Hudson Institute Congratulates John Walters on Congressional Appointment to Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission

Hudson COO Walters is appointed to commission examining illicit drug control policies in Latin America and the Caribbean;Walters is former director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy WASHINGTON, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Hudson Institute congratulates John P. Walters, its chief operating officer, on his appointment to the Western Hemisphere Drug Policy…

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Jeff Sessions’ crusade against marijuana hurts the most vulnerable — I would know, I’m one of them.

By Garett Roush If Attorney General Jeff Sessions had his way, I would once again be at risk of constant seizures. The former U.S. Senator from Alabama and now the nation’s top cop has started a crusade against states that have allowed access to cannabis for both medicinal and recreational use. As an epileptic, medicinal marijuana…

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‘It is permissible to smoke medical marijuana on Shabbat’

It is permissible to use medical cannabis on Shabbat, according to Rabbi Avraham Reznikov, the Rabbi of the Ichilov Medical Center in Tel Aviv, in an article published by Machon Tzomet. The cannabis plant, Sativa, from which the cannabis drug is produced, is also known as marijuana and hashish, and Israeli law prohibits its consumption, cultivation,…

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The DEA Just Admitted Weed Has Never Killed Anyone and Causes ‘Happiness’

(ANTIMEDIA Op-ed) The Drug Enforcement Agency just admitted that cannabis has never killed anyone. Ever. They also acknowledged that the little green plant, which has been used across civilizations for thousands of years, causes “merriment” and “happiness.” But they still want to keep it illegal. The new 94-page report released this week is entitled “Drugs of Abuse” and is intended to foster a better understanding of the dangers of drug consumption. “Education plays a critical role in preventing substance abuse,” the document opens. “Drugs of Abuse,…

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New Study Finds Marijuana Users Are Happier And More Successful In Life

Authored by James Holbrooks via TheAntiMedia.org, Shattering the stereotype of the lazy pothead, new research suggests cannabis users are actually more satisfied, more successful, and even more likely to volunteer in their communities than their nonsmoking counterparts. Last week, the Independent described to its readers how the research was carried out: “The study, conducted by market researchers BDS Analytics, surveyed consumers and abstainers across a wide variety of mental, social and financial factors. These included life satisfaction levels, attitudes towards parenting and employment data.  …

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