Tag: Marijuana

Co-conspirator of former Fall River mayor sentenced

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BOSTON — An associate of the recently convicted former mayor of Fall River has been sentenced for his role in a scheme to extort...

50-year war on drugs imprisoned millions of Black Americans

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Landscaping was hardly his lifelong dream. As a teenager, Alton Lucas...

Here they come! California lists recall election candidates

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LOS ANGELES — California’s next governor could be a retired homicide detective, a marijuana reform advocate or a former mayor. Maybe the job will...

Senate leader lends clout to marijuana legalization push

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WASHINGTON — The Senate's top Democrat is backing a bill that would strike down a longstanding federal prohibition on marijuana, embracing a proposal that...

Cunningham announcing plan to legalize marijuana in SC

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MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — Joe Cunningham — the former one-term Democratic congressman now running to unseat South Carolina Republican Gov. Henry McMaster — is...

Trooper performs Heimlich after motorist chokes on marijuana

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ROOTSTOWN, Ohio — An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper successfully performed the Heimlich maneuver after a man allegedly attempted to swallow a bag of...

Paris police release rapper Lil Baby, hand him drug fine

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PARIS — Paris police released rapper Lil Baby from custody on Friday after fining him for having cannabis in his car, according to the...

In letter, USADA says it can’t change marijuana rules alone

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U.S. Anti-Doping Agency leaders are pushing to further mitigate “harsh consequences” for marijuana if it's not intentionally used to enhance performance, though they cannot...

Los Angeles County authorities seize $1 billion in marijuana

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LOS ANGELES — Authorities said Wednesday that they seized $1 billion worth of illegal marijuana in the largest eradication effort in Los Angeles County...

Column: A few puffs and a bad rule do Richardson in

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She could have — make that should have — been a breakout star in an Olympics desperate for any kind of positive jolt. Sha'Carri...