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Hemp – The Miracle Plant!

Jeff Trigg at RandomActOfKindness has an excellent piece on the potential for industrial hemp farming in Illinois. Check it out. This is something near and dear to me, and very important to the student group I work with – M.A.S.H. (Mobilizing Activists and Students for Hemp). We prepared a report for the governor’s economic […]

Rush-ing down two potential paths…

The Rush Limbaugh Oxycontin story has been one of the hottest around in ages. The good news is that it has generated discussion, and perhaps encouraged some of his audience to think about drugs in a way that doesn’t demonize the user or the abuser. I see two distinct directions this story can travel.

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Supremes refuse to force doctors to shut up.

The big news around today is the fact that the Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that affected whether doctors could talk to their patients about marijuana. The quick synopsis: The government wanted to gag doctors and punish them if they even mentioned marijuana to […]