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Cannabis – Since The Dawn Of Time

As it turns out, and as some of you may already know. Cannabis has been cultivated since damn near the beginning of time, and is certainly one of the oldest materials used since ancient times. Perhaps even antediluvian, in fact, it has to be. That is another story for another time, but here is a cool documentary on some of the uses of Cannabis that goes as far back as history records. Maybe even further? The word cannabis comes from ancient Babylon. ‘Canna’ meaning stalk,…

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Cocaine overtakes heroin as No.1 cause of fentanyl overdose deaths

A state-issued analysis from coroner reports indicate that fentanyl has tapped into the black market drug supply. Cocaine reign as most deadly As fentanyl spreads across the globe, drug-related overdoses and fatalities rise with its flow. Where it initially was involved with mostly heroin when reports of its terror first hit the streets, now fentanyl is turning up in street drugs, and imitation pharmaceuticals all off sorts. No drug is safe from the presence of the silent killer, making detection and drug testing kits a…

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WATCH – Time to declare peace in the worlds longest running war – TEDx Talks

Time to declare peace in the worlds longest running war Drawing on his experience from the frontline, former undercover cop Neil Woods explains the costs of the policy of drug prohibition. Follow Neil on @wudzee0 Neil Woods is a former Detective Sergeant and undercover operative and is now Chairman of LEAP UK, and a board member of LEAP in the USA. LEAP (Law Enforcement Action Partnership) is a U.N. accredited international organisation composed of law enforcement figures, military and policy influencers who campaign for evidence-based…

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US: Marlboro Maker Places $1.8 Billion Bet On Marijuana

Source: US: Marlboro Maker Places $1.8 Billion Bet On Marijuana Newshawk: http://drugpolicycentral.com/bot/ Votes: 0 Pubdate: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser (HI) Copyright: 2018 Star Advertiser Contact: http://www.staradvertiser.com/info/Star-Advertiser_Letter_to_the_Editor.html Website: http://www.staradvertiser.com/ Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/5154 MARLBORO MAKER PLACES $1.8 BILLION BET ON MARIJUANA NEW YORK – One of the world’s biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $1.8 billion buy-in. Store manager Stephanie Hunt posed for photos, in July 2015, with a pack of Marlboro cigarettes, an Altria brand, at a Smoker Friendly…

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Federal bill ‘420’ would regulate marijuana like alcohol

The “Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act”  – A Bill to Remove marijuana from the federal controlled substances list. A press release from U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer says that “while the bill number may be a bit tongue in cheek, the issue is very serious.” U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer — “Our federal marijuana laws are outdated, out of touch and have negatively impacted countless lives,” Blumenauer is quoted as saying by the publication. “Congress cannot continue to be out of touch with a movement that a growing…

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Marijuana Legalization 2019

  Source: cannabisnews.com: Marijuana Legalization 2019 By Alexandra Hutzler   Source: Newsweek USA — Following a year of huge advancements in marijuana policy reform, experts predict that 2019 would be a “real game-changer” in terms of the conversation surrounding cannabis legalization at both the state and federal level. “In 2019, I think that we can expect to see more of the same type of change, but maybe at a more rapid pace,” Jolene Forman, senior staff attorney at the Drug Policy Alliance, told Newsweek. “The…

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 Washington State — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) Governor To Pardon Misdemeanor MJ Convictions

Source: Huffington Post Washington State — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) offered on Friday to pardon potentially thousands of people who have a misdemeanor marijuana possession conviction in his state, where weed has long been legal. Inslee’s new “Marijuana Justice Initiative” will provide pardons on an individual basis to adults who have a single misdemeanor conviction for marijuana possession on an otherwise clean record. He announced the plan at an annual event for The Cannabis Alliance, a group that promotes the cannabis industry. “We shouldn’t…

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DOES SMOKING MARIJUANA CAUSE TEEN BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS OR VICE VERSA?

DOES SMOKING MARIJUANA CAUSE TEEN BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS OR VICE VERSA? Source: DOES SMOKING MARIJUANA CAUSE TEEN BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS OR VICE VERSA? Pubdate: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 Source: Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA) Copyright: 2018 Philadelphia Newspapers Inc Contact: inquirer.letters@phillynews.com Website: http://www.philly.com/inquirer/ Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/340 Author: Aneri Pattani DOES SMOKING MARIJUANA CAUSE TEEN BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS OR VICE VERSA? As dozens of states move toward legalizing marijuana — for both medical and recreational purposes — scientists and parents have asked what the impact might be on children.  Will more…

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