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TV Review: 'Weed Country'

Growers and law enforcers are at odds in Discovery Channel's "Weed Country," which takes place in California's ever-expanding Emerald Triangle. But after six episodes, what did we really learn?

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Rapper 2 Chainz Busted in Maryland

Grammy nominee 2 Chainz was arrested for marijuana possession on Feb. 14 in Maryland. The rapper went from the Grammys to appearing on "2 Broke Girls" to getting busted.

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No Jail for Pot? Thanks for Nothing, Mayor Bloomberg

After more than 400,000 marijuana arrests in New York during his 11 years as Mayor, Michael Bloomberg has announced that the arrests will continue but bustees won't have to spend the night in jail. That's way too little and way too late.

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Bill Maher: 'I'm Gay for Marijuana'

Pot pundit Bill Maher says he's "gay for marijuana. I'd like to be treated equally under the law. We met in high school and we've been together ever since."

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David Peel - 'The Pope Smokes Dope'

In 1972, for his third album, David Peel recruited John Lennon and Yoko Ono to produce "The Pope Smoke Dope." The album, featuring the title song, was released by Apple Records.

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New Pro-Cannabis Bills on the Hill

House Reps Jared Polis and Earl Blumenauer have sponsored federal legislation that would substantially reform the nation's marijuana laws.

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Michigan Court Bans Dispensaries

The Michigan Supreme Court has upheld an Appeals Court decision banning medical-marijuana dispensaries. The 4-1 ruling effectively shuts down canna-business in state.

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