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The Top 10 Marijuana News Stories of 2014

(courtesy of New York Times)

5. New York Times Sides with Legalization; Columnist Maureen Dowd Ignites Edibles Furor

In July, the Old Grey Lady went green, calling on the federal government to repeal the country's 77-year ban on marijuana. Just a month earlier, columnist Maureen Dowd revealed she'd gotten too high on a cannabis-infused chocolate during a recent visit to Colorado. "As my paranoia deepened, I became convinced that I had died and no one was telling me," Dowd wrote, setting off a wave of late-night jokes and industry patter. But it did lead to improving dosage information on edible products

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Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

Publisher of CelebStoner.com, former editor of High Times and Freedom Leaf and co-author of Pot Culture and Reefer Movie Madness.