Marijuana

12:52am

Thu May 24, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

Medical Marijuana 101: You Can't Smoke That On Campus

Originally published on Thu May 24, 2012 8:02 am

Even if students have a prescription for pot, marijuana remains illegal under federal law. Colleges that let students self-medicate on campus could jeopardize their federal funding.
Jeff Barnard AP

Medical marijuana is legal in 16 states, and that number is expected to grow. But these state laws put colleges in a bind. That's because under federal law, marijuana is still illegal. So colleges that let students make use of their pot prescription on campus risk losing their federal funding.

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8:25am

Mon May 21, 2012
The Two-Way

Four Tons Of Marijuana Found Floating Off California Coast

Originally published on Mon May 21, 2012 11:33 am

It would take a lot of marijuana plants such as these to make four tons.
Justin Sullivan Getty Images

Who dumped the dope?

That's the question of the day along the coast of Southern California as authorities try to figure out how four tons of marijuana — more than 150 bales — got into the Pacific Ocean near Orange County's Dana Point Harbor. They were found this weekend about 15 miles out to sea.

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9:53pm

Fri April 20, 2012
420 in Boulder

CU Crackdown Slows, But Doesn't Snuff Out 420

Protesters eventually congregated near the Duane Physics building on the Campus of CU this year for 420. The University launched a major crackdown on the event, which normally occupies Norlin Quad.
Jackie Fortier KUNC

"When civil rights are under attack, what do we do? Stand up, fight back!" That was the cheer shouted by hundreds of protesters this afternoon at the University of Colorado Boulder and the annual 420 event.

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2:04pm

Fri April 20, 2012
420 in Boulder

Storify: Following #CU420 in Boulder [Updated]

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

In a departure from past events, CU has cracked down heavily on the annual 420 smoke-out held on campus. Following gathering protests surrounding the campus, a few protestors did make it onto CU grounds and assembled for the traditional smoking appointment.

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12:58pm

Thu April 19, 2012
Marijuana

The Buzz on CU’s 4/20 Crackdown [Updated]

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

For more than 20 years the University of Colorado has the been the focal point for the unofficial pot smoking holiday known as 4/20 – which is this Friday, April 20th at 4:20 pm.

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