Marijuana

12:58pm

Wed December 12, 2012
The Two-Way

Flying High: Cannon Fires Cans Filled With Marijuana Across Mexican Border

They flew in from Mexico: Cans of marijuana found in a field near Yuma, Ariz.
Customs and Border Protection

Last year, smugglers tried using a catapult to get pot into the U.S.

Now, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents say they recently discovered 30 large cans of marijuana in a field near Yuma, Ariz., — and that the barrels apparently landed there after being fired from a pneumatic-powered cannon 500 feet away in Mexico.

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1:36pm

Tue December 11, 2012
Shots - Health News

Kids' Eating Binges Could Signal Other Problems Ahead

Originally published on Thu December 13, 2012 2:20 pm

Did eating binges come first?
iStockphoto.com

Who doesn't know that smoking pot can make you want to pig out?

Now researchers say it may work the other way around, too.

Children between the ages of 9 and 15 who went on eating binges at least once a week were roughly twice as likely to use marijuana or to show strong signs of depression as those who didn't.

Researchers found that 29 percent of adolescents who had episodes of binge eating later went on to use marijuana, compared with 17 percent of adolescents who never binge ate.

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12:19pm

Mon December 10, 2012
Politics

Governor Signs Recreational Marijuana into Colorado Law: Read it Here

Governor John Hickenlooper
State of Colorado

Governor John Hickenlooper has formally signed off on Amendment 64, making it legal for Coloradans over 21 to possess small amounts of marijuana without a doctor’s recommendation.

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1:32pm

Sun December 9, 2012
Politics

Jared Polis Criticizes Claim Marijuana Legalization Will Cost CU Federal Funding

The '420' celebration on the CU campus from 2010. Estimates put about 10,000 people on campus for the maligned event that year.
Tyler Howarth Flickr - Creative Commons

1:31pm

Wed December 5, 2012
The Two-Way

As Two States Legalize Pot, Tommy Chong Isn't Nostalgic About The Old Days

Originally published on Wed December 5, 2012 7:11 pm

Tommy Chong.
Jason Merritt Getty Images
  • From 'All Things Considered': Tommy Chong talks with Audie Cornish

With Washington state set to legalize possession of small amounts of marijuana just after midnight tonight, and Colorado set to decriminalize pot next month, All Things Considered today turned to "stoner" comic Tommy Chong to get his perspective.

Needless to say, the half Asian half of Cheech and Chong is very happy. He's planning to move to both states, Chong joked.

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