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The Skinny on Marijuana

A new study says marijuana use results in "lower prevalence rates of obesity and diabetes." So much for the theory that the munchies make people fat.

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Rapper Chief Keef Busted in Georgia

A security guard at Le Meridian Hotel in Dunwoody blew the whistle on Chief Keef and his crew, who were smoking out their room. Police arrived and arrested the rapper on May 20.

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Remembering Ray Manzarek

Back in 2008, Ray Manzarek was a panelist at the NORML Conference. Ray came to help promote "Pot Culture," which includes his account of the first time he got high.

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Sting's Legalise Marijuana Poster

Back in the '80s when he was leading the Police, Sting posed in front of a graffiti that read, LEGALISE MARIJUANA. A poster of the photo is available on eBay.

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Activists Arrested at Philly Pot Rally

Police busted several PhillyNORML members during the Smoke Down Prohibition protest at Independence Park on May 18. N.A. Poe and Adam Kokesh have since had criminal charges reduced to citations.

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Sharon Foster: Washington's Weed Queen

Liquor Control Board chairwoman Sharon Foster says friends are calling her the "queen of weed," because the board is responsible for regulating marijuana in Washington State.

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Patrick Dempsey on Coffee and Weed

Actor Patrick Dempsey wants to serves more than coffee at his Tully's shops. "You could present it in a beautiful, elegant way: a Michelin-starred coffee shop where you can get marijuana," he says.

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