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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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History

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

Addiction

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

Philadelphia Eagles

Marijuana Patients Facing Eviction: Responding to an Eviction Action

A recent article on Canna Law Blog touched on aspects of the landlord/tenant relationship that have been taking center stage in the marijuana policy debate in states where recreational marijuana or medical marijuana has been legalized. 1,958 more words

Impaired Driving in Canada

Jas Goraya 

On September 27, 2015, a minivan carrying six family members- three of them children under the age of 10- was struck by a drunk driver at the intersection of Kipling Avenue and Kirby road in Vaughan. 1,345 more words

Public Policy

U.S. to Release 6,000 Inmates From Prisons

Every small victory against the War on Drugs is a good thing, and would be unjustly critical to say that releasing 6,000 people from a hellish, uncalled for life behind bars isn’t a good thing. 697 more words

Drug Reform

Historic Federal Medical Marijuana Bill Needs Your Support!

After decades of injustice and ineffective, punitive, harmful drug policy, those of us fighting on this side of the War on Drugs can finally see a silver lining. 846 more words

Marijuana