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WebMD reports Pot Smoking Not Linked to Lung Cancer

We’ve been aware of this study for a little while now — but still it’s nice to see it showing up: WebMD

Pot Smoking Not Linked to Lung Cancer Study Shows No Increased Risk for Even the Heaviest Marijuana Smokers By Salynn Boyles, WebMD Medical News Reviewed By Louise Chang, MD on Tuesday, May 23, […]

Prisoners

Nell Bernstein, author of “All Alone in the World: Children of the Incarcerated,” writes in We Are All Prisoners Now:

One of the basic functions of incarceration is invisibility: We place our prisons in remote rural counties, build high walls and lock out the media. Then we fortify those walls with stigma, so that […]

Jury comes through – Dr. Paul Heberle acquitted

A victory for pain sufferers in the Government’s war to inflict pain upon them — Via Radley Balko:

Erie, PA- Nearly one year following his splashy perp walk courtesy of Attorney General Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania, physician Paul Heberle, D. O. was cleared of all charges by an Erie jury earlier today. Citing a lack […]

Various things

“bullet” Cosmic Tap on Marijuana Muffins, Reefer Madness and Drugging Kids “bullet” LastOneSpeaks on an an annoying puff piece about Karen Tandy “bullet” Disturbing Statistics: 1,000 jailed per week; 62% of those in jails not convicted.