drugs

11 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Palestinian rock throwers arrested at holy site

Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Science / Technology, Space, Landslide

15 hrs ago | 590ktie.com

In Colorado, a pot holiday tries to go mainstream

Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs

15 hrs ago | Washington Times

Marijuana firm buys buildings in Florida

A publicly traded firm that appears to be positioning itself in advance of a medical marijuana vote in Florida later this year has acquired a trio of industrial buildings just north of the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Daily Tribune

Crowds flock to 4/20 convention in Denver

DENVER a?? An estimated crowd of 30,000 people packed the Denver Merchandise Mart Saturday for the 2014 Cannabis Cup, kicking off a weekend of marijuana related activities.

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KVAL-TV Eugene

Rules leave pot test labs with little oversight in Oregon

The Oregon Legislature's vote last year to regulate medical marijuana shops created new business opportunities for another kind of pot enterprise - marijuana testing - but leaves it virtually unregulated.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Star football player's arrest warrant quashed

The Gainesville Police Department launched an internal investigation late Friday into the quashing of an arrest warrant for a former University of Florida football star and current NFL draft prospect.

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Related Topix: University of Florida, Drugs, Alachua County, FL

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Vow to move on Ukraine pact meets defiance

Two days after an international pact was brokered with the stated goal of easing tensions in Ukraine, the major players met again in Kiev to hash out plans to push it along, but ended their meeting offering little indication of progress.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Autos

NBC Philadelphia

What to Know About the Pot Industry

April 20, once a counterculture holiday when potheads would gather to celebrate and smoke pot, is turning into a blockbuster event that could potentially bring in millions in tax and tourism dollars for states where it's newly legal.

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Related Topix: Drugs

GPB.org

Pot Smoke And Mirrors: Vaporizer Pens Hide Marijuana Use

Vaporizer pens look like the e-cigarettes that dispense nicotine, and the vapor smells the same.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Smoking, Health

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Butte County marijuana grow site cleanup reveals hazards to wildlife

A species of salamander rarely found in the Concow area is picked up during a recent, multi-agency cleanup of a former illegal marijuana garden site.

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Related Topix: Butte County, CA, Concow, CA, Home Gardening, Home, Headphones

KTVN Reno

Reno agrees to medical marijuana businesses

The Reno Gazette-Journal reports that council members on Wednesday directed staff to draft ordinances and zoning rules for dispensaries, cultivation operations, testing labs and kitchens for edible products.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

National Public Radio

Colorado Deaths Stoke Worries About Pot Edibles

A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Colorado, Colorado Government

FOX23

Colorado deaths stoke worries about edible marijuana

Two recent deaths in Colorado have stoked concerns about the state's recreational marijuana industry, and the effects of marijuana edibles that can be exponentially more potent than a typical joint.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

Lawsuit Filed Over Del. Medical Marijuana Effort

A lobbyist who once worked for U.S. Sen. Tom Carper is being sued for breach of contract in a fight over the awarding of a license to operate Delaware first medical marijuana dispensary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US News, US Senate, Lewes, DE

Sunherald.com

Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reach out

Pot-smokers have long celebrated on the date by lighting up for reasons not quite clear.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Drugs

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Marijuana trade show coming to Bangor Saturday

Homegrown Maine 2014 takes place at the Spectacular Events Center in the city. Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine organizes the event, which is in its third year.

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Nanaimo Daily News

With Easter on 4/20, some US pastors capitalize on pot lover's holiday to reach new audiences

No one is quite sure why April 20 - or 420 - is considered the ultimate day to smoke weed, but it's been a tradition for decades.

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