Washington became the second U.S. state to adopt rules for the recreational sale of marijuana Wednesday, setting what advocates hope will become a template for the drug's legalization around the world.
A new federal study says that teenagers' perception of the dangers of marijuana has fallen to the lowest level in more than 20 years.
(HealthDay) -- The recent advent of so-called "synthetic pot" is a rising public health concern, researchers warn, sending kids to the emergency room and prompting parental calls to poison control centers.
A mosquito carrying the West Nile virus was discovered in eastern Contra Costa County, Calif., marking the first time this year vector control officials have found such a sample in the county, a spokeswoman said Friday.
Synthetic marijuana is believed to have sickened 221 people in Colorado during an outbreak earlier this year.
(AP)—The plans of a former Microsoft manager to create the "Starbucks of Pot" are worrying other activists who pushed for the legalization of marijuana in Washington state.
So far, no one is suggesting checkpoints or fences to keep Washington state's legal pot within its borders.
(AP)—Texas Gov. Rick Perry has asked the embattled Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to stop giving grants until concerns about the beleaguered agency are resolved.
(AP)—Texas' embattled $3 billion cancer-fighting agency approved an $11 million grant to a biomedical company even though the proposal wasn't reviewed.
(AP)—The home state of the president who didn't inhale has become an unlikely front in the battle over medical marijuana.