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  • Concentrated marijuana rolls in as new drug threat

    WASHINGTON — Drug abuse experts in the Mid-Atlantic are keeping a close eye on a new trend out West where a concentrated form of marijuana is raising concerns. “They are smoking this plant concentrate —…

  • DC mayor wants to shut down stores selling synthetic drugs

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser wants to give the city’s police chief the power to shut down businesses that sell synthetic drugs. Bowser said Monday that she’ll submit emergency legislation to…

  • Several hospitalized after smoking synthetic marijuana in D.C.

    WASHINGTON — Several people are hospitalized after smoking synthetic marijuana near a D.C. homeless shelter Friday. Several people who smoked synthetic marijuana near the Community for Creative Non-Violence shelter located at 425 2nd St. in…

  • Firm eyes Easton for medical marijuana factory

    EASTON, Md. (AP) — A group that specializes in cultivating marijuana for health benefits seeks to set up a medical marijuana growing facility in Easton. The Star Democrat of Easton (http://bit.ly/1JnN2oa) reports CBD Wellness Group…

  • Paul McCartney Gives Up Smoking Marijuana

    (LONDON) — Beatle member, Sir Paul McCartney, says he hasn’t smoked marijuana in a “long time.” In an interview with the Daily Mirror, the 72-year-old rock star revealed he no longer had any interest in…

  • Study: Heavy pot use causes false memories

    WASHINGTON – Although marijuana is now legal in a few states and D.C., the drug still poses dangers: A new study found that smoking a lot of pot can produce false memories. A study published…

  • How to invest in the cannabis industry

    Individuals looking to invest in the cannabis industry have multiple options to consider. The two most popular routes are investing in producers, processors and retailers directly involved with the plant, or investing in ancillary businesses…

  • A local restaurant’s marijuana-pairing menu

    Restaurants love to pair wines with foods, and patrons often appreciate the recommendations, so Amsterdam Falafelshop thinks marijuana smokers might appreciate a pot-pairing menu. Its Adams Morgan location will offer diners suggestions for what on…

  • DC residents get 2nd chance at free marijuana seeds

    WASHINGTON (AP) – People who want to grow legal pot in the nation’s capital are getting a second opportunity to score some seeds. The D.C. Cannabis Campaign is hosting the second of its seed giveaways…

  • Thousands flock to give, receive marijuana seeds in D.C.

    WASHINGTON — Some ordinary-looking seeds were in high demand Thursday at D.C.’s first-ever legal marijuana seed sharing event. Adam Eidinger, chair of the DC Cannabis Campaign, welcomed those who came to share and receive seeds…

  • Seed share gives marijuana enthusiasts seeds to grow

    WASHINGTON — The approval of Initiative 71 legalized marijuana in the District for personal use at home. It did not, however, allow for the buying or selling of it. Home growing is a key part…

  • Pot law gives boost to related businesses

    WASHINGTON — The law legalizing marijuana in D.C. is already giving a financial boost to businesses that sell pot paraphernalia, according to The Washington Post. The law, known as Initiative 71, took effect Feb. 26.…

  • D.C. mayor bestows ‘420’ plate on marijuana reform leader

    WASHINGTON — Custom license plates can say a lot about a person. The man who led the charge for legalizing marijuana in D.C. is about to get a fitting one. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s office has…

  • Study: Smoking pot as a teen can affect long-term memory

    WASHINGTON — A brain abnormality that impacts memory has been noticed in young adults who were heavy pot smokers as teenagers. A Northwestern Medicine study finds that teens 16 to 17 years old who used cannabis daily for about three…

  • Add marijuana to the list of potentially dangerous allergens

    Here’s another one for the marijuana legalization critics: Pot can be a real buzz kill — at least for people with allergies. A new study shows that your typical pollen may not be the only cause of your seasonal sufferings.