The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Marijuana may become decriminalized in Kent, but not on campus

Gavin Mitten Reporter March 1, 2022

The Kent Police Department would not acknowledge the Sensible Marihuana Ordinance if it passed. Sensible Kent, part of the statewide Sensible Movement Coalition, has a proposed ordinance that would...

Medical marijuana remains illegal on campus

Gavin Mitten Reporter February 5, 2022

Medical marijuana is still prohibited on campus even if a dispensary opens in Kent. Marijuana is listed as a Schedule I substance under the Controlled Substance Act. Schedule I substances are not accepted...

FILE - This Dec. 20, 2018, file photo shows a Juul electronic cigarette starter kit at a smoke shop in New York. Juul is the largest U.S. seller of electronic cigarettes, controlling about 70 percent of the market. The San Francisco-based company rose to the top through viral marketing that promoted high-nicotine pods with dessert and fruit flavors. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Juul stops e-cigarette ads as teen vaping, illnesses grow

WASHINGTON (AP) — Juul Labs Inc. will stop advertising its electronic cigarettes in the U.S. and replace its chief executive as mysterious breathing illnesses and an explosion in teen vaping have triggered...

A sixth person in the United States has died from lung disease related to vaping, Kansas health officials said. The death marks the first in the state, but raises even more concern about the safety and regulation of e-cigarettes.

A sixth person died from vaping-related lung disease. Here’s what you need to know

By Jacqueline Howard, CNN September 11, 2019

Originally Published: 10 SEP 19 19:21 ETUpdated: 11 SEP 19 08:29 ET    (CNN) -- A sixth person in the United States has died from lung disease related to vaping, Kansas health officials said Tuesday....

Judge dismisses university from Title IX lawsuit involving former softball player’s alleged rape

Laina Yost and McKenna Corson November 5, 2018

Kent State was dismissed Tuesday from a Title IX lawsuit filed in Feb. 2016 by former softball player Lauren Kesterson.U.S. District Judge Sara Lioi said in her ruling “there is absolutely no evidence...

Marijuana grower Basil McMahon with his crop in Grass Valley, Calif., on November 12, 2015. A sweeping new package of laws will reverse years of state silence by regulating and licensing every stage of the medical marijuana industry. “It means I’ll be able to do what Im doing without fear of persecution for the first time in my life, for the first time in generations,” McMahon said. 

Weed prescriptions ignored on campus because of federal funding

Addie Gall August 26, 2018

Medical marijuana, usage on state college campuses remains prohibited because the drug is illegal under federal law.According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, marijuana continues to be considered...

Ballot Box

Getting educated on the issues

Carlyle Addy November 1, 2017

On Tuesday, voters in Kent will head to the polls to vote on issues for both the city and the state. On the state level, the highly publicized Issues 1 and 2 talk about crime victim rights and drug price...

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