Law & Crime

Marijuana-infused candy. Image via Phoenix New Times
 
When Colorado legalized recreational cannabis, Denver police warned of  new danger for trick or treaters. One year later are kids in pot peril?

Mike Whiter receives the first citation for rolling up a joint at City Hall. Image: Mike Whiter via Philly.com

Tricia L. Nadolny ~ Philly.com ~

In the year since the city decriminalized possession and use of small amounts of marijuana, arrests have fallen nearly 75 percent.

A bud trimmer at a medical marijuana operation near Vancouver, Washington. Image via KOMONews.com
 
Federal researchers spent most of the week on a working medical marijuana farm in Vancouver, Washington to study the occupational hazards of growing and processing marijuana. 

Washington Square Park in New York City. Image: Matthew Jesuele via Wikimedia Commons
 
The city is getting higher by the day — and we’re not talking about Manhattan skyscrapers.

Flag of the Menominee Nation. Image: Xasartha via Wikimedia Commons

Steven Nelson ~ U.S. News & World Report ~

Authorities claim the plants were marijuana, not hemp – but evidence is lacking.

A "stack" of bills. Image: Psychonaught via Wikimedia Commons

Kathleen Burke ~ MarketWatch.com ~

Federal regulations force businesses into cash-only operations.

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