New numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate fatal overdoses were already up 16% from January through March of this year and intervention specialists said the stress and uncertainty from impacts of COVID-19 could drive that number higher.
Researchers at the University of South Carolina believe THC, the most potent chemical found in marijuana, could help avert some fatal complications seen in COVID-19 patients.
Illinois tweaked how business owners seeking recreational marijuana licenses can apply following complaints that the process favored politically connected and rich applicants over minorities and veterans who were supposed to benefit.
Authorities have arrested 15 people in connection to a 9-month-long drug investigation.
Coloradans who are concerned about the coronavirus pandemic can now purchase marijuana through a contactless weed vending machine at certain dispensaries.
The study found that women who used cannabis while pregnant were 1.5 times more likely to have a child with autism.
Thirty-two bags of marijuana were delivered to the wrong house in Texas. The marijuana is now in the custody of authorities.
Two Florida teens were arrested this week after authorities said they fatally shot a 16-year-old in the back over a marijuana sale gone bad.
A young girl with a rare form of epilepsy, whose fight for medical marijuana gained national attention, has died at the age of 13 after suffering from a seizure.
Among the Los Angeles businesses deemed essential and urged to remain open are those with city permits to sell cannabis, authorities said.
New York, San Francisco and Palm Springs, California, are among the cities labeling dispensaries “essential” businesses that can remain open during virus lockdowns, in some cases with limitations.
As people hunker down and stock-up on essentials, many are also stocking up on marijuana.
One city in California is restricting alcohol and marijuana sales to encourage residents to avoid large social gatherings on St. Patrick's Day in order to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
A Flint man who was sentenced in 1996 to 60-years for selling marijuana to an undercover informant is asking for release after almost 25 years in prison.
An industrious group of Girl Scouts sold hundreds of boxes of their signature cookies after setting up shop outside of a Chicago cannabis dispensary over the weekend.
Illinois' first month of legal recreational marijuana generated nearly $40 million in sales, state officials announced Monday.
A Tennessee inmate is accused of smoking a joint during his court appearance on a drug possession charge on Monday morning.
Arizona sheriff's deputies are struggling to keep up with the amount of black market marijuana coming across the border. The struggle is even more challenging as Mexican cartels are now smuggling what's called 'crude oil.' It's one of the strongest forms of marijuana and in this case, it's proving to be deadly. FOX's Stephanie Bennett shows us just how fast this product is spreading.
Marijuana shops in Alaska will be among the first nationally where onsite use would be permitted.
Oregon sells marijuana legally. Idaho does not. And that is apparently why sales at shops in Oregon along the Idaho border are booming.