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Schizophrenia cases linked with use of marijuana on the rise, study finds

Schizophrenia cases linked with problematic use of marijuana has increased over the past 25 years, according to a new study from Denmark. In 1995, 2% of schizophrenia diagnoses in the country were associated with cannabis use disorder. In 2000, it increased to around 4%. Since 2010, that figure increased to 8%, the study found. “I […]

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US runner Sha’Carri Richardson to miss Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for cannabis

US sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson is set to miss the Tokyo Olympics after she received a one-month ban after testing positive for marijuana. The 21-year-old won the 100m at the US Olympic trials in Oregon in June and earlier this year ran the sixth-fastest time in history. But the Texan’s positive test means her qualification result […]

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Seven suitcases with more than 170 pounds of marijuana seized in Atlanta

Four people were arrested and seven suitcases with more than 170 pounds of marijuana were seized after it arrived in Atlanta on a flight from Seattle, according to Atlanta Police. On May 26, an Atlanta Police Department K-9 dog alerted authorities to five suitcases that were unloaded from the flight and on their way to […]

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Voters in four states vote to legalise and tax recreational marijuana for adults

Voters in four states voted to legalise and tax recreational marijuana for adults. Arizona, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota have joined the 11 states that have already legalized recreational pot. Those other states are Alaska, California, Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon, Vermont and Washington state. Meanwhile, Washington, D.C., permits adults age 21 […]

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Police arrest woman after bail money she paid to free inmate had marijuana odor

A Louisiana woman was arrested on drug charges after police determined the $5,000 cash she used to post an inmate’s bail had a “strong odor of marijuana.” Authorities began investigating Stormy Lynn Parfait, 33, on Friday, shortly after she showed up at the Ashland jail to pay the bond fee for an inmate being held […]

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Australia’s capital Canberra legalises possession and cultivation of marijuana

The possession and cultivation of marijuana for recreational purposes will be legal in the Australian Capital Territory, whose parliament on Wednesday became the country’s first to pass a law to regulate its consumption and possession. Residents over 18 will now be able to possess 50 grams of dry cannabis or 150 grams of wet cannabis […]