marijuana

October 09, 2018 - 7:05 pm
Lawrence city commissioners will consider a proposal to reduce penalties for marijuana possession. Currently, first-time offenders face a fine between $200 and $1,000 and/or up to 180 days in jail. Those who are granted a diversion must pay for mandatory drug-abuse evaluation and could be required...
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FILE- This Dec. 21, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
September 24, 2018 - 12:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Global stocks are down Monday after the U.S. and China officially put new tariffs on each other's goods. China also reportedly pulled out of a meeting to discuss trade. Oil prices are jumping after OPEC decided not to produce more oil. Several major deals were announced over the...
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FILE- In this July 19, 2018, file photo Brendan Kennedy, third from right in front, CEO and founder of British Columbia-based Tilray Inc., a major Canadian marijuana grower, leads cheers as confetti falls to celebrate his company's IPO (TLRY) at Nasdaq in New York. Investors are craving marijuana stocks as Canada prepares to legalize pot next month, leading to giant gains for Canada-based companies listed on U.S. exchanges. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
September 20, 2018 - 1:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Reefer Madness has gripped Wall Street. Investors are craving marijuana stocks as Canada prepares to legalize pot next month, leading to giant gains for Canada-based companies listed on U.S. exchanges. Billions of dollars have poured into the stocks in the last few months, and there...
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 photo, workers finish exhibits at the Cannabition cannabis museum in Las Vegas. The museum celebrating all things cannabis with displays that include a glass bong taller than a giraffe and huggable faux marijuana buds is the newest tourist attraction in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
September 20, 2018 - 1:29 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A glass bong taller than a giraffe. Huggable faux marijuana buds. A pool full of foam weed nuggets. Las Vegas' newest attraction — and Instagram backdrop — is a museum celebrating all things cannabis. Nobody will be allowed to light up at Cannabition when it opens Thursday because...
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Dr. Fatta Nahab, a neurologist who directs the Functional Imaging of Neurodegenerative Disorders Lab at the University of California San Diego Health's Movement Disorder Center, sits at his desk Monday, Sept 17, 2018, in San Diego. Nahab spent years going through regulatory hoops to get approval to import marijuana from Canada, to study whether cannabis can help treat essential tremor, a shaking condition affecting millions of people. (AP Photo/Julie Watson)
September 18, 2018 - 12:35 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies. The University of California San Diego's...
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August 21, 2018 - 4:38 am
Officials say an effort to place recreational marijuana on Oklahoma's general election ballot in November has fallen more than 20,000 signatures short. Secretary of State James Williamson announced Monday that a count by his office determined supporters of the initiative gathered nearly 103,000...
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Ted Woodward
August 10, 2018 - 2:57 pm
There were a pair of drug busts in Wichita on Thursday morning. The police department's special investigations bureau executed a narcotics search warrant in the northwest part of Wichita at Parkdale & Lantana, west of 29th & Maize Road. The warrant was obtained after a tip to law...
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July 15, 2018 - 11:28 am
Experts and economists warn that creating an industrial hemp market in Kansas is full of obstacles. State lawmakers legalized the cultivation of industrial hemp earlier this year, and final regulations are expected later this year. Industrial hemp and marijuana come from the same species of plant,...
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June 11, 2018 - 7:16 am
Cannabidiol products are coming back to Kansas after lawmakers agreed to bring back the marijuana extract often used as alternative medicine. The Kansas City Star reports that lawmakers voted in April to exclude cannabidiol, or CBD, from the state's definition of marijuana as long as the oil...
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April 23, 2018 - 7:00 pm
A rap video filmed in Kansas showing six people smoking marijuana while they possessed guns has brought a federal prison sentence for yet another participant. The U.S. Attorney's Office says Shundell C. Barkus, 23, of Wichita was sentenced Monday to four years. He had earlier pleaded guilty to one...
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