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Over $10,000 in marijuana seized from Virginia man named Stoner

Over $10,000 in marijuana seized from Virginia man named Stoner

ORANGE, Va., Aug. 21 (UPI) --A Virginia man whose last name is Stoner faces numerous drug charges after police seized over $10,000 worth of cannabis plants from his home.
Matthew Bradwell
Gucci Mane receives 39-month sentence for federal gun charge

Gucci Mane receives 39-month sentence for federal gun charge

ATLANTA, Aug. 20 (UPI) --Gucci Mane pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in May, and was sentenced to 39 months in prison Wednesday.
Annie Martin
Friend of Darren Wilson: Michael Brown 'bum-rushed' officer

Friend of Darren Wilson: Michael Brown 'bum-rushed' officer

FERGUSON, Mo., Aug. 18 (UPI) --For the first time, the public is getting Officer Darren Wilson's side of the story in the fatal shooting of Ferguson, Mo., teen Michael Brown.
Gabrielle Levy
Michael Brown had marijuana in his system: county investigator report

Michael Brown had marijuana in his system: county investigator report

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 (UPI) --Details from the official autopsy of Michael Brown began to seep out just hours after the release of a privately conducted autopsy.
Gabrielle Levy
N.H. governor declares emergency after 44 faux-pot overdoses

N.H. governor declares emergency after 44 faux-pot overdoses

MANCHESTER, N.H., Aug. 15 (UPI) --This week 44 people in Manchester, N.H., went to the hospital after smoking synthetic marijuana; the governor has declared a state emergency.
Brooks Hays
Move over graphene, hello weed-powered super batteries

Move over graphene, hello weed-powered super batteries

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 13 (UPI) --Researchers say industrial hemp fibers could be used to build the next generation of supercapacitors.
Brooks Hays
Kris Jenner tries marijuana for the first time on 'KUWTK'

Kris Jenner tries marijuana for the first time on 'KUWTK'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11 (UPI) --The Kardashian family matriarch Kris Jenner surprised viewers by getting high on marijuana during Sunday's episode of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians."
Veronica Linares
Synthetic marijuana kills California teen

Synthetic marijuana kills California teen

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11 (UPI) --A California teenager named Conor Eckhardt recently died after a hit of synthetic marijuana put him in a coma.
Brooks Hays
Hunter charged with starting huge Rim Fire in Yosemite

Hunter charged with starting huge Rim Fire in Yosemite

SONORA, Calif., Aug. 8 (UPI) --A deer hunter who was rescued from last year's huge Rim Fire in the California Sierras has been charged with starting it with an out-of-control campfire.
Frances Burns

Detroit-area homeowner guilty of killing unarmed woman who knocked on his door

DETROIT, Aug. 7 (UPI) --A Detroit-area homeowner faces life in prison after being convicted Thursday of killing a young woman who knocked on his door after a drunken car crash.
Frances Burns
California medical marijuana patients file suit over pollution caused by driving to get pot

California medical marijuana patients file suit over pollution caused by driving to get pot

SAN DIEGO , Aug. 7 (UPI) --The Union of Medical Marijuana Patients has filed a lawsuit about the way that the city of San Diego has authorized medical marijuana co-ops in the city.
Evan Bleier
$50,000 of marijuana stolen from Seattle dispensary

$50,000 of marijuana stolen from Seattle dispensary

SEATTLE, Aug. 6 (UPI) --Police in Seattle are searching for a team of thieves who carved a hole in a wall of a local medical marijuana dispensary to steal $50,000 worth of pot.
Matt Bradwell
Jury deliberating in Detroit-area porch-shooting trial

Jury deliberating in Detroit-area porch-shooting trial

DETROIT, Aug. 6 (UPI) --A prosecutor said Wednesday a Detroit-area man who shot an unarmed woman sought a "confrontation," while a defense lawyer said the killing was self-defense.
Frances Burns
Woman accused of stealing snake and crashing car into firehouse while drunk

Woman accused of stealing snake and crashing car into firehouse while drunk

NEW HYDE PARK , N.Y., Aug. 5 (UPI) --New York woman Sarah Espinosa allegedly stole a small ball python and then crashed her car into a firehouse in New Hyde Park while drunk.
Evan Bleier
Tainted marijuana hospitalizes 9 New York inmates

Tainted marijuana hospitalizes 9 New York inmates

GOSHEN, N.Y., Aug. 4 (UPI) --Nine inmates at Orange County Jail were hospitalized Saturday, after authorities say they ingested marijuana tainted by another illegal substance.
Matt Bradwell
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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').

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Marijuana."
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