Scientists are testing lots of different medical uses for marijuana

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From epilepsy to cancer, ongoing research is yielding promising signs in using marijuana in medical treatments.
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What’s going on in Pennsylvania?

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How is far-right Senator Pat Toomey leading — by a lot — in early reelection polls?

The speech that may make Elizabeth Warren president

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“To anyone listening at Citi[group]. I agree Dodd-Frank isn’t perfect. It should have broken you into pieces.”

Alaska TV reporter quits job on-air over pot legalization (video)

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“F*ck it, I quit.”

The time the Bible-loving Lawrence Welk Show sang a marijuana song (video)

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The uber-apple-pie Welk thought the song “One toke over the line” was a “modern spiritual.” It wasn’t.

Marijuana as a possible treatment for HIV and cancer

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A look at new research on using THC, the principal drug in marijuana, to fight HIV and damage cancer cells.

Colbert on the beginning of recreational pot sales in Colorado

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“You keep smoking weed, you keep laughing with your friends, you’ll never grow up to be David Brooks.”

Stephen Colbert on pot laws (video)

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Colbert weighs in on how marijuana legalization laws are going in Washington state and Colorado.

Stephen Colbert on marijuana legalization (video)

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CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta changes his mind in favor of marijuana legalization, and Stephen Colbert is there.

Sequester stops Philly cops from arresting pot smokers (video)

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Man: “Are you gonna enforce the law?” Cop: “We don’t have the resources to do that right now.”

RNC lists “in the closet” as a sexual orientation on survey

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A new RNC survey sounds like the GOP is worried that its positions on gays, abortion and pot are hurting it.
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TN cops in body armor tell old woman to remove marijuana bumper sticker (was a buckeye leaf)

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“It’s just amazing they would be that dumb,” the woman said afterward. It’s not amazing. It’s Tennessee.
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Marijuana farming deforestation in northern California, a Google Earth view (video)

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A virtual visit to 3 likely marijuana farms in northern California shows devastating deforestation caused by it.
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