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54 min ago | Bioscience Technology

Correction: Marijuana Research-Professor Fired

In a story July 18 about a marijuana researcher who was fired from the University of Arizona, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the university is looking for a new researcher who can raise more money.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

5 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Pennsylvania man convicted in 'leftover' pot trial

Pisani was sentenced to 1 to 2 years in state prison after he was convicted of possessing hundreds of marijuana plants at his home in 2010.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Modesto, CA, Weird

9 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Man accused of enslaving woman to be sentenced

FILE - This undated file photo released by the Ashland County Sheriff's Office shows Jessica L. Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity as they battle a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles... Firefighters and local authorities ... (more)

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Ohio

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Woman whose kids drowned pleads guilty to felonies

The mother of two toddlers who drowned in a San Diego County swimming pool has pleaded guilty to two counts of felony child endangerment.

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Related Topix: San Diego County, CA, San Diego, CA

Courier News

Rick Perry: Texas to dispatch 1,000 guardsmen to border

Rick Perry: Texas to dispatch 1,000 Guardsmen to border Texas governor sends National Guardsmen to Mexico border Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://usat.ly/1rw5B0G Gov. Rick Perry says he's deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border after growing tired of "lip service" from the federal government.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US National Guard, US Military

KING-TV Seattle

JetBlue pilot among 6 arrested in Boston drug bust

Police say Maitland, Florida, resident John Manwaring and a woman with him were charged with heroin possession after Sunday's arrests in connection with drug dealing near the Boston Common public park.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Maitland, FL, Seattle, WA

Canada.com

Charges withdrawn for 4 men arrested in police investigation linked to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

Charges have been dropped against the man who reportedly tried to broker the sale of an infamous video in which Toronto Mayor Rob Ford appears to smoke crack cocaine.

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The CPA Technology Advisor

Marijuana Edibles a New Industry for Pot-trepreneurs

Move over, pot brownies. The proliferation of marijuana edibles for both medical and recreational purposes is giving rise to a cottage industry of baked goods, candies, infused oils, cookbooks and classes that promises a slow burn as more states legalize the practice and awareness spreads about the best ways to deliver the drug.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Brownies, Candy, Recipes, Quincy, MA

13WHAM

Conn. Woman arrested on I-684 on drug charges

New York State police say a passenger in a car pulled over for speeding was found to be carrying 85 pills of the painkiller Oxycodone.

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Related Topix: Waterbury, CT

News Observer

Kansas governor's foes watching primary race

But Brownback's foes now see the Aug. 5 election fortunes of Winn, who owns a Wichita-area property management company, as a barometer of the governor's vulnerability in November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, US Governors, Marijuana

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KSWO

Man arrested on drinking, drugs charges

Lawton Police say Ivan Rodriguez also had three grams of marijuana in his possession when he was pulled over on NW Cache road near NW 34th Street just after midnight.

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Reuters

Illinois legalizes medical marijuana for children with seizures

Illinois children and adults with epilepsy will soon be allowed to use marijuana to ease their symptoms under a law signed on Sunday by Democratic Governor Pat Quinn, the latest in a series of measures loosening restrictions on cannabis by U.S. states.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Pat Quinn, US Governors

KTAR

British paper to correct story on Arizona's London Bridge

Lake Havasu City officials say a British tabloid plans to issue a correction for a story stating Arizona's own London Bridge could be bulldozed to make way for drug tourism.

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Related Topix: Lake Havasu City, AZ

KTVN Reno

Police: Woman posted selfies in stolen dress

A massive wildfire that has forced the evacuation of towns, destroyed numerous homes and blackened scenic hillsides in north-central Washington has been burning into new areas, fueled by dry conditions and gusty... With no letup from high temperatures and wind, a massive wildfire in north-central Washington is growing, marking a week since flames ... (more)

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Ohio

Bangkok Post

B48m in ya ba seized in drugs bust

Police have arrested a man and seized 239,000 methamphetamine pills worth almost 48 million baht, the biggest haul in a single drugs bust in the southern region this year.

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KFVS12

Quinn to OK cannabis use for kids with epilepsy

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn plans to sign legislation in Chicago Sunday that would let minors with epilepsy use medical marijuana.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Family, Kids

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KSWO

Woman accused of killing 8-year-old

A 53-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the killing of an 8-year-old child last year while driving under the influence of synthetic cannabinoids and marijuana.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Tulsa County, OK

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Police: Two Arrested in North Charleston Meth Lab Bust

Police in North Charleston have arrested two people after busting an alleged methamphetamine operation at a local home.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC, Charleston, SC

ABC News

5 Things to Know About Drug Laws, Prison Sentences

Decades of tough drug laws have contributed to a dramatic rise in the federal prison population, with inmates serving more time behind bars.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison

Northern Michigan News

Given life term, drug offender hopes for clemency

Arrested and jailed at 25, then sent to prison more than two years later, Walker couldn't imagine spending his life behind bars for dealing drugs.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

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