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Most Americans want marijuana legal, but not other drugs

Most Americans want marijuana legal, but not other drugs

WASHINGTON, April 17 (UPI) -- More than 51 percent of Americans want the legalization of marijuana, but do not want the legalization of harder drugs.
Aileen Graef
Casual marijuana use may alter brain shape and function in young adults

Casual marijuana use may alter brain shape and function in young adults

BOSTON, April 16 (UPI) -- A new study on the effects of marijuana smoking on the brains of young people raises new questions about risks of casual drug use.
Brooks Hays
Illinois garden center's business increases after DEA agents raid home of customer

Illinois garden center's business increases after DEA agents raid home of customer

CREST HILL, Ill., April 15 (UPI) -- Illinois garden center Midwest Hydroganics' business boosted after DEA agents raid home of customer Angela Kirking, who bought organic fertilizer.
Evan Bleier
Jennifer Aniston fake texts Will Poulter as he accepts MTV Award for 'Best Kiss'

Jennifer Aniston fake texts Will Poulter as he accepts MTV Award for 'Best Kiss'

LOS ANGELES, April 14 (UPI) -- Will Poulter, Jennifer Aniston, and Emma Roberts took home this year's "Best Kiss" award for their seemingly incestuous three-way kiss in "We're The Millers."
Veronica Linares
Pot vending machine to debut

Pot vending machine to debut

AVON, Colo., April 13 (UPI) -- New pot vending machine has cameras to verify identity of user.
Danielle Haynes
U.S. Sentencing Commission votes to cut terms for drug crimes

U.S. Sentencing Commission votes to cut terms for drug crimes

WASHINGTON, April 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Sentencing Commission has voted to cut the terms recommended for most federal drug crimes.
Frances Burns
Amanda Bynes' mom blames her daughter's erratic behavior on marijuana use

Amanda Bynes' mom blames her daughter's erratic behavior on marijuana use

LOS ANGELES, April 10 (UPI) -- "Amanda has no mental illness whatsoever," Lynn Bynes said of her daughter.
Kate Stanton
California teen who sold pot brownies for prom dress cash now facing deportation

California teen who sold pot brownies for prom dress cash now facing deportation

YUBA CITY , Calif., April 10 (UPI) -- California teen Saira Munoz has been placed on probation and is facing deportation for selling pot brownies in order to raise money for her prom dress.
Evan Bleier
Maine man says marijuana in car isn't his because the car is stolen

Maine man says marijuana in car isn't his because the car is stolen

LIVERMORE FALLS , Maine, April 10 (UPI) -- Douglas Glidden tells Livermore Falls police that marijuana in vehicle isn't his, admits he just stole the car.
Evan Bleier
Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa will host 'Wellness Retreat' on 4/20

Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa will host 'Wellness Retreat' on 4/20

SEATTLE, April 9 (UPI) -- Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa plan to host two "Wellness Retreat" concerts in honor of 4/20.
Annie Martin
Amanda Bynes' attorney denies schizophrenia diagnosis

Amanda Bynes' attorney denies schizophrenia diagnosis

LOS ANGELES, April 9 (UPI) -- Amanda Bynes wants to clarify a few of the rumors going around regarding her July 2013 hospitalization.
Veronica Linares
Rob Ford 'Crackathon' video game setting Internet on fire

Rob Ford 'Crackathon' video game setting Internet on fire

TORONTO, April 8 (UPI) -- "Crackathon" video game starring Toronto Mayor Rob Ford lets players collect "party points" while keeping the mayor's "public opinion" from reaching zero.
Evan Bleier
2 Chainz pleads not guilty to drug possession

2 Chainz pleads not guilty to drug possession

LOS ANGELES, April 8 (UPI) -- 2 Chainz pleaded not guilty to drug possession on Tuesday.
Annie Martin
Maryland to vote on marijuana laws

Maryland to vote on marijuana laws

ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 7 (UPI) -- The Maryland House of Delegates has voted 78-55 on legislation that would decriminalize possession of 10 grams or less of marijuana.
Aileen Graef
Twice as many men get substance abuse treatment as women

Twice as many men get substance abuse treatment as women

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 3 (UPI) -- Twice as many men age 18 and older -- 1.2 million -- entered substance abuse treatment facilities in 2011, compared to about 609,000 females.
Alex Cukan
Bahamas drug bust yields 1,200 pounds of marijuana

Bahamas drug bust yields 1,200 pounds of marijuana

NASSAU , Bahamas, April 3 (UPI) -- Officials in Nassau, Bahamas, said over $1.2 million in suspected marijuana was found aboard a speedboat in waters near Bahama’s Andros Island.
Ed Adamczyk
DEA chief: Think about dogs before legalizing pot

DEA chief: Think about dogs before legalizing pot

WASHINGTON, April 3 (UPI) -- DEA chief Michele Leonhart said that there was one consequence to legalizing pot in Colorado and Washington that wasn't expected: more dogs getting high.
Aileen Graef
Coroner: Student who fell from Denver balcony had eaten marijuana cookie

Coroner: Student who fell from Denver balcony had eaten marijuana cookie

April 3 (UPI) -- An African student's death in a fall from a Denver hotel balcony is the first in Colorado to be blamed on marijuana since the state legalized recreational use.
Frances Burns
Poll finds majority in U.S. support treating instead of jailing drug users

Poll finds majority in U.S. support treating instead of jailing drug users

April 2 (UPI) -- Two-thirds of U.S. residents believe the emphasis should be on treatment, not jail, for non-violent drug users, a poll released Wednesday reported.
Frances Burns
Miley Cyrus and Avril Lavigne fight over 'most famous person in Canada' title

Miley Cyrus and Avril Lavigne fight over 'most famous person in Canada' title

April 1 (UPI) -- Miley Cyrus and Avril Lavigne decided to fight each other over being the most famous person in Canada for April Fool's day.
Veronica Linares
D.C. Mayor Vincent Mayor signs bill to decriminalize marijuana

D.C. Mayor Vincent Mayor signs bill to decriminalize marijuana

March 31 (UPI) -- Vincent Gray, the mayor of the nation's capital, signed a bill to decriminalize marijuana earlier today.
Brooks Hays
Virginia voters show overwhelming support for medical marijuana, divided on recreational use

Virginia voters show overwhelming support for medical marijuana, divided on recreational use

March 31 (UPI) -- Poll finds Virginia supports medical marijuana by large margin, though the state remains divided on recreational use. Voters also support same-sex marriage.
JC Sevcik
Canada to contest injunction allowing medical marujuana

Canada to contest injunction allowing medical marujuana

March 31 (UPI) -- The Canadian government said it will appeal an injunction that allows people to grow their own medical marijuana.
Ed Adamczyk
Study finds no link between medical marijuana legalization and crime

Study finds no link between medical marijuana legalization and crime

March 27 (UPI) -- A new study suggests legalizing marijuana for medical use is not associated with an uptick in crime.
Brooks Hays
Flavor Flav's speeding trial postponed until May

Flavor Flav's speeding trial postponed until May

March 26 (UPI) -- Flavor Flav attended a New York courthouse Tuesday to address several charges from his January arrest before a judge adjourned until May.
Veronica Linares
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