Monthly Archives: October 2015

Paranoia can be good for you (updated)

We’ve often discussed the fact that, when it comes to driving, marijuana often makes drivers cautious (countering impairment), while alcohol makes them reckless (increasing the impact of impairment). This takes it a step further. Studies by Oregon researchers hint that … Continue reading

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A drop in the bucket

… but a good step. 6,000 inmates to be freed as US eases drug sentences The Justice Department is preparing to release about 6,000 inmates from federal prisons starting at the end of this month, as part of an effort … Continue reading

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Marijuana causes the universe to explode

“Tobacco is a product that does a lot of damage — marijuana is infinitely worse” This is my new favorite quote. ‘Marijuana is infinitely worse’ than tobacco, Harper says as he encourages pot debate to go up in smoke Marijuana … Continue reading

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Open Thread

A busy week at work for me, and some distractions in the news. Are My Methods Unsound? Why ‘Sicario’ Is the ‘Apocalypse Now’ of the Drug War There’s been quite a bit of talk about the movie Sicario. I’m curious. … Continue reading

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