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Trial begins for man who allegedly shot young woman on his porch

Trial begins for man who allegedly shot young woman on his porch

DETROIT, July 23 (UPI) --Lawyers gave their opening statements Wednesday in the trial of Theodore Wafer who allegedly shot a teen who banged on his door after a drunken car crash.
Frances Burns
Snoop Dogg says he smoked marijuana in a White House bathroom

Snoop Dogg says he smoked marijuana in a White House bathroom

LOS ANGELES, July 23 (UPI) --Snoop Dogg revealed he once used drugs at the White House in a new episode of his online show, "GGN: The Double G News Network."
Veronica Linares
Citizens to vote on legal recreational marijuana in Oregon

Citizens to vote on legal recreational marijuana in Oregon

SALEM, Ore., July 22 (UPI) --The state of Oregon will let voters decide whether to legalize and tax marijuana for recreational use in November ballot initiative.
Matt Bradwell
Obama declares definitive support for D.C. statehood

Obama declares definitive support for D.C. statehood

WASHINGTON, July 22 (UPI) --President Barack Obama excited many Washingtonians Monday after he made a definitive statement supporting D.C. statehood.
Aileen Graef
Study: marijuana compound slows tumor growth

Study: marijuana compound slows tumor growth

NORWICH, England, July 16 (UPI) --New research suggests tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC -- the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana -- works to slow tumor growth.
Brooks Hays
L.A. seeks court order to stop marijuana farmers' market

L.A. seeks court order to stop marijuana farmers' market

LOS ANGELES, July 15 (UPI) --Los Angeles medical marijuana farmers' market may be shutting down just two weeks after opening if City Attorney Mike Feuer gets his way.
Matt Bradwell
Man faces charges after allegedly stabbing watermelon in 'passive-aggressive' way

Man faces charges after allegedly stabbing watermelon in 'passive-aggressive' way

BANTAM, Conn., July 15 (UPI) --Connecticut man Carmine Cervellino charged with threatening and disorderly conduct after allegedly stabbing watermelon in a "passive-aggressive" manner.
Evan Bleier
Washington man fired for being first legal marijuana customer

Washington man fired for being first legal marijuana customer

SPOKANE, Wash., July 10 (UPI) --Mike Boyer forever has the title of being the first person in Spokane to legally purchase marijuana, but that distinction cost him his job.
Matt Bradwell
Stoned Florida thieves allegedly get the munchies and steal Froot Loops from school

Stoned Florida thieves allegedly get the munchies and steal Froot Loops from school

SPRING HILL, Fla., July 10 (UPI) --Allegedly stoned Florida thieves Logan Brown and Christopher Ramos were charged with burglary of an unoccupied structure after taking Froot Loops from a school.
Evan Bleier
Terminal cancer patient found guilty of marijuana charges

Terminal cancer patient found guilty of marijuana charges

DAVENPORT, Iowa, July 10 (UPI) --Benton Mackenzie, a terminal cancer patient, and his wife Loretta were found guilty of drug charges after police seized 71 marijuana plants in May 2013.
Aileen Graef
Obama turns down offers of marijuana during visit to Denver

Obama turns down offers of marijuana during visit to Denver

DENVER, July 9 (UPI) --President Obama turned down a hit of marijuana during a visit to a Denver bar with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper.
Frances Burns
Legal marijuana sales kick off in Washington as retailers struggle to keep up

Legal marijuana sales kick off in Washington as retailers struggle to keep up

SEATTLE, July 8 (UPI) --On Tuesday, Washington officially became the second state with legal recreational marijuana sales as licensed retailers opened their doors to the public.
Matt Bradwell
Naked scripture-quoting man on LSD breaks into home and wakes Seattle family

Naked scripture-quoting man on LSD breaks into home and wakes Seattle family

SEATTLE, July 8 (UPI) --A naked man on LSD was arrested for investigation of burglary after he allegedly woke up a Seattle family by "loudly reciting scripture."
Evan Bleier
Woman who allegedly left baby on New York City subway platform arrested

Woman who allegedly left baby on New York City subway platform arrested

NEW YORK, July 8 (UPI) --A young woman who allegedly left her baby on a subway platform at Columbus Circle said she is homeless, New York City police said.
Frances Burns
Phil Collins' son, Simon Collins, arrested on drug charges

Phil Collins' son, Simon Collins, arrested on drug charges

LONDON, July 8 (UPI) --Phil Collins' eldest son Simon Collins was arrested in England for "drug dealing" last week.
Veronica Linares
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Under grow lights, marijuana is cultivated at the 3D Cannabis Center in Denver on January 1, 2014. Colorado voters approved recreational marijuana use in 2012 with the first retail stores for recreational use opening this morning at 8 A.M.. UPI/Gary C. Caskey
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Cannabis indica Lam. (putative)

Cannabis, also known as marijuana, marihuana, and ganja (from Sanskrit: गांजा gañjā, meaning "hemp"), among many other namesa, refers to any number of preparations of the Cannabis plant intended for use as a psychoactive drug. The most common form of cannabis used as a drug is the dried herbal form.

The typical herbal form of cannabis consists of the flowers and subtending leaves and stalks of mature pistillate or female plants. The resinous form of the drug is known as hashish (or merely as 'hash').

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Marijuana."
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