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From edibles, to buds, to hash oil, marijuana from Colorado is on the move. "It's absolutely getting worse," said Tom Gorman, head of the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area -- the agency that helps to halt drug transactions. Drug officers believe they are only seizing about 10 percent of the pot, being pushed across state lines.
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An Aptos couple who lost their home in an October blaze have filed a novel claim against Santa Cruz County, saying it should have shut down a neighboring marijuana grow.
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Patients who use medical marijuana for pain and other chronic symptoms can take an unwanted hit: Insurers don't cover the treatment, which costs as much as $1,000 a month. Insurers are reluctant to cover it, in part because of conflicting laws. While 21 U.S. states have passed laws approving it for medical use, the drug still is illegal federally and in most states.
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As the government sketches out its new pot paradigm, the streets of Montevideo tell a parallel story: Weed — especially good, fresh, locally produced weed — is increasingly plentiful, cheap and still very much for sale on a black market that shows no signs of slowing down.
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The minister, who has been dubbed the Crystal Methodist, was also ordered to pay £125 costs. He pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of class A drugs - cocaine and methamphetamine - and one count of possession of class C drug ketamine.
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I don't want my kids or my family to have to see or come in contact with the stoners and the culture that your state is breeding. I'm sad about that. And I'm sad for all of Colorado's people who are victims of a billion dollar industry that capitalizes on human addiction.
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A casual marijuana smoker, Kyle Naylor figured he'd give edible marijuana products a try to see if they'd curb his anxiety and insomnia. It didn't go well.
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A 90-year-old Indiana man who admitted serving as a cocaine courier for a Mexican drug cartel was sentenced on Wednesday to three years in federal prison.
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If we start providing cognitive enhancers to children, we may be narrowing their future capabilities, prioritising their functionality over their creativity and individuality. Smartphones mean the office is always in our pocket. Smart drugs could mean the office is always in our minds. Which sounds like a really shitty place to end up.
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In 2012, approximately 94,400 drug crimes were reported in Sweden, which is 6 percent more than the previous year. Over the last ten years, the number of reports has more than doubled, although it is unlikely that drug abuse itself has increased to the same degree.
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