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‘Tinder for tokers:’ app connects cannabis lovers

5/12/17--D.C. area native Darren Roberts created High There! which is proximity-based, and designed as a dating app to connect marijuana consumers. New users can connect through a Facebook profile or use another name if they want to be more discreet. They then upload photos after indicating their pot preferences and other interests. Two years since High There! launched, Roberts said the app is now approaching 500,000 users on both iPhone and Android devices. Read

Is the murder spike in PG Co. linked to Maryland’s new marijuana decriminalization laws?

1/8/17--For the second year in a row, the number of murders in Prince George’s County has increased. While the largest single category of homicide is domestic violence, drugs are a close second. Chief of Police Hank Stawinski is drawing a link to Maryland’s decriminalization of marijuana as the cause. Read