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Hundreds of pounds of pot falls from the sky in San Diego

Bundles of marijuana were dropped from a plane Monday morning over San Diego. U.S. Customs and Border Protection began tracking the ultra-light plane as it crossed the border about 4:15 a.m. and returned to Mexico without landing. Federal agents said a plane originated in Mexico dropped the bundles of pot that were tied to

Want to get stoned without losing your memory? Take ibuprofen, scientists say

A recent study suggests over-the-counter medication could set aside one of the biggest obstacles to using marijuana to treat a variety of ailments and conditions. The study, published Thursday in the journal Cell, showed that using non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as the painkiller ibuprofen could prevent memory problems and other brain abnormalities associated

Arizona prosecutors: Smoking weed weeks earlier enough for DUI charge

Prosecutors in one Arizona county argued on Tuesday that people who smoked marijuana days or even weeks earlier could be charged with driving under the influence of drugs. Deputy Maricopa County Attorney Susan Luder argued before the Arizona Supreme Court that the county had acted properly in charging a man with for driving under

Industrial hemp legalized in California

Farmers in California may finally begin growing industrial hemp under a new law signed Wednesday by Gov. Jerry Brown. Lawmakers have been discussing the proposal since 1999 to allow approved residents to grow hemp for industrial purposes by reclassifying the plant as a fiber or oilseed crop. The law defines the crop as the

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