Cops sentenced to community service for petty theft and vandalism during pot shop raid

Published: Nov 2, 2017, 1:54 pm • Updated: Nov 2, 2017, 1:54 pm By Kelly Puente, Orange County Register SANTA ANA – Three Santa Ana police officers pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges and were sentenced to community service in connection with a pot shop raid caught on surveillance video…

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Man flees weed-filled car, runs across highway, calls Uber during wild chase with cops

Published: Sep 29, 2017, 12:12 pm • Updated: Sep 29, 2017, 12:12 pm By The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — Utah police say a man hailed an Uber during a wild chase that ended with officers finding 15 packages of marijuana in the car he’d been riding in. A…

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When in Colorado … Mariah Carey makes a run to the pot shop during Aspen vacay

Published: Jan 2, 2017, 6:50 pm • Updated: Jan 2, 2017, 6:50 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff In the midst of the ongoing saga of Mariah Carey’s New Year’s Eve meltdown, photos have also surfaced from a recent shopping trip to The Original Leaf recreational dispensary during her…

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More U.S. women report using marijuana during pregnancy, amid uncertainty on potential harms

Published: Dec 19, 2016, 12:50 pm • Updated: Dec 19, 2016, 12:59 pm By Lindsey Tanner, The Associated Press CHICAGO — U.S. women are increasingly using marijuana during pregnancy, sometimes to treat morning sickness, new reports suggest. Though the actual numbers are small, the trend raises concerns because of evidence…

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Concerns rise during harvest after California marijuana farm violence

Published: Sep 23, 2016, 8:11 am • Updated: Sep 23, 2016, 8:11 am By Paul Elias, The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — The four brothers were badly beaten, cold and terrified for their lives when they appeared before dawn at a stranger’s Northern California door begging for help. Update: 2…

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Melissa Etheridge Consumes Marijuana During A Performance For The First Time

(image via The Compassion Chronicles) At the High Times Medical Cannabis Cup in Clio, Michigan, rock superstar Melissa Etheridge did something she has never done before- and it was all caught on camera! “This is my first time ever, smoking while performing,” Etheridge stated, then did just that. Etheridge, a…

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John Kasich Says During GOP Debate That Marijuana Legalization Sends “Mixed Signals” To Kids

CNBC hosted the latest Republican debate on the campus of University of Colorado-Boulder on Wednesday night, giving the top-tier GOP candidates an opportunity to square off in prime time. However for the marijuana reform advocates who may have tuned in hoping to hear some discussion about cannabis, there wasn’t much…

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Will Democrats Talk About Marijuana Policy During Tonight’s Debate?

The First Democratic Presidential Debate Is Tonight, Will Candidates Talk About Marijuana Policy? The long awaited, highly anticipated first Democratic Presidential debate is tonight on CNN (5:30 PST). Marijuana took center stage for a portion of the last Republican debate, with Jeb Bush admitting (and apologizing) that he had consumed…

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