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cannabis

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Segways banned on Dutch roads; cannabis and call girls remain legal

Riding a Segway on a public pathway is now illegal in the country where everything's legal.

By Jan. 3, 2007

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Scientists find natural hormone that counteracts marijuana high

Pregnenolone might be released by the body to fight the nice feelings created by pot. At least that's what French scientists believe.

By Jan. 5, 2014

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Killjoy scientists create pot without the high

A team of scientists in Israel grow a cannabis plant that, sadly, doesn't get you stoned. At all. In any way. Why would they do such a thing?

By May. 31, 2012

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Alleged Silk Road creator indicted on 'kingpin' charges

Ross Ulbricht, who allegedly went by "Dread Pirate Roberts" and operated the black market drug site, is charged with hacking, money laundering, narcotics trafficking, and operating a criminal enterprise.

By Feb. 4, 2014

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New iPhone app helps you score pot

iPhone app called Cannabis locates the nearest medical-marijuana doctor and supplier, and, just in case, attorney who specializes in medical-marijuana cases.

By Jul. 19, 2009

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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 Jul. 1, 2013

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Silk Road drug busts multiply, eight new people arrested

A handful of alleged drug dealers that hawked their goods on the online black market bazaar have been arrested in the US, UK, and Sweden.

By Oct. 8, 2013

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'Safer alcohol': No hangovers, plus an antidote to sober you up

British neuroscientist David Nutt says his substitute booze would still be relaxing, but without the negative side effects.

By Nov. 11, 2013

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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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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 Apr. 9, 2013