Tag: War On Drugs

cannabis-reclassification

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May2017
A study of 120 children and teenagers shows CBD can hep treat suffers of Dravet syndrome - a form of epilepsy that causes many daily seizures.
May 30, 2017Lane Trachy

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May2017
Vermont Governor Phil Scott (R) made the decision Wednesday to veto a bill that would have legalized recreational marijuana in the state. Scott stated that his decision was based on a perceived need for changes in the bill. The biggest sticking point for the Governor is marijuana related DUIs or, ... Read More
May 24, 2017Lane Trachy
house passes cannabis bill

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May2017
It has always been widespread knowledge that working in the cannabis industry is dangerous in many different ways. From the threat of federal interference to the threat of robbery, there are many things to worry about when operating a state legal cannabis business. The biggest worry for most members of ... Read More
May 18, 2017Lane Trachy
class action dispensary lawsuit

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May2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions (R-Al.) has had a tumultuous first few months in office. He has already had to recuse himself from an investigations into ties between the Trump campaign, for which he served as a surrogate, and Russia. He has also faced large-scale calls for his resignation due to ... Read More
May 16, 2017Lane Trachy
Marijuana plants in field

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May2017
Head of the U.S. leading organization on marijuana, Ed Shemelya, believes that marijuana is "the most dangerous drug on the planet."
May 4, 2017Lane Trachy

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Apr2017
With the political landscape of the United States as rocky as ever, there is a cloud of confusion around marijuana and how it will be dealt with under the new administration. Although medical marijuana is becoming legal at a rapid pace at the lower levels of the U.S. government, it ... Read More
April 17, 2017Lane Trachy
Denial: Our Favorite Addiction

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Nov2016
THE SET-UP - The War on Drugs I would say there endeth the lesson except the War on Drugs has proven this axiom warrants repetition. What is it in America that stimulates such addictive behavior? Why, we’ve even become ‘addicted’ to a failed War on Drugs policy? INSANITY: Doing the same thing ... Read More
November 3, 2016Rosalie Cushman
Is the War on Drugs doing more harm than good?

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Feb2015
Is the War on Drugs doing more harm than good? Ethan Nadelmann Why we need to end the War on Drugs In a bold talk, the drug policy reformist makes an impassioned plea to end the "backward, heartless, disastrous" movement to stamp out the drug trade. He gives two big reasons ... Read More
February 23, 2015Daily Dose

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Nov2014
Ethan Nadelmann's Fiery TEDTalk What Has the War on Drugs Done to the World? Twenty years ago, Ethan Nadelmann left his teaching position at Princeton University to become a full-time advocate for ending the drug war. As the founding executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA), the largest and most ... Read More
November 12, 2014Daily Dose