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Marijuana

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Ex-Microsoft exec to create the Starbucks of marijuana?

Jamen Shively, a former corporate strategy manager for Redmond, decides he can have a happier life: creating a brand of pot for the good people of Washington state and beyond.

By May 30, 2013

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New breathalyser detects marijuana, meth and cocaine

Researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden have developed a new kind of breathalyser that detects a lot more than just alcohol on your breath.

By May 5, 2013

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Scientists explain marijuana short-term memory loss

Researchers shift their focus to brain cells said to play a key role in memory formation.

By March 2, 2012

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Shock: Research says pot makes you lazy (but not psychotic)

Scientists in London conclude that smoking your favored leaf cools down your dopamine-synthesis skills. Their initial hypothesis was that pot contributed to psychosis, which they now doubt.

By July 1, 2013

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Chemists developing breathalyzer to detect and monitor diabetes

Diabetics can have a "fruity" odor to their breath that indicates high glucose levels, and chemists at the University of Pittsburgh say this biomarker alone can diagnose the disease.

By June 10, 2013

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Woz: Apple's tax practices are stinky

At a conference in Northern Ireland, the Apple co-founder says that public criticism of Apple's Irish financial arrangements is "extremely warranted."

By May 30, 2013

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Apple deluged by police demands to decrypt iPhones

ATF says no law enforcement agency could unlock a defendant's iPhone, but Apple can "bypass the security software" if it chooses. Apple has created a police waiting list because of high demand.

By May 10, 2013

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Coming soon: A Breathalyzer for pot and cocaine?

Scientists in Sweden believe they've made a breakthrough in creating a machine that police can use to detect high drivers.

By April 27, 2013

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Study: Anxiety and alcohol use linked to Facebook

College freshmen who report higher levels of anxiety and alcohol use are more likely to feel emotionally connected with the social networking site than those who don't.

By April 12, 2013

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Russian Wikipedia's 'smoking pot' page goes bong-less

After a threat by government censors leads to the removal of almost all references to "smoking devices," it has been deemed safe for public consumption... the page, that is, not the pot.

By April 9, 2013