FDA Approves First Marijuana-Based Drug For SeizuresThe FDA approved the first marijuana-based drug, containing an active ingredient derived from marijuana. The key component of Epidiolex is cannabidiol, or CBD, which does not cause a 'high' feeling. The drug is used for the treatment of seizures associated with two rare and severe forms of epilepsy.
Police K-9 Helps Drug Officers Find $10 Million In MarijuanaChicago police are praising a very good dog, after a K-9 from south suburban Matteson helped officers make a $10 million pot bust last week.
Couple Loses Custody Of Son After Giving Him Marijuana For SeizuresThe Brills were charged with reckless conduct after someone alerted the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services.
Study: Fatal Drug-Related Crashes Now Outpacing Drunk Driving CrashesAccording to a new report in 2016, alcohol was involved in 38 percent of driver deaths while 44 percent of drivers killed tested positive for drugs.
Aurora Man Sentenced To 55 Years For Killing Teen Over Small Amount Of MarijuanaAn Aurora man will spend 55 years in prison for shooting and killing of a teen over a small amount of marijuana, according to the Kane County State's Attorney's Office.
More Parents Smoking Marijuana Around Children, Study SaysAccording to researchers from Columbia University, the number of cigarette-smoking parents who said they used marijuana increased from 11 percent in 2002 to over 17 percent in 2015.
On 4/20, Sen. Schumer Introduces Bill To Decriminalize Marijuana"It's time we allow states, once and for all, to have the power to decide what works best for them," the senator said in a tweet.
Cook County Jail Detainee Indicted For Attempting To Bring Cannabis Into JailA Cook County Jail detainee has been indicted after being identified as the second person involved in an incident where marijuana was left in an inmate-only bathroom at Stroger hospital.
Pot Confiscated In Skokie Worth Three MillionSeven guns and cash were also picked up.
Viral Video Of Smoking Baby Leads To Mom's ArrestA version of the video that's received 1.5 million views was posted by a user who urged the mother's arrest.
Voters Strongly Back Legalizing MarijuanaCook County voters want their pot legal.
Is Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Dangerous? Biologist Says YesAccording to a professor at the University of California, San Francisco, marijuana smoke is three times worse for the arterial walls than cigarette smoke.