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Laws regulating cannabis are laws regulating the body

In honor of 4/20, here is a paper I published a couple years ago in my school paper on the science of marijuana consumption. And here’s a few interesting facts about the drug: 679 more words

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I hate the smell of marijuana. It's fucking horrible.

When I was younger I used to have a big hatred of people who smoked weed. The reason was because I was brought up in a strict household who educated me on the harms of drugs and how marijuana makes people act unnatural. 394 more words

Police and Crime Commissioner joins drug reform debate

Arfon Jones, the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Wales, has faced calls to stand down from his post. The reason? He said that we should consider legalising drugs. 420 more words

Drug Law

Legal misinformation

I watched the debate of, the second reading of the; Substance addiction (compulsory assessment & treatment) bill today, before NZ parliament. This is designed to replace the current… 273 more words

Our government may soon announce decriminalizing marijuana -- or not

When President Richard Nixon signed the Controlled Substances Act in 1970, the federal government put marijuana in the category of the nation’s most dangerous drugs, along with LSD, heroin and mescaline.

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Addiction in Australian & Canadian law

How is addiction constituted in Australian law, and how does this compare with Canadian law? This is the focus of Dr Kate Seear’s Australian Research Council DECRA fellowship, which is entitled ‘Addiction in the Australian legal system: A sociological analysis’.  273 more words

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Randall Cunningham's daughter becomes the youngest US track and field Olympian in 36 years

Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Randall Cunningham was once a standout track and field athlete in at  Santa Barbara High School in Santa Barbara, California. He competed in the high jump. 193 more words

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