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Blood Tests Can't Tell Who's Really too Stoned to Drive
Feb. 9, 2016
Blood alcohol levels match well with a person's impairment. But the THC in marijuana doesn't move around the body the same way, so blood tests can miss people who are stoned.
Error in Study Linking Teen Pot Use and Psychosis
Jan. 21, 2016
The American Psychological Association corrected a study that found no health problems from teen pot smoking. It had contradicted other studies that found increased risk of psychotic disorders.
Is the pot task force a first step toward legalization?
Apr. 29, 2014
The task force could be a first step toward legalizing recreational pot.
Can a marijuana diet help you lose weight?
Oct. 23, 2013
While many people associate marijuana smoking with increased appetite, New York-based author Art Glass claims it can actually help you lose weight.
Getting the band back together
Aug. 8, 2013
For this week's "Music Thursday", Richard Steele and Sound Opinions' Robin Linn play tunes from some of their favorite bands who reunited and brought the hits (and misses) back to the fans.
City Council targets sale of synthetic marijuana
Nov. 10, 2011
While synthetic marijuana is already banned statewide, some new chemical compounds aren't illegal in Chicago yet.
Cook County may expand law that tickets low level marijuana offenders
Sep. 7, 2011
Cook County commissioners are scheduled to vote Wednesday to expand a law that targets low-level marijuana offenders.
Pot legalization bill introduced in U.S. Senate
Jun. 23, 2011
Reps. Ron Paul (R-TX) and Barney Frank (D-MA) are set to introduce a bipartisan bill today that would remove the federal prohibition on marijuana.
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