R (News)

NEWS ARTICLES ON CONDITIONS 2010-2017

RACE/ETHNICITY and CANNABIS
RADIATION THERAPY
RADIATION SICKNESS/CONTAMINATION
RECREATIONAL USE
RELIGION and CANNABIS
REM SLEEP BEHAVIOR DISORDER
RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME
RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA


RACE/ETHNICITY and CANNABIS
Tribune analysis: Drug-sniffing dogs in traffic stops often wrong (news–2011) http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2011-01-06/news/ct-met-canine-officers-20110105_1_drug-sniffingdogs-alex-rothacker-drug-dog
Texas Police Have a Drug Problem and Black Texans Are Paying For It (news–2013) http://www.aclutx.org/2013/06/06/racially-biased-arrests/
If You’re Black and in Love With Mary Jane, You’re 3.67 Times More Likely to Be Arrested (news–2014) http://news.yahoo.com/youre-black-love-mary-jane-youre-3-67-222135150.html
People of the Hemp, Part 1: Losing Land, Culture, Tradition (news–2014) https://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/09/26/people-hemp-part-1-losing-land-culturetradition-157074
People of the Hemp, Part 2: Criminalizing Traditional Teachings (news–2014) http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/09/29/people-hemp-part-2-criminalizing-traditionalteachings-157082
Seattle police: Homeless arrested most for pot (news–2014) http://news.yahoo.com/seattle-police-homeless-arrested-most-pot-192911299.html
NYPD Still Arresting Large Numbers Of Minorities For Low-Level Marijuana Offenses (news–2014) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/20/new-york-marijuana-arrest_n_6016700.html
Race Matters: Marijuana Cases Flood Court System (news–2015) http://miami.cbslocal.com/2015/06/29/race-matters-marijuana-cases-flood-court-system/
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Men, blacks most likely to get tickets for Seattle pot use (news–2015) http://tinyurl.com/jd42qud
More than 100 Native American Tribes Consider Growing Marijuana (news–2015) http://sputniknews.com/news/20150203/1017732606.html
SD Indian tribe to begin selling recreational pot by Jan. 1 (news–2015) http://navajotimes.com/wires-wp/index.php?id=1607553600&kid=B148LHBW0fBCAePG
How Employee Drug Testing Targets the Poor and Minorities (news–2015) http://www.cheatsheet.com/business/how-employee-drug-testing-targets-the-poor-andminorities.html/?a=viewall#ixzz3citFStUw
Whites Just 8% of New York City’s Marijuana Arrests (news–2015) http://www.newsweek.com/how-do-misdemeanor-marijuana-arrests-affect-violent-crime-341145
Marijuana-related summonses on the rise in NYC, East New York; minority nabes feeling the heat: report (news–2015) http://www.amny.com/news/decriminalization-of-marijuana-nypd-summonses-for-pot-violations-up-inearly-2015-1.10741116
Casualties of the War on Drugs (news–2015) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/donna-a-patterson/casualties-of-the-war-on-_b_8374030.html
Virginia Ramps Up It’s War On Pot- and The Arrests Show A Disturbing Racial Divide (news–2015) http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonkblog/wp/2015/10/28/the-growing-racial-divide-in-virginiaswar-on-pot/
Infographic: Pot smokers are skinnier than non-users (news–2015) http://o.canada.com/health-2/infographic-pot-smokers-are-skinnier-than-non-users
Cory Booker on how America’s criminal justice system destroys the American dream (news – 2015) http://www.vox.com/2015/3/16/8205027/cory-booker-drug-war
Why pot legalization is also a fight for social justice (news – 2015) http://theweek.com/articles/542678/why-pot-legalization-also-fight-social-justice
I Thought Legalizing Pot Would Be a Disaster. But It Turned Out To Be Wonderful (news – 2015) http://time.com/3815608/marijuana-legalization/
The growing racial divide in Virginia’s war on pot (news – 2015) http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonkblog/wp/2015/10/28/the-growing-racial-divide-in-virginias-war-on-pot/
‘White females’ and other reasons the war on marijuana must end in America (news – 2015) http://www.seattlepi.com/local/marijuana/article/White-females-and-other-reasons-the-war-on-6671361.php
Weed Legalization Can’t Seem to Fix One Thing: Racial Gaps in Drug Arrests (news–2016) https://news.yahoo.com/weed-legalization-t-seem-fix-172500837.html
Meet Sue Taylor, the Black Grandmother Leading the Charge to Bring Marijuana to the
Elderly (news–2016) http://jezebel.com/meet-sue-taylor-the-black-grandmother-leading-the-char-1779588324#
Corporate Greed, Corruption & Racism: Marijuana Became Illegal (news–2016) https://www.hellomd.com/health-wellness/corporate-greed-corruption-racism-marijuana-became-illegal
Marijuana Related Arrests Skyrocket In Colorado For Black And Latino Minors (news–2016) http://www.vibe.com/2016/05/marijuana-arrests-colorado-skyrocket-black-latino/#
REPORT: More than 90% of marijuana arrests in NYC are people of color (news–2016) http://finance.yahoo.com/news/report-more-90-marijuana-arrests-164003237.html
New York police are getting even more aggressive on marijuana (news–2016) http://finance.yahoo.com/news/report-more-90-marijuana-arrests-164003237.html_
White Cop Growing Pot Gets Off Easy. Black Teens Do Hard Time (news–2016) http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/06/22/white-cop-growing-pot-gets-off-easy-black-teens-dohard-time.html
D.C. Department of Health Calls for Taxing and Regulating Marijuana (news–2016) http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/news/city-desk/blog/20826640/dc-department-of-health-calls-fortaxing-and-regulating-marijuana
Native American Church Sues Postal Service Over Seizure of ‘Sacramental’ Marijuana (news–2016) http://www.cannabisculture.com/content/2016/01/28/native-american-church-sues-postal-service-overseizure-of-sacramental-marijuana
Drug War is ‘Root Cause’ of Police Shooting Epidemic, says Libertarian Party
Presidential Nominee Gary Johnson (news–2016) http://www.eastbayexpress.com/LegalizationNation/archives/2016/07/12/drug-war-is-root-cause-of-policeshooting-epidemic-says-libertarian-party-presidential-nominee-gary-johnson?showFullText=true
Blacks Locked Out Of Legal Marijuana Industry In Maryland & Many Other States (news–2016) http://madamenoire.com/713083/blacks-locked-legal-marijuana-industry-maryland-many-states/
Here’s how legal pot changed Colorado and Washington (news–2016) https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/10/13/heres-how-legal-pot-changed-colorado-andwashington/
Why are more Americans in jail for marijuana use than violent crime? (news–2016) http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2016/1012/Why-are-more-Americans-in-jail-for-marijuana-use-thanviolent-crime
Marijuana Legalization: Why Aren’t More Black People Involved In The Cannabis Industry? (news–2016) http://www.ibtimes.com/marijuana-legalization-why-arent-more-black-people-involved-cannabis-industry- 2440030
Timeline: The hemp odyssey of Alex White Plume (news–2016) http://rapidcityjournal.com/news/local/timeline-the-hemp-odyssey-of-alex-white-plume/article_795bf1a4- 260f-5a62-b7b1-c73dbc869f48.html
Black drivers’ cars searched more frequently on basis of drug, alcohol odor (news–2016) http://www.columbiamissourian.com/news/black-drivers-cars-searched-more-frequently-on-basis-ofdrug/article_76c6279a-b63f-11e6-9c89-0ff7ad37d769.html
He got life without parole for pot. And he was just denied clemency. (news–2016) http://www.newsday.com/opinion/he-got-life-without-parole-for-pot-and-he-was-just-denied-clemency- 1.12731004
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What Colorado and other states tell us about how marijuana’s big election day will affect health (news – 2016) http://www.businessinsider.com/marijuana-legalization-public-health-colorado-traffic-fatalities-2016-11/#recreational-legalization-doesnt-seem-to-make-kids-more-likely-to-use-marijuana-1
‘Remember, you’re black’: African-American families hesitant on marijuana legalization (news – 2017) https://www.yahoo.com/news/remember-youre-black-african-american-095941399.html
OPINION: Minorities face much greater marijuana stigma (news – 2017) http://statehornet.com/2017/04/opinion-minorities-face-much-greater-marijuana-stigma/
The numbers behind racial disparities in marijuana arrests across Va (news – 2017) http://wtvr.com/2017/05/15/racial-disparities-in-marijuana-arrests-seen-across-virginia/
Study: Racial Disparity In Marijuana Arrest Rates Increasing (news – 2017) http://blog.norml.org/2017/05/16/study-racial-disparity-in-marijuana-arrest-rates-increasing/
Study: Middle-aged white men marijuana use on the rise (news – 2017) https://www.rti.org/news/study-middle-aged-white-men-marijuana-use-rise
States Offer Breaks To Minority Marijuana Entrepreneurs (news – 2017) http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2017/05/31/breaks-minority-marijuana-entrepreneurs/
Former Seminole chief Billie to leverage sovereign land in the legal weed game (news–2017) http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/broward/article154710324.html#storylink=cpy
Unequal & Unfair: NJ’s War on Marijuana Users (news – 2017) https://www.aclu-nj.org/theissues/criminaljustice/unequal-unfair-njs-war-marijuana-users/


RADIATION THERAPY
Aging & Medical Marijuana (booklet – undated) http://www.safeaccessnow.org/aging_booklet
Cannabinoids Stop Radiation Therapy Oxidation (news & abst–undated) https://www.medicalmarijuana.com/medical-marijuana-treatments-cannabis-uses/cannabinoids-stopradiation-therapy-oxidation/
Cannabis extract can have dramatic effect on brain cancer, says new research (news–2014) http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-cannabis-effect-brain-cancer.html
Cannabis Extract, Radiation Shrink Brain Tumors in Mice (news–2014) http://psychcentral.com/news/2014/11/15/cannabis-extract-radiation-shrink-brain-tumors-inmice/77336.html
Cannabis combined with radiotherapy can make brain cancer ‘disappear,’ study claims (news–2014) https://www.rt.com/news/205907-cannabis-brain-cancer-disappear/ Cannabis and Cancer, Pt. 2: The Triple Threat of THC, CBD, and Conventional Treatment on Cancer (article–2015) http://constancetherapeutics.com/knowledge-center/cannabis-and-cancer-2.html
Is it safe to smoke pot during chemo and radiation? (news–2015) https://theholistichomestead.org/2015/11/05/is-it-safe-to-smoke-pot-during-chemo-and-radiation/
Effects of Marijuana in Chemotherapy or Radiotherapy (news–2016) http://www.northmiamibeachdentist.com/en/blog/2016/11/02/effects-of-marijuana-inchemotherapy-or-radiotherapy/
Cancer and Kids: Is Medical Marijuana the Answer? (news – 2017) http://www.newsweek.com/2017/07/28/medical-marijuana-pediatric-cancer-637676.html


RADIATION SICKNESS/CONTAMINATION
Could hemp help nuclear clean-up in Japan? (news–2011) http://www.examiner.com/article/could-hemp-help-nuclear-clean-up-japan
Hemp is Effective in Cleaning Nuclear Disasters (news–2013) http://thejointblog.com/hemp-is-effective-in-cleaning-nuclear-disasters/
Why Governments Promote Deadly Nuclear Energy and Ban Beneficial Hemp (news – 2014) http://www.mintpressnews.com/MyMPN/governments-promote-deadly-nuclear-energy-ban-beneficial-hemp/442/
How Hemp Can Clean Up Radiation From Fukushima Nuclear Disaster (news – 2015) http://www.mintpressnews.com/how-hemp-can-can-clean-up-radiation-from-fukushima-nuclear-disaster/210098/
Hemp and Heavy Metal Toxicity in Soil (news – 2016) https://www.marijuanatimes.org/hemp-and-heavy-metal-toxicity-in-soil/


RECREATIONAL USE
Indian hemp and the dope fiends of Old England (link to PDF-undated) http://www.cifas.us/material/indian-hemp-and-dope-fiends-old-england
Nixon’s Vengeful War on Marijuana (news – 2011) http://mamamojournal.blogspot.com.au/2011/02/nixons-vengeful-war-on-marijuana.html
High Childhood IQ Linked to Subsequent Illicit Drug Use, Research Suggests (news–2011) http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/11/111114221018.htm
Are smart kids more likely to use drugs? (news – 2011) http://news.yahoo.com/smart-kids-more-likely-drugs-160000571.html
Former Supreme Court justice blasts minimum sentences for marijuana offenders (article – 2012) http://www.cmaj.ca/content/184/8/E391
Marijuana Now the Most Popular Drug in the World (news – 2012) http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/06/29/marijuana-now-the-most-popular-drug-in-the-world/
Cannabis most widely used drug on Earth (news – 2012) http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-national/cannabis-most-widely-used-drug-on-earth-20120106-1pnej.html
Barack Obama’s marijuana smoking days with the ‘Choom Gang’ (news – 2012) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/barackobama/9290972/Barack-Obamas-marijuana-smoking-days-with-the-Choom-Gang.html
Marijuana Legalization and States Rights (news – 2012) https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/marijuana-legalization-and-states-rights/
Marijuana Prohibition Now Costs The Government $20 Billion A Year: Economist (news – 2013) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/20/marijuana-prohibition-costs_n_3123397.html
Study: Recreational Marijuana Users Show No ‘Negative Health Outcomes’ (news – 2013) http://www.leafscience.com/2013/09/24/study-recreational-marijuana-users-show-negative-health-outcomes/
Marijuana Use Increased Over the Last Decade (news – 2013) http://www.pewresearch.org/daily-number/marijuana-use-increased-over-the-last-decade/
Sending Out Smoke Signals (news – 2013) http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/fashion/marijuana-etiquette-sending-out-smoke-signals.html?pagewanted=all&_r=1&
3D Printing Is Getting Stoned (news – 2013) https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/788awy/3d-printing-is-getting-stoned-5886b6e0e47a7e45874beecd
Cannabis use among teens is on the rise in some developing countries (news – 2013) http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/269017.php
Silicon Valley’s secret ingredient? Marijuana, says Bloomberg report (news – 2013) http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/blog/mass_roundup/2013/03/silicon-valley-marijuana-use.html
Study: Marijuana legalization doesn’t increase crime (news – 2014) http://www.msnbc.com/all/does-marijuana-lower-the-crime-rate
The Number of Marijuana Dealers in the United States (news – 2014) https://fivethirtyeight.com/datalab/the-number-of-marijuana-dealers-in-the-united-states/
The Most Popular Day of the Week For Buying Weed (news – 2014) https://fivethirtyeight.com/datalab/the-most-popular-day-of-the-week-for-buying-weed/
What it’s like inside a recreational marijuana dispensary (news – 2014) http://www.marketwatch.com/story/what-its-like-inside-a-recreational-marijuana-dispensary-2014-11-25?siteid=yhoof2
Where Americans Smoke and Grow Marijuana (Maps) (news – 2014) http://www.livescience.com/48606-marijuana-maps-of-united-states.html
Legal Pot In The U.S. May Be Undercutting Mexican Marijuana (news – 2014) http://www.npr.org/blogs/parallels/2014/12/01/367802425/legal-pot-in-the-u-s-may-be-undercutting-mexican-marijuana?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr
The Great Colorado Weed Experiment (news – 2014) http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/03/opinion/sunday/high-time-the-great-colorado-weed-experiment.html
Don’t Harsh Our Mellow, Dude (news – 2014) http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-opinion/dont-harsh-our-mellow-dude/article6083781.ece
Cory Booker on how America’s criminal justice system destroys the American dream (news – 2015) http://www.vox.com/2015/3/16/8205027/cory-booker-drug-war
College Kids Now Prefer ‘Funny’ Cigarettes (news – 2015) http://nymag.com/thecut/2015/09/college-kids-now-prefer-funny-cigarettes.html
Tinder-style dating app pairs marijuana users (news – 2015) http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2015/02/05/Tinder-style-dating-app-pairs-marijuana-users/1041423187017/?st_rec=1401423762960
Is Smoking Kosher for Passover — and What About Pot? (news – 2015) http://forward.com/articles/217811/is-smoking-kosher-for-passover-and-what-about-po/
Colorado report describes, in detail, first year of recreational marijuana (news – 2015) http://www.thecannabist.co/2015/02/27/marijuana-report-colorado-pot-med/30604/
Majority of young conservatives lean toward marijuana legalization (news – 2015) http://www.dailytargum.com/article/2015/03/majority-of-young-conservatives-lean-toward-marijuana-legalization
8 Tips To Hide The Smell Of Weed (news – 2015) http://herb.co/2015/10/20/hide-the-smell-of-weed/?bt_alias=eyJ1c2VySWQiOiAiYTM4ZDI0ODctMzNmMC00NGRkLWEyOTYtNGI3ZjY1MDIyZDc3In0%3D
After two years, debate remains over marijuana legalization’s impacts (news – 2015) http://www.denverpost.com/2015/12/26/after-two-years-debate-remains-over-marijuana-legalizations-impacts/
Where You Can Legally Light a Joint in the Nation’s Capital (news – 2015) https://www.yahoo.com/news/where-legally-light-joint-nations-capital-120000883.html?ref=gs
What to know before visiting your first pot shop (news – 2015) http://mashable.com/2015/03/28/pot-shop-beginner/
Nebraska and Oklahoma Sue Colorado in Supreme Court Over Legal Recreational Pot (news – 2015) https://www.thestreet.com/story/12993813/1/nebraska-and-oklahoma-sue-colorado-in-supreme-court-over-legal-recreational-pot.html
More Than Four in 10 Americans Say They Have Tried Marijuana (news – 2015) http://www.gallup.com/poll/184298/four-americans-say-tried-marijuana.aspx?utm_source=tagrss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=syndication
One in every 17 college students smokes marijuana on daily or near-daily basis (news – 2015) http://www.news-medical.net/news/20150901/One-in-every-17-college-students-smokes-marijuana-on-daily-or-near-daily-basis.aspx
Seniors Are Seeking Out States Where Marijuana is Legal (news – 2015) http://time.com/money/3967757/seniors-retire-marijuana-legal-states/?xid=yahoo_money
Marijuana Legalization 2015: 58% Of US Supports Recreational Use Of Pot, Poll Finds (news – 2015) http://www.ibtimes.com/marijuana-legalization-2015-58-us-supports-recreational-use-pot-poll-finds-2150492
Merck Manual – Marijuana (Cannabis) Consumer version (full – 2016) http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/special-subjects/recreational-drugs-and-intoxicants/marijuana
Dose of Reality: The Effect of State Marijuana Legalizations (report – 2016) http://www.cato.org/publications/policy-analysis/dose-reality-effect-state-marijuana-legalizations#full
Marijuana Legalization and Taxes: Lessons for Other States from Colorado and Washington (report–2016) http://taxfoundation.org/article/marijuana-legalization-and-taxes-lessons-other-states-colorado-andwashington
What Does the Average Cannabis Consumer Look Like? (article – 2016) https://docsend.com/view/kv9hgzy
Oregon marijuana market growing thousands of jobs (news–2016) http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/nation-now/2016/05/19/oregon-marijuana-jobs/84633414/
Marijuana tax in Louisiana could add $128 million in revenue, report says (news–2016) http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2016/05/marijuana_tax_in_louisiana_cou.html
As more states legalize marijuana, adolescents’ problems with pot decline
(news–2016) http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-05/wuso-ams052416.php
Oregon issues guidelines on marijuana ‘gifting’ and giveaways (news–2016)
http://www.oregonlive.com/marijuana/index.ssf/2016/05/oregon_issues_rules_on_marijua.html
Survey: Czech Republic has most young cannabis users in Europe (news–2016) http://www.radio.cz/en/section/news/survey-czech-republic-has-most-young-cannabis-users-in-europe
Ganja on the go – Ports to be outfitted to issue medical cards to tourists to legally purchase the weed (news–2016) http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/lead-stories/20160619/ganja-go-ports-be-outfitted-issue-medical-cardstourists-legally
Another Survey Finds Legal Pot Hasn’t Sent Teen Use Higher (news–2016) http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2016-06-09/another-survey-finds-legal-pot-hasnt-sent-teen-usehigher
Teen marijuana use in Colorado found lower than national average (news–2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/teen-marijuana-colorado-found-lower-national-average-005511222.html?nhp=1
Marijuana Use Rises in Iran, With Little Interference (news–2016) http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/26/world/middleeast/marijuana-use-rises-in-iran-with-littleinterference.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0
What the merger of recreational, medical pot means (news–2016) http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/marijuana/what-the-merger-of-recreational-medical-pot-means/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_all
D.C. Department of Health Calls for Taxing and Regulating Marijuana (news–2016) http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/news/city-desk/blog/20826640/dc-department-of-health-calls-fortaxing-and-regulating-marijuana
Ghana is 3rd consumer of marijuana globally – Report (news–2016) http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Ghana-is-3rd-consumer-of-marijuana-globallyReport-451744
7 in 10 Canadians support marijuana legalization: Nanos poll (news–2016) http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/7-in-10-canadians-support-marijuana-legalization-nanos-poll-1.2968953
Study uses diverse sample to examine childhood weight’s link to age of first substance use (news–2016) https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/06/160628110211.htm
Stigma around pot will linger after legalization (news–2016) http://www.calgarysun.com/2016/07/03/stigma-around-pot-will-linger-after-legalization
Diane Dimond: Recruiting Your Child as a Narc (news–2016) https://www.noozhawk.com/article/diane_dimond_recruiting_your_child_as_a_narc
Average legal user spends $647 a year on marijuana (news–2016) http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-marijuana-costs-20160727-story.html
American teenagers ‘are MORE likely to smoke marijuana than binge drink’, new maps reveal (news–2016) http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3719979/American-teenagers-likely-smoke-marijuana-bingedrinks-new-maps-reveal.html#ixzz4GCZQ0Lzu
Cutting the Weed: Joints Have Less Marijuana Than Thought (news–2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/cutting-weed-joints-less-marijuana-thought-145254396.html?ref=gs
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Poll: Two-Thirds Of Americans Say Enforcing Marijuana Laws Costs More Than It’s Worth (news–2016) http://norml.org/news/2016/07/28/poll-two-thirds-of-americans-say-enforcing-marijuana-laws-costs-morethan-it-s-worth
Comparing sexual experiences related to alcohol and marijuana use among adults (news–2016) http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-08/nyu-cse080416.php
Serious researchers studied how sex is different when you’re high vs. when you’re drunk (news–2016) https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/08/06/serious-researchers-studied-how-sex-isdifferent-when-youre-high-vs-when-youre-drunk/
One in Eight U.S. Adults Say They Smoke Marijuana (news–2016) http://www.gallup.com/poll/194195/adults-say-smoke-marijuana.aspx?g_source=WellBeing&g_medium=lead&g_campaign=tiles
Gallup: More than 33 million American adults currently use marijuana (news–2016) https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/08/08/gallup-over-33-million-american-adultscurrently-use-marijuana/
DEA rejects marijuana reclassification, despite states’ shifting acceptance (news–2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/dea-rejects-marijuana-reclassification-despite-states-shifting-acceptance-174010745.html?ref=gs
Anti-marijuana campaign’s biggest donor? Chandler pharma company (news–2016) http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/elections/2016/09/08/anti-marijuana-campaigns-biggestdonor-chandler-pharma-company/89981456/?hootPostID=901305b772b0d02a830f12be119b66dc
Middle-aged parents more likely to smoke weed than their teenaged kids (news–2016) http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2016/09/middle-aged_parents_more_likel.html#comments
CDC: Young People Say Marijuana Is Becoming Less Available (news–2016) http://blog.norml.org/2016/09/02/cdc-young-people-say-marijuana-is-becoming-less-available/
Study: Medical marijuana changes how employees use sick time (news–2016) https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/08/29/study-medical-marijuana-changes-howemployees-use-sick-time/
Canada to press U.S. on ‘ludicrous’ marijuana border policy (news–2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/canada-press-u-ludicrous-marijuana-border-policy-174014750.html
Jamaica decriminalizes small amounts of ‘ganja’ (news–2016) http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article11124854.html
5 Tips for Breaking Into the ‘Budding’ Marijuana Industry (news–2016) http://m.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/5-Tips-for-Breaking-Into-the-Budding-Marijuana- 8497260.php
Nigeria: Inside Story of Abuja Elite Female Marijuana Smokers (news–2016) http://allafrica.com/stories/201608190213.html
More people are smoking weed every day, ‘like cigarettes’, study reveals (news–2016) http://metro.co.uk/2016/08/15/more-people-are-smoking-weed-every-day-like-cigarettes-study-reveals- 6068652/
Marijuana Money: How Much Do Cannabis Consumers Spend Annually? (news – 2016) http://www.cheatsheet.com/money-career/average-cannabis-consumer-spend.html/?ref=YF&yptr=yahoo
Legal Weed Spurs Real Estate Boom In U.S. States (news–2016) http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/08/15/marijuana-real-estate-boom_n_11529824.html? utm_hp_ref=canada-business&ir=Canada+Business
Americans have radically changed their views on weed over 25 years (news–2016) http://www.businessinsider.com/americans-changing-views-on-weed-over-25-years-2016-9
Is Marijuana Addictive And A Gateway Drug? Obama’s Attorney General Explains Cause Of Opioid, Heroin Epidemic (news–2016) http://www.ibtimes.com/marijuana-addictive-gateway-drug-obamas-attorney-general-explains-causeopioid-heroin-2420049
Marijuana is not a gateway drug, admits Obama’s Attorney General (news–2016) http://blog.sfgate.com/smellthetruth/2016/09/22/marijuana-is-not-a-gateway-drug-admits-obamas-attorneygeneral/
Alaska soldiers barred from events promoting marijuana (news–2016) http://www.stripes.com/news/alaska-soldiers-barred-from-events-promoting-marijuana-1.430531
Marijuana farms could join pear orchards and vineyards as Rogue Valley mainstays (news–2016) http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20160926/marijuana-farms-could-join-pear-orchards-and-vineyards-asrogue-valley-mainstays
Colorado gives marijuana candy a new look to avoid confusion (news–2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/colorado-gives-marijuana-candy-look-avoid-confusion-083427335.html
Your doctor is probably more worried about your weight than your marijuana use, study finds (news–2016) https://www.abqjournal.com/860979/your-doctor-is-probably-more-worried-about-your-weight-than-yourmarijuana-use-study-finds.html
Goodman: Never was a good reason to outlaw marijuana (news–2016) http://www.lcsun-news.com/story/opinion/columnists/2016/10/08/goodman-never-good-reason-outlawmarijuana/91729654/
Here’s how legal pot changed Colorado and Washington (news–2016) https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/10/13/heres-how-legal-pot-changed-colorado-andwashington/
Police arrest more people for marijuana use than for all violent crimes — combined (news–2016) http://m.gazette.com/police-arrest-more-people-for-marijuana-use-than-for-all-violent-crimescombined/article/1587703
Support for marijuana legalization rises among U.S. adults: poll (news–2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/support-marijuana-legalization-rises-among-u-adults-poll-225135684.html
There’s Only One Demographic That Still Thinks Marijuana Should Be Illegal (news–2016) http://www.cheatsheet.com/culture/marijuana-legalization-survey.html/?ref=YF&yptr=yahoo
Why are more Americans in jail for marijuana use than violent crime? (news–2016) http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2016/1012/Why-are-more-Americans-in-jail-for-marijuana-use-thanviolent-crime
No highs or lows: Marijuana use holds steady among teens, young adults (news–2016) http://www.foxnews.com/health/2016/10/20/no-highs-or-lows-marijuana-use-holds-steady-among-teensyoung-adults.print.html
McLean Hospital Study Finds That Medical Marijuana Use May Improve Cognitive Performance (news–2016) http://www.mcleanhospital.org/news/2016/10/18/mclean-hospital-study-finds-medical-marijuana-use-mayimprove-cognitive-performance
A casino magnate is spending millions to fight legal marijuana in three states (news–2016) https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/10/26/a-casino-magnate-is-spending-millions-tofight-legal-marijuana-in-three-states/
Old marijuana joint found at nuclear power plant (news–2016) http://www.seacoastonline.com/news/20161024/old-marijuana-joint-found-at-nuclear-power-plant
Study finds legalized marijuana does not affect crime or economics (news – 2016) http://www.graydc.com/content/news/Study-finds-legalized-marijuana-does-not-affect-crime-oreconomics-398253751.html
Marijuana legalization may have an unexpected result: Drug smuggling into Mexico (news–2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/marijuana-legalization-may-unexpected-result-192112974.html
Marijuana labs: Oregon pot tests safer than food (news – 2016) http://www.nwcn.com/news/marijuana-labs-oregon-pot-tests-safer-than-food-1/341991858
Colorado lawmakers: Arizona anti-pot ads are inaccurate (news – 2016) http://www.timescall.com/lifestyles-top-stories/ci_30525580/colorado-lawmakers-arizona-anti-pot-ads-areinaccurate
Military weighs mellower marijuana restrictions for recruits (news – 2016) http://wqad.com/2016/11/02/military-weighs-mellower-marijuana-restrictions-for-recruits/
Strict Pot Restrictions for Applicants Is A ‘Death Sentence,’ Baltimore Comm. Says (news – 2016) http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2016/10/31/md-to-mull-over-more-lenient-pot-restrictions-for-cops/
Countdown to legal pot: No one will ever die from too much marijuana (news – 2016) http://elkodaily.com/news/local/countdown-to-legal-pot-no-one-will-ever-die-from/article_8df13d0f-8843- 5cff-b187-0656df2905b3.html
How Too Much Marijuana Can Cost You an Arm and a Leg (news – 2016) http://www.cheatsheet.com/money-career/how-marijuana-and-no-self-control-can-cost-you-an-arm-and-aleg.html/?ref=YF&yptr=yahoo
Marijuana doctors get new business buzz from legalization in California (news – 2016) http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/nation-world/national/article117464363.html
Opinion: Legal marijuana is affecting the beer industry’s memory (news – 2016) http://www.marketwatch.com/story/legal-marijuana-is-affecting-the-beer-industrys-memory-2016-12-02? link=MW_latest_news
A tip sheet for workers and workplaces where marijuana is legal (news – 2016) http://gazette.com/article/1591346
Marijuana industry brought to a standstill by new pesticide testing regulations (news–2016) http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2016/12/marijuana_industry_brought_to.html
OBAMA: It’s ‘untenable’ for government to enforce ‘a patchwork of laws’ on marijuana (news – 2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/obama-untenable-government-enforce-patchwork-210012774.html
Yes, most state employees can use marijuana off the job (news – 2016) http://juneauempire.com/state/2016-11-28/yes-most-state-employees-can-use-marijuana-job
In legalizing marijuana, California clears small-time criminals (news – 2016) http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2016/11/califorinia_marijuana_legal_fr.html
The marijuana-initiative blunder that could cost California millions of dollars (news – 2016) https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/news/wonk/wp/2016/11/16/the-marijuana-initiative-blunderthat-could-cost-california-millions/
Californians are already having their marijuana charges downgraded (news – 2016) http://www.scpr.org/programs/take-two/2016/11/16/53070/people-are-already-having-their-marijuanaconvicti/
Marijuana may be legal in California, but it can still get you fired (news – 2016) http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/11/17/marijuana-may-be-legal-in-california-but-it-can-still-get-youfired/
Bonfires of moldy pot (news – 2016) http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20161114/bonfires-of-moldy-pot
As Voters Approve Legal Pot, Bankers Remain Skeptical (news – 2016) http://www.bankerandtradesman.com/2016/11/voters-approve-legal-pot-bankers-remain-skeptical/
Now what? A dispensary owner, a scientist, a defense expert and a city manager reflect on the new pot law (news – 2016) http://www.latimes.com/local/abcarian/la-me-abcarian-cannabis-voices-20161112-story.html
Uruguay to have marijuana museum (news – 2016) http://phys.org/news/2016-12-uruguay-marijuana-museum.html
Willie Nelson Reserve Marijuana Commands 50% Price Premium (news – 2016) http://247wallst.com/consumer-products/2016/12/06/willie-nelson-reserve-marijuana-commands-50-pricepremium/
New analysis highlights patterns of adult medical marijuana use (news – 2016) https://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/news-releases/2016/12/new-analysis-highlights-patterns-adult-medical-marijuana-use
Baby boomers on dope: Recreational marijuana use is on the rise among adults over 50 (news – 2016) https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/12/161205091216.htm
Marijuana Users Have Lower Body Mass Index than Non-Users Says University of Miami Study (news – 2016) http://www.wflx.com/story/33139175/marijuana-users-have-lower-body-mass-index-than-non-users-saysuniversity-of-miami-study
Teens with Medical Marijuana Cards Much Likelier to Say They’re Addicted, but Few Teens Have Them (news – 2016) http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/637617/? sc=rsmn
DEA: ‘media attention’ is making it tough to put people in jail for marijuana (news – 2016) http://www.nola.com/articles/19800330/marijuana_pot_dea_jail.amp
Now you ‘CanPay’ for pot with this app (news – 2016) http://keprtv.com/news/offbeat/now-you-canpay-for-pot-with-this-app
Medical cannabis patients wonder about Prop. 64’s potential effects (news – 2016) http://www.thecannifornian.com/cannabis-health/medical-cannabis-patients-wonder-prop-64s-potentialeffects/
Punch the clock and pass the brownies (news – 2016) http://www.newsobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article109725787.html
A trade school in Colorado is training foodies and weed enthusiasts to become pot ‘sommeliers’ (news – 2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/trade-school-colorado-training-foodies-161500970.html
Ravalli County drug case could change school searches in Montana (news – 2016) http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/ravalli-county-drug-case-could-change-school-searches-inmontana/article_f9efe038-4253-5647-92d5-21c0ecca13e7.html
Smoke signals Teen drug use is declining, according to a new national survey (news – 2016) https://news.vice.com/story/teen-drug-use-is-declining-as-more-states-legalize-marijuana
Here’s who buys legal weed (news – 2016) http://www.businessinsider.com/heres-who-buys-legal-weed-2016-12
Here’s what police might do if you’re stopped with marijuana (news – 2016) (includes guidelines letter to the Mass. State Police) https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/12/14/here-what-police-might-you-stopped-withmarijuana/nZZyIGYTSdjvPiNVURx4fK/story.html
Tantra THC: Using Cannabis to Make Sex Sacred (news – 2016) http://sfevergreen.com/tantra-thc-using-cannabis-make-sex-sacred/
Teens Now Associate ‘Smoking’ With Marijuana, Not Cigarettes (news – 2016) http://nymag.com/thecut/2016/12/more-teens-smoke-marijuana-than-cigarettes-or-e-cigs.html? mid=twitter_cut
Calif. city to require name, address and $141 to grow pot at home (news – 2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/m/fb4e2edd-6274-38be-9b96-2bf4a1abbf5c/ss_calif.-city-to-require-name %2C.html
Aging baby boomers increasingly embrace marijuana, heavy alcohol use (news – 2016) https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/12/18/aging-boomers-increasingly-embracemarijuana-heavy-alcohol-use/?utm_term=.b69dcfe1c8bd
5 Reasons Weed Give Us The Giggles That You Might Not Know (news – 2016) http://herb.co/2016/12/08/weed-give-giggles/
What a $20 Bag of Weed Looks Like in Jamaica (news – 2016) http://herb.co/2016/01/26/20-bag-weed-looks-like-jamaica/
Marijuana should be treated like tobacco, alcohol, Obama says (news – 2016) http://www.abc2news.com/news/national/marijuana-should-be-treated-like-tobacco-alcohol-obama-says
Here’s How to Flush Your Marijuana Criminal Record (news – 2016) http://bigbudsmag.com/how-to-get-rid-of-your-marijuana-criminal-record/
The DEA spent $73,000 to eradicate marijuana plants in Utah. It didn’t find any. (news – 2016) https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/10/07/the-dea-spent-73000-to-eradicate-marijuanaplants-in-utah-it-didnt-find-any/
Marijuana: 15 Cities With the Most Pot Users (news – 2016) http://www.cheatsheet.com/culture/marijuana-cities-pot-users.html/?ref=YF&yptr=yahoo
The Early Bird Does Not Get the Legal Weed (news – 2016) http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-09-23/the-early-bird-does-not-get-the-legal-weed
Google reveals what people really think about weed (news – 2016) http://www.businessinsider.com/weed-trends-google-2016-9/#interest-in-cannabis-is-rising-in-the-us-notewere-looking-at-all-weed-related-searches-here-as-grouped-by-google-machine-learning-1
Cop Task Force Gets In The Weeds (news – 2016) http://www.newhavenindependent.org/index.php/archives/entry/marijuana_police/
CDC: More people are using marijuana, but fewer are abusing it (news – 2016) http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2016/09/02/CDC-More-people-are-using-marijuana-but-fewerare-abusing-it/stories/201609020169
Five new facts about medical versus recreational pot users (news – 2016) http://blog.sfgate.com/smellthetruth/2016/01/29/five-interesting-facts-about-medical-and-recreational-potusers/
Cannabis Wins Big On Election Night (news – 2016) http://beyondchronic.com/2016/11/cannabis-wins-big-on-election-night/
What Does the Average Cannabis Consumer Look Like? (news – 2016) https://docsend.com/view/kv9hgzy
4 Ways To Tell If You’ve Been Smoking Moldy Weed (news – 2016) http://herb.co/2016/12/27/smoking-moldy-weed/?bt_alias=eyJ1c2VySWQiOiAiYTM4ZDI0ODctMzNmMC00NGRkLWEyOTYtNGI3ZjY1MDIyZDc3In0%3D
Finally: Researchers have figured out how much weed is in a typical joint (news – 2016) https://www.weedweekly.com/finally-researchers-have-figured-out-how-much-weed-is-in-a-typical-joint/
Marijuana Money: How Much Do Cannabis Consumers Spend Annually? (news – 2016) http://www.cheatsheet.com/money-career/average-cannabis-consumer-spend.html/?ref=YF&yptr=yahoo
Dutch Study Says Legal Cannabis Cultivation Would Boost Human Rights (news – 2016) https://www.marijuanatimes.org/dutch-study-says-legal-cannabis-cultivation-would-boost-human-rights/
Marijuana Is Harder Than Ever for Younger Teens to Find (news – 2016) https://www.usnews.com/news/data-mine/articles/2016-12-13/marijuana-is-harder-than-ever-for-younger-teens-to-find
Use of Marijuana for Medical Purposes Among Adults in the United States (abst–2017) https://www.pharmacist.com/article/use-marijuana-medical-purposes-among-adults-united-states
North Americans Spent Almost $7 Billion on Legal Marijuana in 2016, Report Finds (news–2017) http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/North-Americans-Spent-Almost-7-Billion-on-Legal-10880439.php
Recreational marijuana: Changes could be coming (news – 2017) http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/20170125/recreational-marijuana-changes-could-be-coming
NFLPA eyes ‘less punitive’ approach to recreational weed (news – 2017) http://www.sportingnews.com/amp/nfl/news/nfl-marijuana-testing-policy-weed-nflpa-union-changesdemaurice-smith/1q3yk9qiy22mg1bhlho7ykt4ld
Oregon bill would protect worker’s right to use marijuana off the clock (news – 2017) http://www.king5.com/news/local/bill-would-prevent-workers-from-being-fired-for-off-the-clock-potuse/393869088
Delaying Pot Smoking Better for Teens’ Brains (news – 2017) Colorado on marijuana: ER visits, poison-control calls down even as consumption rates remain steady (news – 2017) http://www.denverpost.com/2017/02/01/colorado-marijuana-er-visits-poison-control/
SB 301 would protect a worker’s right to use marijuana off the clock (news – 2017) http://www.king5.com/news/local/bill-would-prevent-workers-from-being-fired-for-off-the-clock-pot-use/393869088
Delaying Pot Smoking Better for Teens’ Brains (news – 2017) https://psychcentral.com/news/2017/01/29/delaying-pot-smoking-better-for-teens-brains/115706.html
Colorado on marijuana: ER visits, poison-control calls down even as consumption rates remain steady (news – 2017) http://www.denverpost.com/2017/02/01/colorado-marijuana-er-visits-poison-control/
Legal marijuana sales creating escalating damage to the environment (news – 2017) https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-02/lu-lms022117.php
Poll: Support for marijuana growing like a weed in Texas (news – 2017) http://www.star-telegram.com/news/state/texas/article134000059.html
Marijuana Gets Its Own Congressional Caucus (news – 2017) http://reason.com/blog/2017/02/17/marijuana-gets-its-own-congressional-cau
Are cities’ new marijuana laws about safety, or blocking Proposition 64? (news – 2017) http://www.ocregister.com/articles/city-743715-cities-marijuana.html
Colorado marijuana leader says dismantling of industry would cause a recession (news – 2017) http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/marijuana/colorado-marijuana-leader-says-dismantling-of-industry-would-cause-a-recession
You just killed the weed man”: Adventures in buying (legal) pot (news – 2017) http://www.salon.com/2017/02/12/you-just-killed-the-weed-man-adventures-in-buying-legal-pot/
Marijuana In Israel Gets A Push From The Right (news – 2017) http://forward.com/news/israel/363713/marijuana-in-israel-gets-a-push-from-the-right/
Joint operation: Indian cops blame rats for missing marijuana (news – 2017) http://dunyanews.tv/en/WeirdNews/380403-Joint-operation-Indian-cops-blame-rats-for-missin
A Quarter of American Beer Drinkers Say They’re Switching to Pot (news – 2017) http://time.com/money/4705155/beer-marijuana-pot/
Pesticide Poisoning Fears Result In First Recreational Marijuana Recall In Oregon (news – 2017) https://thefreshtoast.com/cannabis/first-recreational-marijuana-recall-in-oregon/#sthash.mEcTvqx0.dpuf
Jeff Sessions What Would A Federal Marijuana Crackdown Look Like? (news – 2017) http://blog.norml.org/category/jeff-sessions/
9 Statistics That Prove Legal Marijuana Is an Economic Boom (news – 2017) http://www.cheatsheet.com/culture/stats-marijuana-economic-windfall.html/
South African Court OKs Marijuana for Home Use (news – 2017) https://www.voanews.com/a/south-africa-marijuana-cannabis/3794445.html
Hooded, handcuffed, and ‘violated’: South Dakota’s use of forced catheterization (news – 2017) https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/crime/2017/04/07/hooded-handcuffed-and-violated-south-dakotas-use-forced-catheterization/100000158/
New Poll Finds Majority of Americans Have Smoked Marijuana (news – 2017) http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/new-poll-finds-majority-americans-have-smoked-pot-n747476
What the Guys Who Coined ‘420’ Think About Their Place in Marijuana History (news – 2017) https://www.yahoo.com/news/guys-coined-apos-420-apos-161743398.html
More than half of US adults have tried marijuana, poll finds (news – 2017) http://abcnews.go.com/amp/Health/half-american-adults-marijuana-poll-finds/story?id=46786923
College Students are the Most Likely First-Time Cannabis Users (news – 2017) https://www.marijuanatimes.org/college-students-are-the-most-likely-first-time-cannabis-users/
Study: First-time marijuana use in college at highest level in three decades (news – 2017) http://www.clickondetroit.com/lifestyle/study-first-time-marijuana-use-in-college-at-highest-level-in-three-decades
Poll: Majority of marijuana smokers are parents, backed Clinton 2-1 (news – 2017) http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/poll-majority-of-marijuana-smokers-are-parents-backed-clinton-2- 1/article/2620766?custom_click=rss
Marijuana may be legal in state, but it could get you deported (news – 2017) http://www.record-bee.com/article/NQ/20170418/NEWS/170419848
Marijuana decriminalized but still triggers gun felony (news – 2017) http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/crime/2017/04/25/marijuana-decriminalized-but-still-triggers-gun-felony/100644004/
Marijuana laws under the legal microscope (news – 2017) http://www.heraldcourier.com/opinion/marijuana-laws-under-the-legal-microscope/article_493913b5-b323-5e26-8777-7e6f0a97b32a.html
New plan to legalise and tax cannabis launches in Switzerland (news – 2017) http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/switzerland-marijuana-legalise-cannabis-plan-launch-tax-a7699751.html
Is Your Marijuana Covered By Your Insurance? (news – 2017) https://www.thestreet.com/amp/story/14093895/1/is-your-marijuana-covered-by-your-insurance.html
Colorado Marijuana DUIs Down One Third From 2016 (news – 2017) https://thefreshtoast.com/cannabis/colorado-weed-duis-down-one-third-from-2016/
Losing Too Many Police Recruits to Past Pot Use, Maryland Eases Its Qualifications (news–2017) http://www.governing.com/topics/public-justice-safety/tns-maryland-police-marijuana.html
Here’s Who Canadians And Americans Don’t Want Using Cannabis (news – 2017) https://www.civilized.life/articles/heres-who-canadians-and-americans-dont-want-using-cannabis/
The morality of marijuana (news – 2017) http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2017/apr/28/morality-marijuana/
Oregon’s medical-only marijuana dispensaries on decline (news – 2017) http://www.ktvz.com/news/oregons-medical-only-marijuana-dispensaries-on-decline/466924065
A free lock box with your pot purchase? New state law means some stores could be handing out safes (news – 2017) http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/politics-government/article147207734.html#storylink=cpy
Don’t Mail Your Mary Jane (news – 2017) http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2017/apr/28/dont-mail-your-mary-jane/
DEA: Your teens may be hiding drugs in their graphing calculators. Or teddy bears (news–2017) http://www.thenewstribune.com/opinion/article147360859.html
New Data Shows Medical Marijuana Consumers Far Outspend Recreational Users (news–2017) http://420intel.com/articles/2017/05/05/new-data-shows-medical-marijuana-consumers-far-outspend-recreational-users
Going to college may increase risk of marijuana use (news – 2017) https://www.yahoo.com/news/going-college-may-increase-risk-marijuana-202236973.html
A guide on renters’ rights and the legalization of marijuana (Massachusetts) (news – 2017) http://realestate.boston.com/news/2017/04/26/renters-rights-and-marijuana/
The US is falling behind other countries—like Canada—on marijuana (news – 2017) http://www.cnbc.com/2017/04/20/the-us-falling-behind-other-countries-like-canada-on-marijuana-commentary.html
Blunt talk: Medical marijuana takes root (news – 2017) https://mountainx.com/news/blunt-talk-medical-marijuana-takes-root/
Marijuana Is Cheaper In States Where It’s Legal (news – 2017) http://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2017/05/marijuana-cheaper-states-where-its-legal
Study: Middle-aged white men marijuana use on the rise (news – 2017) https://www.rti.org/news/study-middle-aged-white-men-marijuana-use-rise
Investigators warn of creative drug paraphernalia (news – 2017) http://www.wdam.com/story/35466567/investigators-warn-of-creative-drug-paraphernalia
Marijuana isn’t attracting homeless people to Denver or Colorado, according to “best data we have” (news – 2017) https://www.denverite.com/marijuana-attracting-homeless-denver-colorado-no-best-data-35099/
Marijuana convictions go up in smoke with California legalization (news – 2017) http://abc7.com/news/pot-convictions-go-up-in-smoke-with-california-legalization/2023154/
How High are Marijuana Taxes in Your State? (news – 2017) https://taxfoundation.org/marijuana-taxes-state/
Getting Compliant: Quick Guide to Regulations for California Cannabis Entrepreneurs (news – 2017) https://www.ganjapreneur.com/california-cannabis-regulations-compliance/
California Localities Primed for Legal Recreational Cannabis Use (news – 2017) https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-06-05/california-localities-primed-for-legal-recreational-cannabis-use
The Astounding Size of the Marijuana Economy Dwarfs 10 of America’s Most Popular Food and Drink Staples (news – 2017) http://www.alternet.org/drugs/americans-hungrier-marijuana-10-products-services
No, This Marijuana Trick Won’t Make You Feel Any Higher (news – 2017) http://www.menshealth.com/health/risks-of-smoking-marijuana-with-tobacco
Legalising marijuana will boost California’s economy by $5 billion, study finds (news–2017) https://www.yahoo.com/news/legalising-marijuana-boost-california-apos-125900855.html
Marijuana Taboo in the “Drug-Free” Nation (news – 2017) https://koreaexpose.com/daemacho-marijuana-taboo-drug-free-nation/
BDS Analytics: Cannabis Consumers Are Happier Campers (news – 2017) http://mjinews.com/bds-analytics-cannabis-consumers-happier/
Is Smoking Marijuana The Key To Happiness? (news – 2017) https://thefreshtoast.com/cannabis/is-smoking-marijuana-the-key-to-happiness/
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein: “From a legal and scientific perspective, marijuana is an unlawful drug.” (news – 2017) http://www.thecannabist.co/2017/06/13/rod-rosenstein-marijuana-unlawful-schedule-i/81433/
Why are millennials dropping alcohol for marijuana? (news – 2017) http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/millennials-dropping-alcohol-marijuana-article-1.3247329
Study contradicts negative stereotypes about marijuana consumers (news – 2017) http://kdvr.com/2017/06/15/study-contradicts-negative-stereotypes-about-marijuana-consumers/
Cannabis Consumers Are Happy Campers (news – 2017) http://www.bdsanalytics.com/cannabis-consumers-happy-campers/
County Fairs Could Sell Marijuana Right Alongside Fried Twinkies in California (news – 2017) http://www.foodandwine.com/news/county-fairs-sell-marijuana-california
Three-quarters of Americans want Trump to respect state marijuana laws (news – 2017) http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/three-quarters-of-americans-want-trump-to-respect-state-marijuana-laws/article/2626855
Study: Marijuana not linked to rise in auto fatalities (news – 2017) http://www.fox7austin.com/news/local-news/263470005-story
Police Searches Drop Dramatically in States that Legalized Marijuana (news – 2017) http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/police-searches-drop-dramatically-states-legalized-marijuana-n776146
Trump Administration Bastardizing Progress With Medical Marijuana – America’s Lawyer (news – 2017) https://trofire.com/2017/06/23/trump-administration-bastardizing-progress-medical-marijuana-americas-lawyer/
Catalonia legalises marijuana consumption, cultivation and distribution (news – 2017) https://www.yahoo.com/news/catalonia-legalises-marijuana-consumption-cultivation-145928125.html
Marijuana Consumers: Young, Well-Paid, College-Educated (news – 2017) http://247wallst.com/consumer-products/2017/06/27/marijuana-consumers-young-well-paid-college-educated/
Marijuana’s legalization fuels black market in other states (news – 2017) https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2017/07/31/marijuana-black-market/507417001/
Everyone’s Favorite Organic and Fair Trade Soap Company is Promoting Marijuana Certification (and It’s a Huge Deal) (news – 2017) http://ecosalon.com/why-dr-bronners-support-for-organic-marijuana-certification-matters-qa/
Colorado Employers Rethinking Drug Testing (news – 2017) http://www.npr.org/2017/07/08/536125097/colorado-employers-rethinking-drug-testing
Why pot-smoking declines — but doesn’t end — with parenthood (news – 2017) http://www.washington.edu/news/2017/06/01/why-pot-smoking-declines-but-doesnt-end-with-parenthood/


RELIGION and CANNABIS
Marijuana in the Bible with cognate study of KNH, BSM & MKNH in the literal Word with Genesis 4:1; 14:19,22; 1st Kings 14:15, Ezekiel 31:9, Matthew 11:7, Luke 7:24 for the revelatory Word (article–undated) http://www.universalorthodox.org/Marijuana-in-the-Bible.pdf
Hemp in Religion (Japan) (article – undated) http://www.japanhemp.org/en/shinto.htm
Judge Rejects Marijuana as Holy Sacrament (news–2010) http://blogs.findlaw.com/legally_weird/2010/03/judge-rejects-marijuana-as-holy-sacrament.html
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Marijuana in the Bible (article-2011) https://patients4medicalmarijuana.wordpress.com/marijuana-info/marijuana-in-the-bible/
Comment on “Did Jesus use cannabis?” (forum post–2011) http://www.quora.com/Did-Jesus-use-cannabis/answer/Tim-ONeill-1/comment/278396
Crumbs of comfort: Cannabis cookies are kosher for Passover (news–2012) http://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-ministry-of-health-provider-supplies-kosher-for-passover-cannabis-cookies/
Religious Marijuana Lawsuit Gets New Life in 9th Cir (news-2012) http://blogs.findlaw.com/decided/2012/04/religious-marijuana-lawsuit-gets-new-life-in-9th-circuit.html
Rastafari and the Environment (news – 2012) https://caribbeanreligionuvm.wordpress.com/
Pat Robertson: Marijuana Should Be Treated Like Alcohol (news – 2012) http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/03/08/pat-robertson-marijuana-should-be-treated-like-alcohol/#ixzz21IJjtlml
Cannabis in the Holy Anointing Oil? “Exodus 30:23” (article–2013) http://freeanointing.org/cannabis_in_the_holy_oil.htm
Doctor Cannabis (news – 2013) http://forward.com/articles/188881/doctor-cannabis/
As a Religion, Marijuana-Infused Faith Challenges the Definition of Religion (news–2013) http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/20/us/marijuana-infused-faith-challenges-the-definition-of-religion.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0
The Official Recognition of Bob Marley’s Rastafarianism Gets Prison Inmates In Jovial Mood (news–2014) http://www.inquisitr.com/1219016/the-official-recognition-of-bob-marleys-rastafarianism-gets-prison-inmates-in-jovial-mood/
Holy Cannabis: The Bible Tells Us So (news–2014) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jane-marcus-phd/holy-cannabis-the-bible-t_b_4784309.html
‘Thank God for Marijuana,’ Says Episcopal Priest in ‘One Love’ YouTube Video (news–2014) http://www.christianpost.com/news/episcopal-priest-says-christians-should-stop-being-judgmental-andthank-god-for-marijuana-video-135190/
From Demon Weed To God’s Plant (news-2014) http://www.theweeklyweedonline.com/from-demon-weed-to-gods-plant/
The Secret History of Cannabis in Japan (news – 2014) http://apjjf.org/2014/12/49/Jon-Mitchell/4231.html
Ancient Medicine Man (news – 2014) https://www.thcmag.com/ancient-medicine-man/
Jesus & Cannabis (article/recipe–2015) https://patients4medicalmarijuana.wordpress.com/marijuana-info/marijuana-in-the-bible/
Kosher marijuana: What would my Bubbie think? (news–2015) http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/top-business-stories/kosher-marijuana-what-wouldmy-bubbie-think/article23327496/?cmpid=rss1
Pot-Dispensing Rabbi: D.C. Residents Deserve Legal Access to Marijuana (news–2015) http://time.com/3726560/pot-dispensing-rabbi-d-c-residents-deserve-legal-access-to-marijuana/
David Simpson: Pot is not God’s mistake for government to fix (news–2015) http://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/latest-columns/20150304-david-simpson-the-christian-case-formarijuana-law-reform.ece
Babylon Backs Down (news–2015) http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/roads/2015/03/jamaica_is_decriminalizing_marijuana_but_rastafarians_are_still_wary.single.html
New frontier for marijuana products: kosher certification (news–2015) http://www.kiro7.com/news/new-frontier-marijuana-products-kosher-certificati/43380876
Is Smoking Kosher for Passover-and What About Pot? (news–2015) http://forward.com/articles/217811/is-smoking-kosher-for-passover-and-what-about-po/?
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Geeky Pot Testing Pioneers Seek To Leverage Colorado’s Jewish Marijuana Connection (news–2015) http://forward.com/news/307088/geeky-pot-testing-pioneers-seek-to-leveragecolorados-jewish-marijuana-conn/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Main
First Church of Cannabis Files Paperwork with Indiana Secretary of State (news–2015) http://sputniknews.com/us/20150330/1020186879.html
Indiana’s Church Of Marijuana Granted Tax-Exempt Status From IRS (news – 2015) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/02/indianas-church-of-marijuana_n_7496084.html
Church plans to use marijuana in service at Rhode Island memorial (news–2015) http://www.wcvb.com/news/church-plans-to-use-marijuana-in-service-at-rhode-island-memorial/32835456
Hein and Helsmoortel support proposed ‘kosher’ pot farm in Saugerties (news–2015) http://www.dailyfreeman.com/general-news/20150626/hein-and-helsmoortel-support-proposed-kosher-potfarm-in-saugerties
What Is The Bible’s Take On Marijuana? (news–2015) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/29/bible-christianity-marijuana_n_7461290.html
Pro-marijuana church group crashes in Trenton during 40-day, Jesus-style retreat (news–2015) http://www.trentonian.com/general-news/20150905/pro-marijuana-church-group-crashes-in-trentonduring-40-day-jesus-style-retreat
Religious marijuana use by ‘medicine man’ no defense to federal charge (news–2015) http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2015/10/religious_marijuana_use_by_med.html
Bible study group in Colorado combines love for God and marijuana: ‘Bible didn’t say you couldn’t smoke weed’ (news–2015) http://www.christiantoday.com/article/bible.study.group.in.colorado.combines.love.for.god.and.marijuana.bible.didnt.say.you.couldnt.smoke.weed/72759.htm
Asherah: The Tree of Life (news – 2015) http://tokinwoman.blogspot.com/2015/06/asherah-tree-of-life.html
Organization To Offer Kosher Medical Marijuana In New York State (news–2015) http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2015/12/30/kosher-medical-marijuana/
The Unexpected History of Ganja (news – 2015) http://www.bloomwellbend.com/weed-terms-history-ganja/
“Nuns” fight to keep their marijuana-based business in California (news–2016) http://abc7chicago.com/politics/nuns-fight-to-keep-their-marijuana-based-business/1143980/
Medical Marijuana Kosher? Doesn’t Matter, Says Kashruth Council of Canada (news–2016) http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/01/08/medical-marijuana-koshercouncil_n_8937678.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-business&ir=Canada+Business
What Gives Israel the Edge on Marijuana? For starters, the nation puts patients before politics (news–2016) http://observer.com/2016/03/what-gives-israel-the-edge-on-marijuana/
Maha Shivaratri: Devotees celebrate the god Shiva in one of the most important Hindu
festivals (news–2016) http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/maha-shivaratri-devotees-celebrate-god-shiva-one-most-important-hindufestivals-1548041
‘Weedman’ says closing pot temple violates religious freedom (news–2016) https://news.yahoo.com/weedman-says-closing-pot-temple-violates-religious-freedom-225022802.html
Shiva Is A God Who Likes Marijuana — And So Do Many Of His Followers (news–2016) http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2016/03/07/469519964/shiva-is-a-god-who-likes-marijuana-andso-do-many-of-his-followers?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=religion
Cannabis Chapel brings a different kind of love for 4/20 (news–2016) http://www.unlvrebelyell.com/2016/03/28/cannabis-chapel-brings-a-different-kind-of-love-for-420/
Where Gray-Haired Aunties Push Weed (news–2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/where-gray-haired-aunties-push-000000506.html
Native American church is fighting for the right to use weed as a ‘sacrament’ (news–2016) http://metro.co.uk/2016/02/08/native-american-church-is-fighting-for-the-right-to-use-weed-as-asacrament-5668623/#ixzz45mWpZKLN
Passover’s OK for Weed Smoking Because of Its “Healing” Scent, Says Extremely Chill
Rabbi (news–2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/passovers-ok-weed-smoking-because-215000099.html?nhp=1
Marijuana: Arab Smokers, Religious Scholars Weigh In (news–2016) http://newamericamedia.org/2016/04/marijuana-arab-smokers-religious-scholars-weigh-in.php
US appeals court upholds Hawaii pot ministry convictions (news–2016) http://westhawaiitoday.com/news/local-news/us-appeals-court-upholds-hawaii-pot-ministry-convictions
Shavuot, The Bible, and Medical Marijuana (news–2016) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/shavuot-the-bible-and-medicalmarijuana_us_575edbf2e4b079c7cee5fc02
Cannabis Church to hold first service, combats marijuana stigma (news–2016) http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2016/06/24/cannabis-church-lansing/86341200/
Native American Church Sues Postal Service Over Seizure of ‘Sacramental’ Marijuana (news–2016) http://www.cannabisculture.com/content/2016/01/28/native-american-church-sues-postal-service-overseizure-of-sacramental-marijuana
Passover’s OK for Weed Smoking Because of Its “Healing” Scent, Says Extremely Chill Rabbi (news – 2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/passovers-ok-weed-smoking-because-215000099.html?nhp=1
Marijuana: Arab Smokers, Religious Scholars Weigh In (news – 2016) http://newamericamedia.org/2016/04/marijuana-arab-smokers-religious-scholars-weigh-in.php
US appeals court upholds Hawaii pot ministry convictions (news – 2016) http://westhawaiitoday.com/news/local-news/us-appeals-court-upholds-hawaii-pot-ministry-convictions
Shavuot, The Bible, and Medical Marijuana (news – 2016) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/shavuot-the-bible-and-medicalmarijuana_us_575edbf2e4b079c7cee5fc02
Cannabis Church to hold first service, combats marijuana stigma (news – 2016) http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2016/06/24/cannabis-church-lansing/86341200/
Native American Church Sues Postal Service Over Seizure of ‘Sacramental’ Marijuana (news – 2016) http://www.oregonlive.com/marijuana/index.ssf/2016/01/native_american_church_sues_po.html
Jamaica decriminalizes small amounts of ‘ganja’ (news – 2016) http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article11124854.html
Damian Marley Is Converting a California Prison into a Pot Farm: Exclusive (news – 2016) http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/7526662/damian-marley-coalinga-california-prison-pot-farmexclusive
Ancient Cannabis ‘Burial Shroud’ Discovered in Desert Oasis (news – 2016) http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/10/marijuana-cannabis-pot-weed-burial-shroud-china-ancientdiscovery-scythians-turpan-archaeology-botany/
Welcome to Pot Shabbat (news – 2016) http://forward.com/food/307808/pot-shabbat/
Tantra THC: Using Cannabis to Make Sex Sacred (news – 2016) http://sfevergreen.com/tantra-thc-using-cannabis-make-sex-sacred/
Cannabis convict Eddy Lepp free from prison (news – 2016) http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/12/07/cannabis-convict-eddy-lepp-free-after-long-prison-term/
Supreme Court rejects church’s appeal over marijuana laws (news – 2016) http://www.cbsnews.com/news/supreme-court-rejects-churchs-appeal-over-marijuana-laws/
Cannabis: Israel’s next big medical export? (news – 2016) http://money.cnn.com/2016/03/08/news/cannabis-israel-medical-exports/
Israel takes steps to decriminalize marijuana use (news – 2017) http://www.azfamily.com/story/34362307/israel-takes-steps-to-decriminalize-marijuana-use
Here Are 10 Types of Marijuana That Will Make You More Spiritual (news–2017) https://thefreshtoast.com/cannabis/spiritual/#sthash.wGD9bfje.dpuf
In Alabama church, marijuana is part of spiritual journey (news–2017)  http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/news/20170322/in-alabama-church-marijuana-is-part-of-spiritual-journey
A Gift from the Gods: The History of Cannabis and Religion (news – 2017) https://www.leafly.com/news/cannabis-101/cannabis-a-gift-from-the-ancient-gods
South African Court OKs Marijuana for Home Use (news – 2017) https://www.voanews.com/a/south-africa-marijuana-cannabis/3794445.html
At Denver’s Newest Church, Marijuana Is The Holy Sacrament (news – 2017) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/church-of-cannabis-elevationism-religion_us_58f7bcf1e4b029063d367d0c
Here’s why you should be celebrating 4/21, not 4/20 (news – 2017) https://qz.com/964162/marijuana-is-a-sacred-plant-with-holy-powers-in-this-abrahamic-faith-that-doesnt-celebrate-420/
Retired rabbi turned medical marijuana dispensary owner says Ohio laws will change: Q&A (news – 2017) http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2017/03/thoughts_on_ohios_medical_mari.html
The morality of marijuana (news – 2017) http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2017/apr/28/morality-marijuana/
International Church Of Cannabis Is Now Offering ‘Weed Weddings’ (news – 2017) https://www.yahoo.com/news/international-church-cannabis-now-offering-214631654.html
How Does Islam Regard Cannabis And Marijuana Use? (news – 2017) https://www.civilized.life/articles/how-does-islam-regard-cannabis-use/
Jewish backstory of sexy cannabis products for women (news – 2017) http://www.jweekly.com/2017/04/13/jewish-backstory-of-sexy-cannabis-products-for-women/
A 10,000 Year History Of Marijuana And Spirituality (news – 2017) https://thefreshtoast.com/cannabis/cannabis-and-spirituality-a-10000-year-history/
Lord of Bhang (news – 2017) http://theemeraldmagazine.com/2017/05/lord-of-bhang/
Kosher Marijuana Edibles Are a Sabbath Necessity for Observant Jewish Stoners (news – 2017) http://www.laweekly.com/news/kosher-marijuana-edibles-are-a-sabbath-necessity-for-observant-jewish-stoners-7868305
What Is Charas Cannabis Concentrate? (news – 2017) https://www.leafly.com/news/cannabis-101/what-is-charas-marijuana-concentrate


REM SLEEP BEHAVIOR DISORDER
How One Citizen Scientist is Taking On Parkinson’s-related Nightmares – and Winning (news–undated) http://vanwinkles.com/how-cannabis-can-help-prevent-RBD-in-Parkinsons-sufferers
Study: Cannabidiol Can Control Symptoms of REM Sleep Behavior Disorder (news – 2014) https://thejointblog.com/study-cannabidiol-can-control-symptoms-rem-sleep-behavior-disorder/
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RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME
Restless Leg Syndrome: Medical Marijuana Patients’ Say It Works (forum–re-post–2012) https://www.420magazine.com/forums/restless-leg-syndrome/181051-restless-leg-syndrome-medical-marijuana-patients-say-
Restless Leg Syndrome/Wittmaack-Ekbom’s Sundrome–Medical Marijuana Treats Symptoms (news–undated) https://www.medicalmarijuana.com/medical-marijuana-treatments-cannabis-uses/restless-leg-syndromewittmaack-ekboms-sundrome- medical-marijuana-treats-symptoms/
Cannabis Cure: Restless Leg Syndrome (news–2013) http://www.weedist.com/2013/10/cannabis-cure-restless-leg-syndrome/
RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME AND CANNABIDIOL (CBD) (news – 2014) http://www.greenbridgemed.com/restless-legs-syndrome-and-cannabidiol-cbd/
Medical Marijuana and RLS (news – 2015) http://rlsfoundation.blogspot.com/2015/10/medical-marijuana-and-rls-by-jacquelyn.html
Smoking Out Sleep Problems: Pot May Fight Restless Legs Syndrome (news – 2017) https://www.yahoo.com/news/smoking-sleep-problems-pot-may-143900100.html
Restless Legs Syndrome – Medical Marijuana Research Overview (news – 2017) https://newsofmarijuana.com/2017/07/26/restless-legs-syndrome-medical-marijuana-research-overview/


RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA
Synthetic Form of Active Marijuana Ingredient Preserves Vision in Rats with RP (news–2014) http://www.blindness.org/foundation-news/synthetic-form-active-marijuana-ingredient-preserves-visionrats-rp
Study Shows THC In Cannabis May Help Delay Retinal Degeneration, Vision Loss (news–2014) http://www.medicaljane.com/2014/02/17/spanish-study-cannabis-may-help-delay-retinal-degeneration-vision-loss/
Marijuana May Prevent Blindness In Retinitis Pigmentosa Sufferers (news–2014) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/21/marijuana-blindness-prevent-study-retinitispigmentosis_n_4833183.html
Medicinal Marijuana vs Retinitis Pigmentosa and Eye Disease (news – 2015) http://www.mrstinkysgreengarden.com/2015/01/medicinal-marijuana-vs-retinitis.html
Study suggests marijuana improves your night vision (news–2016) http://www.foxnews.com/science/2016/10/28/study-suggests-marijuana-improves-your-night-vision.html
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