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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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California: Vaping-associated pulmonary disease cases rise to 36

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is reporting 36 cases of vaping-associated pulmonary injury requiring hospitalization since June. photo/ Sarah Johnson Most patients report vaping the cannabis compounds More...

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 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 Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
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Why I voted to retain Susan Rothstein-Youakim to the Court of Appeals

It’s hard to analyze the Judges up for retention on any ballot and the lazy/non-existent press in the Tampa Bay area offers no help. In fact, the Tampa Bay Times offers a four paragraph recommendation to retain More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Texas car chase ends, Jac Quisha Isaac found dead in trunk, Freddie Gilbert arrested with drugs in his anus

Authorities in Kaufman County, Texas are investigating a road rage case which ended with a high speed car chase, a crash, gun shots fired, a dead body in the trunk of the vehicle and drugs hidden in the anus of 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 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 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 Butter Bracco On Thursday, August 13th, 2015
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South Carolina woman, Monika Marie Adams hides pot in Bible, arrested for smuggling it into a prison

A bizarre arrest in South Carolina has drawn attention as a woman was arrested for attempting to smuggle marijuana into a jail, hiding the pot inside of a Bible. Monika Marie Adams brought the Bible to Union County 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 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...


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