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Prison for drug-filled football toss into prison

Prison for drug-filled football toss into prison

JACKSON, Mich., Sept. 18 (UPI) --Michigan man Christen Deon-Sterling Moore admitted throwing a drug-filled football over a prison fence was "immature," and was sentenced to prison for it.
Ben Hooper
New industry-baked marijuana PSAs advise moderation

New industry-baked marijuana PSAs advise moderation

DENVER, Sept. 17 (UPI) --A new billboard in Colorado reminds viewers to eat pot-laced foods in moderation. "Don't let a candy bar ruin your vacation," the sign reads.
Brooks Hays
Tommy Chong plans to wear green on 'Dancing with the Stars'

Tommy Chong plans to wear green on 'Dancing with the Stars'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16 (UPI) --Tommy Chong plans to wear green costumes on "DWTS" to show his support for medical marijuana, and hopes his involvement will bring attention to the cause.
Annie Martin
Unholy: Men used Vatican car to smuggle coke, pot

Unholy: Men used Vatican car to smuggle coke, pot

CHAMBERY, France, Sept. 16 (UPI) --Authorities in France said two men who were supposed to be giving a Vatican vehicle a tune-up instead used the car to smuggle pot and cocaine to Spain.
Ben Hooper
Brothers' bickering tips off cops to pot plants

Brothers' bickering tips off cops to pot plants

OTTAKRING, Austria, Sept. 16 (UPI) --Austrian police said two brothers arguing about the irrigation system for their marijuana plants probably should have had the row in private.
Ben Hooper
Wisconsin police chief states he thinks marijuana should be legal

Wisconsin police chief states he thinks marijuana should be legal

MADISON, Wis., Sept. 14 (UPI) --A Wisconsin police chief states he thinks marijuana should be legal and taxed.
Thor Benson
'Curly Sue' star Alisan Porter reveals she's an alcoholic

'Curly Sue' star Alisan Porter reveals she's an alcoholic

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12 (UPI) --Former child star Alisan Porter opened up about her struggles with alcoholism Thursday in an essay posted on her blog, Lil' Mamas."
Veronica Linares
Secret pot garden found floating on Hungarian lake

Secret pot garden found floating on Hungarian lake

BUDAPEST, Hungary, Sept. 11 (UPI) --Hungarian police said a fisherman was hiding a secret garden of 42 potted marijuana plants among the reeds of a lake on the Austrian border.
Ben Hooper
Police: Fleeing man called 911, had pot on face

Police: Fleeing man called 911, had pot on face

DELAND, Fla., Sept. 11 (UPI) --A Florida man who called 911 while fleeing police to report he had "not done anything wrong" had marijuana stuck to his face when he was stopped, police said.
Ben Hooper
Miley Cyrus wears nipple pasties to NYFW after party

Miley Cyrus wears nipple pasties to NYFW after party

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 (UPI) --Miley Cyrus forewent a shirt in favor of ice cream cone-shaped pasties to party with designer Alexander Wang at a New York Fashion Week after party.
Annie Martin
Graphic video surfaces of Ray Rice repeatedly punching his fiancee in Atlantic City elevator

Graphic video surfaces of Ray Rice repeatedly punching his fiancee in Atlantic City elevator

BALTIMORE, Sept. 8 (UPI) --Security footage of Ravens running back Ray Rice repeatedly striking fiancee Janay Palmer has leaked to the press.
Matt Bradwell
California high-school students sickened by marijuana brownies

California high-school students sickened by marijuana brownies

RICHMOND, Calif., Sept. 5 (UPI) --A California high school student who allegedly sold marijuana brownies to her schoolmates faces drug charges.
Frances Burns
NFL rule change could overturn Welker ruling by Sunday and even reinstate Josh Gordon

NFL rule change could overturn Welker ruling by Sunday and even reinstate Josh Gordon

NEW YORK, Sept. 5 (UPI) --The NFL players union is trying to fast track changes in the league's substance abuse policy that would significantly lessen the penalties for off-season abuse.
Matt Bradwell
Mixed reactions as Berkeley mandates free medical marijuana for low-income patients

Mixed reactions as Berkeley mandates free medical marijuana for low-income patients

BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 4 (UPI) --The city of Berkeley has mandated marijuana dispensaries donate to low-income patients, effectively offering free medical marijuana to the under-privileged.
Matt Bradwell
Jail inmate posts picture holding cognac, blunt

Jail inmate posts picture holding cognac, blunt

MONTREAL, Sept. 4 (UPI) --Officials at a Montreal jail are refusing to comment on Facebook pictures depicting an inmate with a cigar and a bottle of expensive cognac.
Ben Hooper
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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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