Marijuana

80-Year-Old Man Faces Sentencing In Massive Marijuana OperationMarshall Dion pleaded guilty in October. He faces up to seven years in prison under a plea agreement with prosecutors who say Dion has been selling marijuana for decades.
Study Questions Link Between Teen Pot Smoking And IQ DeclineSome prior research has led to suggestions that the developing adolescent brain is particularly vulnerable to harm from marijuana.
Mass. State Lawmakers Visit Colorado On Marijuana Fact-Finding TripEight state lawmakers are in Colorado this week to learn about that state's two-year-old experience with legalizing marijuana.
Massachusetts Senate Panel On Legal Pot To Visit ColoradoA group of Massachusetts state senators plans to travel to Colorado next week to learn more about that state's system for the legalized use of recreational marijuana.
Mass. Doctors Oppose Legalizing Recreational MarijuanaThe Massachusetts Medical Society remains opposed to the legalization of recreational marijuana in the state.
Backers Of Legal Marijuana Measure Turn In Ballot SignaturesSupporters of legalized recreational marijuana in Massachusetts are taking a key step toward placing the measure before voters on the 2016 state ballot.
Is Marijuana Addictive?With many states now pushing for the legalization of marijuana, its potential as an addictive substance is hotly debated. Advocates claim that the drug is not addictive, while opponents commonly label it as a gateway drug.
200 Marijuana Plants Seized From Fall River Growing OperationA patrol officer discovered the warehouse full of marijuana plants.
NH Police Department Offers Marijuana Grower Counseling In Facebook PostA New Hampshire police department that recently pulled up some marijuana plants has offered the pot grower counseling in a Facebook post.
Court Order On Pot Smell And Driving Called Dangerous By Police ChiefAt least one police chief is complaining that the decision “handcuffs” officers in the war against drugs.
Massachusetts Court: Police Can't Pull Over Drivers After Smelling PotThe smell of unburnt marijuana no longer constitutes probable cause.
Marijuana Now More A Habit For College Students Than Cigarettes, Study FindsMore U.S. college students are making a habit of using marijuana, according to a new survey.

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