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Florida's MMJ Initiative Could Send Bong Ban Up In Smoke

By Shawn Dwyer

Amendment 2 could potentially water down a series of Florida laws designed to stop the sale of drug paraphernalia. MORE  

Jeb Bush Torn Between Being Anti-MMJ and Pro-States' Rights

By Victoria Kim

The former governor of Florida looks wishy-washy in his attempt to play both sides of the issue. MORE  

Anti-Medical Marijuana Ad Says Pot Leads to Date Rape

By Paul Gaita

The makers of the ad, VoteNo2, claim that holes in the Florida Right to Medical Marijuana initiative could 'potentially' lead to rape. MORE  

California Lt. Governor Will Back 'Right' Weed Initiative

By Shawn Dwyer

No stranger to supporting marijuana legalization, Gavin Newsom said he will campaign for legalizing pot in '16. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 25, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Oregon set to vote on legal weed in November, drunk man run over by his own truck, and naked man found on interstate admits taking LSD. MORE  

Florida Seniors Among Medical Marijuana’s Biggest Supporters

By Victoria Kim

Florida's senior citizens have emerged as surprising supporters of Amendment 2. MORE  

It’s Official: Washington Starts Selling Weed

By Shawn Dwyer

The Evergreen State joins Colorado in the experiment to legalize the sale of recreational marijuana. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 8, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Baseball fans can now buy beer from vending machine, drunk rugby player goes on rampage against the elderly, and heroin smuggler forced to pay back money. MORE  

Fight Against Medical Pot in Florida Heats Up

By Victoria Kim

Las Vegas kingpin Sheldon Adelson is using his vast wealth to meddle in an election 2,000 miles away from home. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 5, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Philip Seymour Hoffman knew he was going to die, Spain finds a ton of floating cocaine, Colorado raised $1.2 million in weed taxes, and Alaska could legalize pot. MORE  

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