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The Simple Statistics That Prove Obama's War on Drugs Remains Racist

The Simple Statistics That Prove Obama's War on Drugs Remains Racist

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta came out in favor of medical marijuana recently. While the science that Gupta claims to have originally missed has been around for years, it’s nice to see someone whose career is grounded in facts to come to this conclusion. President Obama could learn something from Dr. Gupta; it should be easy Read the full article…

The Simple Statistics That Prove Obama's War on Drugs Remains Racist

The Simple Statistics That Prove Obama's War on Drugs Remains Racist

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta came out in favor of medical marijuana recently. While the science that Gupta claims to have originally missed has been around for years, it’s nice to see someone whose career is grounded in facts to come to this conclusion. President Obama could learn something from Dr. Gupta; it should be easy Read the full article…

Latin America tries for a kinder, gentler War on Drugs

A Colombian anti-drugs police officer with 1.4 tons of cocaine. Authorities said the drug would be sent to Guatemala and belonged to the criminal gang Los Rastrojos.

The military-style offensive endorsed by the U.S. was a failure, and regional leaders have yet to agree on an alternative. But at least they’re looking for new answers CANADA: A Colombian anti-drugs police officer with 1.4 tons of cocaine. Authorities said the drug would be sent to Guatemala and belonged to the criminal gang Los Rastrojos. Read the full article…

Ilera Healthcare To Host Free Screening Of Award-Winning Veteran MMJ Documentary ‘Unprescribed’

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November 15th Screening In Plymouth Meeting, PA PENNSYLVANIA: Pennsylvania medical marijuana company and dispensary, Ilera Healthcare, will host a free screening of Unprescribed, followed by a panel discussion, on Friday, November 15th at 6:30 pm at Greater Plymouth Community Center in Plymouth Meeting.  The documentary film highlights medical marijuana (MMJ) as an alternative to the cocktail Read the full article…

FDA Warning Letters And Test Results For Cannabidiol-Related Products

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Over the past several years, FDA has issued several warning letters to firms that market unapproved new drugs that allegedly contain cannabidiol (CBD). As part of these actions, FDA has tested the chemical content of cannabinoid compounds in some of the products, and many were found to not contain the levels of CBD Read the full article…

FDA, FTC Warn Company Marketing Unapproved Cannabidiol Products With Unsubstantiated Claims

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FDA is also working quickly to evaluate regulatory policies related to cannabis and cannabis-derived ingredients like CBD DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission posted a joint warning letter to Rooted Apothecary LLC, of Naples, Florida, for illegally selling unapproved products containing cannabidiol (CBD) online with unsubstantiated claims that the products Read the full article…

Report: CBD Interacts with Anti-Epileptic Drugs

New research published in Epilepsia, a journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), suggests that an investigational neurological treatment derived from cannabis may alter the blood levels of commonly used anti-epileptic drugs.

New research published in Epilepsia, a journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), suggests that an investigational neurological treatment derived from cannabis may alter the blood levels of commonly used anti-epileptic drugs. It is important for clinicians to consider such drug interactions during treatment of complex conditions. Cannabidiol (CBD), a compound developed from the cannabis plant, Read the full article…

International Drug Laws: Iran Takes Steps Towards legalizing cannabis

he Expediency Council), illustrated what could become a potential alternative to Iran’s current drug policy – including a move which that could include measures towards legalization of cannabis and opium.

IRAN: After Uruguay courageously legalized the use of cannabis under a new drug policy, could Iran be the next country to make it legal? From the outside, the image of Iran as retrograde and inherently conservative hardly fits with the reality of a more dynamic domestic political debate within. But drug policy is one of the Read the full article…

Sheriffs Are Asking For Armored Trucks To Wage War On Marijuana. Yes, Really.

A number of sheriff's departments have requested mine resistant armored vehicles specifically in order to combat marijuana in their communities.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:   If you’re going to wage war on drugs, you need to be outfitted like a warrior. That seems to be the rationale behind hundreds of police department requests for armored trucks submitted to the Pentagon between 2012 and 2014. The requests, unearthed in a FOIA request by Mother Jones magazine, shed light on how Read the full article…

The Marijuana Wars Claim New Fronts In Congress, Courts

The fight over marijuana has moved to Capitol Hill — and the courtroom.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  The fight over marijuana has moved to Capitol Hill — and the courtroom. On Feb. 20, Colorado Rep. Jared Polis and Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer introduced bills in Congress that would legalize and tax marijuana on a federal level. “Over the past year, Colorado has demonstrated that regulating marijuana like alcohol takes Read the full article…