Tag: prohibition

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June 30, 2015
06/30/2015
Is the United Kingdom on the Verge of a Cannabis Revolution?

Is the United Kingdom on the Verge of a Cannabis Revolution?

Despite the report stating that cannabis use is down in the U.K., it seems to me the country is on the verge of a green revolution. David...
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June 15, 2015
06/15/2015
New DEA Chief May Mean the End of the Reefer Madness Era

New DEA Chief May Mean the End of the Reefer Madness Era

This will mark the first newly appointed DEA director in the era of legal weed. Rosenberg is rumored to want to shift the focus of the DEA...
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June 10, 2015
06/10/2015
NBA Players Want Medical Cannabis Too

NBA Players Want Medical Cannabis Too

The NBA recently made headlines when players made a concerted effort to push the league to legalize medical marijuana. This is hardly the first time that such...
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June 2, 2015
06/02/2015
Feds Think Cannabis Use Jeopardizes National Security

Feds Think Cannabis Use Jeopardizes National Security

The Department of National Intelligence recently issued a statement reminding all federal employees that at no time and under no circumstances are they allowed to use cannabis,...
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June 2, 2015
06/02/2015
Border Patrol Turns Immigration Checkpoint Into Drug Trap

Border Patrol Turns Immigration Checkpoint Into Drug Trap

If the border patrol is just becoming the DEA with a new name, we have some serious problems on our hands. One such incident occurred in early...
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June 1, 2015
06/01/2015
Ex-Players Sue NFL Over Painkiller Pushers

Ex-Players Sue NFL Over Painkiller Pushers

The players presenting the lawsuit are alleging that all 32 professional NFL teams, from coaches to medical staff, illegally obtained and administered pharmaceutical pain pills to players...
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May 20, 2015
05/20/2015
Attention Stoners: Help Put the ‘Lazy’ Stereotype to Rest

Attention Stoners: Help Put the ‘Lazy’ Stereotype to Rest

Though this is likely true for a small cohort of users, from my experience and observations, weed does not install a lack of motivation or create lazy...
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May 18, 2015
05/18/2015
Morgan Freeman Speaks Out in Strong Favor of Legalization

Morgan Freeman Speaks Out in Strong Favor of Legalization

Longtime hero of the cannabis movement, Morgan Freeman, is back at it again, touting the seemingly endless benefits of cannabis and calling for “across the board” legalization.
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May 13, 2015
05/13/2015
The Cannabis Traveler’s Guide

The Cannabis Traveler’s Guide

The Cannabis Traveler’s Guide is designed to help you know America’s drug laws and what to expect as you travel from one state to another or on...
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May 12, 2015
05/12/2015
Florida’s Black Market Cannabis Oil Ruffles Pharmaceutical Doctor

Florida’s Black Market Cannabis Oil Ruffles Pharmaceutical Doctor

One Florida doctor is decrying the claims as the modernized version of snake oil. Sarah Steinhardt, a doctor of pharmacy, says people should be leery of cannabis...
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May 4, 2015
05/04/2015
It’s Time for Congress to Act on Cannabis Legalization

It’s Time for Congress to Act on Cannabis Legalization

What Judge Mueller did was an administrative passing of the ball to Congress. Judge Mueller felt the need to rule the way she did and risk disappointing...
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April 29, 2015
04/29/2015
Cannabis and Child Care: Why Discretion Is Key

Cannabis and Child Care: Why Discretion Is Key

My advice: discretion until they are 18. A recent story out of Kansas illustrates perfectly why I feel this way. An 11 year old boy who’s mother...
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April 28, 2015
04/28/2015
Cop Sexually Assaults Teen Caught With Weed, Avoids Felony Charge and Keeps Law Enforcement Certificate

Cop Sexually Assaults Teen Caught With Weed, Avoids Felony Charge and Keeps Law Enforcement Certificate

Nebraskan law enforcement officer, Cory Cooper, discovered a small amount of cannabis during a traffic stop, and proceeded to use it to extort a teenager into performing...
By: Rae Lland
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April 27, 2015
04/27/2015
Back-Fire: How Getting Busted Made Me a Drug-Policy Activist

Back-Fire: How Getting Busted Made Me a Drug-Policy Activist

My experience, seeing the unfairness of the drug war laid bare before me, crystallized in my mind to form the nucleus of all my drug war efforts....
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April 23, 2015
04/23/2015
Fear Mongering Headlines Try to Demonize Cannabis

Fear Mongering Headlines Try to Demonize Cannabis

While headlines are meant to hook the reader, doesn’t journalistic integrity mean anything? The most recent horribly unjust portrayal of cannabis comes from the UK’s Daily Mail,...
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April 20, 2015
04/20/2015
Vermont Lawmakers Threaten: Legalize Cannabis or Face Alcohol Prohibition

Vermont Lawmakers Threaten: Legalize Cannabis or Face Alcohol Prohibition

Vermont, you have stolen my heart. A group of Vermont lawmakers have threatened to reinstate alcohol prohibition unless a vote is passed to legalize cannabis.
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April 16, 2015
04/16/2015
Judge Upholds Federal Schedule I Classification of Cannabis

Judge Upholds Federal Schedule I Classification of Cannabis

In perhaps one of the most disappointing outcomes we’ve seen in a while, a judge has upheld the Federal Schedule I classification of cannabis after a...
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April 14, 2015
04/14/2015
U.S. Government Finally Admits Cannabis Can Kill Cancer Cells

U.S. Government Finally Admits Cannabis Can Kill Cancer Cells

Many are screaming “hypocrisy,” and with good reason. How can the U.S. government continue to classify cannabis as a Schedule I drug while simultaneously admitting, at last,...
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April 7, 2015
04/07/2015
Challenge to NFL: Go Pro-Cannabis, Attract More Pro Talent

Challenge to NFL: Go Pro-Cannabis, Attract More Pro Talent

There is a steadily growing concern among current and former players that the NFL doesn’t really care about them as people, only caring insofar as the player...
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April 7, 2015
04/07/2015
Epileptic Australian Child Clings to Hope for Gov’t Cannabis Trial

Epileptic Australian Child Clings to Hope for Gov’t Cannabis Trial

Bethany is on a regimen of anti-epileptics and steroids that are causing her to gain unhealthy weight, have mood swings, insomnia and a compromised immune system.
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