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Philadelphia on the Verge of Decriminalizing Weed

By Shawn Dwyer

After initially scoffing at the idea, Mayor Michael Nutter has finally come to his senses and agreed to sign a bill decriminalizing pot. MORE  

Madison Police Chief Wants To Legalize Pot To Fund Drug Treatment

By McCarton Ackerman

Police Chief Mike Koval pointed to Colorado and Washington as examples, though Wisconsin is not likely to follow their lead anytime soon. MORE  

Weed Can Alleviate Withdrawal Symptoms with Opiate Addicts

By Victoria Kim

Add opiate withdrawal to the growing list of ailments aided by medical marijuana. MORE  

Do Women Have More Tolerance for Weed Than Men?

By Shawn Dwyer

A new research study has shown for the first time that women might need to smoke more pot to get the same high as men. MORE  

Kevin Smith's New Movie Promoted with Tie-In Marijuana

By Bryan Le

An indie film studio and a medical marijuana dispensary have teamed up for a smoky cross promotion. MORE  

Study Shows Weed Addiction in Teens Might Actually Be Real

By Brent McCluskey

Participants who frequently smoked weed reported symptoms of withdrawal, including anxiety, irritability, and depression. MORE  

Anti-Marijuana Academics Paid By Big Pharma

By McCarton Ackerman

Pharmaceutical companies have lined the pockets of so-called experts to spread disinformation about weed. MORE  

NFL Attempts To Finally Implement Revised Drug Policy

By McCarton Ackerman

While professional football tries to save face with Ray Rice, the NFL has been quietly negotiating a new drug policy with players. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 9, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Mayor of 'dry' Alabama city busted for DUI, Utah man huffs Dust-Off before crashing into wall, and weed now becoming part of tailgating at Denver Broncos games. MORE  

Despite Fears, No Clear Connection Between Pot and Driving Fatalities

By Paul Gaita

Fears of THC-caused traffic accidents are either inconclusive or exaggerated. MORE  

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