A Potentially Racist Drug Test Could Become Standard For Truckers
The trucking industry wants to use hair tests instead of urine tests to determine drug use among commercial truckers and bus drivers. But some experts say the tests are flawed and more likely to be contaminated by factors other than drug use, especially when testing black Americans.
Why A Former Boy-Bander Is Bankrolling This Hated Pot Legalization Proposal
This fall, a potential marijuana legalization initiative in Ohio would give control of all commercial pot farms to the group of investors who are bankrolling the campaign. The plan, which many call a monopoly, has infuriated local officials and weed activists nationwide.
Texas Officials Release Full Sandra Bland Autopsy, Results Show No Signs Of Homicide
Waller County sheriff officials said they believe Bland died in her cell the morning of July 13, from asphyxiation with a trash bag, three days after she was pulled over for not using her turn signal and then arrested for allegedly assaulting an officer.
Aide To California Senate Leader Accepted Pot Gifts From Marijuana Lobbyist
A political adviser to California Senate Leader Kevin de León accepted vape pens and edibles from a marijuana industry lobbyist while talking about how to best convince de León to support a cannabis regulatory bill currently in the state Senate. Although the interaction was not illegal, ethics experts agree it violated the spirit of the law.
Goodbye To Shakedown Street, The Grateful Dead's Traveling Drug Bazaar
Grateful Dead concerts have long attracted a carnival of drug hustlers and self-reliant hippies to a parking lot bazaar known as Shakedown Street. But at the first two of the band’s five final shows ever, the marketplace was a shadow of its former self.