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By Guest Author On Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019
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Federal Marijuana Arrest Data Inflated by 70 Percent

More and more states across the country are legalizing recreational marijuana alongside medical marijuana. As of November 7, 2018, a Business Insider article reports that 10 states have taken the plunge: Maine, More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, December 15th, 2018
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2018 Farm Bill Makes CBD Oil Legal

The 2018 Farm Bill legalizes hemp cultivation and removes industrial hemp from the federal government’s list of controlled substances. The move does not legalize marijuana, but it does legalize hemp, a useful More...

By Guest Author On Friday, August 10th, 2018
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Three FAQs Regarding Medical Marijuana in Maryland

As of July 2018, 30 states in the country have legalized the use of medical marijuana. This includes the state of Maryland, which legalized the use of marijuana for medical-only purposes in 2014. According to the More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Large Cache of Drugs Seized in Toronto in Two Separate Incidents

Two Toronto men and a third man from Peterborough are facing serious charges after Peterborough police seized fentanyl, cocaine, heroin and a substantial sum of cash from an apartment. The three men were initially More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Synthetic cannabinoids outbreak: 3rd death recorded in Illinois

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting the death of a third individual who experienced severe bleeding after using synthetic cannabinoids, often called Spice, K2, or fake weed.  To date, 107 More...

By Adam Lee On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Why addiction in teens is a growing concern

Teenagers have to deal with many issues and concerns in the present day, and it is easy to see why so many parents and guardians have concerns about what their children are facing. However, of all the issues that More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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Jeff Sessions on marijuana: ‘We will enforce law in an appropriate way nationwide’

While the Obama administration was mostly hands-off, sorta, with the number of states that legalized medical and recreational marijuana, it appears the Trump administration may be more apt to enforce federal law. Image/donkey More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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Over a dozen Chicago high school students sick from gummy bears laced with marijuana

Several high school students in a Chicago suburb were taken to a local hospital after eating gummy bears which appears to have been laced with marijuana. “This candy made those students both uncomfortable More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, November 14th, 2016
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California drug kingpin, Sean Libbert, guilty in $12 million smuggling ring of spice, synthetic pot

A California man has pleaded guilty in federal court in connection to his leadership of a widespread smuggling, manufacturing and distribution of mover $12 million oin drugs, particularly spice and synthetic drugs. Sean More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 21st, 2016
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Hemp Fest proves why Floridians should Vote NO on Amendment Two

Let me be clear: I believe in the decriminalization of marijuana and NOT the legalization of marijuana. Moreover, I believe the government can do one of three things: Promote, Permit and Prohibit something. Lastly, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 3rd, 2016
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Judge Kenneth Bell, State Sen Jack Latvala say Amendment 2 protects ‘pot candy’ and is a ‘dangerous precedent’

During a press conference former Florida Supreme Court Justice Kenneth B. Bell and State Sen. Jack Latvala (R-St. Petersburg) urged Floridians to vote no on the scam that is Amendment 2. Justice Bell and Sen. Latvala More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, September 12th, 2016
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Florida activists point to Colorado study on marijuana arrests, increased use, pot deaths to object to legalization

Public domain photo/Naturally via Wikimedia Commons The Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area has released a new marijuana legalization impact report.  The Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado: The More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 10th, 2015
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How Illicit Drug Use Has Grown In America Over The Past 44 Years

“America’s public enemy number one in the United States is drug abuse,” said Richard Nixon on June 17, 1971. “In order to fight and defeat this enemy, it is necessary to wage a new, all-out offensive.” This More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 17th, 2015
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NJ.com fact checks Chris Christie on GOP debate claims

During Wednesday’s GOP President debate on CNN New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plugged his record on national security, tax cuts, drug treatment and planned parenthood funding. Now NJ.com responded to clarify More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 17th, 2015
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Gary Johnson: Donald Trump is appealing to racists

Libertarian Gary Johnson took aim at Donald Trump and his supporters in a new interview with Reason TV, while discussing promoting his role as CEO of Cannibis Sativa, a company marketing marijuana products. “He More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, July 5th, 2015
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Indiana’s Church of Cannabis holds service without marijuana

Indiana’s Church of Cannabis made headlines this week after holding their service in their bizarre attempt to raise awareness and support for the legalization of marijuana. In fact, they are baiting opponents More...

By Adam Lee On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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Substance Abuse and Addiction: Global Issues

It’s no secret that the United States is in the midst of a drug epidemic. From the rising popularity of prescription medications to an increased use of drugs like heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine, rates More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
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Glenn Beck on Shona Banda: without a warrant, police search house, take her son

A Kansas mother who uses marijuana to treat a debilitating disease is now fighting for custody of her child after the 11-year-old boy disagreed with an anti-drug presentation at his school. A Kansas woman’s More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, April 6th, 2015
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Bill Levin founds First Church of Cannibis in Indiana, free of ‘guilt doctrine’

Indiana will soon be home to The First Church of Cannabis, as the marijuana-inspired church has been approved by the state. The founder gave an overview of their tenants, criticizing faiths, saying “most religions More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
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Oregon, Alaska, D.C. legalize pot as Florida voters reject medical marijuana

Oregon, Alaska, and Washington D.C. voters voted to legalize marijuana on Tuesday, in key victories that could fuel the legalization movement while voters in Florida rejected a medical marijuana bill. The Oregon More...


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