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Medical Marijuana Gains Traction In The Deep South

Medical marijuana has been a non-starter in recent years in the Deep South, where many Republican lawmakers feared it could lead to widespread drug use and social ills. That now appears to be changing, with proposals to allow a form of medical marijuana gaining momentum in a handful of Southern states.

02/11/2014

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Georgia Man Accused Of Smuggling 45 Pounds Of Marijuana

Authorities in coastal Georgia say an Atlanta man accused of smuggling about 45 pounds of marijuana from California has been arrested.

12/13/2013

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Wendy’s Worker Drops Pot In Burger, Arrested

A Wendy’s employee who dropped a partially smoked blunt in a customer’s cheeseburger has been fired and charged with marijuana possession.

12/05/2013

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Gwinnett County Raids Take Millions of Dollars Of Marijuana

Atlanta (WAOK/WSBTV) — In a series of “grow house” raids, authorities within Gwinnett County say that they have been able to take off of the streets and dispose of what could amount to millions of […]

WAOK-AM–11/20/2013

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Falcons RB Snelling Arrested On Marijuana Charge

WINDER, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons running back Jason Snelling has been arrested on misdemeanor charges of marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia. Winder Police Officer Chris Cooper says Snelling was arrested early Friday […]

92.9 The Game–11/15/2013

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Feds Say Ga. Sheriff’s Deputy Sold Marijuana To Undercover Agent

Federal authorities have arrested a Georgia sheriff’s deputy they say sold marijuana to an undercover law enforcement agent.

09/20/2013

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Study: Marijuana Linked To Lung Cancer

According to a new study, heavy smoking of marijuana may double the risk of contracting lung cancer.

WAOK-AM–08/03/2013

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Prosecutors: Rapper Killed In Elaborate Plot For Stealing 10 Pounds Of Weed

An Atlanta rapper was shot dead in a car outside a hospital where his fiancee was due to give birth in what prosecutors say was an elaborate murder-for-hire plot involving gang members, a former Russian mobster and a basketball star.

07/04/2013

Mac And Jason 05-01-13 Hour 4

The final hour of the show starts with the Extra Point, Mac asks about Lance Thomas and Duke, and Jason asks why athletes ruin their careers over weed.

92.9 The Game–05/02/2013

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Pot Sniffing Dogs Now Out Of Work

SEATTLE (AP) — The state patrol and some other police agencies in Washington state are now training drug-sniffing dogs to ignore marijuana. After voters in November legalized the possession of small amounts of the drug, […]

03/22/2013

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