Marijuana

  • Ohio driver finds $12,000 stash of marijuana in spare tire 06-03-2014 10:10 AM

    An Ohio woman took the car she bought seven months ago to a dealership to replace a flat tire this week and learned she has been driving around with eight pounds of marijuana in the spare. Mechanics at the dealership in Amherst, Ohio, west of Cleveland made the discovery when...
  • California third-graders, 8 and 9 years old, caught smoking pot in school bathroom 06-03-2014 09:43 AM

    Three third-graders were caught smoking marijuana in the boys' bathroom of their northern California elementary school last week in what the local police chief says marked the youngest pot bust he has ever encountered. The three boys - two 8-year-olds and one 9-year-old - were caught last Thursday by another...
  • Mexico City mulls legalising sale of marijuana 14-02-2014 07:33 AM

    Mexico city: Leftist lawmakers in Mexico City's legislature introduced a bill that would legalise the sale of marijuana within the capital, expanding on a national law that already decriminalises the possession by users of small amounts of pot throughout the country. It wasn't immediately clear how wide support was for...
  • Colorado becomes first state to legalise sale of marijuana 03-01-2014 08:44 PM

    Colorado has become the first state to set up a system for the legal cultivation and sale of marijuana. People living in Colorado will now just have to show their ID cards to prove that they are over 21 years of age and have to pay around $55 for 8th...
  • World's first state-licensed marijuana retailers open doors in Colorado 03-01-2014 05:18 PM

    The world's first state-licensed marijuana retailers legally permitted to sell pot for recreational use opened for business in Colorado on Wednesday with long lines of customers, marking a new chapter in America's drug culture. Roughly three dozen former medical marijuana dispensaries newly cleared by state regulators to sell pot to...
  • Shocking! Teenaged parents forced their toddler to smoke marijuana 17-12-2013 11:21 AM

    Mayville: Police say a pair of New York teenagers forced their 23-month-old child to smoke marijuana. The Chautauqua County sheriff's office tells The Buffalo News (http://bit.ly/18rNhgX ) that the toddler's parents and grandfather allegedly helped or watched the toddler smoke marijuana from a lighted bowl on December 5 in an...
  • Uruguay becomes first country to legalise marijuana trade 11-12-2013 07:45 AM

    New Delhi: Uruguay became the first country to legalize the growing, sale and smoking of marijuana on Tuesday, a pioneering social experiment that will be closely watched by other nations debating drug liberalization. A government-sponsored bill approved by 16-13 votes in the Senate provides for regulation of the cultivation, distribution...
  • I have marijuana addiction, says Lady Gaga 12-11-2013 05:06 PM

    Los Angeles: Lady Gaga has admitted that she is addicted to marijuana. The 27-year-old singer, who is back in the spotlight after a hip injury, said she turns to marijuana to deal with the challenges in her music career, reported People magazine. "I have been addicted to it and it's...
  • Lady Gaga took to marijuana post hip injury 09-11-2013 05:02 PM

    Los Angeles: Lady Gaga says she was nearly addicted to marijuana after she suffered a hip injury last year. The singer underwent a surgery for the injury earlier this year. She says smoking marijuana brought her pain relief, reports contactmusic.com. "I was smoking fifteen joints a day. It was a...
  • Miley Cyrus calls marijuana 'the best drug on earth' 28-09-2013 02:46 PM

    Los Angeles: Pop star Miley Cyrus feels weed is much better than cocaine, describing the latter class-A drug as 'so gross' and dated. The 20-year-old 'We Can't Stop' hitmaker has opened up about her drug use, insisting she prefers the so-called 'social drugs' despite Hollywood being a supposed 'coke town',...
  • Cannabis strain named after CNN medical journo Sanjay Gupta 23-08-2013 09:36 PM

    Washington: A new type of medical marijuana has been named after Indian-American medical journalist Sanjay Gupta, who joined a list of celebrities like US President Barack Obama who have namesake cannabis strains. The new type of weed, Gupta Kush, has been named after CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Gupta for suggesting...
  • Colorado, Washington legalise recreational marijuana 07-11-2012 12:37 PM

    Denver: Colorado on Tuesday became the first state to legalise the possession and sale of marijuana for recreational use, in defiance of federal law. A Washington state ballot initiative legalizing possession and sale of marijuana for recreational use has passed, supporters of the measure said on Tuesday. "We are declaring...
  • US: Gay marriage, marijuana highlight ballot measures 07-11-2012 09:28 AM

    New York: While the general election might not break partisan gridlock in Congress, it could result in historic changes for US social policy: Several states had a chance to be the first to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote and to legalize recreational use of marijuana. Dating back to 1998,...
  • US elections: Gay marriage, marijuana highlight ballot measures 07-11-2012 12:48 AM

    Washington: While the general election might not break partisan gridlock in Congress, it could result in historic changes for US social policy: Several states had a chance to be the first to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote and to legalize recreational use of marijuana. Dating back to 1998, same-sex...
  • US Presidential election: Marijuana a key poll issue in Colorado 04-11-2012 10:53 AM

    Colorado voters won't be just picking a president. They would also be voting on whether marijuana should be legalised. Amendment 64 would create a network of marijuana stores just like liquor stores, say reports. ...
  • Smoking pot on the rise among Chennai techies 09-01-2012 09:53 AM

    I was alone, I took a ride I didnt know what I would find there Another road where maybe I could see another kind of mind there When Paul McCartney penned these lyrics for The Beatles Got to Get You Into My Life, he had just been introduced to marijuana....
  • I am a stoner: Miley Cyrus 29-11-2011 02:24 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer Miley Cyrus joked about her drug use when she was presented with a bob Marley birthday cake at her party last week. The 19-year-old joked that she smokes way too much marijuana, reported People magazine. "You know you're a stoner when your friends make you a Bob...
  • Younger students taking to drugs in Bangalore 23-11-2011 04:05 PM

    Bangalore: Drug rehabilitations centres in the city have recorded some shocking changes with regard to the number of narcotic users this year. Rehabilitation centres recorded a shocking increase in the number of pre-teens seeking help for drug abuse. According to many such centres, 13 is currently the average age of...
  • Marijuana called pot, grass - now investment 25-03-2011 10:44 AM

    Chicago: It has been called a lot of things over the years: grass, pot, Mary Jane, wacky weed. Now, researchers are suggesting a new moniker for marijuana: alternative investment. A report out this week on the U.S. medical marijuana market estimates the unconventional business already generates $1.7 billion in economic...
  • Smoking pot may make you impotent 15-02-2011 07:01 PM

    Toronto: Marijuana is often touted as a libido booster, but a new study has claimed that heavy use of cannabis could actually lead to sexual dysfunction among male smokers. There have been contradicting findings on the research on sexual health and marijuana use. But a review of some of the...
  • Medical marijuana users getting pot soft drink 25-01-2011 11:16 AM

    Soquel, California: - A California entrepreneur has plans to market a line medical marijuana soft drinks. Clay Butler says he plans to supply medical marijuana dispensaries with his soda pot, which contains the psychoactive marijuana ingredient THC. Marijuana drinks are already showing up here and there, but Butler says he...
  • Dispensary sparks food drive with free pot 30-12-2010 03:46 PM

    Soquel: A California medical marijuana dispensary has raked in food donations with a unique offer: free pot. The Granny Purps dispensary in Soquel, about 60 miles southeast of San Francisco, offered a complimentary marijuana cigarette for every four cans of food a patient brought in this holiday season. Each patient...