Marijuana

A closeup view of marijuana on a scale as photographed on August 30, 2014 in Bethpage, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Department Defends Proposed Pot Rule

Health regulators are on the defensive about their latest attempt to get the state’s medical-marijuana industry up and running, rejecting criticism from a legislative oversight panel while trying to assuage concerns of parents of sick children.

03/02/2015

A closeup view of marijuana in a grinder along with a cigarette as photographed on August 30, 2014 in Bethpage, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Jury Finds Man Who Claimed Pot Was Medicinal Not Guilty

A man who said he was growing and smoking marijuana for medicinal purposes was found not guilty Monday.

03/02/2015

Crime Scene tape encircled a North Lauderdale home where a man shot a would be burglar on February 28, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

BSO: Man Who Said He Shot Intruder Lied To Deputies

A man who said he shot an intruder lied to detectives to cover up for his girlfriend’s son, according to Broward Sheriff’s deputies.

02/28/2015

Actress Zendaya attends the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Rancic Apologizes For ‘Weed’ Jab At Zendaya’s Dreadlocks

Giuliana Rancic is apologizing to Zendaya and others offended by Rancic’s “Fashion Police” jab at the actress-singer’s Oscar-night dreadlocks.

CBS Miami–02/25/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Miami Lawmaker Wants To Legalize Recreational Pot Use

Amid a long-running debate about legalizing medical marijuana, a South Florida lawmaker wants to go a step further and allow the recreational use of pot.

02/24/2015

The highly-rated strain of medical marijuana 'Blue Dream' is displayed among others in glass jars at Los Angeles' first-ever cannabis farmer's market at the West Coast Collective medical marijuana dispensary, on the fourth of July, in Los Angeles, California.  (Source: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

In A Twist, Fight For Medical Pot Goes To Florida Statehouse

The topic of medical marijuana continues to be a major talking point in the state of Florida.

02/22/2015

Broward Sheriff's Deputies said they arrested five people after a two month investigation. Detectives seized two pounds of marijuana, approximately $1,500 in cash, two handguns, a shotgun and a bulletproof vest from inside the home. (Courtesy: BSO)

Residents Complaints Lead To Apartment With Pot, Weapons & Cash

Five people are under arrest after residents of a Tamarac neighborhood complained prompting an investigation in which deputies found pot, weapons and cash inside an apartment.

02/11/2015

Abel Jesse O’Dwyer (Source: Monroe Co. Sheriff's Office)

Marathon Man Reportedly Caught With Stash Of Pot, Xanax

A late night traffic stop led to the arrest of Marathon man who reportedly had a stash of drugs in his truck and home.

02/01/2015

(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

GOP Senator Offers Medical Marijuana Plan

Less than three months after Florida voters narrowly rejected a plan to legalize medical marijuana, a Republican senator Monday filed a bill that would allow patients to get pot if they suffer from diseases such as cancer, AIDS, epilepsy or multiple sclerosis.

01/26/2015

George Rochela (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Cops Recover Pot After Car Chase Ends In Coral Gables

One car chase, two crashes and several boxes of marijuana seized by police sounds like something out of an action flick. But for some City of Miami police officers, it’s how they started off their new year.

01/01/2015

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