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4/20 Fans? 11 Latino Celebs Who Have A History with Weed
By Kamren Curiel | 04/19/2013 - 14:02

This 420 (4:20 or 4/20), we're sure many weed-friendly people will be lighting up cannabis with friends (and who are we kidding, family too). The whole observance had us thinking about all the celebs who have their own history with pot.


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Pot Found on Rihanna's Tour Bus: 11 Latino Celebs Who Have a History With Weed
By Latina Staff | 03/21/2013 - 13:52

Authorities recently found pot on one of Rihanna’s tour buses. According to TMZ, authorities brought drug-sniffing dogs into one of the tour buses and one of the passenger’s was busted with a civil penalty.


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Justin Bieber’s Not Alone! 11 Latino Celebs Who Have A History with Weed
By Kamren Curiel | 01/07/2013 - 16:37

It seems like the whole world can't stop talking about the photos that surfaced on Friday—images that show teen superstar Justin Bieber smoking what appears to be marijuana!


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Carlos La Madrid, murder at border
Mom Suing Border Patrol Agent for Killing Her Son
By Samantha Leal | 06/13/2012 - 14:51

Such a tragedy: a 19-year-old man, Carlos La Madrid, was fatally shot by a U.S. Border Patrol agent after he climbed a ladder on the U.S.-Mexico border fence in southeastern Arizona on March 21, 2011. The mother, Guadalupe Guerrero, is now suing the federal government and the agent who shot her son, Lucas Tidwell, saying that the act was “an appalling use of excessive force.”


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Latino Sports Daily: Pau Gasol Saves Lakers in Overtime
Latino Sports Daily: Pau Gasol Saves Lakers in Overtime!
By Jill Pankow | 02/10/2012 - 12:28

-Spanish baller Pau Gasol saved the game to secure a Los Angeles Lakers win over the Boston Celtics Thursday night. In the final moments of overtime Boston’s Ray Allen rebounded a shot that teammate Paul Pierce had rimmed out of the basket, and threw it up for the win, a win that Gasol ultimately denied them.  The power forward blocked Allen’s shot just in the nick of time.


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Santana Tells Obama to "Legalize It!"
By Mariela Rosario | 04/03/2009 - 16:30

During a recent online town hall meeting President Obama seemed to brush off a question about the legalization of marijuana. When asked whether or not legalizing and taxing pot sales could help pull the country out of economic crisis, Obama chuckled and responded that he didn't think it was "good economic policy." He then joked, "I don't know what this says about the online audience." Zing!


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Police Find 500 Lbs of Marijuana on Fabolous's Tour Bus
By Mariela Rosario | 02/25/2009 - 12:00

Police in Arkansas recently seized nearly 500 pounds of marijuana from Grammy nominated rapper Fabolous's tour bus. The hip-hop star was headed back to the east coast after attending the NBA All Star game this past weekend in Phoenix, Arizona.


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Would Legalizing Marijuana Help Ease the Drug Wars in Mexico?
By Yuliana Gomez | 02/23/2009 - 17:45

Three former heads of state in Latin America—Mexico's former president Ernesto Zedillo, former Brazilian president Fernando Henrique Cardoso, and former Colombian president César Gaviria—issued a joint statement in an opinion piece that recently appeared in the Wall Street Journal. In it they express their view that the drug war was too costly and difficult for countries like Mexico, and recommending that the United States start looking at alternatives, like legalizing marijuana. “The war on drugs has failed.


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