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Morning Roundup: March 11, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Florida family poisoned by LSD-laced meat, new law targets California pot growers, L.A. Phil disrupted by drunk patron, and Colorado barber turns away pot smokers. MORE  

Mexican Traffickers Grow Pot in US National Forests

By McCarton Ackerman

Marijuana farms linked to Mexico have been found in 67 national forests across 20 US states. MORE  

How to Spot Your Neighborhood Grow House

By Bryan Le

The media rides to the aid of those who worry that their neighbors have "green" thumbs. MORE  

Grow Houses Move to Suburbia

By Valerie Tejeda

The tanking housing market makes comfortable suburban homes more accessible to Californian pot farmers. MORE  

Breaking News: New Jersey Permits Pot-Growing

By Chrisanne Grise

The Garden State has granted its first medical marijuana permit after a two-year delay. MORE  

Addicts Found Working as Slaves on Pot Plantation

By Fionna Agomuoh

A paramilitary gang in eastern Russia rounded up local addicts and forced them to work on a marijuana farm. MORE  

Marijuana Growers and the "Mold Menace"

By Tony O'Neill

Denver's controversial new DEA chief blasts out a bizarre warning. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Marijuana Farmers Take to the Hills, Redmond O'Neal Faces Jail After Using Meth in Rehab, and Lady Gaga's Music Label Used by Cocaine Smuggling Ring. MORE  

Sober People Who Make Their Living Dealing Pot

By Kristen McGuiness

Can you be in recovery from your own addictions while still selling marijuana? A slew of industry veterans see no problem with that. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

Canadian doctor for Tiger and A. Rod busted for drugs, Big Tobacco Eyes Alternatives to Smoky Cigarettes, and Legal Highs Draw Heat in New Zealand. MORE  

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California Moves To Clean Up Medical Pot Business

Fifteen years after its initial passage, California's medical marijuana law remains a headache for state politicians.

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Michigan Debates Controversial Roadside Saliva Tests for Weed

Despite bipartisan support, medical marijuana opponents and even law enforcement officials have criticized the method being proposed for testing levels of THC.

4/23/14 5:30pm
Methadone Clinics Shuttered In Crimea After Russian Takeover

Following the annexation of the region, Russia dealt a devastating blow to addicts by banning methadone treatment.

4/23/14 3:30pm
Cattle-Worming Drug Found In British Cocaine

Authorities issued an alert saying 80 percent of cocaine seized in the UK has been cut with Levamisole, a cattle deworming drug that allegedly rots human skin.

4/23/14 1:00pm
Former NBA Star Chris Herren Raises Money For Recovery

By finishing the Boston Marathon, Harren took another big step in his own recovery from opiate addiction while also raising funds to help others like him.

4/23/14 10:30am

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