All posts tagged "marijuana"

  • Woody Harrelson
    Woody Harrelson applies for Hawaii marijuana dispensary

    HONOLULU (AP) — Actor and marijuana advocate Woody Harrelson was one of nearly 60 applicants to apply to open one of Hawaii’s first medical marijuana dispensaries. Harrelson applied for a license in Honolulu County under his company,...

    • Posted February 5, 2016
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  • 18-year-old K-pop singer E Sens, otherwise known as (Instagram)
    K-pop singer sentenced to 18 months in S. Korean prison for smoking marijuana

    SEOUL, July 22 (Yonhap) — A Seoul court on Wednesday sentenced a male K-pop singer to 18 months in prison for smoking marijuana. The Seoul Western District Court handed down the sentence to Kang Min-ho, better known...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • Freshly baked cannabis-infused cookies cool on a rack inside Sweet Grass Kitchen, an established Denver-based gourmet marijuana edibles bakery which sells its confections to retail outlets throughout the state. Edible marijuana sold in Colorado must look different from regular foods, state lawmakers from both parties said Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in rejecting a bill to loosen requirements. The 0-5 vote was a dramatic loss for the state’s new marijuana industry, where many producers of edible pot complain that a requirement that their products not look like other foods and drinks goes too far. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
    Edible pot must look different than regular food Colorado lawmakers ruled

    DENVER (AP) — Edible marijuana sold in Colorado must look different from regular foods, lawmakers from both parties said Wednesday in rejecting a bill to loosen requirements. The 0-5 vote was a dramatic loss for the state’s...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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    Alaska becomes 3rd state with legal marijuana

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Smoking, growing and possessing marijuana becomes legal in America’s wildest state Tuesday, thanks to a voter initiative aimed at clearing away 40 years of conflicting laws and court rulings. Making Alaska the third...

    • Posted February 23, 2015
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  • Police arrested Cormaine Goss, 21, left, and Andre Ruff, 18, in the shooting death of Min Seok Cho, a 21-year-old University of Georgia student. (Courtesy of the Clarke County Sheriff's Office
    Two arrested in shooting death of University of Georgia student

    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) – Police in Athens say they’ve apprehended two suspects in the killing of a University of Georgia student in what investigators say was an off-campus drug deal. Authorities say that 21-year-old Min Seok Cho...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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  • Police take a photo of marijuana plants, found at a house in Seoul earlier this year. A simple online search can connect potential buyers from Korea with sellers of illegal drugs, which is increasingly becoming a problem. (Korea Times file)
    Is Korea becoming a pot haven?

    Lack of crackdown helps make marijuana readily available in South Korea This is the first in a two-part series on illegal drug trafficking in Korea and ways to fight it. ― ED. By Special Reporting Team Marijuana...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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    Legal marijuana in U.S. a ‘culture shock’ for Koreans

    By Jane Han DALLAS ― Hwang Yon-sook, 47, a Colorado mom of a high schooler, was not happy when her son came home from school with leftover brownies ― not just plain brownies, but chocolate treats spiked...

    • Posted September 15, 2014
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