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Governor DeSantis practices medicine without a license

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis wants his state to control the quantities of medicinal marijuana sold to individual consumers. With the high cost of cannabis, patients usually titrate their dosages to adjust for the various potencies of the product and their … Continue reading

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Prohibitionist Senator Chuck Grassley Accused of Insurrection

Iowa Senator Charles Ernest Grassley, a fierce and longtime advocate of the war against cannabis, who introduced anti-marijuana bills into Congress often in a bipartisan alliance with prohibitionist California Senator Dianne Feinstein, is accused of participating in the January 6 … Continue reading

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DEA Loses Parking Space for its Plane

A DEA owned Beechcraft twin-turboprop King Air (costing from $1.45 to $2.6 million) had its hangar contract voided at Toluca Airport outside Mexico City because the plane—long used for “elite-level ops” in drug enforcement—is seen as no longer serving a … Continue reading

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Ohio Theocrats Want Cannabis Criminalized

Baptist pastors in Ohio launched their own private drug war in a deliberate breach of the separation of church and state: “We support vibrant communities and encourage policymakers to “Believe Local,”Mansfield Pastor Joe Nichols said during the press conference. “Therefore, … Continue reading

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Drug War Industries Face Obsolescence

The drug war business sector is confronting its own obsolescence as cannabis legalization continues to sweep the nation. Companies selling urinalysis kits are feeling the pinch-off as people recover their rights to privacy while being given a greater range of … Continue reading

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Are drug wars protection rackets?

A protection racket is an organized crime in which racketeers threaten and scare people to force them to pay a monetary tribute to the racketeers to avoid future harm. A racketeer can be a criminal, politician, corrupt government, or any … Continue reading

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Confusion over CBD for Children

A poll conducted by C. S. Mott’s Children’s Hospital, University of Michigan Health—”Parent perspectives on CBD use in children”, reveals that some parents hesitate giving CBD to their kids because they lack information about its effects. Some think it’s no … Continue reading

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Parents and Drug Wars

Two emergency public health programs, one in New York, the other in San Francisco, highlight problems certain nations, governments and communities face in overcoming their drug war problem. San Francisco’s latest answer to drug wars is called a linkage center. … Continue reading

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Hemp Sourced Lignin for Grid Backup Batteries

Despite the US federal government’s traditional disdain for certain cannabis ingredients and byproducts, recent research and development indicates that large storage batteries made from a water-based electrolyte and lignin polymers — the substances gluing fibers together in hemp and in … Continue reading

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The dope on Mexico’s drug war

Benjamin T. Smith’s new book The Dope: The Real History of the Mexican Drug War is a peculiar yet all too familiar account of illicit drugs south of the border. Smith’s depiction reveals a drug war fostered by the conclusion … Continue reading

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