AP Explains: The Origins of 4/20, Marijuana's High HolidayThursday marks marijuana culture's high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather — at 4:20 p.m. — in clouds of smoke on campus quads and when pot shops in legal weed states thank their customers with discounts.
White House Expects Justice Crackdown on Legalized MarijuanaThe Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal law against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday, offering the Trump administration's strongest indication to date of a looming crackdown on the drug, even as a solid majority of Americans believe it should be legal.
6 Charged in North Carolina with Trafficking a Ton of PotSix people in western North Carolina have been arrested after officials found more than a ton of marijuana in a van.
Marijuana Legalization Hasn't Hurt Alcohol Sale, Study FindsResearch finds that marijuana legalization actually benefits alcohol sales rather than harming it.
US Women Increasingly Use Pot During Pregnancy, Study FindsU.S. women are increasingly using pot during pregnancy, sometimes for morning sickness. That's according to an analysis of annual U.S. government drug surveys.
Police: Truck Driver Caught Hauling $4.7M Worth of MarijuanaA tractor-trailer driver has been arrested after officials say they found hundreds of pounds of marijuana, worth millions of dollars in his truck.
US Government Won't Reclassify Marijuana, Allows ResearchThe Obama administration will keep marijuana on the list of the most dangerous drugs, despite growing popular support for legalization, but will allow more research into its possible medical benefits, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced Thursday.
Expert: Pot is $4.5 Billion Industry in United StatesRetails sales of marijuana in the United States are expected to be $4.5 billion this year, but constant changes in state regulations are creating hurdles for business people trying to make money off pot.
Crews Battling Blaze Discover Large Pot Grow in LALos Angeles authorities say crews who knocked down a garage fire discovered a marijuana grow operation with an estimated 200 plants.
Florida Marijuana Grower Turns Himself In After Hearing Police HelicopterPolice say a Jasper Harrison, who was growing marijuana in a storage unit, panicked when he heard a police helicopter that happened to be flying nearby.
Woman Busted For Pot After Getting Ride From CopThe first rule of hitching a ride with a cop: leave the pot at home.
Is Marijuana Addictive?With many states now pushing for the legalization of marijuana, its potential as an addictive substance is hotly debated. Advocates claim that the drug is not addictive, while opponents commonly label it as a gateway drug.

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