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# Pot

All time
# Weed
Weed makes you less likely to feel rewards
It suggests the drug “hijacks” the rewards system.
# the doggfather
A marijuana delivery service just secured a big investment... from Snoop Dogg
Yep… he’s a venture capitalist now.
# scooby snacks
Some American pets could soon be able to get high
However, it won’t be for recreational purposes.
# Your Say
Poll: Have your views on cannabis legalisation changed?
A number of countries have decriminalised cannabis in the past year.
# one pot shop
Colorado gets its first marijuana vending machine
The machine will sell edible products 24/7.
# Legalised
The positives and negatives: How marijuana affects your brain and body
While there are recreational uses and recognised medical applications of the drug, it can also be damaging to our bodies and minds.
# legalisation
Legal recreational 'pot shops' open in Colorado
Business owners opened their doors to shoppers at 8am, with 25 pot shops in eight towns opening today.
# Uruguay
Uruguay world's first country to legalise marijuana trade
Growing, selling, distribution and possession are now all legal within the South American nation’s borders.
POT: A history of marijuana
Washington State and Colorado in the US voted to legalise the drug’s use last month – but what happened in the States before pot went ‘proper’?
# tour champs
Big break: NUI Galway secures snooker's Grand Finals for 2013
Ken Doherty and Mark Selby will join an elite field for the Players Tour Championship event.
# big break
Leicester jester Mark Selby captures UK Championship
The world’s number one snooker player upped the ante in the evening session to win 10-6.
# café culture
Amsterdam's cannabis cafes to remain open, says mayor
The government is planning to restrict cannabis sales by requiring residents to show identification when entering the shops.
# Cannabis
Elderly couple grew enormous cannabis plant… by mistake
The pensioners applied their gardening skills to the herb, until it was seized by police.
# Bear-ing Up
Bear survives for three weeks with jar stuck on its head
The black bear roamed around the foothills of the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee without food after getting a plastic container stuck over its face.