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The Marijuana Policy Project has purchased five pro-pot billboards along New Jersey highways. (credit: Marijuana Policy Project)

Pro-Marijuana Group’s Billboards Tackle NFL Drug Policy

Some pro-marijuana billboards are popping along New Jersey highways — and are taking aim at the NFL in the days before Super Bowl XLVIII is played at the Meadowlands.

01/28/2014

Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks addresses the media during Super Bowl XLVIII media availability at the Westin Hotel January 27, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey. The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will meet in Super Bowl XLVIII at Metlife Stadium on February 2, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Pete Carroll: NFL Should See If Medicinal Marijuana Can Help Players

The Seattle Seahawks coach said Monday he supports Commissioner Roger Goodell’s message last week that the league could consider medicinal marijuana as a treatment if science proved it could be beneficial for players who have suffered concussions.

01/28/2014

A woman smokes an electronic cigarette (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Long Island Schools Crack Down On Electronic Cigarettes

Fearing electronic cigarettes might be rigged to mask marijuana use, some Long Island schools are banning the devices from their campuses.

01/27/2014

Some of the shirts offered by StonerBowl.org. (credit: StonerBowl.org)

Stoner Bowl? Pot Puns Pack Denver-Seattle Matchup

From weed-themed Super Bowl parties to a Denver company’s “Stoner Bowl” tours of recreational pot shops, this year’s Super Bowl offers a twist on a sporting event better known for its beer commercials.

01/27/2014

A man smokes a joint (file/credit: NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Lawmaker Wants Garden State To Be Next To Legalize Pot

State Sen. Nicholas Scutari said his plan to legalize, regulate and tax marijuana would create needed tax revenues and allow police to focus on enforcing other crimes.

01/24/2014

Rice Krispies boxes with a 'Spider-Man' promotion sit on a shelf May 7, 2002 in New York City. 'Spider-Man' the movie shattered records becoming the first movie to hit $100 million in its first weekend. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Snap, Crackle & Pot: New Jersey Man Accused Of Selling Rice Krispies As Marijuana

A New Jersey man mixed Rice Krispies and oregano and sold it as marijuana to a 17-year-old for $210, police said.

01/24/2014

A man smoke a marijuana cigarette. (credit: Getty Images)

Study: Marijuana Use May Predispose Offspring To Drug Addiction

Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai studied parental exposure to marijuana and the effects it has on the offspring in adulthood.

01/22/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about the Affordable Care Act in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on November 14, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

President Obama Says Pot Not ‘More Dangerous Than Alcohol’

Smoking marijuana is “not something I encourage, and I’ve told my daughters I think it’s a bad idea, a waste of time, not very healthy,” Obama said.

01/20/2014

William Bradley (credit: Clinton Police)

Police: YouTube Video Of Marijuana ‘Garden’ Leads To Connecticut Man’s Arrest

In the video, 46-year-old William Bradley welcomes people to his “beautiful” garden and said he’s growing marijuana because he has terminal cancer.

01/14/2014

Police say a Brooklyn man and his brother attempted to bribe them after marijuana, gift cards, and forged credit cards were discovered during a motor vehicle stop. (Credit NYPD)

Cops: Brooklyn Twins Attempted To Bribe Police Officers

Sanchez was arrested and during the course of the arrest allegedly offered police $10,000 in exchange for his release and the return of the property.

01/12/2014

Marijuana Wax Explosion Scene

2 Teens Burned, Hit With Serious Charges In Alleged Marijuana ‘Wax’ Production

A teenage boyfriend and girlfriend from Brooklyn ended up severely burned, and were facing serious criminal charges Wednesday, after they allegedly had an accident trying to make a potent form of marijuana known as “earwax.”

12/18/2013

In this 1996 file photo, Bernhard Goetz arrives at State Supreme Court in the Bronx, New York. (Credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Subway Vigilante’ Bernhard Goetz Fighting Drug Charge

Bernhard Goetz was arrested in November after allegedly trying to sell $30 worth of marijuana to an undercover police officer.

12/18/2013

German shepherd police dog wears bulletproof vest (Credit: AP)

Police Dogs Roam N.J. High School In Search Of Illegal Drugs

The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office said their main goal was to send a message to students to stay away from drugs.

12/11/2013

Marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

NYS Lawmakers Roll Out Measure To Tax, Legalize Marijuana

State Sen. Liz Krueger said her bill would bring in hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue for the state.

12/11/2013

Marijuana Plants (file / credit: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

N.Y. Lawmakers Propose Legalizing Marijuana, Making It Into A Cash Cow

There was a move Tuesday to legalize — and tax — marijuana use in New York. State lawmakers want to put pot smoking on a par with drinking alcohol and let taxpayers profit.

12/10/2013

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