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Teen vaping tied to marijuana use

(Reuters Health) - Adolescents and young adults who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than youth who never try vaping, a resear...

Teen vaping tied to marijuana use

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Medical marijuana no longer tied to fewer opioid deaths (Reuters Health) - Legalizing medical marijuana no longer appears to be linked with a drop in fatal opioid overdoses, according to a new U.S. study that calls into question the potential for cannabis to help fix the opioid crisis....
04:51, 06/11/2019

Teen vaping on the rise in U.S, Canada More American and Canadian teens are vaping than ever before, according to a new study, and researchers say the availability of e-cigarettes with more nicotine may partly explain the trend....
03:34, 06/29/2019

NYC protest held against teen vaping after CDC expresses concerns Protesters of teen vaping began to march Tuesday outside JUUL offices in New York City, days after a U.S. government agency announced it was looking into lung illnesses possibly associated with the practice....
01:34, 08/21/2019

More states targeting teen vaping by raising the buying age to 21 Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in restricting the sale and use of tobacco to those 21 and older....
01:34, 07/02/2019

Vaping caused Texas teen to nearly die from lung failure A Texas teen who puffed e-cigarettes since the eighth grade was nearly killed by his vaping habit when his lungs gave out, reports said. Tryston Zohfeld, 17, was admitted to the intensive care unit last month due to his excessive use of e-cigs, according to Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Wor...
17:34, 08/21/2019

More states are targeting teen vaping, but health advocates say it’s not enough to curb use Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in implementing Tobacco 21 policies, which restrict the use of tobacco to those 21 and older....
01:34, 07/02/2019

Commentary: Convenience store group CEO says teen vaping would get worse under FDA plan The flawed assumption in the FDA's proposal is that young people primarily get e-cigarettes from convenience stores. Research shows it's just not true....
14:17, 07/08/2019

Sen. Durbin blasts FDA on Juul. Says agency 'has no intention' of curbing teen vaping Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin in a scathing letter to Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said he feels Sharpless has "no intention" of tackling what his predecessor Scott Gottlieb labeled an "epidemic" of teen vaping....
19:34, 05/30/2019

Indiana man allegedly kills teen brother over vaping indoors: report An Indiana man was charged in the death of his 15-year-old brother after he allegedly punched him in the side of his head for vaping indoors, according to a local report....
20:17, 06/21/2019

Lawmakers blast Juul over the company's role in teen vaping 'epidemic' The House Committee on Oversight and Reform's Economic and Consumer Policy subcommittee is examining Juul's marketing and health claims in a two-part hearing on Wednesday and Thursday titled "Examining Juul's Role in the Youth Nicotine Epidemic."...
20:17, 07/24/2019

San Francisco becomes first major city to ban e-cigarette sales to curb teen vaping The measure has been criticized by e-cigarette makers and some public health officials who question whether there’s any real benefit to banning the products while cigarettes are still widely sold....
19:51, 06/26/2019

House panel demands internal documents from Juul in teen vaping probe House Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi is pointing the blame at Juul for the rise in underage vaping, saying that the high levels of nicotine in Juul's pods are "sending kids across the country into rehab, some as young as 15."...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Juul co-founder defends company at hearing over its alleged role in teen vaping 'epidemic' Juul co-founder James Monsees defended the company in a hearing Thursday, as lawmakers grilled him over Juul's alleged role in the teen vaping "epidemic."...
00:51, 07/26/2019

FDA launches 'Magic' television ad campaign with magician Julius Dein to curb teen vaping The FDA is launching a television ad campaign with a popular street magician designed to tell teenagers about the potential dangers of vaping and e-cigarette use....
17:51, 07/22/2019

Tobacco company Reynolds blames teen vaping crisis on Juul in fighting FDA plan to rein in industry The FDA in March proposed limiting sales of fruity e-cigarette flavors to age-restricted stores to curb what it has labeled a teen vaping "epidemic." Reynolds says the plan is "overly broad" and the FDA should instead focus on Juul....
20:00, 05/02/2019

'I'm too high. Something's wrong.' Teens caught vaping marijuana in scary new trend As more teens vape, schools have struggled to keep the practice in check. Now, some schools are seeing a worrisome twist — students vaping marijuana.        ...
08:51, 05/04/2019

Vaping As cigarette smoking declines worldwide, tobacco companies have turned to a new product line to make up for lost revenue: vaping devices. Using an e-cigarette, vapers get a hit of stimulating nicotine without resorting to a burning stick of tobacco. These products are marketed as less risky alternat...
20:34, 06/25/2019

Barty stops US teen's French run; faces Czech teen in final Ash Barty came back from a set and a break down to end 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova's French Open run with a topsy-turvy 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 victory that put her in her first Grand Slam final        ...
15:00, 06/07/2019

N4T Investigators: Vaping Violations TUCSON – It’s being called an epidemic. We are talking about teens who use vaping devices that are packed with highly addictive nicotine. Especially concerning is the fact that research shows nicotine can potentially harm brain development through the age of 26. So, what are local retail...
11:34, 06/25/2019

Daily Mail Dipshit Tries to Own Teen Only for Teen To, Like, Totally Own His Ass Talking—it’s hard! I’ve never done it, but being a 17 year old girl talking to a pasty 48-year-old white guy snorting to himself and shoving his recorder in your face sounds like an even more difficult task....
23:17, 05/20/2019

Schools rethink vaping discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Officials at schools across the United States have begun rethinking their approach to teen vaping, as statistics show a rise in suspensions and other disciplinary actions for students caught using e-cigarettes on school grounds. Many who previously emphasized discipline ...
10:17, 05/27/2019

FDA releases anti-vaping ads to air on ESPN, MTV The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is releasing its first anti-vaping television ads Monday targeting teens as part of its “The Real Cost” Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign. A statement said ads will run on ESPN, TeenNick, CW and MTV, along with music sites and social media. The ...
18:00, 07/23/2019

Vaping linked to lung injury (KARE) Children’s Minnesota is confirming four cases of severe lung injury linked to vaping by teenagers, marking the first time cases have been identified in Minnesota. Public health officials in Wisconsin issued alerts to the public in late July after identifying cases of Severe Lung Disease...
04:51, 08/14/2019

Vaping Moves From the Bathroom to the Classroom Middle-school and high-school students are becoming more daring in their use of electronic cigarettes, often vaping right under their teachers’ noses....
16:00, 08/20/2019

The Vaping Congressman's Wife Has Flipped California Rep. Duncan Hunter is truly the worst: he’s a racist who has repeatedly defended war criminals, and lest we forget, VAPED ON THE FLOOR OF CONGRESS....
01:51, 06/14/2019

FDA targets vaping ‘influencers’ over online promotions WASHINGTON — US regulators moved to discipline vaping companies for inappropriately promoting their flavored nicotine formulas through so-called influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites. The Food and Drug Administration sent warning letters Friday to four companies that used pai...
01:51, 06/08/2019

FDA targets vaping ‘influencers’ for online promotions WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators are targeting four vaping companies for inappropriately pushing their flavored nicotine products through so-called influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other websites The Food and Drug Administration on Friday sent warning letters to companies that used paid social ...
18:34, 06/07/2019

Walgreens Is Latest to Raise Vaping (and Smoking) Age to 21 In raising the age to purchase tobacco, the chain joined a trend. Rite-Aid has stopped selling e-cigarettes, and CVS ended all tobacco sales in 2014....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Vaping impacts blood vessels, even without nicotine (Reuters Health) - Healthy young people show signs of impaired blood vessel function after just a few puffs of an electronic cigarette, even without nicotine, new research shows....
03:34, 08/21/2019

Smoking or vaping: e-cigarettes as a lesser evil Smoking's out, steaming's in. Both are indisputably unhealthy, but is one better than the other? Supporters of smoke alternatives say they aren't as bad as traditional tobacco cigarettes. But is there any truth in that?...
13:17, 05/31/2019

Juul's app-connected e-cigarette keeps tabs on your vaping E-cigarette manufacturer Juul has come under fire for contributing to teen smoking rates. Recently, the company has been scrambling to demonstrate its products are aimed at adults, not teens. Its latest defense is an app-connected e-cigarette which r......
18:34, 08/05/2019

'The squad' goes on fact-free vaping rant On Wednesday, the House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy held the first of two hearings investigating the role of Juul, the country's largest e-cigarette company, in the alleged "epidemic" of youth vaping sweeping America's high schools....
05:51, 07/26/2019

BAT sees further growth in vaping, e-cigarette products this year British American Tobacco, the world's No. 2 tobacco company, on Wednesday forecast sales of vaping and e-cigarette products to accelerate in the second half of the year and announced plans to consolidate the business into fewer brands....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Nicorette introduces new nicotine lozenges in bid to woo customers away from vaping Nicorette is launching its first major product innovation in 10 years, a coated ice mint lozenge. The brand was first approved to help people quit smoking in 1984....
18:17, 05/21/2019

Seizures after vaping? FDA investigating 127 reports of the neurological condition following e-cig use The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday announced it is investigating 127 reports of seizures occurring after vaping or electronic cigarette use. ...
20:00, 08/08/2019

Social media ads for vaping must include nicotine warnings, FTC says The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned a handful of "e-liquid," or vape, companies that they -- and their social media influencers -- must follow the same advertising rules as everyone else. Specifically,......
04:34, 06/08/2019

Vaping may aid smoking cessation but also boost relapse risk (Reuters Health) - Adults who smoke cigarettes may have an easier time cutting back or quitting altogether if they start vaping, but a new French study also suggests that vaping may make ex-smokers more likely to relapse....
01:51, 07/16/2019

In Vaping Response, Schools Mull Treatment With Discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after a competing in a football game led Stamford High School Principal Raymond Manka to reconsider his approach to the epidemic. His school traditionally has emphasized discipline for those caught wi...
19:00, 05/26/2019

Vaping suspected of causing serious lung damage in 8 Wisconsin teens The Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin said the teens were suffering from shortness of breath, fatigue, chest pains, cough and weight loss -- and had all reported vaping in the weeks and months prior to needing treatment....
20:34, 07/26/2019

Possible vaping, severe lung illness link sparks CDC probe The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating whether a series of lung illnesses reported across multiple states is linked to vaping....
18:00, 08/20/2019

Spirit Airlines passenger banned for life after vaping on flight A 30-year-old Spirit Airlines passenger on a flight from Detroit to New Orleans recently got himself banned for life after deciding to take a smoke break in the plane's bathroom....
09:17, 06/09/2019

Vaping linked to violence, property theft among teens in US: study Puffing could be the gateway to delinquency. Teens who vape are more likely to steal and commit violent crimes, according to a new study out of the University of Texas and San Antonio. The study, published this month in the Journal of Criminal Justice, tracked a national sample of US youths in the 8...
17:17, 05/29/2019

Vice Ventures wants to fund ‘bad’ industries like weed, booze, and vaping Vice Ventures is a VC fund that focuses on areas where investors have been less inclined to venture -- including weed, booze, gambling, and psychedelics.Read More...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Nearly 100 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping, and the CDC Is Getting Involved The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. Since late June, according to the CDC, 94 people in 14 states have come down with serious lung illnesses that may be linked to use of ...
16:51, 08/19/2019

Mystery Lung Illness Linked To Vaping. Nearly 100 Cases Suspected In US State and federal health officials are investigating almost 100 cases of mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping and e-cigarette use in 14 states, many of them involving teens and young adults. A......
10:00, 08/17/2019

A $1 tax rise on cigarettes increases vaping rates by almost 10 percent: study Taxes on traditional cigarettes may be driving smokers to try vaping. A $1 tax increase on traditional cigarettes reduces cigarette use by 1.9 percent overall and by 3.5 percent for daily smokers, says a new study distributed by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). It also increased vapi...
20:00, 07/02/2019

Teens in Wisconsin Are Being Diagnosed With Severe Lung Damage That May Be Linked to Vaping Health officials in Wisconsin are looking into a scary-sounding cluster of cases that could be linked to vaping. Doctors in the state have reported eight cases of teenagers with similar lung damage and symptoms to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (WisDHS) this month, the agency said in a ...
23:17, 07/26/2019

U.S. vaping firm Juul plans multiple Asia launches in 2019 U.S. electronic cigarette company Juul Labs Inc plans to launch in multiple Asian locations in 2019 and the Middle East and Africa by 2021 as part of its international expansion, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
13:34, 05/07/2019

Nebraska School District Will Test Students for Nicotine Over Vaping Worries The new policy reflected growing concerns about the public health threat of e-cigarettes. “We are really wanting this to be a preventive, proactive measure,” the superintendent said....
00:51, 06/18/2019

Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly used influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter who failed to include required warnings that e-cigarettes contain nicotine....
19:51, 06/07/2019

Vaping harms the brain and companies shouldn't pay influencers to promote it, FDA says The Food and Drug Administration sent warnings Friday to companies that used paid social media influencers to promote nicotine solutions.        ...
19:51, 06/07/2019

Doctors say vaping may have caused severe lung damage in eight Wisconsin teens The teens were hospitalized with extreme coughs, significant shortness of breath and fatigue. Some had lost weight from vomiting and diarrhea.        ...
02:51, 07/26/2019

Vaping companies facing European opposition to higher nicotine level A push by makers of electronic cigarettes to raise nicotine levels in the European Union towards their far higher American levels is running into opposition, a senior executive at U.S. market leader Juul said on Tuesday....
16:34, 05/07/2019

Vaping linked to 94 mysterious cases of severe lung disease in 14 states Enlarge / A person smokes a Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Saturday that it’s investigating a puzzling burst of severe lung-disease cases linked to e-cigarette product use or “vaping.” Between June 28 and August 15, ...
10:51, 08/20/2019

Dozens of People in Multiple States Have Lung Disease Linked to Vaping, and No One Knows Why The number of people afflicted and hospitalized with serious lung disease connected to vaping continues to grow. This week, multiple states reported similar cases, and the toll of confirmed and possible victims has climbed into the dozens. Right now, health officials and outside experts still seem t...
04:00, 08/17/2019

Student shares shocking images of collapsed lungs after vaping for a year Costly cartridges and an addiction to nicotine aren’t the only things vapers need to worry about. Chance Ammirata, 18, said it only took him a couple of days to go through one Juul pod. Now, he’s going viral for sharing images of his lungs on social media. When he began vaping about a ye...
19:00, 08/08/2019

Vaping Could Make It Harder For Your Body to Fight the Flu, Preliminary Research Suggests Anyone who’s regularly smoked knows that colds and flus can hit them harder than they would a non-smoker. But people who vape could be in for the same sort of trouble, according to some new (and very preliminary) research out today. It suggests that e-cigarettes can weaken the body’s ability to fend...
09:17, 05/21/2019

Anti-vaping victory? Federal judge orders FDA to speed up review of e-cigarettes Lack of oversight has led to an explosion in underage vaping by teens, threatening to hook a generation of Americans on nicotine, health groups say.        ...
12:34, 05/16/2019

Juul Rep Visited a Classroom and Told Teens Vaping Is 'Totally Safe,' for Some Reason There’s a lot of debate about what belongs in the classroom—but it’s safe to say Juul doesn’t. However, two teens testified in Congress on Wednesday that a Juul representative had, in fact, visited their class in April 2018 as part of a health presentation and told them the company’s e-cigarettes we...
00:51, 07/26/2019

Dozens of Midwest teens hospitalized with lung injuries, breathing problems from vaping More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exactly is sickening them. The Minnesota Department of Health announced Tuesday four cases of young people at Children’s Minnesota with “severe lung i...
12:34, 08/16/2019

Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are much less toxic than cigarette smoke E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from cigarettes....
10:34, 06/14/2019

Dozens of Midwest teens who reported vaping hospitalized with 'severe lung injury,' breathing problems More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exactly is sickening them....
20:34, 08/15/2019

In Washington, Juul Vows to Curb Youth Vaping. Its Lobbying in States Runs Counter to That Pledge. Juul has told the F.D.A. it will do all it can to stop youth vaping. But in state capitols and city halls around the country, the company is embracing measures that undermine that vow....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Wisconsin Health Officials Urge People to Stop Vaping After a Sudden and Mysterious Rise in Lung Disease More people hospitalized with serious lung problems linked to vaping have been found, Wisconsin health officials reported Friday. Last week, health officials reported eight cases of this strange cluster, all involving teens. The cases now involve teens and young adults. According to the Wisconsin De...
07:51, 08/03/2019

Is marijuana a depressant? What to know Marijuana can act as a depressant, stimulant, and hallucinogen. Learn more about the effects of each type of drug here. We also cover the risks and side effects....
19:17, 07/31/2019

Google just says no to marijuana apps While more states are passing laws legalizing marijuana, Google is trying to make it harder for smokers to connect with sellers. Earlier this week, the company announced that it will no longer allow apps in the Google Play Store that "facilitate the sale of marijuana or marijuana products regardless...
03:51, 06/01/2019

CBD: a marijuana miracle or just another health fad? The cannabis-derived compound is popping up in everything from mineral water to bath bombs. We ask experts and users if it actually worksAaron Horn first came across cannabidiol, or CBD, about three years ago in Glastonbury – the town, not the festival. “I found it at this amazing hemp shop, Hemp in...
11:51, 05/05/2019

How using marijuana could benefit your relationship So much for the lazy, snacking stoner stereotype. New research reveals that cannabis use between couples increases might benefit their relationship, in the bedroom and beyond. “We found robust support for these positive effects within two hours of when couples use marijuana together or in the ...
23:51, 05/23/2019

Is CBD Really the Marijuana Molecule That Cures All? Wonder drug or modern-day snake oil? Appearing in stores and online in the form of body lotions, capsules, tinctures, edible gummies and bottled water, CBD has exploded in popularity as a way to reap the supposed health benefits of marijuana without the high that comes with it. All this is in spite ...
09:51, 06/23/2019

I Was 21 The First Time I Asked to Have My Tubes Tied "For womb-owners, pregnancy is a beautiful, deeply rewarding experience... I knew early on, however, that despite my true admiration for those womb-owners, I was not going to be one of them"...
09:17, 06/01/2019

Sleeping with lights or TV on tied to obesity (Reuters Health) - For middle-aged and older women, sleeping with the television or lights on has been linked with higher odds of becoming obese, in a recent U.S. study....
04:51, 06/11/2019

Careers in Marijuana Catch On at Colleges Two major universities are creating the first career paths for young people interested in the business of marijuana. The University of Maryland will offer a master’s degree in medical cannabis, and a new course is being added at Cornell University....
23:51, 07/28/2019

Megatron partners in marijuana-for-CTE research Former Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and his business partner, ex-NFL lineman Rob Sims, have partnered with Harvard to research the benefits of medical marijuana for CTE and pain management....
10:34, 08/16/2019

4 things we misunderstand about marijuana when we think of it like alcohol Since legalization, cannabis has become more available to people whose habits and assumptions have been formed by alcohol consumption — but that has its pitfalls, says one expert....
14:17, 05/01/2019

Marijuana users less likely to be obese, study says The joke is that smoking marijuana can cause weight gain because users might get the munchies, but new research suggests that pot smokers weigh less....
01:34, 04/29/2019

Yes, her name really is Dr. Marijuana Pepsi, and her story is amazing Marijuana Pepsi's own scholarship – called the Marijuana Pepsi Scholarship, of course – will be given to a deserving first generation college student.        ...
02:00, 06/19/2019

The marijuana industry needs innovation to thrive There’s a kind of boom and bust cycle that tends to follow the development of every new technology, or every major societal change. People get excited about the possibilities of the shiny new concept, they dump money into stocks, they start businesses in the industry, and they push public enth...
00:17, 07/16/2019

Illinois legalizes recreational marijuana Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation making Illinois the 11th state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana and the second to enact It through the Legislature rather than the ballot box. (June 25)        ...
00:51, 06/26/2019

Marijuana users less likely to be overweight, obese New research examines the link between body mass index and cannabis use. The findings may seem counterintuitive, given that marijuana increases appetite....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Recreational marijuana use signed into law in Illinois A bill legalizing the use of recreational marijuana was signed into Illinois law. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the details.        ...
17:34, 06/26/2019

Police say Detroit man tied to at least 3 deaths, 2 assaults Prosecutors have charged a Detroit man who police call a "person of interest" in the deaths of three women with sexually assaulting a separate woman....
22:51, 06/10/2019

Police arrest MI man tied to deaths, assaults Detroit Police Chief James Craig says he believes a man being held in connection with the deaths of three women and charged in the sexual assault of another is responsible for those crimes and others. (June 10)        ...
22:34, 06/10/2019

Mediterranean diet tied to better memory for diabetics (Reuters Health) - People with diabetes may have better brain function if they follow a Mediterranean diet rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, fish and healthy fats, a U.S. study suggests....
00:00, 06/01/2019

Pete Buttigieg tied for 2nd in New Hampshire poll A new survey in the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House puts former Vice President Joe Biden atop the extremely large field of Democratic presidential candidates, with one-time longshot Pete Buttigieg now statistically tied with Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont for secon...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Too much vitamin B6 and B12 tied to hip fractures in older women Older women who take supplements with high doses of vitamins B6 and B12 may be more likely than their counterparts who don't to experience hip fractures, a U.S. study suggests....
22:00, 05/15/2019

The U.S. Women Won, the Men Lost, and the Equal Pay Fight Tied Them Together Again On the day the American team won the Women’s World Cup, the U.S. men lost in a regional final. But how to compensate the players has caused tension and division....
07:51, 07/09/2019

76ers, Raptors meet with series tied 1-1 Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...
21:34, 05/01/2019

Red Sox, Royals suspended by rain tied 4-4 in 10th The series finale between the Boston Red Sox and Kansas City Royals was suspended by rain with the score tied 4-4 in the top of the 10th inning       ...
13:00, 08/08/2019

Toronto, Philadelphia tied 2-2 heading into game 5 Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...
09:51, 05/07/2019

For some surgeries, hospital rankings not tied to better outcomes (Reuters Health) - When it comes to common gastrointestinal operations, such as weight loss surgery, a U.S. hospital's ranking may not equate with better outcomes, a new study suggests....
15:51, 08/02/2019

Opting out of procedures during childbirth tied to discrimination (Reuters Health) - Women who decline certain procedures - such as cesarean delivery or immediate cord clamping - during childbirth are more likely to report being treated poorly during their hospital stay, a U.S. study finds....
22:34, 07/09/2019

Vaping, juice cleanses, fitness trackers: Some 'healthy' trends are riskier than you think These recent fads are widely believed to be healthy — or at least a healthier alternative to risky behavior. Many experts tell a different story.        ...
09:17, 07/05/2019

Switzerland aims to legalise medical marijuana The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana, proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat people suffering from cancer or other serious conditions....
18:00, 06/26/2019

Watch: Cake mix-up confuses 'Moana' for 'marijuana' A Georgia woman said a miscommunication while ordering her birthday cake led to dessert having a marijuana theme rather than the intended "Moana" theme....
21:34, 07/10/2019

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.       ...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Marijuana industry wants to prove it’s ‘socially responsible’ LOS ANGELES — An alliance of large marijuana businesses had a message for the public Tuesday: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cannabis Partnership, which includes Canopy Growth Corp. and other companies operating in the sector, issued guidelines aimed at minimizing greenhouse gas...
02:34, 06/20/2019

Hawaii becomes 26th state to decriminalize marijuana Hawaii has become the 26th state in the nation to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. Under the new legislation, which effectively became law on Tuesday, tokers with even a tiny amount of weed on them no longer face the possibility of 30 days in jail and a $1,000 fine. Instea...
05:00, 07/11/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to allow recreational marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation that makes the state the 11th to legalize small amounts of marijuana for recreational use and the second to approve it through the Legislature rather than the ballot box. Legalization in Ill...
00:51, 06/26/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize marijuana Illinois Gov. J.B Pritzker signed a bill Tuesday morning legalizing recreational use of marijuana, making Illinois the 11th state to decriminalize the drug....
20:34, 06/25/2019

Is NFL on the verge of allowing marijuana for pain management? An agreement between NFL and the NFLPA to further study pain management could signal the league has an open mind on allowing marijuana as pain remedy.        ...
15:51, 05/22/2019

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Herring said Saturday that Virginia should start decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana and eventually legalize the drug. The Democratic attorney general said criminal prosecut...
12:00, 06/16/2019

After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next More states have waved the green flag on weed from a medical and/or adult-use, with 33 medical marijuana-legal states. Ten allow adult consumption.       ...
01:34, 06/15/2019

4 Your Health: The pros and cons of legalizing marijuana There have been positive and negative results from the legalization of marijuana. A look at the bad and good about legalizing marijuana. Researchers from the University Of California San Francisco reviewed hospital data from Colorado. They found admissions for chronic pain decreased by 5 percent aft...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Beijing says US legalization of marijuana is a 'threat to China' Beijing's leading drug enforcement body has blamed the legalization of marijuana in Canada and parts of the United States for a spike in the amount of drugs smuggled into the country, describing it as a "new threat to China."...
16:34, 06/17/2019

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
01:51, 05/30/2019

Marijuana industry could surpass NFL in revenue by 2020 Cannabis has been extending its reach through legalization over the past several years. Starting with early adopter Colorado, 37 states have passed legislation allowing adult consumption for medical and, in some cases, recreational purposes. So how high can revenues go for this budding industry? For...
08:17, 06/09/2019

TSA allows flyers to travel with drug derived from marijuana The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to travel with some forms of CBD oil and a drug derived from marijuana that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration....
17:17, 05/29/2019

Thailand set to deliver first batch of medical marijuana Thailand plans to distribute about 10,000 bottles of cannabis oil next week for hospital patients, a government official said on Thursday, the first official use of medical marijuana since a law legalizing it came into effect this year....
15:51, 08/02/2019

Majority of New Yorkers back use of recreational marijuana A majority of New York voters back the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in the state even as lawmakers continue to grapple with the issue, a new survey released Monday reveals. The Siena College poll found that 55 percent of voters back the legalization while 40 percent were opposed...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana Illinois is poised to become the 11th state in the US to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after lawmakers voted to legalize the drug on Friday afternoon....
01:17, 06/02/2019

Cannabis oil prompts debate about NY marijuana legalization City lawmakers are gearing up to fight the Health Department’s ban on the cannabis oil CBD, saying the compound should be treated the same as pot in the debate over legalization. “We see it as kind of ironic that we are going after CBD while doing a legalization push for marijuana,” said Winthrop Ro...
08:51, 06/02/2019

New York governor says legal marijuana not likely this year ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he doesn’t believe it’s feasible for lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana this year. The Democrat told reporters Monday that he doesn’t believe there is sufficient support to pass the measure in the state Senate. Cuomo say...
19:34, 06/03/2019

New top state GOP leader is open to legalizing marijuana ALBANY — New York’s incoming Republican State Party Chairman Nick Langworthy is open to legalizing marijuana. “My predecessor certainly had strong feelings on that…I was a strong proponent of medicinal marijuana. As a Republican party leader I was probably the first, you know, in t...
01:51, 06/04/2019

Retired DE Long aims to destigmatize marijuana Chris Long said Tuesday that last week he talked about using marijuana in the hopes of destigmatizing the drug and hopes the NFL will one day lift the "arbitrary ban" on it....
21:00, 05/28/2019

TSA allows passengers to bring drug derived from marijuana WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to bring on board some forms of CBD oil and an FDA-approved drug derived from marijuana. All forms of marijuana were previously prohibited in carry-on bags and checked luggage. On Sunday,...
01:34, 05/29/2019

8 incredible facts about the booming US marijuana industry Barbara Corbellini Duarte/Business Insider The US marijuana industry is worth billions of dollars, and is showing no signs of slowing down. Ten US states have legalized recreational marijuana use, and 33 have legalized medicinal use. Read on for eight surprising facts about the marijuana industry. ...
08:51, 05/08/2019

I don't want my money tied up for years, so what should I invest in? Ask a Fool Stocks are great for long-term investors, but if you think you might need your money soon, here's the best way to go.       ...
18:34, 06/17/2019

CBOE RECEIVES SEC APPROVAL FOR TIED HEDGE PROCEDURE Chicago, August 18, - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it received Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approval for an exception to the Exchange's current rules restricting anticipatory hedging.The new "tied hedge" procedures allow firms to obtain a related stock, secu...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Obesity, belly fat tied to early death among Mexicans Residents of Mexico City who are obese may be more likely to die prematurely than their slimmer counterparts, especially if they have lots of extra fat around their midsections, a new study suggests....
01:52, 08/13/2019

Rory McIlroy tied for lead despite saying he didn’t play his ‘best’ CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Rory McIlroy insisted he didn’t play that well. That could be a bad omen for the rest of the Wells Fargo Championship field the rest of the week considering the 5-under McIlroy posted in Thursday’s opening round at Quail Hollow to take a share of the tournament lead with Joel Dahme...
04:34, 05/03/2019

Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths (Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a new study suggests....
21:17, 07/15/2019

McLaren's Indianapolis 500 future not tied to Alonso involvement McLaren CEO Zak Brown says that the company's future involvement in the Indianapolis 500 is not tied to a decision by Fernando Alonso to continue with the team...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Salmonella outbreak tied to pig-ear dog treats sickens 12 people Twelve people have been hospitalized in a salmonella outbreak linked to pig-ear dog treats, the feds said Friday. The Centers for Disease Control reported that a total of 45 recent cases of salmonella originated from the treats, affecting people in New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Massachuset...
00:51, 07/06/2019

Sleep apnea tied to heart problems after surgery (Reuters Health) - People having surgery may be more likely to experience cardiovascular problems afterward when they have a common nighttime breathing disorder known as sleep apnea, a study suggests....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Childhood adversity tied to sleep problems decades later (Reuters Health) - Children who suffer adverse experiences like abuse and neglect may be more likely to have sleep problems in adulthood, a U.S. study suggests....
00:00, 06/01/2019

Chemical in soaps, hand sanitizers tied to osteoporosis Women exposed to triclosan, a chemical often found in soaps and hand sanitizers, may be more likely to develop osteoporosis than women who don't have this exposure, a new study suggests....
06:34, 06/27/2019

U.S. stocks hit records before pullback tied to jobs report Markets reopened Friday after the holiday to a strong jobs report, which prompted traders to reassess the prospects for Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
02:35, 07/06/2019

Award to drop name of author tied to sterilization movement BARRE, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Libraries says it is changing the name of a children’s book award that honors a prominent author and activist accused of once being connected to a movement that led to the sterilization of people with severe mental and physical disabilities. The Stat...
18:17, 05/06/2019

Air pollution, especially ozone, tied to worsening lung damage (Reuters Health) - The more exposure people have to air pollution, especially ozone, the more lung damage they develop over time, a U.S. study suggests....
00:34, 08/15/2019

Knee injuries tied to increased risk of arthritis (Reuters Health) - Osteoarthritis of the knee is more common in people who've had injuries to the ligament or the cartilage that help stabilize the knee joint, a research review suggests....
04:34, 05/31/2019

Twitter Deletes Thousands Of Accounts Tied To Iran Twitter Inc on Thursday said it removed thousands of accounts linked to coordinated, state-backed activities it believes were from the Iranian government and archived them to its public database......
20:17, 06/13/2019

Riverdale's Season 3 Bloopers Are a Tongue-Tied Delight Need a little something to brighten your day? The Riverdale season three bloopers might just do that for you. The bloopers were shown during Sunday's San Diego Comic-Con panel and......
10:51, 07/23/2019

The Latest: Detroit man tied to deaths, assaults arraigned DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a possible serial killer in Detroit (all times local): 2:10 p.m. A Detroit man being held in connection with the deaths of three women has been arraigned on sexual assault charges in a separate case police say is connected to the slayings. Thirty-four-year-old Deangelo M...
20:51, 06/10/2019

Facebook Removes More Pages Tied to Russian Operators Facebook on Monday said it removed more pages, groups and accounts that originated in Russia and were being deceptive about who was behind them and what they were up to....
10:17, 05/07/2019

Too much screen time tied to school problems even in little kids (Reuters Health) - Kindergarteners who get more than two hours of screen time a day may be more likely to have behavior and attention problems in school than their classmates who spend less time in front of televisions, smartphones and tablets, a Canadian study suggests....
23:17, 05/17/2019

Father's smoking during pregnancy tied to asthma in kids (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to tobacco smoke from their fathers while they're in the womb may be more likely than those who are not to develop asthma by age 6, according to a study of chemical changes to DNA....
05:34, 06/14/2019

Honda recalling 1.6M vehicles tied to deadly air bags Honda is recalling 1.6 million vehicles in the US to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators, completing its required recalls six months ahead of schedule, the automaker said Friday. When the latest recall is done, Honda says it will have recalled or accounted for 22.6 million inflators ...
03:00, 06/29/2019

IBM to Pay Nearly $15 Million for Issues Tied to Maryland's Health Exchange In 2014, the state of Maryland cited problems with software from Cúram, an Irish company IBM acquired in 2011, used to determine consumers’ eligibility for Medicaid and premium tax credits for private insurance....
10:00, 06/17/2019

NBA Playoffs: Rockets Beat Warriors Series Tied 2-2 USA TODAY Sports’ Martin Rogers breaks down how the Rockets tied their series with the Warriors at 2.        ...
13:51, 05/07/2019

All tied up: Rockets seize momentum from Warriors and even series 2-2 Houston held off Golden State 112-108 for its second straight win after two losses to open the series and send it back to Oakland all square.        ...
08:34, 05/07/2019

Dog tied to vehicle dragged for half a mile, driver charged Steven Arndt claimed he forgot the dog was tied to his vehicle, Seneca County sheriff's deputies said.        ...
02:17, 06/26/2019

Rise of mental illness worldwide tied to austerity, inequality Austerity, income inequality and job insecurity are leading to a global rise in mental illness, according to a new United Nations report. Dr. Dainius Pūras, the U.N.’s special rapporteur on health, told The Guardian that world governments should look into addressing inequality and discrimination as ...
23:00, 06/26/2019

Social stress tied to lower bone density after menopause Older women who are under a lot of social strain may be more likely to develop brittle, fracture-prone bones after menopause than their counterparts with worry-free lives, a recent study suggests....
05:00, 08/06/2019

Even mild brain injuries tied to lasting functional deficits People who have mild traumatic brain injuries may be more likely to have lasting functional deficits that get in the way of daily activities than patients who experience other types of injuries, a U.S. study suggests....
04:00, 06/04/2019

Kamala Harris Now Tied for 3rd With Elizabeth Warren in Polls Behind Two Old White Men The battle for third place among Democratic presidential candidates is heating up after a stellar showing during the debates. California Sen. Kamala Harris is now tied for third with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) behind former Vice President Joe Biden and America’s favorite H&R Block tax consu...
16:51, 07/01/2019

Park, Ciganda tied for LPGA Tour lead in Arkansas Sung Hyun Park birdied the final two holes for an 8-under 63 and a share of lead with Carlota Ciganda after the second round of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship        ...
03:00, 06/30/2019

MS-13 gang tied to beating, stabbing of Maryland girl, 14: police A 14-year-old girl was killed with a machete and a baseball bat after MS-13 gang members turned on an associate "In extremely violent behavior,” Maryland police said....
22:34, 05/17/2019

Supermarkets near home, fast-food along commute tied to obesity (Reuters Health) - People with more supermarkets and grocery stores close to home and workers who pass more fast food restaurants on their commute have higher odds of being overweight or obese, a U.S. study suggests....
02:00, 08/08/2019

Mediterranean diet tied to lower risk of gestational diabetes (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women at high risk for developing gestational diabetes may be less likely to experience this complication when they switch to a Mediterranean diet instead of sticking with their usual eating habits, a recent experiment suggests....
00:51, 08/10/2019

Arrests, weapons seizures tied to German politician's killing Two men have reportedly been arrested for supplying weapons to the suspect who has confessed to killing Walter Lübcke. His confession apparently included information about his weapons and how he procured them....
15:34, 06/27/2019

Rise in Unruly Behavior on Planes Is Tied to Stress of Flying One of the stresses of flying, researchers have found, is inequality. Planes, one expert said, “are a social ladder made of aluminum and upholstery.”...
21:17, 05/27/2019

Duking it Out: Past Duke teammates Boutier, Liu tied at Open CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Former Duke championship teammates Yu Liu of China and Celine Boutier of France were tied for the lead after three rounds of the U.S. Women’s Open. Liu had a 5-under 66 to match Boutier at 7 under at the Country Club of Charleston. Boutier shot 69. The pair of Blue Devi...
02:17, 06/02/2019

House Democrats ask ATF which gun dealers sell most firearms tied to crime The Democratic-led House Oversight Committee asked the Trump administration on Friday to name the top five gun dealers in the country responsible for selling firearms tied to crime....
22:51, 08/09/2019

Manhunt for suspect after cops find woman tied up in basement A woman was found chained inside the basement of a Niagara Falls home — kicking off a manhunt for her alleged captor, police said. Cops initially responded to a report of an assault at a home in the 3000 block of Monroe Avenue early Sunday morning, resulting in a 12-hour standoff before cops r...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Man claims he didn’t rape elderly neighbor, just ‘tied her up’ and undressed her A Brooklyn man accused of raping his 88-year-old neighbor told cops he didn’t sexually assault the woman — he just tied her up and took off her clothes, according to newly unsealed court documents. “I didn’t have sex with her,” Selwyn Worrell told officers during a rambling s...
07:17, 06/05/2019

Chinese Billionaire Tied to $6.5 Million Payment for Stanford Met With Trump Not long after his daughter got into Stanford with the help of a $6.5 million payment, Chinese pharmaceutical billionaire Zhao Tao met with President Trump to promote a key Beijing foreign-policy initiative....
20:51, 05/03/2019

KPMG Agrees to Pay $50 Million Penalty Tied to Misconduct Allegations KPMG agreed to pay $50 million to settle allegations that former employees got an unlawful sneak peek at regulators’ plans to inspect its work and auditors at the firm cheated on internal training exams....
23:00, 06/17/2019

Medicaid expansion tied to fewer heart disease deaths (Reuters Health) - With increased access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as Obamacare, fewer middle-aged people are dying from heart disease, a U.S. study suggests....
00:34, 06/08/2019

Man Tied To Lexington Lab Pleads Guilty To Federal Fraud Charges (LEX 18) — A man connected to a Lexington lab has pleaded guilty to a federal fraud charge, after admitting to helping set up a kickback scheme. Officials said Timothy B. Andrews pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge of conspiracy to defraud the United States. According to the plea agreement, An...
19:51, 06/09/2019

Maintaining or starting exercise in middle age tied to longer life (Reuters Health) - Even if they were inactive during their younger years, middle aged and older adults who get at least the minimum recommended amount of exercise each week may live longer than their sedentary counterparts, suggests a large UK study....
01:17, 07/18/2019

Trump administration won't ban pesticide tied to childhood brain damage Evironmental Protection Agency rejects proposed ban on chlorpyrifos, despite growing evidence of its toxicityThe US government has rejected a proposed ban on a toxic pesticide linked to brain damage in children, dismissing a growing body of research on the health hazards of a widely used agricultura...
02:00, 07/19/2019

Cards rally in rain, game vs Mets suspended in 9th tied at 4 NEW YORK (AP) — The game between the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets was suspended because of rain Thursday night, moments after Harrison Bader hit an RBI double with two outs in the top of the ninth inning that made it 4-all. Play will resume Friday at 6:10 p.m. beginning in the bottom of the...
05:17, 06/14/2019

Law, Nordqvist, Song tied for LPGA Tour lead at Kingsmill WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Bronte Law chipped in for eagle on the par-5 third hole and shot a 6-under 65 on Thursday for a share of the lead in the Pure Silk Championship with Anna Nordqvist and Jennifer Song. Law added a birdie on the par-4 seventh — the Englishwoman’s 16th hole in a bogey-free...
02:17, 05/24/2019

Cholesterol-lowering drugs tied to reduced glaucoma risk (Reuters Health) - High cholesterol is associated with an increased risk of developing glaucoma, but a new study suggests taking statins to lower cholesterol helps to reduce this risk....
02:17, 05/09/2019

Relaxed UK salt policy tied to more heart disease, cancers (Reuters Health) - Declines in salt consumption in England have slowed since a 2011 shift in government policy gave greater freedom to the food industry to set and monitor targets for curbing salt intake, a new study suggests....
22:17, 07/24/2019

Facebook Says It Took Down Shady Influence Campaign Tied To Saudi Arabia People connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook Inc to promote state propaganda and attack regional rivals, the social media giant said on......
04:17, 08/02/2019

Plant-based diets tied to 23% lower diabetes risk A large review and meta-analysis concludes that consistently following a healthful, plant-based diet may significantly reduce a person's diabetes risk....
04:00, 07/24/2019

Improved air quality tied to fewer new childhood asthma cases (Reuters Health) - Childhood asthma rates appear to be dropping in many communities across southern California, and a new study suggests this may be due at least in part to improved air quality....
19:51, 05/21/2019

Neighborhood and race tied to odds kids will receive CPR from bystanders African American children from poor neighborhoods who suffer a cardiac arrest are among the least likely to receive CPR from a bystander, according to a new study that finds both neighborhood characteristics and race may play a role in who gets the life-saving intervention....
06:34, 07/12/2019

Israeli Firm Tied to Tool That Uses WhatsApp Flaw to Spy on Activists Researchers said the NSO Group had found a vulnerability, which was disclosed Monday, that was used to target the iPhone of a human-rights lawyer in London and perhaps others....
08:17, 05/14/2019

| Nigeria shuts down private TV, radio stations tied to opposition Nigeria's broadcasting authority shut down private radio and television stations owned by a key opposition figure who hours earlier said his media operations were being targeted in a crackdown....
19:17, 06/07/2019

Ben Higgins Gets Honest About Lauren Bushnell's Engagement: ''My Life Isn't Tied to Her'' After news of Lauren Bushnell's engagement to Chris Lane broke, Ben Higgins congratulated his ex on Tuesday's episode of The Ben & Ashley I Almost Famous Podcast. It may seem......
03:17, 06/19/2019

Breast implants tied to rare cancer to remain on US market U.S. health authorities will allow a type of breast implant linked to a rare form of cancer to stay on the market, saying its risks do not warrant a national ban....
17:00, 05/03/2019

Efforts to legalize marijuana in New York take big hit in state Senate The top backer of legalizing marijuana in New York, Manhattan state Sen. Liz Krueger, admitted defeat Wednesday, after days of contentious negotiations between moderate and liberal Democrats failed to produce a last-minute breakthrough. “This is not the end of the road, it is only a delay,” Krueger ...
00:34, 06/20/2019

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its list of prohibited substances....
00:51, 05/24/2019

Suns’ Holmes arrested in Florida for Marijuana possession MIAMI (AP) — Phoenix Suns big man Richaun Holmes was arrested for misdemeanor possession of cannabis after a Miami-area traffic stop. Twenty-five-year-old Holmes was arrested Tuesday night along with former Brooklyn Nets forward James Webb III after authorities say the found a recently used marijuan...
20:51, 05/23/2019

Global marijuana use rose by 60 percent over the past decade More people than ever are smoking weed around the world. But how can we decide whether to condemn or support the devil's lettuce when our own governments can't seem to figure it out?...
17:51, 06/26/2019

Marijuana Ties Are Hurting More Filers in Bankruptcy Courts The Justice Department is using bankruptcy courts to impose the federal marijuana ban in states that have legalized pot, preventing people who work in the cannabis industry from using bankruptcy to save their home or business....
16:51, 06/22/2019

Google won't allow marijuana delivery apps in the Play Store Google updated its Play Store policy today to prohibit apps that either directly sell or help facilitate the sale of marijuana, even in states where the drug is legal. Apps that offer features such as weed delivery are now at risk of being removed fr......
07:51, 05/30/2019

States reap tax rewards from legalized marijuana sales Colorado, which started selling retail marijuana in 2014, broke the $1 billion tax revenue barrier in five years. In 11 U.S. states that have legalized recreational pot, tax revenues for 2018 topped $1.1 billion....
11:34, 06/14/2019

Long admits marijuana use, points to flaws in NFL testing Recently retired defensive end Chris Long admits to using marijuana as an NFL player, saying that the league should move toward a place where testing positive does not result in a suspension....
09:17, 05/23/2019

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
00:00, 05/30/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize recreational use of marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is likely to become the 11th state to allow small amounts of marijuana for recreational use after the Democratic-controlled House on Friday sent a legalization plan to Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who campaigned on the issue. Those 21 and older would be able to bu...
06:34, 06/26/2019

Albany makes last-minute push to decriminalize marijuana They’re making a tokin’ effort. With state lawmakers deadlocked on legalizing recreational marijuana during the last scheduled day of the session in Albany, legislators on Wednesday renewed a push for decriminalization instead. “I think the decriminalization bill is still under consideration in a va...
00:34, 06/20/2019

Colorado passes $1 billion in marijuana state revenue Colorado just reached $1 billion in total marijuana state revenue. Total marijuana sales have surpassed $6.5 billion since the state legalized cannabis in 2014....
23:00, 06/12/2019

Sheriffs: Legal marijuana causing more crime, accidents The nation’s sheriffs are calling on Washington and state capitals to slow the rush to legalize marijuana because they are seeing a surge in crime and highway accidents in areas where it is already legal to buy....
19:51, 06/25/2019

Marijuana industry aims at environmental, ethical goals LOS ANGELES (AP) — An alliance of large marijuana businesses has a message for the public: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cannabis Partnership that includes Canopy Growth Corp. and other major companies issued guidelines Tuesday aimed at minimizing greenhouse gas emissions...
02:34, 06/19/2019

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana use has been legal in California since January 2018 but is still illegal under federal law. That means licensed marijuana retailers cannot use traditio...
08:00, 05/22/2019

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
01:51, 07/11/2019

Arizona’s 2020 marijuana initiative tries to fix what went wrong the last time PHOENIX — Arizona’s second attempt to legalize recreational marijuana responds to the questions that doomed the first effort, in 2016. Worried about your kids eating pot gummies? Supporters say they’ve got you covered. How about people getting high on the highway? This initiative claims ...
03:17, 08/13/2019

Weak marijuana sales ding California budget LOS ANGELES — California is paying a price for the shaky rollout of its legal marijuana market. State budget documents released Thursday show the Newsom administration is sharply scaling back what it expects to collect in cannabis tax revenue through June 2020 — in all, a $223 million cut from proje...
03:34, 05/10/2019

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs law decriminalizing marijuana in New York New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Monday to decriminalize possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana, and reduced the penalty for unlawful possession to a fine....
02:17, 07/30/2019

NFL and marijuana: Players hope for change in punishing policy Retired football players, who use marijuana to help with injuries suffered on the field, are becoming vocal advocates for legal weed.        ...
15:34, 05/15/2019

Biden wants to reform U.S. prison system, decriminalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed his plan for criminal justice reform Tuesday, which eliminates prison sentences for drug use, ends cash bail and puts a moratorium on placing youths in adult prisons....
19:00, 07/23/2019

New York state reduces penalties for marijuana possession Anyone caught with a small amount of pot in New York can expect to receive a fine as opposed to a jail term. Governor Andrew Cuomo has previously announced his intention to legalize recreational usage of the drug....
22:51, 07/29/2019

Marijuana for depression and insomnia? Ohio could become the first state to allow medical use Ohio could make another 3 million residents eligible for medical marijuana cards if the state OKs five more conditions, including depression.        ...
16:51, 05/06/2019

US growing largest crop of marijuana for research in 5 years The federal agency said it plans to grow 4,409 pounds this year at the University of Mississippi to explore recent interest in CBD as a potential medicine for a number of medical conditions....
18:51, 07/12/2019

Cuomo signs law decriminalizing small possessions of marijuana Legislation decriminalizing small-time pot possession was signed into law by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday, and will become law in 30 days. It reduces criminal possession of marijuana to a violation and cuts fines to $200 for possessing below 2 ounces of weed and caps fines at $50 for having ...
07:51, 07/30/2019

Reports: Nets' Russell cited for marijuana possession Brooklyn Nets point guard D'Angelo Russell was cited for marijuana possession at a New York airport on Wednesday night, according to multiple reports Thursday....
07:51, 05/03/2019

The Clinic That Helps Seniors Find the Right Marijuana Treatment More older people are trying cannabis to alleviate pain and other ailments, but they’re often left taking medical advice from dispensary sales clerks. NiaMedic wants to change that....
05:51, 07/12/2019

Illinois governor announces plan to legalize marijuana CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he’s reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the state starting next year. Pritzker joined fellow Democrats Saturday to announce the legislation. It would allow adults 21 and older to legally buy ca...
21:17, 05/04/2019

Why marijuana bust won’t impact any D’Angelo Russell deal D’Angelo Russell getting stopped for pot isn’t going to stop him from getting paid. And more and more it’s looking like it’s going to be by the Nets. Russell got cited by police for marijuana possession Wednesday night, trying to fly from La Guardia to Louisville International Airport. But league so...
12:34, 05/04/2019

Nice day for a weed wedding: the couples who married with marijuana Prefer rips to sips? More and more couples are featuring cannabis at their weddings – and now recreational marijuana is legal in 10 US states, options are plentyMichelle Casanova’s idea of a dream wedding was a simple one – though a little different from most: “I wanted to take a huge bong rip in my...
12:17, 07/05/2019

High hopes: Buttigieg pushes for marijuana legalization Presidential hopeful Mayor Pete Buttigieg called for the legalization of marijuana at a Democratic candidates forum hosted by AARP in Iowa on Saturday. “When it comes to American drug policy, I don’t think anyone can look at it and say it’s looking well,” said the South Bend, Ind., mayor. But he had...
05:00, 07/21/2019

Lawyer who told clients marijuana use was legal ordered to pay $370,000 A Florida lawyer who informed his clients they were legally allowed to grow cannabis was arrested on multiple felony charges and ordered to pay a couple who took his advice nearly $370,000....
02:17, 08/18/2019

Medical marijuana industry to experiment with digital tokens TUCSON — Currently, banks cannot do business with marijuana dispensaries because under federal law the possession and sale of marijuana is still illegal. The marijuana business is all cash. Now, enter Alta, a digital payment club that allows pot dispensaries to pay their bills with tokens, not...
17:34, 08/20/2019

Harris and Nadler team up on bill to decriminalize marijuana Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is teaming up with a powerful House Democrat on legislation to decriminalize marijuana and wipe away past marijuana-related convictions.The bill by the presidential candidate and Rep. Jerry Nadler of New York, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, would bar the den...
15:51, 07/23/2019

Marijuana-related jobs growing but largely hidden A hidden U.S. cannabis job boom is not showing up in official employment data, leaving American workers in the dark about high wages and job opportunities in the marijuana industry....
09:00, 06/27/2019

Illinois joins 10 other U.S. states in legalizing recreational marijuana Illinois on Tuesday became the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana by adults after Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a bill that also provides for the removal of certain previous drug convictions and will generate new revenue for the financially troubled state....
20:34, 06/25/2019

30 German mosques and cultural centers tied to Hezbollah: intel report The intelligence agency for the northern German city-state of Hamburg revealed in a hair-raising report on Monday that 30 mosques and cultural centers in the Federal Republic have ties to the US-classified terrorist organization Hezbollah....
00:00, 07/12/2019

Chronic depression after heart attack tied to increased risk of death (Reuters Health) - Heart attack survivors with chronic mood disorders may be more likely to die prematurely than their counterparts who don't suffer these problems, a recent study suggests....
22:00, 06/12/2019

Tsipras asks Greek voters for chance to govern 'without our hands tied' PM vows to cut income tax and create half a million jobs after years of EU austerity measures The Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has kicked off his campaign for upcoming general elections, asking voters to give his leftwing government the chance to act “without our hands tied” the second time...
19:51, 06/11/2019

Mothers' work with solvents tied to higher autism risk for kids (Reuters Health) - Women who are exposed to solvents on the job may be more likely to have children with autism than mothers without this occupational exposure, a recent study suggests....
22:51, 07/16/2019

Recent cannabis use tied to memory deficits, slowed mental processing (Reuters Health) - People who have recently used cannabis may be more likely to experience memory deficits or difficulties with cognitive function than those who don't use the drug, a recent study suggests....
21:00, 07/18/2019

FBI Director: Majority of Domestic Terrorism Cases Tied to White Supremacy FBI Director Christopher Wray noted that his agency has made around 100 “domestic terrorism-related arrests since October.” Any guesses on how many of those were connected to white supremacist ideology?...
00:34, 07/24/2019

Morgan, Creamer tied for lead in LPGA Tour team event Morgan Pressel and Paula Creamer shot a best-ball 6-under 64 for a share of the second-round lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour's first-year team event        ...
01:17, 07/19/2019

Pressel, Creamer tied for lead in LPGA Tour team event Morgan Pressel and Paula Creamer shot a best-ball 6-under 64 for a share of the second-round lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour's first-year team event       ...
05:34, 07/19/2019

'Habit' of workouts at consistent time of day tied to meeting activity goals (Reuters Health) - People who always work out at the same time of day get more exercise overall and are more likely to get the recommended minimum amounts of weekly activity, a small U.S. study suggests....
01:17, 07/18/2019

Longer pregnancy tied to higher risk of stillbirth, newborn death (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who continue to carry their babies after they reach full term have a higher risk of stillbirth and newborn deaths than mothers who deliver by 37 weeks' gestation, a recent study suggests....
19:51, 07/25/2019

Indoor smoking ban tied to heart attack decline in older adults (Reuters Health) - Heart attack rates dropped among older adults in Scotland in the decade after a nationwide indoor smoking ban took effect, a new study suggests....
22:00, 07/19/2019

Healthy plant-based diet tied to lowered heart risk (Reuters Health) - People who eat a healthy, mostly plant-based diet may be less likely to develop heart disease and to die from it than those who consume lots of meat and refined carbohydrates, a U.S. study suggests....
02:00, 08/08/2019

Perry, Shin tied for lead in rain-delayed Meijer LPGA GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Katherine Perry and Jenny Shin shared the lead at 6-under 66 when first-round play in the rain-delayed Meijer LPGA Classic was suspended because of darkness Thursday night. Playing in the second group of the day off the first tee, Perry had eight birdies and two bogeys at ...
04:34, 06/14/2019

Indian escape artist disappears after being lowered into Ganges while tied up in chains AN INDIAN escape artist known as the “Wizard Mandrake” has gone missing after being bound with steel chains and lowered into the Ganges River by a crane....
20:17, 06/16/2019

Berkshire takes $377 mln charge tied to solar company that US linked to fraud Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said a $377 million charge it incurred recently was tied to a solar generation company that U.S. authorities have linked to fraud....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Florida church is 'complete loss' after fire investigators have tied to lightning A Florida church is a “complete loss,” according to officials there, after a fire on Tuesday afternoon that investigators suspect was due to lightning....
07:51, 07/11/2019

High blood pressure during pregnancy tied to heart problems decades later Women who develop high blood pressure during pregnancy may be more likely than those who don't to have heart attacks or strokes decades later, a Norwegian study suggests....
01:51, 07/04/2019

Nearly 70% of de Blasio 2020 donors are hotel workers tied to powerful union Mayor Bill de Blasio has repeatedly touted the “grassroots” nature of his quixotic presidential campaign but nearly 70 percent of his donors are tied to a single union — the powerful Hotel Trades Council. The 40,000-member HTC is the only union that’s endorsed de Blasio’...
02:00, 08/17/2019

Iran exiles tied to top Trump advisers demand regime change WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of an Iranian exile group with ties to some of President Donald Trump’s top advisers are rallying for regime change in Iran. The demonstration comes amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Trump claimed Friday that he had approved but then called off milit...
19:00, 06/21/2019

‘Cursed’ wedding ring found zip-tied to fish’s tail during tournament One competitor in a fishing tournament on Lake Michigan Friday reeled in a steelhead with a wedding ring mysteriously attached to its tail by a zip tie, prompting all kinds of speculation about how the ring got there. But on Monday, the former owner of the wedding band came forward to explain why he...
00:51, 06/26/2019

Donald Trump Proposes Tighter Gun Control Tied To Immigration Reform US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans and Democrats to agree on tighter gun control, suggesting that new legislation could be linked to his pet project of immigration reform....
20:00, 08/05/2019

Georgetown University Plans to Dismiss 2 Students Tied to Admissions Scandal One of the students filed a lawsuit against Georgetown, saying the university denied him due process. The student’s father has pleaded guilty in the case....
23:34, 05/15/2019

Varied bedtimes tied to obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure People who don't consistently get the same amount of sleep or go to bed at the same time each night may be more likely to develop health problems like obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes, a recent study suggests....
02:00, 07/03/2019

Dental infections in kids tied to heart disease risk in adulthood (Reuters Health) - Children who develop cavities and gum disease may be more likely to develop risk factors for heart attacks and strokes decades later than kids who have good oral health, a recent study suggests....
22:51, 04/30/2019

Putin: Fate of captured Ukrainian sailors must be tied to jailed Russians President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that the fate of 24 Ukrainian sailors held in Russia since last year must be linked to the release of Russian citizens held in Ukraine whom Moscow wants to see freed....
14:51, 06/20/2019

Diabetes risk tied to common chemicals, curbed by healthy habits Chemicals in everything from food wrappers to clothing and furniture are associated with an increased risk of diabetes, but much of this added risk is reduced with good eating and exercise habits, a study suggests....
21:34, 08/08/2019

The Latest: Police enter mosque of Easter attacks-tied group The Latest on the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Sri Lankan police have entered the main mosque of National Towheed Jamaat, just a day after authorities declared it and another organization terror groups over the Easter suicide bombings....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Active sex life tied to long-term survival after a heart attack (Reuters Health) - Heart attack survivors who have an active sex life are less likely than celibate counterparts to die in the decades following a first heart attack, a study in Israel suggests....
15:51, 08/02/2019

Facebook Says It Dismantled Covert Influence Campaign Tied to Saudi Arabia Facebook said people connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages to promote state propaganda and attack regional rivals....
08:51, 08/02/2019

De Blasio tied to scandal involving new 2020 candidate Steve Bullock The 22nd Democratic candidate for president threw his hat into the ring Tuesday and was already drawing flak — over his ties to a former Mayor Bill de Blasio aide accused of sexual harassment. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced his presidential bid, then was swiftly hit by the Republican National ...
22:34, 05/14/2019

Facebook says it dismantles covert influence campaign tied to Saudi government People connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook to promote state propaganda and attack regional rivals, the social media giant said on Thursday....
17:17, 08/01/2019

1,300 pounds of marijuana found floating off California: Coast Guard Numerous plastic-wrapped bales of marijuana – weighing a total of 1,300 pounds – were found floating in the ocean off the coast of Southern California, authorities said....
06:34, 08/16/2019

Marijuana retailers ask Congress for financial reform, access to banks Owners of cannabis companies told a Senate committee Tuesday that they are forced by federal law to operate as cash-only businesses, making it difficult to pay taxes and creating safety concerns....
05:00, 07/24/2019

Oro Valley man arrested with guns, cocaine, marijuana, THC infused edibles and oil TUCSON – An Oro Valley man was taken into custody after Oro Valley Police Department seized a large amount of drugs and firearms while serving a search warrant at his residence Thursday. According to OVPD, officers served a warrant at the home at 8252 North Northern after they received reports...
05:51, 05/04/2019

Four tons of marijuana hidden underneath jalapeños seized at border That’s some spicy pot. Border patrol officers at a port of entry in San Diego discovered nearly four tons of marijuana hidden beneath a shipment of jalapeños, officials said. Officers assigned to the Otay Mesa cargo facility in California discovered the large amount of weed, worth about $2.3 m...
12:51, 08/19/2019

Cancer care providers reluctant to prescribe medical marijuana New research shows that just 46 percent of oncology providers feel comfortable recommending medical marijuana to patients, despite 73 percent saying they understand the drug could provide a benefit....
18:00, 05/31/2019

Judge seals arrest records for over 300 low-level marijuana offenders Hundreds of low-level Manhattan pot offenders will have their arrest records sealed under a judge’s ruling, officials announced Monday. The ruling came in response to an April class-action lawsuit filed by Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance and three anonymous individuals who are seeking to seal t...
06:51, 08/13/2019

Researchers defend controversial study investigating marijuana use during pregnancy University of Washington scientists in Seattle are seeking clearer answers in a new study investigating the effects of pot use during pregnancy on infants’ brains. They say previous studies were in animals or complicated by marijuana users’ other habits and lifestyles....
04:34, 08/09/2019

The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights. New regulation allows for FDA-approved medical marijuana and products that contain CBD oil to be placed in carry on’s or checked bags. Forms of marijuana that include THC are still illegal to bring o...
11:51, 05/30/2019

I use medical marijuana to treat my insomnia, and the first time I tried it went terribly wrong Matilde Campodonico/AP I'm not an avid pot smoker, but tried medical marijuana to treat my insomnia. Despite taking less than a full dosage, I had a terrible time my first night using it. I've found other methods that help my insomnia now. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. I'm no...
04:17, 06/08/2019

Micronutrient may prevent birth defects linked to marijuana use, study says Pregnant women who smoke marijuana put their unborn child at serious risk for developmental impairment later in life. However, researchers may have uncovered a way to prevent that outcome....
08:17, 08/01/2019

Mom accused of trying to drown kids at homeless shelter blames ‘bad marijuana’ A woman who claimed to be on “bad marijuana” tried to drown her young children in a bathtub at an East Harlem homeless shelter because she thought they were covered in bugs, police sources told the Post. Keyshana Mims, 35, allegedly attempted to drown her daughters — aged 15 months...
20:51, 06/05/2019

UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley arrested on DWI, marijuana, weapons charges UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley was accused of driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, terroristic threat and unlawful carrying of a weapon.       ...
22:51, 06/08/2019

NYC schools investigator arrested for drunk driving following marijuana complaint A NYC schools investigator was arrested on charges of drunken driving less than two months after a complaint was sent to Chancellor Richard Carranza that she reeked of pot, records show. Camille Blake, a prober with the city Department of Education, has now come under investigation herself, but rema...
02:51, 06/09/2019

Authorities raid Long Island marijuana grow houses Federal and local authorities raided two marijuana grow houses on Long Island Wednesday as part of an ongoing operation in the area, a law enforcement source told The Post. Officials with ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations, the NYPD and Suffolk County Police Department descended on two homes in ...
20:51, 06/05/2019

New York reduces penalties for marijuana possession, some convictions to be expunged Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law Monday that further reduces penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana, but doesn't legalize it.        ...
05:51, 07/30/2019

Nets star D’Angelo Russell busted with marijuana at airport Nets guard D’Angelo Russell was busted Wednesday night trying to sneak marijuana through LaGuardia Airport hidden in a secret compartment inside an iced tea can, officials said. Russell, 23, was headed to his hometown of Louisville, Ky., when airport workers found the weed during a routine search. I...
04:34, 05/03/2019

States taxing medical-use marijuana costing patients, experts say New Jersey lawmakers have succeeded in saving a bill to remove tax for medical pot, with an argument heard nationwide -- no other medicines are taxed by state governments, so why should cannabis be different?...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Thailand unveils first batch of medical marijuana for hospital distribution Thailand delivered 4,500 bottles of cannabis oil to treat hospital patients on Wednesday, its first official use of marijuana for medical purposes since a measure legalizing such use took effect this year....
02:00, 08/08/2019

Vegas city officials approve marijuana consumption lounges LAS VEGAS (AP) — Legal marijuana smokers will soon be able to find lounges where they can light up in Las Vegas — but not in casinos, or in places serving alcohol, or on the resort-lined Las Vegas Strip. The City Council on Wednesday approved allowing what proponents dubbed “social use venues&...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Marijuana takes center stage at U.S. music festivals, expos Legalized marijuana is pushing into the mainstream this year at public music festivals and expos, where cannabis companies have come out into the open as visible event sponsors....
02:17, 07/30/2019

State lawmakers make last-minute push to legalize marijuana ALBANY — State lawmakers are making a last-minute push to legalize recreational pot before the official end of the legislative session on June 19. A top Cuomo administration official on Saturday confirmed to The Post that three-way negotiations between the executive, Assembly and state Senate are on...
01:34, 06/17/2019

Rise in marijuana use among pregnant women linked to premature births As cannabis use continues to become more and more mainstream, medical science is (finally) ramping up research to see how the still-illegal-in-New York drug affects fertility and reproduction. And, unsurprisingly, it turns out bongs and babies do not mix. “Our research team has been focusing on subs...
17:17, 06/24/2019

Baker confuses request for ‘Moana’ birthday cake with ‘marijuana’ A confused birthday girl got a cake with a marijuana theme instead of her favorite Disney character, Moana. Kensli Davis’ mom had asked the Atlanta, Georgia, bakery staff to decorate it with images of the Hawaiian princess — but they misheard. She ended up blowing out the candles on a cake emb...
18:51, 07/10/2019

He was abducted and forced into a deadly scheme to extort marijuana from his father Young entrepreneur Curtis Jenkins III from Camden was kidnapped and killed after being lured to Fairview address, authorities say.        ...
23:00, 07/05/2019

Vikings running back Roc Thomas suspended by NFL for marijuana possession Minnesota Vikings running back Roc Thomas has been suspended three games for violating the league's substance abuse policy, the league announced Tuesday....
03:34, 07/17/2019

NFL and players’ union to study potential use of marijuana for pain management The league and union are working together via two new medical committees, which will include looking at monitoring teams' use of prescription medication....
23:00, 05/20/2019

Firearms, fentanyl, marijuana and LSD seized from Pima County home Courtesy: Pima County Sheriff’s Department TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department seized several firearms and drugs in connection to a traffic stop that led to the arrest of three people. After PCSD apprehended three people during a traffic stop, Pima County Sheriff’s Department Narco...
08:17, 05/11/2019

Georgia woman fired by Dairy Queen after marijuana cake mix-up The funny “Moana” marijuana cake mix-up that went viral earlier this week didn’t leave everyone laughing. Cassandra Walker, the Georgia Dairy Queen employee who made the drug-themed ice cream cake, said she was fired over the mistake that she claims was not even her fault in the first place. Accordi...
18:51, 07/12/2019

Rising rates of marijuana use among pregnant women spark concern (Reuters Health) - Increasing numbers of pregnant women are using marijuana in the U.S. and that may result in issues for their babies, two new studies suggest....
03:00, 06/21/2019

Need Etiquette Tips for Cannabis? For Starters, Don’t Call It ‘Marijuana’ or ‘Weed.’ In “Higher Etiquette,” Lizzie Post — the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post — argues that it’s time for cannabis to move, in the public imagination, away from its surfer and “Cheech and Chong” image....
20:17, 07/08/2019

Illinois governor plans to sign recreational marijuana bill SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The governor of Illinois plans to make the state the 11th in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana use. Gov. J.B. Pritzker has scheduled a legislation-signing ceremony Tuesday morning in Chicago. His staff listed the event on his schedule released late Monday night. ...
10:51, 06/25/2019

Weaker-than-expected marijuana sales ding California budget LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is paying a price for the shaky rollout of its legal marijuana market. State budget documents released Thursday show the Newsom administration is sharply scaling back what it expects to collect in cannabis tax revenue through June 2020 — in all, a $223 million cut from ...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Chris Long reveals longtime marijuana use, how he beat NFL tests Chris Long experienced the NFL zenith, winning Super Bowl LI with the Patriots and Super Bowl LII with the Eagles. Those weren’t his only highs. The recently retired defensive end told “The Dan Patrick Show” on Tuesday that he used his “fair share” of marijuana during h...
00:17, 05/23/2019

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers suspended 1 game by NFL for marijuana arrest The NFL suspended Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers one game for a violation of the league's policy on substance abuse.       ...
04:34, 06/15/2019

Spanish politician arrested for alleged underground marijuana operation A Spanish politician from the conservative Popular Party (PP) resigned Thursday after being arrested on charges of running an underground marijuana-growing operation....
23:17, 07/19/2019

Woman named Marijuana Pepsi refused to change her name — now she’s a doctor That’s Doctor Marijuana Pepsi to you. A Wisconsin woman with the real given name Marijuana Pepsi Vandyck earned a doctorate degree last month, according to a report published Tuesday. Throughout her life, Vandyck, 46, said she’s been teased by everyone from classmates to teachers and bos...
08:00, 06/20/2019

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical properties of cannabis. But, given some limited studies and a lot of anecdotal stories, a number of state...
03:00, 06/14/2019

Marijuana, Reefer, Weed: How Language Keeps Evolving for the Devil’s Lettuce As long as people have smoked the plant, they’ve debated what to call it. And now marketers for the legal marijuana industry want everyone to say “cannabis.”...
11:17, 07/04/2019

Former NBA coach Don Nelson, now a marijuana farmer in Maui, profiled in HBO segment Three-time NBA Coach of the Year Don Nelson, now a marijuana farmer in Hawaii, was profiled by Bryant Gumbel in a segment of HBO's 'Real Sports'.       ...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Trump says 'strong background checks' for guns should be tied to immigration reform legislation House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler Nadler tore into Trump for linking guns and immigration reform, and said that "these shootings were clearly, in part, a result of his racist rhetoric."...
16:00, 08/05/2019

Spending minimum two hours weekly in nature tied to good health, wellbeing (Reuters Health) - People who experience nature for at least 120 minutes per week are more likely to report good health and psychological wellbeing, a large UK study suggests....
21:34, 06/20/2019

Drug traffickers tied to El Chapo’s cartel smuggled fentanyl, heroin to the Bronx Nearly two dozen drug traffickers with ties to El Chapo’s Sinaloa cartel allegedly smuggled heroin and fentanyl from Mexico to the Bronx — drugs that ended up being sold on the streets in $10 packets, authorities said Wednesday. A 20-month multi-agency investigation recovered a more-than...
02:34, 06/06/2019

DOJ declines to prosecute Barr, Ross over contempt vote tied to census question The Justice Department will not prosecute Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for allegedly stonewalling congressional probes into the Trump administration's efforts to place a citizenship question onto the 2020 census. ...
04:51, 07/25/2019

Arrests, weapons seizures tied to German politician's killing as rally held Thousands of people turned out in Kassel to protest local politician Walter Lübcke's death, and right-wing extremism. Two men were arrested for supplying weapons to the suspect who confessed to the killing....
21:00, 06/27/2019

Twitter removes nearly 1,000 accounts tied to China's campaign against Hong Kong protesters Company also suspends thousands of accounts as it reports ‘state-backed information operation’Twitter has removed nearly 1,000 accounts and suspended thousands of others tied to a campaign by the Chinese government against protesters in Hong Kong, the company announced on Monday.Twitter disclosed a ...
23:51, 08/19/2019

Here’s One List Where Kirsten Gillibrand Is Winning and Kamala Harris Is Tied With Marianne Williamson A study of the Democratic presidential contenders says Gillibrand, Warren and O’Rourke have done the most to help build the party by boosting state legislative candidates....
21:51, 07/11/2019

‘Cursed’ wedding ring found zip-tied to steelhead’s tail during fishing tournament One competitor in a fishing tournament on Lake Michigan Friday reeled in a steelhead with a wedding ring attached to its tail by a zip tie. The owner of the distinct wedding band came forward Monday to explain why he released the “cursed” ring into the water nearly seven weeks ago....
15:34, 06/25/2019

Alleged Cyber Attack on Russia's Yandex Used Malware Tied to Western Intelligence Hackers believed to be working for Western intelligence agencies “broke into Russian internet search company Yandex from October to November 2018,” deploying a malware variant called Regin that is “known to be used by the ‘Five Eyes’ intelligence-sharing alliance of the United States, Britain, Austr...
00:17, 07/01/2019

Steel Executive Seized in Spain in Mexican Corruption Case Tied to Pemex Spanish police arrested the chairman of a leading Mexican steelmaker on Tuesday as part of a widening probe into alleged bribery linked to the sale of a fertilizer plant by the steel firm to state-run oil giant Petróleos Mexicanos....
04:34, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook says it dismantles covert influence campaign tied to Saudi government People connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook Inc to promote state propaganda and attack regional rivals, the social media giant said on Thursday....
03:17, 08/02/2019

House Judiciary Dems prepare slew of subpoenas for Trump-tied targets House Judiciary Committee Democrats announced Tuesday that they plan to authorize subpoenas later this week for a dozen individuals connected to President Trump as part of the panel’s escalating probe into obstruction of justice, public corruption and other alleged abuses by the president. ...
19:17, 07/09/2019

Women’s exposure to solvents at work tied to higher autism risk for kids Women who are exposed to solvents on the job may be more likely to have children with autism than mothers without this occupational exposure, a recent study suggests....
16:17, 07/17/2019

Australia TPG's fate tied to courts after watchdog scuppers $10 billion phone deal Australian internet firm TPG Telecom Ltd's best bet to recover from the serious blow dealt by regulators who blocked its $10 billion merger bid with a rival lies with the courts, with analysts doubting any alternative plans can succeed....
12:00, 05/09/2019

Berkshire takes $377 million charge tied to solar company that U.S. linked to fraud Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said a $377 million charge it incurred recently was tied to a solar generation company that U.S. authorities have linked to fraud....
04:00, 05/09/2019

Risky partner: Top U.S. universities took funds from Chinese firm tied to Xinjiang security The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at least one other university have research partnerships with a Chinese artificial intelligence company that has business ties with police in China's Xinjiang region, where a sweeping crackdown on Uighurs has drawn international condemnation....
05:34, 06/13/2019

Former French President Sarkozy set for trial over fraud allegations tied to 2012 campaign France’s Constitutional Council on Friday rejected an appeal by former president Nicolas Sarkozy - all but assuring the ex-head of state stand trial over alleged illegal financing tied to his failed 2012 re-election bid. ...
17:34, 05/17/2019

U.S. court voids $65 million settlement tied to Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme A federal appeals court on Monday threw out a settlement requiring insurers to pay $65 million to a court-appointed receiver for companies once run by Allen Stanford, the Texas financier serving a 110-year prison term for running a large Ponzi scheme....
01:00, 06/18/2019

Mexico's top court demands regulation on medical marijuana after long delays Mexico's supreme court ordered the health ministry on Wednesday to issue regulation within six months on medical marijuana use, saying its failure to do so after legalization in 2017 had put rights at risk for patients, including children....
05:34, 08/15/2019

New York state decriminalizes marijuana, short of Cuomo's legalization goal New York state on Monday decriminalized recreational marijuana use, meaning possession of small amounts of the drug will be punished with fines rather than jail time, a step short of Governor Andrew Cuomo's goal of legalizing pot....
19:17, 07/29/2019

Illinois bill to legalize recreational marijuana wins legislative approval Illinois will become the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults under a bill that won final passage in the state legislature on Friday....
04:00, 06/01/2019

Many Marijuana Users Turn to the Drug for a Surprising Reason: Workout Fuel Most Americans don’t get anywhere near enough exercise — for all kinds of reasons. Some researchers have wondered whether a rise in the use of marijuana is one of them. “The stereotype is the kid on the couch eating Doritos, not being physically active,” says Angela Bryan, a ...
21:34, 05/07/2019

NBC News' Tom Brokaw says politics, medical marijuana help distract from cancer: report SurvivorNet went to see the long time NBC News journalist to talk about his experience with cancer and how he’s learned to live with it in the years since his diagnosis. ...
04:17, 07/04/2019

Drug dogs face an uncertain fate if marijuana is legalized in New York Legalization of marijuana could limit or end the work of hundreds of trained canines. "You have to get all new drug dogs," one former officer said.        ...
01:17, 05/24/2019

Harris introduces Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris introduced a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convictions and use funds from marijuana sales to invest in communities hit by the decades-long "war on drugs."...
00:17, 07/24/2019

Dorial Green-Beckham charged with marijuana possession, resisting arrest Former NFL wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has been formally charged with resisting arrest and possessing 10 grams or less of marijuana.       ...
19:34, 06/30/2019

Weed tech: Vapes, pipes, apps, and more marijuana gadgets and accessories Looking to buy a premium vape? Want to find more information about a particular strain? Interested in automating your grow operation? You've come to the right place. We've rounded up the best of the best -- devices that help you consume marijuana and even systems that help you grow it. There's somet...
20:51, 04/28/2019

PCSD busts marijuana grow operation in west side business TUCSON – A search warrant served at west side business led Pima County Sheriff’s Department to a marijuana grow operation on Tuesday. Deputies with PCSD Narcotics and Special Investigation Section served the warrant at a business in the 400 block of W. Roger Rd. Posted by Pima County Sheriff'...
19:51, 06/27/2019

Harris to introduce U.S. Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris will introduce a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convictions and use funds from marijuana sales to invest in communities hit by the decades-long "war on drugs."...
13:17, 07/23/2019

Oregon lawmakers sign 2 laws to deal with massive marijuana surplus In an attempt to remedy the state’s cannabis conundrum, lawmakers in Oregon signed off on two news bills in the last week that would, respectively, cut down on excessive cultivation of marijuana and find new markets for the state's budding pot industry....
00:34, 06/25/2019

Fewer teens smoke weed in states that legalize marijuana: study Not everyone is getting higher in 420-friendly states. Marijuana use has plummeted with young people in states where pot has been legalized for recreational use — despite reports that weed has blown up with teens across the country in recent years, a new study shows. The study — released Monda...
04:34, 07/09/2019

Woman beat wife with bedpost for putting marijuana in washer: cops A Louisiana woman allegedly flew into a rage after learning her wife had accidentally tossed their marijuana in the washing machine — prompting her to attack her spouse with a bedpost. Ashley Perkins, 30, of Youngsville, was visiting family with her wife in Navarre, Florida, last week when the wild ...
17:17, 05/28/2019

Willie Nelson tells Jimmy Fallon, "Marijuana saved my life" In addition to being Willie Nelson, Willie Nelson has long been the most out-front celebrity champion of recreational marijuana ever. (Sorry Seth Rogen, but Willie’s got you beat by about a half-century.) Appearing on Tuesday’s Tonight Show to promote his new release Ride Me Back Home (his astonishi...
13:51, 06/19/2019

The Democratic Presidential Candidates Mostly Agree on Marijuana Legalization. The Exception? Joe Biden In 2016, legalizing marijuana was a niche issue. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders mentioned it occasionally, while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton supported the lesser step of removing pot from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. Things have changed. Nearly every major Democratic conte...
00:00, 06/08/2019

Marijuana legalization leads to an increase in snack sales, new report shows A recent study by Nielsen found states that have legalized recreational marijuana sales are selling more snack foods.       ...
17:00, 07/11/2019

Colorado dogs getting marijuana toxicity from human poop at hiking trails A Colorado veterinarian said dogs in the Aspen area are being brought in with marijuana toxicity after getting high from eating human poop at trails and campgrounds....
18:34, 07/12/2019

Exploding danger: U.S. marijuana oil labs pose deadly, destructive hazard On the afternoon of May 5, college student John Nothdurft was watching TV at his suburban San Diego home when a series of explosions shook the house. Around the corner, on Sunny Meadow Street, flames billowed from a neighbor's garage....
23:17, 06/04/2019

Opinion: Don't hold your breath for quick NFL action to allow medical marijuana Don’t hold your breath if you’re thinking the NFL is on the brink of giving players to green light to smoke their pain away with marijuana.        ...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Police seize missile, guns, Nazi memorabilia in sting tied to far-right extremists in Italy Police in Italy arrested three men, one of whom had ties to a far-right party, after uncovering a massive cache of weapons and Nazi memorabilia.        ...
17:00, 07/16/2019

NYPD brass tied to scandal were forced to take fall to protect de Blasio, Bratton: suit Four former high-ranking NYPD cops who were forced to retire amid a bribery scandal filed a federal lawsuit Monday alleging they were denied due process to protect Mayor Bill de Blasio and former Police Commissioner Bill Bratton. The plaintiffs — ex-Inspector Peter DeBlasio, who is no relation to th...
21:34, 05/13/2019

Fox News pundits are using white supremacist language tied to 'The Great Replacement' conspiracy theory INSIDER's Manny Ocbazghi opines that Fox News pundits have been echoing white supremacist talking points during segments on immigration. These talking points are tied to a conspiracy theory called "The Great Replacement." The Great Replacement theory says that nonwhite populations around the world a...
13:00, 08/06/2019

Report: US Carried Out Cyber Attacks on Iranian Assets Tied to Revolutionary Guard Corps Donald Trump called off a military strike on undisclosed Iranian assets this week after reports Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a RQ-4A Global Hawk surveillance drone, the incident itself following accusations of Iranian responsibility for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. But U.S. Cy...
21:34, 06/22/2019

Rory McIlroy is tied for the Canadian Open lead and eyes a victory in his tournament debut Rory McIlroy shot 6-under 64 in Saturday's third round to move into a tie for the lead at 13 under alongside Webb Simpson and Matt Kuchar.        ...
06:51, 06/09/2019

Twitter deletes thousands of accounts tied to Iran, seeks to end false info campaigns Twitter Inc on Thursday said it removed thousands of accounts linked to coordinated, state-backed activities it believes were from the Iranian government and archived them to its public database launched last year....
18:51, 06/13/2019

Women 'tied like pigs,' forced abortions part of China's 'one-child policy,' doc shows Although China's one-child policy ended years ago, the consequences of forced abortions, sterilizations, abandoned newborns, and government abductions, are just being realized....
18:34, 08/08/2019

Federal criminal probe tied to 'microcap fraud' case may include former Riot Blockchain CEO Federal authorities have launched an investigation into a group of "microcap fraudsters," according to court documents. The investigation is parallel to an SEC civil case against the alleged "fraudsters," and more details are currently unknown....
00:34, 05/23/2019

Weed in the Windy City: Illinois Becomes the 11th State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana (SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation legalizing small amounts of marijuana for recreational use, the 11th state to do so and the first to implement a comprehensive statewide cannabis marketplace designed by legisl...
19:51, 06/25/2019

Nevada becomes first state to ban employers from refusing job applicants based on failed marijuana test The law, set to go into effect on Jan. 1, will not apply to EMTs, firefighters and those who drive vehicles.        ...
10:34, 06/13/2019

Andrew Yang vows mass pardon to all imprisoned for nonviolent marijuana offenses Entrepreneur and Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang told a crowd in New Hampshire on Friday that he would pardon every prison inmate convicted of nonviolent marijuana offenses if he was elected....
17:34, 08/17/2019

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't curb opioid overdose deaths, study says Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanford University's School of Medicine say otherwise....
23:00, 06/10/2019

NFL labor talks could include 18-game season, more playoff teams, new marijuana policy As discussions between the league and players' union heat up, some owners appear willing to compromise on marijuana policy and the commissioner’s disciplinary authority....
02:34, 05/30/2019

Chris Long admits to regular marijuana use during NFL career and explains how he beat tests Former NFL star Chris Long, who recently retired, said if not for marijuana, it would have been difficult to cope with day-to-day life in the NFL.        ...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Bartender in Woods lawsuit was high on marijuana, stole alcohol before crash, lawyers say Nicholas F. Immesberger, who worked at Tiger Woods' restaurant, was "excessively intoxicated" by pot in addition to alcohol before his fatal crash.        ...
03:00, 07/02/2019

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.        ...
05:51, 06/01/2019

Ex-Lions star Calvin Johnson announces partnership with Harvard to study marijuana Former Detroit Lions players Calvin Johnson and Robert Sims are teaming up with Harvard University for medical marijuana research on pot and cancer.       ...
18:34, 08/16/2019

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes.        ...
10:51, 06/01/2019

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being prescribed painkillers for....
01:34, 05/26/2019

Nadler, Harris to introduce bill decriminalizing pot, expunge prior marijuana convictions Called the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act, the bill would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and require prior pot convictions to be expunged or re-sentenced....
11:34, 07/23/2019

CBOE Introduces Five New Options-Based Strategy Performance Benchmark Indexes Tied to Russell 2000 CHICAGO, IL -- November 23, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced that it has created five new options-based strategy performance benchmark indexes that focus on options as risk management and yield enhancing investment tools. Index values for the new benchmarks, which ...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Sean Spicer: Sarah Sanders' departure 'absolutely not' tied to Trump's foreign dirt comments There was "never" going to be a good time for White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders to resign and her doing so had nothing to do with the president's comments about foreign opposition research, Sanders' predecessor said on Saturday....
00:17, 06/16/2019

Dayton, Ohio, Fears Becoming a New Charlottesville Ahead of Rally Saturday by Group Tied to the Ku Klux Klan An offshoot of the homegrown terror group the Ku Klux Klan is headed to the city of Dayton, Ohio, to rally Saturday, and city officials are urging folks to stay away, concerned they’ll have another Charlottesville on their hands....
04:51, 05/24/2019

House Judiciary Committee targets slew of Trump-tied figures as GOP decries 'subpoena binge' The House Judiciary Committee voted along party lines Thursday to authorize subpoenas for a slew of high-profile individuals associated with President Trump as part of the panel’s investigation into obstruction of justice and other alleged abuses by the president -- as Republicans decried what they ...
23:34, 07/11/2019

Coast Guard seizes estimated $569 million worth of cocaine, marijuana on high seas Vice President Mike Pence was on hand as 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana were seized.        ...
06:17, 07/12/2019

Robert Garrigus back from drug suspension, seeks change in PGA Tour marijuana rules Robert Garrigus returns to the PGA Tour at the 3M Open following a three-month suspension after failing a drug test based on elevated THC levels.        ...
20:17, 07/03/2019

Mike Tyson, Floyd Landis among athletes asking WADA to remove marijuana from banned list Athletes for CARE requested WADA – the organization that sets drug policy for Olympic sports – remove THC from its banned list in a letter Thursday.        ...
18:51, 05/23/2019

Buster-Ass Authorities Continue To Give A Shit About Marijuana Possession, Bust D'Angelo Russell Nets All-Star point guard D’Angelo Russell was cited for marijuana possession Thursday when security types at LaGuardia Airport in New York discovered a stash Russell had hidden in a secret compartment of a container disguised as an Arizona Iced Tea can. This is not something that anyone should give...
08:34, 05/03/2019

Phoenix Suns' Josh Jackson accused of getting 5-month-old daughter high with marijuana use: report Phoenix Suns forward Josh Jackson was reportedly accused in court documents of using marijuana and getting his 5-month-old daughter high off the drug....
01:51, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 2-Tilray, Aurora Cannabis sales jump after Canada legalizes recreational marijuana Cannabis producers Tilray Inc and Aurora Cannabis Inc on Tuesday reported a surge in quarterly revenue, boosted by increased demand following the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada....
03:17, 05/15/2019

Marc Gasol's turnaround helps Toronto rebound, roll back to Milwaukee with series tied When the Raptors acquired him at trade deadline, they sacrificed depth for a proven playoff center who can anchor a defense and facilitate offense.        ...
00:51, 05/23/2019

2020 candidate Seth Moulton says he'd legalize marijuana and boost mental health care for veterans Samantha Lee 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Seth Moulton, a US Marine Corps veteran, joined Business Insider Today for a town hall. Moulton answered questions from an in-studio audience and comments section in the Facebook livestream. He discussed a range of issues including mental health c...
05:51, 06/20/2019

Driver who killed 5 in crash had 'second largest level' of marijuana seen by medical examiner in living specimen: report The Bloods gang member who had the second highest level of marijuana the medical examiner had ever seen in a living specimen when he slammed into a family’s car on a New York highway last year, causing all passengers to burn alive, was sentenced Tuesday....
14:00, 08/07/2019

US officials want 'El Chapo' to forfeit $12.7 billion for trafficked cocaine, marijuana and heroin, a figure his attorney says is 'insane' AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File US officials want $12.7 billion from notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. The figure relates to money generated from trafficked cocaine, marijuana, and heroin, but a Guzman attorney has said it is "insane" to think he has the cash to pay. Guzman is...
08:51, 07/07/2019

Ohio lawmaker blames mass shootings on 'drag queen advocates,' marijuana and open borders in Facebook rant An Ohio lawmaker has stirred up controversy with a Facebook rant blaming the recent mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas on the breakdown of “traditional American family,” gay marriage and “drag queen advocates” among other things....
07:00, 08/06/2019

Gunmen in attacks on El Paso Walmart and New Zealand mosques were tied to racist manifestos on the same website. The founder says the online community would likely be responsible for future tragedies. Shutterstock The August 3 mass shooting that left 20 dead in an El Paso Walmart marked the third devastating attack that was tied to the fringe message board site 8chan. The site's founder previously predicted the site would play a role in a future hate-based mass attack. In a Wall Street Journal...
05:51, 08/05/2019

Cancer hospital affiliation tied to lower cancer surgery mortality rates (Reuters Health) - Community hospitals may have lower mortality rates for cancer surgeries when they're affiliated with a top-ranked cancer center, a U.S. study suggests....
23:34, 08/06/2019

Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer drug deaths Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first time in nearly three decades....
11:34, 08/08/2019

Afghanistan vs Australia: Head To Head, Winning, Losing, Tied Match Afghanistan will be taking on defending champions Australia in their first World Cup 2019 clash in a lop-sided face-off as both sides would be hoping for the best possible start....
18:00, 05/31/2019

High blood pressure, high cholesterol early in life tied to heart problems later (Reuters Health) - People with high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol before age 40 are more likely to have a heart attack later in life than other adults, a new analysis suggests....
01:51, 07/16/2019

Warriors: Will Klay Thompson's legacy forever be tied to Steph Curry's? Klay Thompson will probably always be closely linked to Steph Curry, but he won't be an afterthought in an era filled with elite players.       ...
00:34, 08/19/2019

Marijuana usage among Americans getting higher and higher: study America’s gone to pot, with the number of marijuana smokers spiking dramatically— even in states where it’s illegal — in recent years, a new study shows. The number of folks who admitted to monthly weed use in states where the drug isn’t allowed recreationally has soared 33 percent since...
00:34, 08/06/2019

'It's not funny to me': Georgia woman says she was fired by Dairy Queen after viral marijuana cake mix-up A Georgia woman claims Dairy Queen fired her after she made a marijuana-themed cake after a manager misheard a mother who requested a 'Moana' cake.        ...
06:17, 07/12/2019

More pregnant women are using marijuana, study finds. Doctor says it's 'not worth the risk' The research published in JAMA surveyed nearly half a million women. 1 in 14 pregnant women said they used in the past month. Risks are still unclear.        ...
23:51, 06/19/2019

Avalanche 4, Sharks 3 | Series is tied, 1-1: N.H.L. Playoffs: Reunited Top Line Leads Avalanche Past Sharks Colorado changed the momentum on two goals scored with Nathan MacKinnon, Gabriel Landeskog and Mikko Rantanen back together. The tied series moves to Denver....
07:51, 04/29/2019

Blues 4, Stars 1 | Series is tied, 3-3: N.H.L. Playoffs: Blues Knock Out Stars Goalie and Force Game 7 Jaden Schwartz and Sammy Blais scored 33 seconds apart in the third period for St. Louis after Ben Bishop was stunned on a high shot. The goalie left the game after Blais’s goal....
02:51, 05/06/2019

CBOE CREATES TWO NEW VOLATILITY INDEXES TIED TO GOLD AND EURO CURRENCY; New Benchmarks Continue the Expansion of CBOE's Volatility Franchise Into New Asset Classes CHICAGO, July 31, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that on Friday, August 1, 2008, the Exchange will begin publishing two new Volatility benchmarks -- the CBOE Gold Volatility Index (ticker symbol GVZ) and the CBOE EuroCurrency Volatility Index (ticker symbol EVZ).The...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Bucks 123, Celtics 102 | Series tied, 1-1: Bucks Rebound in a Big Way, Beating Celtics Easily in Game 2 Giannis Antetokounmpo looked far more comfortable, tallying 29 points and 10 rebounds overall. The Bucks ran away with the game in the third quarter....
06:51, 05/01/2019

AFG vs SL: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History Afghanistan take on Sri Lanka in their second World Cup 2019 league encounter after both teams received a hammering in their first matches. Both will be hoping for maximum points....
11:51, 06/03/2019

IND vs SA: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History India begin their World Cup 2019 campaign against South Africa on June 5. The Virat Kohli-led team will be hoping to add to South Africa's miseries as they have lost both their opening matches....
13:00, 06/04/2019

ENG vs PAK: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History England got off to the best possible start in their effort to lift the World Cup 2019 while Pakistan were dealt a hefty blow by the West Indies. England would be hoping their superior ODI record comes......
10:34, 06/02/2019

Teen alive and well after car landed on top of him A teen in Williamsburg, Virginia, was involved in a near-fatal car crash where the car landed on his body — and then his head. According to CBN News, Juan Spence was on life support at MCV Hospital after having part of his skull removed due to swelling. Doctors gave Juan a 5% chance of living.......
01:51, 08/20/2019

What It's Like When Your Teen Is a Race Car Driver I’m guessing that a lot of you out there look up to your fathers, and some of you have even followed in their footsteps in some way or another. In which case, you can compare yourselves to 17-year-old Oliver Solberg, son of 2003 World Rally Championship winner and bona fide driving legend, Petter So...
04:34, 07/10/2019

7 warning signs a teen may be suicidal With cyberbullying, the opioid epidemic and increased pressure on teens, suicide rates among young people have reached their highest point since 2000 in the US. Wherever you live, here are some signs to watch out for....
15:34, 06/21/2019

Five teen dramas to watch after 'Euphoria' "Euphoria" fans can look forward to the "Gossip Girl" reboot, "Riverdale" spinoff "Katy Keene," "Looking for Alaska" and new seasons of "13 Reasons Why" and "Elite."...
22:00, 08/07/2019

Teen Shot, Killed In La Grange LA GRANGE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– A teenager was shot and killed Sunday at an apartment complex in Oldham County. The Oldham Era is reporting that the 911 call came in around 4:50 p.m. from the Oldham Oaks Apartment complex on Christopher Lane. After arriving on scene, police found a 14-year-old with a...
14:51, 05/07/2019

Teach Your Teen That Networking Is Actually Important Growing up, I’m not sure I ever heard the term “networking.” When I finally heard it in college, it sounded to me like a trendy buzzword that only a business major would use. It made me think of briefcases and fat rolodexes—definitely not anything that would be relevant to me. I was a music performa...
21:34, 05/08/2019

Your Teen Can Get Free Audiobooks This Summer It’s common for kids’ brains to become a little rusty in the summer—a Brookings report concludes that the average student loses a month of academic-calendar learning during the break. But you, parents, can help slow the summer slide. One way: Keep them reading....
00:00, 05/28/2019

Five teen dramas to follow 'Euphoria' "Euphoria" fans can look forward to the "Gossip Girl" reboot, "Riverdale" spinoff "Katy Keene," "Looking for Alaska" and new seasons of "13 Reasons Why" and "Elite."...
15:00, 08/07/2019

American teen Gauff goes for another Wimbledon win on Day 3 American teenager Coco Gauff will try to follow up her upset win over Venus Williams with another victory in the second round at Wimbledon       ...
09:51, 07/03/2019

‘Euphoria’: HBO’s raw teen sex junkies are all shock, no value HBO finally has its own “Reefer Madness.” Much press has been devoted to “Euphoria,” the premium cable network’s attempt to catch up to Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” by producing a series that captures the swirling vortex of drugs, porn and meaningless sex that has claimed an entire generation! Much li...
22:34, 06/15/2019

Everything You Need to Know Before the 2019 Teen Choice Awards The time has come for the 2019 Teen Choice Awards, and we are so excited. This year, the award ceremony will be held Sunday evening in Hermosa Beach, Calif. and will celebrate the best of......
12:51, 08/10/2019

Teen arrested after crashing car into home TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s deputies say an 18-year-old has been arrested on DUI charges after crashing a car into a home on the northwest side. Officials say Jose Diaz-Delacruz drove into a home in the 2000 block of W. Shaffer Place around 4:30 Saturday morning. Diaz-Delacruz was arr...
04:17, 06/16/2019

Alia Shawkat: ‘I think my teen self would be happy with me’ The former Arrested Development actor on co-starring in buddy movie Animals and how her parents running a strip club affected her adolescenceA two-hour drive from Los Angeles, in the Coachella Valley desert, lies the resort city of Palm Springs: upmarket hotels, golf courses, palm trees as far as th...
17:17, 07/27/2019

Validate Your Teen's Outbursts as You Would for a Toddler Parents learn pretty early on that overreacting to a child’s negative experience can make things worse. That’s why when they fall and skin their knee as toddlers, we keep the expression on our faces neutral and say, “It’s okay! You’re okay!” We are their barometer for how bad things are, and when th...
06:34, 06/27/2019

Missing teen believed to be in danger TUCSON – 16-year-old Joshua Anderson was last heard from on May 28, 2019. He reached out to a friend expressing he was in danger, in the desert and without water. Heidi Anderson, Joshua’s adoptive mother described him as sweet, intelligent and talented in sports. She described the situation as “a ni...
12:51, 07/17/2019

U.S. teen suicides rising, especially among boys For nearly a decade, suicide rates have been climbing among U.S. teens, with an especially pronounced increase in boys recently, a new study suggests....
21:34, 06/18/2019

Teen boy shot dead in Harlem A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot at a Harlem housing project Friday night, police said. Jeremiah Draper, who lived in the development, was found with a gunshot wound to his head at about 9:35 p.m. behind a building at the Saint Nicholas Houses at 230 West 131st Street, cops said. The boy was prono...
07:34, 05/18/2019

Teen 'sexting' may not always spell trouble (Reuters Health) - While teen sexting is linked to increased odds of certain types of risky behavior, a new analysis of research to date on the impact of sexually explicit content on adolescent health also suggests there's a lot we still don't know....
03:00, 06/21/2019

'Endgame,' 'Spider-Man' win big at Teen Choice Awards Avengers: Endgame scored the Choice Action Movie prize and its star Robert Downey Jr. picked up the trophy for Choice Action Movie Actor at Sunday's Teen Choice Awards....
23:51, 08/12/2019

Teen won’t survive after trying viral ‘choking game’: mom A heartbroken mother in Indiana is preparing for the death of her teenage son after he was gravely injured while replicating a “choking game” that he saw on social media, she said Sunday. Joann Jackson Bogard, of Evansville, said something went “horribly wrong” when her son, Mason, tried to temporar...
23:00, 05/06/2019

HHS: Unaccompanied migrant teen died while in U.S. custody An unaccompanied migrant teenager died while in the custody of the U.S. government in Texas on Tuesday, Department of Health and Human Services officials said....
03:17, 05/02/2019

California sheriff’s deputy accused of having sex with teen boy A California woman who works as a sheriff’s deputy was arrested this week for allegedly having sex with with a 16-year-old boy, authorities said. Shauna Bishop, 44, turned herself in to police in Folsom on Thursday. She was released from custody after her arrest — but is scheduled to appear in...
03:17, 06/15/2019

Teen charged in Colorado shooting in court One of two teens charged in the deadly attack on a suburban Denver school has appeared in court after being charged with multiple counts of murder, theft and arson in the attack. (May 15)        ...
20:34, 05/15/2019

Family remembers teen slain day after HS graduation TUCSON – The family of a local teenager shot and killed the day after graduating from high school is speaking out. Julian Zepeda, 18, was found with gunshot wounds in a crashed car near the Las Villas de Kino apartment complex Friday morning. He was transported to a hospital, where he later di...
18:17, 05/27/2019

Vape pen explodes shattering teen's teeth, jaw A 17-year-old Nevada teen was left with what looked like “close-range gunshot wounds” after a vape pen that his mother had given him to help him quit smoking exploded in his mouth....
22:51, 06/20/2019

Sentence next for ex-Michigan trooper in teen’s death DETROIT (AP) — A former Michigan state trooper is facing a prison sentence for involuntary manslaughter for firing a Taser at a Detroit teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died. Mark Bessner quit the state police after the 2017 incident. He’s returning to court Monday for his sente...
06:34, 05/13/2019

How a teen became the first woman to win the grueling Mongol Derby She was less than a day into a 10-day, 1,000-kilometer horse race, but Lara Prior-Palmer was already in trouble. She’d been in high spirits when she set off from the start line with her 29 fellow competitors that morning, but now the 19-year-old British teen was all alone in the middle of the Mongol...
23:17, 05/11/2019

Mississippi teen arrested for allegedly gunning down cop A Mississippi teenager was arrested Monday night for allegedly gunning down an on-duty police officer who was set to retire at the end of the year, authorities said. Darian Tawan Atkinson, 19, is expected to be charged with capital murder for the fatal shooting of Biloxi Police Officer Robert McKeit...
16:51, 05/07/2019

Man accused of sex with teen on plane sentenced to 7 years TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man accused of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on his private airplane after he set it on autopilot has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Fifty-three-year-old Stephen Bradley Mell, a former CEO of a New Jersey investment firm, was sentence...
02:34, 06/19/2019

Stars hit the 2019 Teen Choice Awards See all the stars hit the red carpet at the 2019 Teen Choice Awards, where Taylor Swift accepted the first-ever Icon Award.        ...
06:17, 08/13/2019

Many teen girls pressured by partners to get pregnant (Reuters Health) - Nearly one in eight sexually active teen girls are pressured by their partners to have unprotected sex and try to conceive when they don't want a baby, a U.S. study suggests....
06:34, 07/12/2019

Man wants new sentence in teen's rape, murder, dismemberment A man sentenced to death for raping, strangling and dismembering his girlfriend's 14-year-old daughter has asked a judge to instead give him a life term....
17:34, 06/13/2019

How Jenelle Evans Reacted to Being Fired From MTV's Teen Mom 2 Jenelle Evans' time on Teen Mom 2 has officially come to a close. An MTV spokesperson confirmed to Us Weekly on Tuesday that they were severing all ties with the mom of......
07:00, 05/08/2019

Tucson teen joins McDonald’s lawsuit TUCSON – Twenty-five more McDonald’s workers have filed complaints as the sexual harassment problem grows within the company. A Tucson teen is part of the class action lawsuit against McDonald’s. She claimed she was sexually harassed to the point of losing her job. In 2016, Brittan...
05:17, 05/25/2019

| Tougher for teen to win men's Slam than women - Federer Roger Federer believes there's no reason why 15-year-old Coco Gauff can't win a Grand Slam, but doesn't expect to see a similar breakout performance for the men....
08:34, 07/07/2019

Other Teen Prodigies to Coco Gauff: ‘Don’t Read Everything About You’ Chris Evert was 16 when she dazzled at the U.S. Open in 1971. But, she noted, with less television and no social media, “it was just a different world.”...
03:34, 07/08/2019

Romanians protest rape and killing of teen The Romanian government has promised a referendum on tougher punishment for rape and murder. The move came in response to mass demonstrations in Bucharest over the slow response to the killing of a teenager....
09:51, 07/28/2019

Transgender teen crowned prom king A transgender teen got the royal treatment when he was crowned prom king of his Cape Cod high school. Nicholas Bulman, who attends Barnstable High School in Hyannis, was showered with love and support from pals at the “Great Gatsby”-themed dance Friday, according to the Cape Cod Times. “It was ̷...
22:51, 05/26/2019

Woman who used Xbox to try and lure teen boy for sex gets 7 years PHOENIX — A 34-year-old Phoenix woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for trying to lure a 14-year-old into having sex with her. Lisa Corn was sentenced Wednesday by a Maricopa County Superior Court judge on her May guilty pleas to attempted aggravated luring a minor for sexual exploitat...
08:17, 06/13/2019

Few teen mothers with contraceptive implants also use condoms (Reuters Health) - Teen mothers are much less likely to use condoms when they have long-acting contraceptive implants like intrauterine devices (IUDs) than peers using other types of birth control, a U.S. study suggests....
01:17, 05/22/2019

Millionaire to be sentenced for having sex with teen on autopiloted plane A New Jersey millionaire could be heading to the slammer for the next five years after engaging in sexual acts with a minor — including once on his private plane while it was in autopilot mode, according to a federal complaint....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Search continues for Missing Vail teen VAIL, Ariz. – It is a parent’s worst nightmare. 17-year-old Lincoln Stevens was last seen June 2017. He is now 19-years-old. His family and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children are still trying to find him. “My initial reaction was he was running away, so I didn&#...
08:17, 07/18/2019

US Teen Loses Her Leg After Being Attacked By Shark While Swimming A teenager lost part of her leg after being attacked by a shark while swimming off the coast of the southeastern United States, her family said on Monday....
07:00, 06/04/2019

Teen boy shot in the chest in Bronx schoolyard A 13-year-old boy took a bullet to the chest when someone opened fire on a Bronx school yard Monday night, police said. The youngster was behind the School of Science and Applied Learning on Prospect Avenue near East 179th Street at about 10:20 p.m. when the gunman started spraying bullets, cops sai...
13:17, 07/02/2019

| Teen fugitives 'unlikely' to survive in Canadian wilderness Hunted by police, low on supplies and running the gauntlet of bear and wolf attacks in the mosquito-infested forests of central Canada, two teen triple murder suspects are unlikely to survive much longer, say experts....
19:51, 08/02/2019

Teen in critical condition after being hit by ambulance: cops A teen is critical after being hit by an ambulance while crossing the street in Far Rockaway, cops said Sunday. The 19-year-old woman was walking in a crosswalk on Seagirt Avenue near Beach 26th Street in Queens just before 11:30 p.m. Saturday when she was hit by an FDNY ambulance heading west on th...
17:00, 07/21/2019

Teen Identified As Suspect In US Synagogue Shooting A 19-year-old man with an assault rifle opened fire at the Chabad of Poway synagogue in Poway, California, Saturday morning, leaving one dead and three injured, according to authorities....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Teen activist to travel to US by boat because she refuses to fly Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has revealed she's travelling from Britain to the US next month by boat to attend two key conferences - because she refuses to fly....
17:51, 07/30/2019

London teen disappears while on vacation in Malaysia A 15-year-old girl from London went missing while on vacation with her family in Malaysia, a report said. Nora Quoirin, who has learning difficulties, was nowhere to be found on Sunday morning when her parents awoke at their resort near Kuala Lumpur, according to the BBC The family said that Nora wo...
13:00, 08/05/2019

Chicago officer recorded asking teen for sex is fired CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer who allegedly asked a 17-year-old girl for sex in return for getting her mother’s impounded car released by the city has been fired. The Chicago Tribune reports that the city’s police board agreed with Superintendent Eddie Johnson&#...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Teen Vondrousova into French quarters without losing a set The next in a long line of talented left-handed tennis players from the Czech Republic is making a run at the French Open        ...
21:51, 06/02/2019

Teen ump involved in brawl invited to MLB game Major league umpire Chris Guccione invited the teen ump who was involved in a game that ended in an adult brawl to the Dodgers-Rockies series finale Sunday....
09:34, 06/30/2019

‘There was blood on the walls’: what to do when teen parties go wrong When my son threw a Facebook bash for 25 friends, it spiralled out of control. So why did I encourage him to have more? We were enjoying a final barbecue with our two younger children on the last night of a holiday in Cornwall. Earlier we had dropped Jake, our 16-year-old, at the station so he could...
07:34, 07/13/2019

Teen girls prepare for space launch Teenage girls have designed Africa's first private satellite due to launch into space in 2017. It's hoped it can monitor and find answers to South Africa's drought crisis....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Teen claims to tweet from her smart fridge – but did she really? A Twitter user’s claim to have tweeted from a kitchen appliance went viral but experts have cast doubtA resourceful teenager appeared to have taken the rise of increasingly powerful smart home devices to its logical conclusion – tweeting from her family’s smart fridge after her mother confiscated he...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Teen charged with murder in death of cabbie hit by his own car Police on Tuesday arrested a teenager who allegedly robbed a taxi driver in the Bronx Sunday night, causing the driver to chase after him and get fatally run over by his own car. The 16-year-old, whose name was not released because he is a minor, was hit with murder and robbery charges for the caper...
12:34, 07/17/2019

2,000 at service for teen school shooting hero About 2,000 people filled a large church in suburban Denver to honor a student killed while trying to stop one of two gunmen at his Colorado school. (May 15)        ...
05:17, 05/16/2019

Guatemalan teen is 3rd minor migrant to die in U.S. custody A 16-year-old migrant boy died while in the custody of the U.S. government in Texas on Monday, the third minor migrant death in less than a month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said....
00:34, 05/21/2019

Kentucky man is accused of stealing car with teen inside LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police were in pursuit of a stolen car with a 14-year-old girl inside when the driver crossed a median and crashed into a guardrail. News outlets report 33-year-old Thomas Oxendine had been arguing with the teen’s stepmother Thursday when she pulled into a gas st...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Dreadlocks that cost teen a job could make him a star model A Texas teen who was snubbed from a job at Six Flags because of his dreadlocks is set for the ultimate comeback — with a potentially-lucrative career as a model. “One door closed and another one opened,” Kerion Washington, 17, said of the amazing opportunity his initial rejection h...
23:17, 07/07/2019

| 'My goal is to win Wimbledon,' says teen Gauff after Venus shock Cori Gauff, at 15 the youngest ever qualifier for Wimbledon, is not content with just beating five-time champion Venus Williams - now she wants to win the title....
09:34, 07/02/2019

Teen charged in school threat to Santa with classmate’s name WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida teen has been charged with threatening a school shooting in a postcard to Santa and signing a classmate’s name last fall. The Tampa Bay Times reports that the 15-year-old boy was arrested Monday and charged with making writte...
14:51, 05/22/2019

Missing teen swimmer found dead off the Rockaways The teen who went missing while swimming off the Rockaways in Queens was found dead early Wednesday — hours after his friend was rescued, police said. Cops first responded to a call about two distressed swimmers off the shoreline near Beach 61st Street and Boardwalk at around 8 p.m. Tuesday. T...
12:51, 07/31/2019

Teen finds prehistoric mastodon jaw in southern Iowa _____ IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A teen searching for arrowheads in southern Iowa found something much bigger: the prehistoric jawbone of a mastodon. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that the 30-inch bone belonged to a juvenile mastodon, an elephant-like animal believed to have roamed Iowa some 34,00...
19:51, 05/18/2019

Google's poetry algorithm automates teen angst Roses are red, violets are blue, poetry is hard, but now a machine will do it for you. From today, you can use Google's AI to create a unique "poem portrait," an ethereal image of your self-portrait overlaid with an exclusive poem generated from a wo......
16:34, 05/02/2019

Teen girl fights off kidnapper during attempted abduction _____ A 13-year-old girl was walking home from school when a man followed and tried to grab her. The girl fought off the attacker and her brother chased after the suspect, and police used surveillance video to arrest a 24-year-old man....
19:51, 07/06/2019

Prosecutor: Mom and daughter strangled pregnant Chicago teen A prosecutor says a pregnant Chicago teen who was killed and whose baby was cut from her womb was strangled while being shown a photo album of the late son and brother of her attackers....
22:34, 05/17/2019

Teen with same name as Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz wants to change it SUNRISE, Fla. — A Florida teenager wants to change his name because he shares it with the defendant charged in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre. The mother of Nikolas Marciel Cruz told the South Florida Sun Sentinel her 18-year-old son got tired of being confused with Nikolas Jacob ...
12:17, 08/02/2019

Teen accused of killing Mississippi family’s pet hogs CARRIERE, Miss. — A teenager is accused of fatally shooting a Mississippi family’s pet hogs. The Picayune Item reports 18-year-old Conner Taylor has been arrested and charged with malicious killing of livestock. Owner Melinda Shaw says a family hog named Taz was found shot in the head in Febru...
17:17, 05/03/2019

Pregnant US Teen Killed, Baby Taken From Womb: Police Police in Chicago were questioning three people Thursday in connection with the murder of a pregnant teenager whose unborn baby was taken from her womb after her death....
03:00, 05/17/2019

MLB umpire reaches out to teen ump involved in adult brawl Major league umpire Chris Guccione invited a teenage ump who was involved in a game that ended in an adult brawl to attend the Dodgers-Rockies series finale Sunday at Coors Field       ...
07:00, 06/30/2019

US border center scrutinized after teen found with preemie A U.S. border patrol facility in Texas is under new scrutiny after a teenage mother was found there with a premature baby. Immigrant advocates expected the facility in the border city of McAllen to allow doctors inside on Saturday to conduct health assessments. It was not immediately clear whether t...
02:34, 06/16/2019

London teen missing in Malaysia isn’t independent: parents The parents of a 15-year-old London girl who mysteriously disappeared from a Malaysian eco-resort a week ago say she isn’t independent and has difficulty walking in new details to support their conviction that she had been abducted...
09:17, 08/10/2019

Teen wakes up from coma after she’s hospitalized in Dominican Republic The Argentinian teen who fell unconscious on a Dominican Republic vacation because of a life-threatening diabetic condition has woken up from her coma. Candela Saccone, 15, has been taken off a ventilator after she was hospitalized June 19 while staying at a Punta Cana resort, according to Argentini...
22:51, 06/28/2019

New trial sought for teen convicted in mother’s slaying ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Attorneys for a teenager convicted in the murder of her mother in eastern Pennsylvania are seeking a new trial, calling the outcome of her case “shocking.” Now-18-year-old Jamie Silvonek was sentenced to 35 years to life after pleading guilty in the Lehigh County ki...
02:34, 05/15/2019

Kansas teen killed in western Kentucky pileup LYON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Officials have released more information about a deadly 12-vehicle pileup on a western Kentucky highway. Authorities said 19-year-old Jace Smothers was killed Friday when the van he was riding in was struck from behind by a semi-tractor trailer. A Kansas native, Smo...
15:34, 06/30/2019

The Latest: Teen accused in gun case pleads not guilty PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on an armed student who was tackled at a Portland, Oregon, school (all times local): 3 p.m. A high school senior who authorities say brought a shotgun to a Portland, Oregon, school but was tackled by a security guard before anyone was hurt has pleaded not guilty to g...
01:51, 05/21/2019

Juul faces House investigation over teen e-cigarette use Juul is facing even more heat over concerns that it's contributing to teen vaping. The House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy has opened an investigation into the "youth e-cigarette epidemic" that could determine if Juul had marketed its......
21:00, 06/16/2019

For Teen 'Fortnite' Champ, Winning Comes With Strings Attached The Pennsylvania teen who won a $3 million prize last weekend in the world’s largest “Fortnite” videogame competition won’t get to keep all of his contest winnings despite being vaulted into esports stardom....
22:17, 07/31/2019

Teen set to be the first jockey wearing hijab at a British racecourse The south London district of Brixton isn't necessarily the sort of place you'd expect to find a horse riding club, but amid concrete streets and towering apartment blocks lies the paddock where Khadijah Mellah first fell in love with the sport....
21:51, 07/31/2019

Australian police 'baffled' by Belgian teen's disappearance An 18-year-old Belgian backpacker has gone missing from the coastal holiday town of Byron Bay in Australia. Police said his disappearance is "out of character" and homicide has not been ruled out....
10:17, 06/17/2019

Outrage over Arizona man who killed teen for listening to rap music A white Arizona man is accused of stabbing a black 17-year-old for listening to rap music in a cold-blooded murder that is now provoking outrage online in response to the suspect’s mental illness defense. Michael Adams, 27, was charged with the first-degree premeditated murder of Elijah Al-Ami...
01:00, 07/09/2019