Recent Examples of marijuana from the Web
Congress passed an amendment to the federal spending bill that prevents his department from cracking down on medical-marijuana programs that have been legalized by states.
But a 2016 study by the ACLU of California and the Drug Policy Alliance found Latinos were cited at 1.4 times the rate of white people for marijuana infractions in Los Angeles and 1.7 percent the rate in Fresno.
Police also arrested Joseph Karbelis, 18, of the 1500 block of Washington Avenue, Chesterton, on misdemeanor charges of marijuana possession and possession of paraphernalia.
In the Governors Highway Safety Association report, over one-third of the drugs found were some form of marijuana.
The judge also won’t allow the defense to introduce details about Castile’s alleged past marijuana use or his arrest and driving record, but if testimony addresses those issues, the defense can ask the judge to reconsider.
The judge also won’t allow the defense to introduce details about Castile’s alleged past marijuana use or his arrest and driving record, but if testimony addresses those issues, the defense can ask the judge to reconsider. ___
The meta-study also found some evidence marijuana can cause respiratory distress, worsen anxiety and other mental illnesses, harm a person's capacity learn, their attention span, memory and is associated with abusing other substances.
Marijuana Business Daily, a trade publication, reported in 2015 that women comprised about 36 percent of executives in the legal-marijuana industry, compared with 22 percent in senior roles in other areas.
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Origin and Etymology of marijuana
Mexican Spanish mariguana, marihuana
First Known Use: 1874
MARIJUANA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of marijuana for English Language Learners
: the dried leaves and flowers of the hemp plant that are smoked as a drug
MARIJUANA Defined for Kids
Definition of marijuana for Students
: dried leaves and flowers of the hemp plant smoked as a drug
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