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A new law aimed at banning 'legal highs' could criminalise buying herbal remedies online, like those favoured by Prince Charles, being criminalised
A new law aimed at banning so-called legal highs could lead to people buying herbal remedies over the internet facing a seven year jail term, experts …United Kingdom
A Customs and Border Protection agent next to a car that was disassembled after drugs were detected in San Ysidro, California, February 15, 2013. …Detention
Hemp was once a key component of U.S. agriculture. A wave of xenophobia would doom us to a senseless war on drugs
It is hard to imagine a time when most pharmacies carried cannabis and farmers were required to grow hemp, much like they are given incentives to grow corn these days, but that is a …Cannabis
Last month, Oklahoma lawmakers came to their partial senses and legalized cannabis oil as a means of medication.
HB 2154 or “Katie’s Bill,” named …Oklahoma
The press reports on the JAMA meta-analysis of cannabinoid research were all over the place. Most of them missed the story.Judging from the disparate …Marijuana
Colorado was the first US state to legalize marijuana, followed by Washington state, in both cases after voter initiatives
Oregon — While marijuana …Marijuana
The war on drugs is racist, it criminalizes people who need help and it is attacking women’s bodily autonomy - fighting it is a core feminist …Women's Health
Take a look at this.
No, that's not a news story from this week. It's a LIFE magazine cover from 1969, almost 45 years ago. But it poses the exact …
Top Cannabis Events In 2015
Marijuana events are very popular these days. Whether it be a marijuana industry event, a marijuana entertainment event, a …Marijuana
Addiction is not a disease: A neuroscientist argues that it’s time to change our minds on the roots of substance abuse
A psychologist and former addict insists that the illness model for addiction is wrong, and dangerously so
The mystery of addiction — what it is, what causes it and how to end it — threads through most of our lives. Experts estimate that one in 10 Americans is dependent on alcohol and other drugs, …Addiction
Momentum is building for 2016 -- and an impressive coalition of reformers, advocates and industry leaders are working together.On June 14, more than …Marijuana
The Women Grow leadership summit in Colorado last month unveiled a rising force in the marijuana industry.They came wearing stiletto heels, running …
The resolution points to Christian principles of redemption and restoration to replace the current system of punitive sanctions against drug …Liberal News
One of the popular myths keeping drug prohibition alive is the idea that there would be a drastic increase in underage drug use if legalization were …Liberal News
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Smoking pot is starting to seem old-school. Vaporizing is on the rise, but the real competition for smoked buds …Marijuana
“The Cartel” author Don Winslow on the war on drugs: “There is an exit strategy — legalize drugs, and treat them as the social problem that they are”
The acclaimed crime writer sits down with playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis to discuss drugs, noir and "The Cartel"
New York Times bestselling author and Raymond Chandler award recipient Don Winslow has written 17 novels, including “The Kings of Cool,” “Savages,” “The Winter of Frankie Machine” and …Authors
These intellectual titans indulged
Is intelligence related to an increased likelihood of recreational drug use? It’s an interesting hypothesis, and one that’s been gaining momentum in recent years.
If a definitive link between intellectual capacity and drug use does exist, it will likely be some time …LSD
Marijuana is one hundred percent a form of medicine, researchers conclude in a bombshell series of reports released today by the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Cannabis — which has been used medicinally for thousands of years — reduces nausea, and vomiting, and pain, as well as …Marijuana
Just before dawn on Dec. 29, 2013, the southern Chinese fishing village of Boshe awoke to a scene reminiscent of a Hollywood action flick: Over 3,000 police officers, backed by helicopters and speedboats, burst into traditional stone houses in search of illegal drugs. With cameramen in tow, the …Asia
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According to California’s Legislative Analysis Office (LAO), cannabis legalization could net the …California
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In the 1950s and '60s, US Army and CIA experimenters experimented with a number of substances in a bid …LSD
Delaware governor Jack Markell has signed into law a bill decriminalising possession and private use of small amounts of marijuana. The move follows the lead of nearly 20 states that have eased penalties for personal consumption, state media reported on Thursday.
Individuals in Delware will be …Marijuana
US drug policy has unequivocally curtailed your basic civil rights, regardless of whether you're a user
Many Americans who do not use illegal “drugs” assume exemption from drug war policies. But regardless of how much marijuana you do or don’t smoke, the U.S. war on drugs affects nearly everyone. …Surveillance
In July of 2014, New York State did what few thought possible at the time: Its legislature passed Assembly Bill 6357 (better known as the Compassionate Care Act of 2014), which effectively legalized medical cannabis; a bill Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law. Less than a week after he did so, …Cannabis
Tens of thousands of families in the US are being torn apart by the Obama administration’s policy of deporting immigrants for drug offences, some as minor as possession of a tiny bag of marijuana, according to Human Rights Watch.
At a time of bi-partisan agreement when the criminal justice system is …UK Politics
It’s no mystery that stoners tend to be quite creative. Whether they’re writing songs or painting photos, people who use marijuana really seem to …Marijuana
The limitations of SSRIs are widely known. Could ketamine be the answer?Since it was introduced as an anesthetic in the 1970s, ketamine has occupied …Liberal News
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Just last week, in a series of successful amendments to the Justice Department appropriations bill, the …Government