A dying Iowa man who grew marijuana to treat terminal cancer was sentenced to probation Tuesday, avoiding prison even as he defended his decision to violate the law. Judge Henry Latham chastised 48-year-old Benton Mackenzie for ignoring the law by growing 71 marijuana plants in a trailer outside his parents’
Across ten men’s college sports — baseball, basketball, football, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and wrestling — the NCAA found a range of marijuana use between 18.2 and 32.7 percent. But 46.3 percent of lacrosse players admitted smoking pot, which is actually down a tick from 48.5 percent in 2009,
A Port Acres man claiming he grows marijuana for medicinal purposes will stand trial in October on a felony possession charge after his home was raided by police in February. Jeremy Bourque told 12News that he grew and smoked weed as medicine for his epilepsy.
Before the sirens and stretcher arrived on a hot night in May, there had been only one call to police about 906 W Knollwood St. in Tampa, Florida. It came from the house’s renter, Jason Westcott, and he was looking for help.
In what’s believed to be a first for a political campaign in Oregon, New Approach Oregon has announced they will be accepting the Bitcoin cryptocurrency for campaign donations.
The head of Colorado NORML, Rachel Gillette, is fighting mad about the way the federal government is discriminating against legal marijuana businesses, and now she’s suing the Internal Revenue Service.
Today (July 1), Iowa’s law to encourage and protect interstate federal drug traffickers goes into effect! Iowa is one of the dozen states that have passed so-called “CBD-Only” medical marijuana laws. One overlooked aspect is that Iowa’s CBD-Only law provides no way for parents to acquire the CBD oil in
Blog: Cop Rats Out His Daughter-in-Law After Helping Her Grow Marijuana for His Cancer-Stricken Granddaughter
After her 7-year-old daughter, Liza, was diagnosed with an aggressive and generally fatal kind of brain tumor in 2011, Jennifer Scherr decided to treat the cancer with cannabis oil. At the time marijuana was not legal for medical use in Illinois, although a law authorizing a pilot program took effect
A San Marcos woman faces an intoxication manslaughter charge after telling an investigator she was “smoking marijuana and taking painkillers” the night before a collision that resulted in a Spicewood man’s death, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
It took more than twelve years for 38 year-old Jeremy Bourque to sharpen his grow skills to the point where he could produce quality cannabis that effectively treated his seizures. Jeremy was diagnosed with Epilepsy at the age of 15 and has been hospitalized at least 10 times in his
The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing the medical evidence surrounding the safety and effectiveness of marijuana, a process that could lead to the agency downgrading the drug’s current status as a Schedule I drug, the most dangerous classification.
A national marijuana group is ramping up efforts to ease penalties for marijuana users in Texas and create a pathway to legalizing the drug statewide by 2019. Heather Fazio, political director for the Marijuana Policy Project’s Texas arm, said the organization is drafting three bills to pitch to state legislators
Coverage of marijuana legalization in Colorado has often focused on rare, genuinely tragic occurrences involving overuse of the drug. But “Reefer Madness”-style stories coming out of Colorado won’t tell us much about whether or not legalizing marijuana was a good idea. “I think we’ve learned very little so far from
Police have so far sanctioned no recreational marijuana stores for selling to minors during underage compliance stings across the state, according to the Colorado Department of Revenue. Authorities in Denver and Pueblo, working with regulators from the state Marijuana Enforcement Division, have conducted 20 undercover stings in which they see