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Smoking Marijuana May Not Lower IQ After All

By Tony O'Neill

A new paper that refutes a much-heralded study also highlights the difficulty of separating pot science from politics. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 26, 2012

By Bryan Le

Doctors want graphic warning labels on fatty foods, moderate boozing can decrease brain cells, and Whitney Houston's daughter may be drinking dangerously. MORE  

Medical Pot Activists Get Their Day in Court

By Tony O'Neill

Advocates will challenge the government's position on pot at the US Court of Appeal, weeks before the presidential elections. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 21, 2012

By Bryan Le

Captured Colombian drug lord disguised his face with plastic surgery, medical pot activists protest at Obama's campaign HQ, and Snoop Lion shares a bong with his son. MORE  

Medical Pot Lives to Fight Another Day in LA

By McCarton Ackerman

MMJ activists produce a 50,000-signature petition—so the city council must either end its plan to close dispensaries or hold a referendum. MORE  

Oregon May Legalize Marijuana in November

By Chrisanne Grise

The state will vote on legalization, along with Washington and Colorado. Advocates tell The Fix that success—in the end—is inevitable. MORE  

Uruguay Seeks to Sell Pot to Its Citizens

By McCarton Ackerman

The government wishes to start selling recreational-use marijuana to registered adults. MORE  

RI May Decriminalize Pot—Who's Next?

By McCarton Ackerman

Rhode Island is the latest state to drastically reduce pot penalties—causing both supporters and critics to speak up. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 23, 2012

By Bryan Le

"Smoking gene" may explain differing habits, Iran hangs 14 more drug traffickers, and four tons of "sea weed" found floating off of the coast of California. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 18, 2012

By Bryan Le

Colorado's marijuana amendment gets a big push, Supreme Court weighs crack sentencing, and companies allow employees to drink Mad Men-style. MORE  

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