A study found that
rats dosed with THC
preferred to perform easier tasks for smaller rewards than more difficult tasks for larger rewards. "Their ability to do the difficult challenge was unaffected by THC. The rats could still do the task — they just didn't want to," the lead researcher said.
Washington state will
grant cannabis research licenses
to scientists. A new campaign in Colorado targets “
” to keep kids away from weed.
on what the legal age should be. A study found that cannabis is a
more effective pain reducer
U.K. medical journal The Lancet
on the connection between cannabis use and psychosis.
A month’s supply of MED costs
$1,000 in New York
, three times as much as in Colorado.
Aeon explores why low-income drug users have a
harder time walking away
. An Australian trial is testing whether CBD drug Sativex can
help people stop smoking pot
Some teens like to
pens filled with fruit flavoring. Modern Farmer visits a grow trying to
get certified as pesticide free
Responding to criticism of his escalating war on drugs, Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte
threatened to leave
the United Nations. CNN went inside a
jail in the country. The N.Y. Times tells the story of a
father and son killed
in custody. The L.A. Times goes out with “
,” the journalists covering the bloodshed.
Colorado license plates
aren’t sufficient justification
for Kansas cops to stop cars, a court ruled. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D)
restored voting rights
to 13,000 felons and said he wants to extend it to 200,000 more. A challenge from Republicans is possible.
The New Yorker sees a “
drawdown in the war on drugs.
” The L.A. Times finds that a California death row inmates have
died from overdoses
of smuggled drugs.
can’t do drug tests
until they’ve made conditional job offers, the city council voted.
Possession of a joint forced a
Washington D.C. family
out of their home.
In the U.K.,
one in five people found with cannabis is charged
, a big drop from five years ago. A
former undercover narcotics cop
talks to The Guardian.
In rural northern California, cops are
using environmental laws
against illegal growers.
“In South Africa the ‘war on drugs’ is still used to justify continued
,” scholar Shaun Shelly writes.
The Root asks if with legalization
marijuana offenders should be pardoned
The Influence interviews
Juan Pablo Escobar
, son of the infamous trafficker Pablo Escobar.
Mixed martial arts fighter Nate Diaz
faces a possible one-year suspension
after using a CBD vape pen during a post-fight interview. Former NFL player Todd Marinovich was
after being found with marijuana.
Nine prize plants are
at the Oregon State Fair, under extra security.
The Kind asks women
what men think
about women who smoke weed.
Big Canadian producer Canopy Growth has started an
program. The first recipient is documentarian Ezra Soiferman.
This is how
glass pipes are made
Vogue likes luxury subscription service
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