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September 16, 2014
09/16/2014
NFL And Players Union Agree On Drug Policy Changes

NFL And Players Union Agree On Drug Policy Changes

The NFL and the NFLPA have (tentatively) reached an agreement on a new drug policy for players. The league will still punish players who test positive for...
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September 5, 2014
09/05/2014
Survey: 58 Percent of Americans Say Treat Cannabis Like Alcohol

Survey: 58 Percent of Americans Say Treat Cannabis Like Alcohol

Nearly 60 percent of Americans support regulating cannabis in a manner similar to alcohol, according to an analysis of over 450,000 online responses collected by the online polling data...
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August 28, 2014
08/28/2014
NFL Player Poll: Pot Not as Dangerous

NFL Player Poll: Pot Not as Dangerous

As part of a survey of 100-plus players conducted by ESPN.com’s NFL Nation, 75 percent of the 82 players who answered said they agree with Obama’s statement...
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August 25, 2014
08/25/2014
Oregon Early Learning Council: Medical Marijuana Worse Than Booze, Pills and Guns

Oregon Early Learning Council: Medical Marijuana Worse Than Booze, Pills and Guns

For a state sandwiched between the legal pot haven of Washington and the heavily-medical marijuana saturation in California, Oregon sure exhibits some backwater ways of thinking. Oregon...
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August 8, 2014
08/08/2014
Pharmaceuticals, Alcohol Industry Among Biggest Opponents of Legal Weed

Pharmaceuticals, Alcohol Industry Among Biggest Opponents of Legal Weed

The biggest opponents of legal weed are pharmaceutical, alcohol and beer companies, private prison corporations and police unions. Among the largest donors to Partnership for Drug-Free Kids,...
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August 1, 2014
08/01/2014
Cracked.com a Bit Off on Legal Weed

Cracked.com a Bit Off on Legal Weed

I love Cracked.com. The articles are well researched, interesting and almost always hilarious. One article, titled, “5 Reasons Legalized Marijuana Might Be Bad for Pot Smokers,” sort...
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July 31, 2014
07/31/2014
NY Times Calls on Feds to End Marijuana Ban

NY Times Calls on Feds to End Marijuana Ban

The New York Times editorial board put out a call for the federal government to end the ban on marijuana. Obviously, I agree and there is a...
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July 22, 2014
07/22/2014
Cannabis and Child Abuse: The Proximity Dilemma

Cannabis and Child Abuse: The Proximity Dilemma

For many medical marijuana patients, simply having cannabis in a house where children reside could result in claims of child abuse. No one runs the risk of...
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July 22, 2014
07/22/2014
Poll: Coloradans Say No to Pot in Bars and Clubs

Poll: Coloradans Say No to Pot in Bars and Clubs

A Quinnipiac University poll found two-thirds of Coloradans questioned say marijuana use should be legal at home or in members-only clubs, with a similar amount saying pot...
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July 16, 2014
07/16/2014
World’s First Marijuana Commercial Introduced by Canadian Company

World’s First Marijuana Commercial Introduced by Canadian Company

A Canadian company recently released a sneak peek into what the owners are calling “the world’s first marijuana commercial.” Here’s the scene: A man walks into a...
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July 16, 2014
07/16/2014
Sh%t The Feds Say: Weed Becomes More Dangerous When Legal

Sh%t The Feds Say: Weed Becomes More Dangerous When Legal

There is just something fundamentally unjust about demonizing a thing of which you have no experience. Nora Volkow, head of the National Institute for Drug Abuse, feels...
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July 14, 2014
07/14/2014
The Bud Crawl: CannaBar Hopping

The Bud Crawl: CannaBar Hopping

A world where you can go on a Bud Crawl with your friends, walking the streets of the city at night and stopping in at various cannabars...
By: Rae Lland
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July 7, 2014
07/07/2014
5 Ways Cannabis Succeeds Where Alcohol Fails

5 Ways Cannabis Succeeds Where Alcohol Fails

It seems almost laughable to even compare cannabis and alcohol, but everyone can use a good laugh. So here are five ways that cannabis succeeds where alcohol...
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July 3, 2014
07/03/2014
Magical Butter Machine MB2 Product Review

Magical Butter Machine MB2 Product Review

The Magical Butter Machine was developed for an easier way to make cannabutter than the relatively complex grind-decarboxylate-cook-strain-separate routine that people have been using for decades. He calls it...
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June 30, 2014
06/30/2014
UK Bans Khat (Herb Safer Than Tobacco)

UK Bans Khat (Herb Safer Than Tobacco)

The UK government recently scheduled khat as a class C controlled substance, making it illegal to possess, grow or use. For some background, khat, a plant native...
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June 11, 2014
06/11/2014
Cannabis, My Son and Public Smoking

Cannabis, My Son and Public Smoking

The other day my wife and I were taking our son to the park. He is a pre-teen and has not yet stepped out of childhood and...
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June 3, 2014
06/03/2014
Study: No Link Between Marijuana and Psychosis Risk

Study: No Link Between Marijuana and Psychosis Risk

A four-year study, published in the journal Schizophrenia Research, followed 170 youth at high risk for psychosis and concluded that marijuana use had no effect on the development...
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June 2, 2014
06/02/2014
Jenny Kush Drunk Driver Rebecca Maes Sentenced to Less Jail Time Than Many Face for Cannabis

Jenny Kush Drunk Driver Rebecca Maes Sentenced to Less Jail Time Than Many Face for Cannabis

Earlier this week, Rebecca Maes was sentenced to ten years for the death of Jenny Kush, a cannabis activist and radio host in Denver, Colorado. Last September, Maes was...
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May 14, 2014
05/14/2014
Claims That Marijuana Use Makes Students Lazy Are Unfounded

Claims That Marijuana Use Makes Students Lazy Are Unfounded

Leaf Online reports on colleges policies of higher punitive action on marijuana use than underage drinking. Administrators believe that student use of marijuana leads to poor academic...
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May 13, 2014
05/13/2014
Alcohol Kills One Person Every 10 Seconds Worldwide: WHO

Alcohol Kills One Person Every 10 Seconds Worldwide: WHO

While prohibitionists futilely try to prove history’s first cannabis overdose, the World Health Organization said Monday that alcohol kills 3.3 million people worldwide each year (1 person every...
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