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The FBI will not offer nationwide background checks for individuals seeking to purchase a legal marijuana business in the state. (Getty Images)

FBI Refusing To Run Background Checks On People Trying To Run Legal Marijuana Businesses

FBI is refusing to run nationwide background checks on people applying to run legal marijuana businesses in the state.

03/14/2014

Survey finds teens who might otherwise avoid marijuana would take up pot smoking if legalized in their state. (Getty Images)

Study: Legal Weed Encourages Teens To Smoke Pot

Survey of high school students show they are more likely to smoke marijuana if it’s legal.

02/26/2014

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Colorado Considers Tax Status Of Pot Growers

Lawmakers set to vote whether to tax pot farms the same way as other agriculture property.

02/13/2014

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Oregon Communities Seek Option To Ban Medical Pot

State lawmakers considering whether Oregon communities should be allowed to ban medical marijuana dispensaries.

02/12/2014

One month after the legalization of recreational marijuana use, Coloradans have mixed feelings about the law. (Getty Images)

Colorado Mulls Lessons From 1st Month Of Pot Sales

Poll shows Coloradans still support legal weed but worry it tarnishes the image of the state.

02/10/2014

Drugged driving accounted for more than 28 percent of traffic deaths in 2010, which is 16 percent more than it was in 1999. (Getty Images)

Study: Fatal Car Crashes Involving Marijuana Have Tripled

Research finds marijuana is playing a significant role in fatal traffic accidents.

02/04/2014

Passengers leaving Sea-Tac are not screened for marijuana. (Getty Images)

Washington And Colorado Airports Have Few Ways To Stop Carry-On Weed

Little effort has been made to stop passengers from boarding aircraft with marijuana.

01/30/2014

New rules would allow banks to accept deposits from legal marijuana dealers. (Getty Images)

Marijuana Banking Regulations On The Way

Regulations would allow banks to do business with legal marijuana sellers.

01/24/2014

File photo of a man smoking marijuana.  (credit:  RJ Sangosti/Getty Images)

Study: Hormone Can Eliminate Effect Of Feeling High From Cannabis

According to a recent study conducted on rodents, a steroid hormone can eliminate the effect of feeling high from marijuana.

01/05/2014

State officials want to know how much marijuana will be consumed by Washingtonians. (Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Study Looks At Marijuana Demand In Washington

Washington’s roughly 750,000 marijuana users will have consumed between 135 to 225 metric tons of the drug in 2013, according to a new survey.

12/18/2013

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