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Alleged cannabis links to psychosis busted

Neurologist Holly Elser, MD, PhD; and Keith Humphreys, PhD; Mathew V. Kiang, ScD; Swapnil Mehta, MD; Jong H. Yoon, MD; William O. Faustman, PhD; at the Department of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, have debunked prohibitionist propositions familiar … Continue reading

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Rohnert Park cop charged in marijuana theft

A few California police officers are undergoing withdrawal-like symptoms from the drug war due to being denied any opportunity to enforce a failed crusade against cannabis: …a grand jury added four new criminal counts against Joseph Huffaker, including impersonating a … Continue reading

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No one deserves jail for having a psychedelic experience

The City of Berkeley wants to decriminalize tripping: A project to decriminalize natural psychedelics that lingered for three years in the Berkeley City Council will come back to life in a few weeks. But unlike other jurisdictions that have taken … Continue reading

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Teacher! Leave them kids alone!

A new study coming out of the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health confirms Pink Floyd’s iconic suggestion from Another Brick in the Wall that inflicting totalitarianism onto kids will have an equal and opposite social reaction: In new research … Continue reading

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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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