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FBI radical idea: consider ‘whole person’ in hiring

Via Cannabis News:

Washington, D.C. — The FBI, famous for its straight-laced crime-fighting image, is considering whether to relax its hiring rules over how often applicants could have used marijuana or other illegal drugs earlier in life.

Some senior FBI managers have been deeply frustrated that they could not hire applicants who acknowledged occasional marijuana […]

French embarrassed by science

Thanks

A big thanks to Mark for “This is Burning Man” from my Amazon wish list! I hope to go someday, but in the meantime I’ll enjoy Brian Doherty’s book.

Cannabis leads to criminality?

This is just silly. Via the always excellent >Drug Sense Weekly: Cannabis Smoking Leads To Criminality, Judge Tells Arsonist

A judge issued a warning about what he believes to be a clear link between cannabis and crime when jailing a drug user.

Judge Anthony Niblett told an arsonist who had set fire to his former […]