Tag: War on Drugs

Marijuana Advisor to Sessions Wants to Drug Test Everyone

By Heather Callaghan, Editor “We want [drug screens] to be routine in all medicine…” It’s bad enough in 2018 that the war on drugs still exists in the deluded minds of government higher-ups, just as some states begin to legalize recreational marijuana. And just as they do, Attorney General Jeff Sessions dropped the bomb that the Federal Government…

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Sessions Goes After “Dangerous” Marijuana, Grants Opioid Maker Rights to Synthetic THC

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Here is a tragic joke: Why is synthetic THC deemed safe but natural marijuana is considered dangerous? Punchline: Because the government said so. It would be funny, if this new nightmare scenario weren’t true and if the “war on drugs” didn’t result in the death and imprisonment of innocent people. Or, the denial…

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Fed Govt Just Ended Lenient Policy Toward Marijuana Legalization

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Has a Pandora’s Box Been Opened Against “Legal” Marijuana Users? The later years of the Obama-era paved the way for marijuana legalization as an issue of states’ rights, with the federal government kept at a respectable distance by an invisible fence. Although marijuana has remained federally prohibited, the government practiced leniency in many…

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Club Drug Found to Rapidly Reduce Suicidal Thoughts

By Heather Callaghan, Editor When someone is suicidal – they need rapid relief…moments are a matter of life or death Ketamine is better known as a tranquilizer (more often associated with horses). In recent years, it has emerged as a popular club drug. It has even made headlines as a depression treatment in science circles, demonstrating once…

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Historic – Norway’s Parliament Votes To Decriminalize All Drugs

By Claire Bernish In a bid to assist addicts, rather than lock users in cages, Norway’s parliament voted last week to decriminalize all drugs — citing Portugal and its general success lowering addiction and incarceration rates, getting those who need it into treatment, and drastically reducing crime and other issues related to the illegality of substances for personal…

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Hawaii Police Order Medical Marijuana Patients to Surrender Their Guns

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Federal law prohibits marijuana consumers from having firearms despite many states’ legalization or decriminalization of the plant, even for medial use. However, for perhaps the first time ever, a state has compiled a list of firearms owners who are also medical marijuana patients and has ordered them to “voluntarily surrender” their firearms, permits…

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Magic Mushroom Legalization Gets Nod to Move Toward California Ballot

  By Aaron Kesel, Natural Blaze A bill to legalize magic mushrooms received the green light in California to move forward with gathering signatures as California’s attorney general just approved a “circulating title and summary” that allows organizers to gather voter endorsements, LA Weekly reported. “We’re very excited,” Kevin P. Saunders, a candidate for mayor in Marina, who…

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Fight Against Last Week’s FDA Warning and What It Means to the Kratom Community

Last week, the FDA dropped the other shoe to ban kratom that we all knew was coming.Faceless bureaucrats at the Food and Drug Administration told the new FDA Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, to issue a ‘Public Health Advisory’ on kratom, justified by outright LIES that kratom carries similar risks as opiates, including addiction and death, and other mischaracterized…

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This 12-Year-Old Girl Could Make Cannabis Legalized Nationwide

By Carey Wedler A twelve-year-old girl with epilepsy is suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Department of Justice, and the Drug Enforcement Agency to legalize cannabis across the country. Alexis Bortell developed epilepsy at the age of seven, and FDA-approved medications failed to improve her condition. She suffered from multiple seizures per day, and doctors were considering brain…

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