Kevin Sabet testifies before the United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control.
By Tony Dokoupil, Published: June 26, 2015 at 5:17 PM If you consume cannabis this weekend, you might also be killing fish, clear-cutting forest, and poisoning some cute-faced and endangered members of the weasel family. That’s one takeaway from new report in the journal BioScience, which details the water-guzzling, land-destroying, pollution-spreading reality of the marijuana […]
By Thomas Mitchell, Published: June 25, 2015 Homeless shelters struggle to provide accurate data due to inconsistent visitation and privacy concerns, but shelter employees say they have noticed a rise in visitors since 2014. Marijuana’s social effects on Colorado have been routinely debated since recreational sales began in 2014. So a group of students at Metropolitan […]
By Sarah Yang, Published: June 24, 2015 BERKELEY — The debate over the legalization of marijuana has focused primarily on questions of law, policy and health. But a new paper co-authored by UC Berkeley researchers shines a spotlight on the environment as an underappreciated victim of the plant’s growing popularity as a cash crop. Discarded fertilizer boxes reflect not […]
By Sabrina Eaton, Published: June 24, 2015 at 11:07 AM DENVER, Colorado – Marijuana legalization in Colorado put business owners like Dottie Peterson in a quandary. Peterson doesn’t want workers at the staffing service she operates to use marijuana on the job, though she doesn’t mind if they do it in their free time. But she can’t […]