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Seattle cop responsible for 80 percent of marijuana citations reassigned
A Seattle police officer who issued about 80 percent of marijuana citations given in the city thus far in 2014 has been reassigned, officials said. Meanwhile, it was found that African Americans in the city were disproportionately ticketed for pot.

31.07.2014 15:07

Peace Corps leaves West Africa as Ebola outbreak expands
The US Peace Corps announced on Wednesday that it was removing its 340 volunteers from West Africa due to recent Ebola outbreak, while the federal government is being urged to fast-track a new a drug that could possibly stave off a global pandemic.

30.07.2014 23:11

UK doctors sound alarm over potential Ebola outbreak
Doctors in the UK are preparing for a possible outbreak of Ebola, one of the most virulent diseases known to humankind according to the World Health Organization.

29.07.2014 09:27

Legalize marijuana at federal level, urge NYT editors
Legalize marijuana now, or face the kind of chaos of the prohibition era in the US, says none other than The New York Times. The newspaper lays out concrete reasons why all-out legalization is the best move.

27.07.2014 08:06

Legal pot use vs. homeowners’ associations: Sowing the weeds of discontent
Just because pot is legal in your state, doesn’t mean you won’t get in trouble for smoking that doobie outside, even if you have a prescription for it. At least that’s what some homeowners’ associations (HOAs) are saying.

25.07.2014 20:11

Lawyers call for outside probe of two-hour Arizona execution
Attorneys for Joseph Wood, a convicted murderer who lived for nearly two hours after being administered a lethal injection on Wednesday, are demanding an external investigation into the event.

24.07.2014 17:36

School children offered Class A drugs – Home Office
Over a quarter of school children – some of them as young as 11 – are being offered illegal drugs, including highly addictive Class A substances, according to Home Office figures.

24.07.2014 16:16

Snoop Dogg claims he smoked marijuana in the White House bathroom (VIDEO)
Rapper Snoop Dogg is claiming that he turned the White House green during a past visit to the presidential mansion. According to the artist, he lit up a marijuana joint in the White House bathroom.

23.07.2014 17:32

Supreme Court upholds Ariz. death row drug secrecy, clears inmate execution
The US Supreme Court has upheld Arizona’s secrecy surrounding its lethal-injection drugs, ultimately clearing the Wednesday execution of a death row inmate.

23.07.2014 15:05

Oregon to vote on legalizing recreational marijuana
Voters in the state of Oregon will decide via a ballot initiative in November whether to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana.

23.07.2014 14:08

‘Drug resistant’ bacteria found in British river
Scientists have found drug resistant super bugs downstream of a sewage treatment plant in the River Sowe near Coventry, media said.

20.07.2014 17:21

Tobacco giant to pay $23bn damages to Florida smoker’s widow
A jury in Florida has awarded the widow of a chain smoker who died of lung cancer at the age of 36 punitive damages of $23 billion. RJ Reynolds, the second biggest tobacco company in the US, plans to challenge “this runaway verdict.”

20.07.2014 14:55

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