MARIJUANA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MARIJUANA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Official: Bidders compete for Uruguay pot business http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348812-79/uruguay-official-pot-legalization.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348812-79/uruguay-official-pot-legalization.html.csp">Official: Bidders compete for Uruguay pot business</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LEONARDO HABERKORN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:35:01.614-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Montevideo, Uruguay • Uruguay’s new market for legalized marijuana has attracted more than 20 companies bidding for the right to supply pot to the country’s pharmacies, a government official said Thursday. An official from President Jose Mujica’s office says cannabis regulators will review and pick the best businesses from the competitors that passed initial scrutiny. It’s not clear how many may eventually be granted licenses in the South American country. The government official did not specify...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583488122014-08-28T17:35:01.614-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T17:35:01.614-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348812@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:35:01 MDT NFL: Broncos lose receiver/returner Jordan Norwood to torn ACL http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58319210-77/nfl-reece-bell-norwood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58319210-77/nfl-reece-bell-norwood.html.csp">NFL: Broncos lose receiver/returner Jordan Norwood to torn ACL</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T23:00:59.932-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Englewood, Colo. • Denver Broncos wide receiver Jordan Norwood tore his left ACL in practice Wednesday, ending what was shaping up as one of the league’s best comeback stories. Norwood was trying to catch a sideline touchdown pass from Peyton Manning when Houston cornerback Brandon Harris broke it up. Norwood landed awkwardly and was carted off the field. The fifth-year pro, who’d been cut five times by four teams and sat out all of last season, was Denver’s most consistent punt returner and had...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583192102014-08-20T23:00:59.932-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T23:00:59.932-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58319210@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:59 MDT Pizza maker ponders adding marijuana to sauce http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58304455-223/pizza-marijuana-vowler-idea.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58304455-223/pizza-marijuana-vowler-idea.html.csp">Pizza maker ponders adding marijuana to sauce</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Howard Pankratz</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Denver Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:03:45.592-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • The president and CEO of a Pittsburgh-based pizza chain has an idea for a cannabis-infused sauce, but he’s not sure the product will fit his family-oriented business model. Unique Pizza and Subs Corp. CEO Jim Vowler said interest in weed-laced pizza and pizza sauce infused with marijuana extract is especially high in Canada, where courts on Thursday ruled unconstitutional a prohibition on the use of pot-infused foods, salves, oils and creams for medical purposes. The company’s largest ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58304455@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:03:45 MDT NASCAR: Tony Stewart sitting out Michigan after dirt-car racing death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58298367-77/nfl-marijuana-players-washington.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58298367-77/nfl-marijuana-players-washington.html.csp">NASCAR: Tony Stewart sitting out Michigan after dirt-car racing death</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eddie Pells</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T22:50:02.547-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Marijuana is casting an ever-thickening haze across NFL locker rooms, and it’s not simply because more players are using it. As attitudes toward the drug soften, and science slowly teases out marijuana’s possible benefits for concussions and other injuries, the NFL is reaching a critical point in navigating its tenuous relationship with what is recognized as the analgesic of choice for many of its players. “It’s not, let’s go smoke a joint,” retired NFL defensive lineman Marvin Washington said. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582983672014-08-14T22:50:02.547-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T22:50:02.547-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58298367@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:50:02 MDT NFL seeks right answer through haze surrounding marijuana use http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58296984-77/marijuana-nfl-players-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58296984-77/marijuana-nfl-players-league.html.csp">NFL seeks right answer through haze surrounding marijuana use</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EDDIE PELLS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T22:49:13.714-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Marijuana is casting an ever-thickening haze across NFL locker rooms, and it’s not simply because more players are using it. As attitudes toward the drug soften, and science slowly teases out marijuana’s possible benefits for concussions and other injuries, the NFL is reaching a critical point in navigating its tenuous relationship with what is recognized as the analgesic of choice for many of its players. “It’s not, let’s go smoke a joint,” retired NFL defensive lineman Marvin Washington said. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582969842014-08-14T22:49:13.714-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T22:49:13.714-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296984@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:49:13 MDT $2M anti-pot campaign warns teens: ‘Don’t be a lab rat’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58282841-68/campaign-teens-marijuana-ads.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58282841-68/campaign-teens-marijuana-ads.html.csp">$2M anti-pot campaign warns teens: ‘Don’t be a lab rat’</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T21:46:01.607-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 09:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • A campaign to discourage Colorado youths from using marijuana titled “Don’t Be a Lab Rat” will use human-sized rat cages and television and movie-theater ads, with the goal of telling teens there’s uncertainty surrounding the effects of pot. The campaign launching Monday moves away from trying to scare teens like some anti-meth commercials, The Denver Post reports (http://goo.gl/QGTPpQ ). The $2 million campaign was commissioned by the governor’s office and uses money from legal settle...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58282841@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 21:46:01 MDT Letter: Expand medical cannabis use in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58251819-82/utah-marijuana-cannabis-medical.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58251819-82/utah-marijuana-cannabis-medical.html.csp">Letter: Expand medical cannabis use in Utah</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T17:24:02.452-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 05:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cannabis extracts made available to Utah children with severe epilepsy is a compassionate step in a good direction, and I praise legislators such as Steve Urquhart in their efforts to help parents safely get these extracts over state borders. However, there’s a disconnect of compassion in this whole debate over this low-THC marijuana. Where’s the medical marijuana for Utah citizens suffering from HIV/AIDS, cancer, and a host of other ailments that marijuana may help? It’s as if low-THC cannab...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58251819@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:24:02 MDT Denver Post: Has pot reached a tipping point in the U.S.? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58241708-82/marijuana-favor-legalization-policies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58241708-82/marijuana-favor-legalization-policies.html.csp">Denver Post: Has pot reached a tipping point in the U.S.?</a></h4>