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Mass. Voters Sent to Bogus Website Warning of Pot-Induced ‘Twinkie Addiction’

Mass. Voters Sent to Bogus Website Warning of Pot-Induced ‘Twinkie Addiction’

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(BOSTON) — Organizers of the committee opposing a Massachusetts state initiative to legalize medical marijuana were munching crow this week after mistakenly directing voters to a satirical website that warns a “Yes&rd…

Marijuana Use Tied to Testicular Cancer Risk

Marijuana Use Tied to Testicular Cancer Risk

iSrtockphoto/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Young men who use marijuana have a higher risk of testicular cancer, a new study found. The study of 455 Californian men found those who had smoked pot were twice as likely to have been diagnosed with testicular …

Marijuana Use Tied to Testicular Cancer Risk

Marijuana Use Tied to Testicular Cancer Risk

iSrtockphoto/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Young men who use marijuana have a higher risk of testicular cancer, a new study found. The study of 455 Californian men found those who had smoked pot were twice as likely to have been diagnosed with testicular …

Marijuana Use Tied to Testicular Cancer Risk

Marijuana Use Tied to Testicular Cancer Risk

iSrtockphoto/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Young men who use marijuana have a higher risk of testicular cancer, a new study found. The study of 455 Californian men found those who had smoked pot were twice as likely to have been diagnosed with testicular …

New Jersey Man on PCP Charged in Throat Slitting Attacks on Children

New Jersey Man on PCP Charged in Throat Slitting Attacks on Children

ABC News(CAMDEN, N.J.) — A New Jersey man who smoked a combination of pot and PCP has been arrested and charged with slitting the throats of a 6-year-old boy and his 12-year-old sister who is in critical condition, according to authorities. The wounde…

New Jersey Man on PCP Charged in Throat Slitting Attacks on Children

New Jersey Man on PCP Charged in Throat Slitting Attacks on Children

ABC News(CAMDEN, N.J.) — A New Jersey man who smoked a combination of pot and PCP has been arrested and charged with slitting the throats of a 6-year-old boy and his 12-year-old sister who is in critical condition, according to authorities. The wounde…

Italian Police Find Pot Farm in Abandoned Rome Subway

Italian Police Find Pot Farm in Abandoned Rome Subway

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(ROME) — Italian police said they have discovered $3.7 million-worth of marijuana in a sprawling, sophisticated pot farm hidden deep in an abandoned, Mussolini-era section of Rome’s subway system.Authorities said they stumb…

WATCH: Marijuana Legalization Group Launches TV Ad

WATCH: Marijuana Legalization Group Launches TV Ad

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SEATTLE) — Forget Bob Marley – Washington mom Kate Pippinger is the new face of the movement to legalize marijuana.Pippinger appears in a new 30-second ad by New Approach Washington, a Washington state group that supports …

87-Year-Old Accused of Growing Hundreds of Marijuana Plants

87-Year-Old Accused of Growing Hundreds of Marijuana Plants

Hemera/Thinkstock(DENVER) — Edward Bogunovich, 87, is accused of growing more than 400 marijuana plants in the backyard of his Denver home.Bogunovich faces charges that include cultivating marijuana in excess of 30 plants, and possessing more than 12 …

US Judo Fighter Expelled After Testing Positive for Marijuana

US Judo Fighter Expelled After Testing Positive for Marijuana

MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) — American judo fighter Nicholas Delpopolo was expelled from the Olympics today for failing a drug test, which he said was caused by mistakenly eating something that had been baked with pot. “My positive test was…

Back in the Habit: Baby Boomers Admit Drug Abuse

Back in the Habit: Baby Boomers Admit Drug Abuse

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Those who came of age in the marijuana-happy, acid-dropping, cocaine-snorting 1960s and ’70s are finding their way back to drugs.In 2010, nearly 2.4 million people ages 50 to 59 said they had abused prescription or i…

Ohio High School Kingpin Arrested in Major Drug Bust

Ohio High School Kingpin Arrested in Major Drug Bust

Warren County Drug Task Force(LEBANON, Ohio) — Ohio police have arrested an alleged drug kingpin, a 17-year-old accused of running a multimillion dollar ring that distributed high-grade marijuana through two school districts and netted $20,000 a month…

Pro-Pot Activists Put Pat Robertson on Marijuana Billboard

Pro-Pot Activists Put Pat Robertson on Marijuana Billboard

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.) — Pat Robertson is high, about 30 feet off the ground on a billboard in Colorado.Proponents of legalizing marijuana in the state have used Robertson’s face on an electronic billboard along Interstate…

Do "Weeds" Stars Dig Weed?

Do "Weeds" Stars Dig Weed?

D Dipasupil/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — The Showtime hit Weeds is going up in smoke. The series premiere this Sunday, July 1, will mark the show’s eighth and final season.“Weeds” had its dramedy debut in 2005, helping to boost the careers …

Chemicals in Baby Shampoos Lead to False Marijuana Positives

Chemicals in Baby Shampoos Lead to False Marijuana Positives

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(CHAPEL HILL, N.C.) — Exposure to trace amounts of baby soaps and shampoos, commonly stocked in grocery stores and pharmacies across the county, are leading newborn babies to test positive for THC, the active ingredient in marij…

Chong Treats Prostate Cancer With Cannabis

Chong Treats Prostate Cancer With Cannabis

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Actor-comedian Tommy Chong, one-half of the pot-loving pair “Cheech and Chong,” said he’s treating his “slow stage-one” prostate cancer with his favorite plant.“I’ve got pro…

CDC: Marijuana Use More Common Than Cigarette Use Among Teens

CDC: Marijuana Use More Common Than Cigarette Use Among Teens

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Marijuana use among high school students is on the rise while cigarette use remains the same, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s annual survey of teens and risky behavior.”For the first t…

President Obama and His Pot-Smoking ‘Choom Gang’

President Obama and His Pot-Smoking ‘Choom Gang’

Kevin Winter/NBCUniversal/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Unlike Bill Clinton, Barack Obama never tried to say he didn’t inhale.In his 1995 memoir “Dreams of My Father,” Obama writes about smoking pot almost like Dr. Seuss wrote about eat…

Four Tons of Pot Found Floating Off California

Four Tons of Pot Found Floating Off California

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — More than four tons of marijuana — reportedly worth more than $3 million — was found floating listlessly off the coast of Southern California with no suspected owners in sight, authorities said. A boater spotted…

Marijuana Reduces MS Symptoms: Study

Marijuana Reduces MS Symptoms: Study

Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock(SAN DIEGO) — Smoking marijuana may reduce certain symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis, according to a new small study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Researchers from the University of…

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