May 2016

Nearly a year behind schedule, Florida health officials on Monday selected five dispensing organizations to grow, process and distribute non-euphoric medical marijuana for a select group of sick patients.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) TALLAHASSEE – A proposed constitutional amendment to allow medical use of marijuana will be back on the ballot in November and organizers said Wednesday […]

Medical marijuana legalization measure returns to ballot this year.(Photo: Getty Images) Friday update: Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed a bill that will allow terminally ill patients to have access to marijuana as they try to ease suffering, the News Service of Florida reported. The bill, which lawmakers approved this month, was one of 68 […]

Two former Covina-Valley Unified School District teachers who allegedly took underage students on a San Clemente camping trip and supplied them with alcohol and marijuana pleaded not guilty today to felony sex charges. Melody Suzanne Lippert, 38, of Covina, is accused of playing “matchmaker” for co-defendant Michelle Louise Ghirelli, 30, of West Covina, who is […]

What coffee was to the American television sitcom, Friends, the cannabis drink bhang was to Hindi’s greatest satirical novel, Raag Darbari. Set in an Uttar Pradesh village during the 1960s, bhang is ubiquitous in the novel and even the children of the village, some of whom are too poor to even know what milk tastes […]

The Nets moved quickly to fill their coaching vacancy, hiring Lionel Hollins to succeed Jason Kidd as their head coach. The Brooklyn Nets have reached an agreement in principle with Lionel Hollins to become the team’s new head coach. — Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) July 2, 2014 Here’s what you need to know about the deal: […]