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It's a Joint! Pennsylvania Man Lights Joint to Celebrate Child's Birth

"I'm having a baby and wanted to get a buzz." Credit: AP
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Police said a new father faces drug charges because he lit up a marijuana joint, instead of a cigar, to celebrate his child's birth at a western Pennsylvania hospital....
The proud papa was high on life ... and pot.

Pot for Grandma? Middle-Aged Adults Buying Weed for Ailing Parents

Don't forget the casserole for Sunday dinner. Or the weed. Credit: Eric Risberg/AP
Ever think the day would come when you'd be on the way to Grandma's house with a goodie bag of marijuana? According to a report in The New York Times, middle-ag...
Age and the growing acceptance of medical marijuana are propelling adult children, who in many cases once smoked pot themselves, to supply it for their parents.

Tot With Pot? Child, 3, Caught With Bags of Marijuana at School

A toddler showed up to school with an unwelcome guest named Mary Jane. Credit: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Educators, law enforcement officials and a 3-year-old's mom continue to be stumped over who put pot in a Florida preschooler's backpack. ...
Talk about your show an tell. A 3-year-old brought pot to school.

Smokin' in the Boys Room -- What Kids Are Smoking

Did you know that every year, the federal government funds a study to keep on top of teenage drug use? I didn't. Not that it surprises me, but, no, I didn't know that. Well, it turns out that this year's edition has some surprising numbers in it. Tee...

Parents in glass houses

There's an old (ca. 1385) saying about how people who live in glass houses shouldn't go around throwing stones. I suspect this is especially true for parents who are trying to make sure their kids grow up following the straight-and-narrow. That's the...

Kids who smoke marijuana do just as well at school

A surprising study out of Switzerland finds that kids who smoke pot do just as well in school as kids that do not. The study surveyed over 5000 Swiss students aged 16 to 20. Actually, you know what? I'm not totally shocked. Though the stereotypical S...

Rumer Willis caught up in drug bust

Demi Moore's eldest daughter Rumer may not do drugs, but it appears that some of her friends do. The 18-year-old budding actress was in a room at the La Quinta Inn in Aberdeen, Maryland, when the cops showed up, responding to a noise complaint report...

More weird stuff in Happy Meals

It wasn't all that long ago that a grandma found some prophylactics in her granddaughter's Happy Meal, and today those fast-food goody-boxes get even happier -- this time, with pot. A Chicago couple were more than a little unhappy when their 8-year-...

Bratz doll packed with pot

That shifty 'ol Kris Kringle brought one little girl a little more than she'd bargained for this Christmas -- namely, three pounds of pot. The $7,000 worth of demon weed was discovered when the girl opened her new Bratz doll Christmas morning. He...

Teens report less drug use

A government report, summarized on the L.A. Times web site yesterday, reported that fewer teens are abusing illegal drugs, though the rate of illicit drug use among all Americans has remained steady over the last three years. The number of youths age...

Aggression linked to smoking

Researchers discovered some interesting facts in a recent study hoping to link ADHD to smoking habits in young teens. The team was not able to find a link between children with ADHD and any specific tendencies towards smoking; however, they did stumb...

Another mom rewarding her kids with pot

Remember last month when Rachel Mosteller told us about a Pennsylvania mom who used marijuana as a reward for her 11-year-old?  Well, there must be some sort of pot fad going around, because two parents from Chandler, Arizona have been arrested ...

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