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Morning Roundup: March 12, 2013

By Bryan Le

Mali conflict disrupts global cocaine trade, UN says drugs and democracy cannot coexist, and Chris Brown smokes pot on-stage in Ghana. MORE  

Montel and Marijuana

By McCarton Ackerman

After 17 years as a controversial talk show host, Montel Williams is no stranger to sparks flying. Now that he's a marijuana advocate, he's sparking something else altogether. MORE  

Why Does Pot Make Some People Psychotic?

By Sarah Beller

The risk of marijuana-induced psychosis may have a genetic origin, new research finds. MORE  

Teen Pot Smoking May Cause Long-Term Anxiety

By Valerie Tejeda

An Australian study shows that teens who smoke pot are twice as likely to develop anxiety in adulthood. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 7, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexico's new president may "internationalize" the drug war, many baby-boomer parents can't stay off drugs, and Jessica Simpson now chooses water on Saturday nights. MORE  

Lebanon's Pot Farmers Fight the Government

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Farmers often use aggressive, armed tactics to protect their crops from security forces.  MORE  

Is Marijuana the Next Big Obesity Cure?

By Valerie Tejeda

Pot is found to reduce appetite and boost metabolism in mice, raising hopes for its potential as a treatment. MORE  

Drug Use Surging in Developing Nations

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Illicit drug use in developing countries will double by 2050, predicts the UN's 2012 World Drug Report. MORE  

One Cannabis Collection, Seeks Loving Home

By Dirk Hanson

Oaksterdam University, the school for budding cannabis workers, needs a new home for its marijuana museum. MORE  

Scientists Breed Sober Weed

By May Wilkerson

Israel has developed a strand of marijuana with all the medical benefits—minus the high. MORE  

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