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Fifth Harmony's Lauren Jauregui arrested for possession of marijuana

Fifth Harmony's Lauren Jauregui arrested for possession of marijuana

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Fifth Harmony's Lauren Jauregui was arrested for possession of marijuana.  TMZ reports that the singer was caught with what appeared to be a bag of weed in her carry-on luggage during a secondary search at Dulles International Airport in Virginia. SEE ALSO: Fifth Harmony confess their most embarrassing on-stage moments Fifth Harmony performed in Washington D.C. as part of the Jingle Ball tour on Dec. 12. The band was en route to play a show in Brazil tonight and has made no announcements about a change of plans.  Possession of marijuana is a misdemeanor in Virginia punishable by a $500 fine or 30 days in jail.  Read more...More about Arrest, Celebrities, Pop Star, Fifth Harmony, and Marijuana Source: Marshable
Colorado sold an absurd amount of weed in 2016

Colorado sold an absurd amount of weed in 2016

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Colorado's cannabis enthusiasts are celebrating after a milestone was announced on Monday. In the first 10 months of 2016, the state sold more than $1 billion of recreational and medical cannabis and cannabis-related products, according to data released by the state's Department of Revenue. That is a monstrous amount of weed.  The record number is up from 2015's total annual marijuana revenue of $996 million.  SEE ALSO: Weed dealer makes a smooth save after accidentally texting a teen's mom Industry attorney Vincente Sederberg told the Cannabist that he believes sales will cross $1.3 billion in 2016. Read more...More about Colorado, Marijuana, Weed, Watercooler, and Conversations Source: Marshable
Weed dealer makes a smooth save after accidentally texting a teen's mom

Weed dealer makes a smooth save after accidentally texting a teen's mom

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Never, ever switch phone numbers with your mom. A 15-year-old named Christian recently got himself in a sticky icky situation after swapping phone numbers with his mother. Someone didn't get the memo, and unfortunately, that someone was his weed dealer. Christian's sister Anna tweeted out a photo of the exchange, which as an older, wiser sister, she found pretty hilarious. my mom and my little brother switched phones and my mom received this text and I am crying lmaooo pic.twitter.com/eO1PdsvXUw — a nna (@anna5skin) December 2, 2016 "Need bud?" the text said. Christian's mom replied explaining the mishap, but needed some clarification.  Read more...More about Funny, Teen, Marijuana, Watercooler, and Conversations Source: Marshable
This smart home appliance will make it easier to grow weed at home

This smart home appliance will make it easier to grow weed at home

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As cannabis use becomes normalized, the tech industry is finally starting to innovate the seed to weed growing process. A venture capital-backed company called LEAF just announced a new "Plug-N-Plant" grow system on Wednesday, making it easier for consumers to grow their own pesticide-free pot at home without having to maintain it like you would growing it the old fashioned way.  Image: LEAFRecreational marijuana use is now legal in eight states and Washington, D.C., thanks to the recent election, and medical cannabis is allowed in some form in 29 states, returning cannabis as a major cash crop for the United States. In many of these areas and all states where cannabis has been legalized, you're allowed to grow your own pot for your own personal use, but growing weed has its fair sha
OBAMA: It’s ‘untenable’ for government to enforce ‘a patchwork of laws’ on marijuana

OBAMA: It’s ‘untenable’ for government to enforce ‘a patchwork of laws’ on marijuana

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Barack Obama called for re-thinking the federal government's stance on marijuana, and said that the drug should be treated as a "public health" issue, in a recent interview with The Rolling Stone. "It is untenable over the long term for the Justice Department or the DEA to be enforcing a patchwork of laws, where something that's legal in one state could get you a 20-year prison sentence in another," Obama told The Rolling Stone's Jann Wenner. Obama said that while he doesn't believe that legalization is a "panacea," he thinks that marijuana should be treated as a public health issue similar to cigarettes and alcohol. There's already a thriving commercial market for marijuana in Colorado, Oregon, and Washington, and seven more states, including California, voted to legalize mari