• Marijuana Science: Why Today’s Pot Packs a Bigger Punch

    Marijuana Science: Why Today’s Pot Packs a Bigger Punch

    The marijuana that is available today may be much more potent than marijuana cultivated in the past, according to the results of new tests. The psychoactive component in the marijuana plant is the chemical THC, and the new tests showed that today’s marijuana may contain 30 percent THC, Andy LaFrate, the author of the new
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  • Denver officials trying to shut down about 60 marijuana growing co-ops

    Denver officials trying to shut down about 60 marijuana growing co-ops

    DENVER – Denver officials may shut down dozens of pot-growing collectives scattered across the city. Officials say they’re trying to shut down about 60 collective growing operations. The collectives are advertised as places to grow pot for people who can’t or don’t want to grow them at home. Many are not permitted by landlords or
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  • 2,500 Illinoisans Apply for Medical Marijuana Cards

    2,500 Illinoisans Apply for Medical Marijuana Cards

    Illinois health officials over the weekend said about 2,500 residents have applied for medical marijuana cards, even as the four-year pilot program remains stalled. About 1,600 of those applicants have received approval letters, Department of Health spokeswoman Melaney Arnold told the Belleville News Democrat She could not say where the applicants live. A series of
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  • Special report, ‘Clearing the Haze:’ Black market is thriving in Colorado

    Special report, ‘Clearing the Haze:’ Black market is thriving in Colorado

    A shrinking black market for marijuana was among the biggest benefits Colorado would realize from legalizing and regulating the drug, proponents of Amendment 64 promised in the months leading up to the state’s historic decision to sanction pot’s recreational use.  After the first year of recreational pot sales, The Gazette takes a comprehensive look at
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