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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 Guest Author On Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
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How Are Drug Laws Changing Across the US in 2019?

A law passed by the federal government is only as functional as a state’s agreement to enforce it. That’s why laws passed at the federal level can often have little to no effect on state jurisdictions. More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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‘Munchies’ is real: Researchers find a link between state recreational marijuana legalization and increased consumption of junk food

It’s an infamous pop culture portrayal. After smoking marijuana, the main characters in the movie go on an epic junk-food binge, consuming mass quantities of chips, cookies, and whatever other high-calorie, salt-or-sugar-laden 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 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 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 Guest Author On Friday, October 21st, 2016
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The DEA, the Kratom ban and A March of a dedicated few

On August 30th Forbes published an article revealing the DEA’s plan to ban the herbal supplement known as kratom. The governmental agency stated that kratom poses “an imminent hazard to the public safety” 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 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 Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 7th, 2016
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Libertarian Gary Johnson officially announces 2016 president run

Former Republican Gov. Gary Johnson made an official announcement during his interview on the Fox Business Network, where he denied he would be siphoning votes only from the Republican candidate, saying, “When 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...


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