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By Brandon Jones On Sunday, August 18th, 2019
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Election 2020: Andrew Yang vows to ‘pardon everyone’ for nonviolent pot crimes

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang gave a speech in Concord, New Hampshire, vowing to “pardon everyone who is in jail for nonviolent marijuana-related offenses.” “I’m going to More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 22nd, 2019
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Kamala Harris’s dad on her pot-smoking comment: Our family wants to ‘dissociate ourselves from this travesty

Just when you thought Kamala Harris was a favorite to win over Democrats and seize the 2020 nomination for president, Kamala’s dad objected to his daughter’s recent remarks on smoking pot. Sen Kamala More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Kamala Harris goes ’21 Jumpstreet’ with smoking pot story to Snoop and Tupac years ahead of their first albums

Senator Kamala Harris and former California AG continues her 2020 presidential bid with a radio interview which involved the all important, Bill Clinton question: Did she smoke pot? “I have and I inhaled, I did 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 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 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 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 Robert Herriman On Sunday, May 1st, 2016
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Gary Johnson is ‘very marijuana focused’, ‘One issue candidacy’: Petersen

Former New Mexico Governor and Libertarian Presidential hopeful Gary Johnson is well know and quite outspoken concerning his views on the legalization of marijuana and was until recently, the CEO of the company More...

By Guest Author On Monday, March 14th, 2016
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Eyes on Drug Rehabilitation: An Interview with Per Wickstrom

1) We often hear people refer to addicts as ‘recovering addicts’ even though they have been clean of substance abuse for many years. Why is this? Why aren’t they considered to be ‘recovered?’ Since 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 Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015
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Republican Matt Bevin wins Kentucky Governor’s Race, Ohio marijuana bill fails

Republican Matt Bevin failed to beat Sen. Mitch McConnell last year but now mounted a huge victory on Tuesday, winning the state’s governorship over Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway, a Democrat. In 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 Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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Pope Francis speaks against legalization of marijuana, narcotics saying ‘addiction is an evil’

Pope Francis spoke out against the legalization of recreational drugs at a drug enforcement conference in Rome. The Holy Seestated his opinion that drugs “are not only highly questionable from a legislative standpoint, More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Richard Kirk murders wife while she’s on the phone with 911, linked to pot use

New reports claim that the murder suspect may have been high on marijuana when he shot and killed his wife while she was on the phone with 911. The Denver woman called 911 when her husband began to hallucinate More...


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