Tag: alcohol

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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
You Can’t Stop Progress: The Inevitability of Legalization

You Can’t Stop Progress: The Inevitability of Legalization

“You hear that, Mr. Anderson? That is the sound of inevitability.” – Agent Smith A local newspaper from Holland, Michigan released an editorial urging residents (and the...
By: Devilmonk
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
Study: Frequent Cannabis Consumers Less Likely to Engage in Problematic Alcohol Use

Study: Frequent Cannabis Consumers Less Likely to Engage in Problematic Alcohol Use

Those who report consuming cannabis two or three times per week are less likely to engage in at risk drinking behavior, according to data published online in The American Journal...
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April 8, 2014
04/08/2014
Medical Marijuana Advocates Descend on Capitol Hill

Medical Marijuana Advocates Descend on Capitol Hill

Medical marijuana supporters flocked to Capitol Hill to push for legislation prohibiting the federal government from restricting state medical marijuana laws. Has no one pointed out the...
By: NY Farmer
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April 8, 2014
04/08/2014
Can Cannabis Cut Car Crashes?

Can Cannabis Cut Car Crashes?

A study published by the online journal PLOS One suggests that the substitution of marijuana for alcohol, assuming it happens, could affect crime rates as well as...
By: NY Farmer
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April 3, 2014
04/03/2014
Starbucks Aims to Sell Liquor, But Where Are the Hash Lattes? The Onsite Double Standard

Starbucks Aims to Sell Liquor, But Where Are the Hash Lattes? The Onsite Double Standard

At the Leaf, Jeremy Daw makes a good point about the decision of Starbucks to choose to go with the more destructive choice of drug, alcohol. “There...
By: NY Farmer
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March 31, 2014
03/31/2014
Instafire: Devastatingly Dank Stone IPA

Instafire: Devastatingly Dank Stone IPA

Posted by @diablodabs Beer? What the hell, I thought this was a weed blog. Relax, calm down and take a closer look… “Devastatingly Dank” IPA brewed by...
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March 24, 2014
03/24/2014
Project SAM Hyperbole: Seattle Students Love Marijuana

Project SAM Hyperbole: Seattle Students Love Marijuana

In normal shit-peddler fashion, the visionaries over at Project SAM recently tweeted the following: Spike in MJ use seen in Seattle public schools: http://t.co/BiUKGFVIDX — Project SAM...
By: Devilmonk
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March 13, 2014
03/13/2014
WSJ Poll Results: Weed Is Less Harmful Than Tobacco, Alcohol and Sugar

WSJ Poll Results: Weed Is Less Harmful Than Tobacco, Alcohol and Sugar

A new NBC News / WSJ poll asked Americans which one of the these four substances is most harmful for your health. The answers, in order of...
By: Moirai
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March 7, 2014
03/07/2014
Marijuana Investments Are Riding High

Marijuana Investments Are Riding High

Given intense media attention, legal sales of recreational cannabis in Colorado, and a full lineup of states moving toward medical legalization… investments in marijuana-related firms have been posting...
By: NY Farmer
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March 5, 2014
03/05/2014
Product Review: RedHook’s Joint Effort Ale

Product Review: RedHook’s Joint Effort Ale

As a way to celebrate the legalization of recreational cannabis use in Washington, Red Hook brewery partnered up with Hilliards to craft a brew made from hemp...
By: Aesliip
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March 3, 2014
03/03/2014
UFC Fighter Jessica Eye Stripped of Win for Cannabis

UFC Fighter Jessica Eye Stripped of Win for Cannabis

Upon defeating her opponent in a UFC bantamweight bout, pro-fighter Jessica Eye was given a drug test. She failed the test. The punishment dished by the UFC...
By: Devilmonk
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February 26, 2014
02/26/2014
Russia’s Drug Czar Spouts Pure Reefer Madness, Rules Out Cannabis Legalization

Russia’s Drug Czar Spouts Pure Reefer Madness, Rules Out Cannabis Legalization

Viktor Ivanov, head of Russia’s Federal Drug Control Service (FSKN), recently spouted some pure, Grade A cannabis reefer madness in an interview with the Interfax news agency. The “medical...
By: Moirai
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February 21, 2014
02/21/2014
Study: Cannabis May Be a Substitute for Alcohol

Study: Cannabis May Be a Substitute for Alcohol

014 Preliminary data suggests that cannabis may be a substitute for alcohol consumption, according to a review published online in the journal Alcohol and Alcoholism. An investigator...
By: NORML
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February 17, 2014
02/17/2014
Wisconsin Governor Thinks Alcohol Safer Than Pot

Wisconsin Governor Thinks Alcohol Safer Than Pot

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker thinks that alcohol is safer than pot, and is upset about the president’s remarks to the contrary.
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February 13, 2014
02/13/2014
WebMD Holds Doctorate in Bull$#it

WebMD Holds Doctorate in Bull$#it

The armchair doctors over at WebMD recently published an article titled: Fatal Car Crashes Involving Pot Use Have Tripled in U.S., Study Finds. On the surface, this...
By: Devilmonk
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February 12, 2014
02/12/2014
Colbert Roasts Patrick Kennedy

Colbert Roasts Patrick Kennedy

Patrick Kennedy was the guest on February 10th’s Colbert Report. I still can’t tell if Kennedy is a good-intentioned (albeit misguided) person who is doing something he...
By: Devilmonk
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February 3, 2014
02/03/2014
Obama Elaborates on Marijuana Policy

Obama Elaborates on Marijuana Policy

In an interview with CNN Friday, President Obama expanded on his remarks regarding marijuana made in a recent New Yorker interview. In that latter interview, Obama described marijuana as not...
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January 28, 2014
01/28/2014
DEA Chief Criticizes Obama Marijuana Remarks, But Faces Backlash

DEA Chief Criticizes Obama Marijuana Remarks, But Faces Backlash

Criticism is mounting over reported remarks last week of DEA chief Michele Leonhart in a speech to the Major Counties Sheriffs Association. Leonhart criticized her boss, President Obama,...
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January 28, 2014
01/28/2014
Patrick Kennedy Concedes Marijuana Is Safer Than Alcohol

Patrick Kennedy Concedes Marijuana Is Safer Than Alcohol

Patrick Kennedy, chairman of anti-pot crusading Project SAM, has finally admitted that marijuana is safer than alcohol. He still argues in favor of prohibition.
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January 27, 2014
01/27/2014
Obama Drops Truthbomb, Prohibitionists Poop Pants

Obama Drops Truthbomb, Prohibitionists Poop Pants

Prohibitionists are crapping themselves in disgust, in response to a recent interview President Obama gave wherein he stated that cannabis was safer than alcohol and that prohibition...
By: Devilmonk
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