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Guest Jim Hartman on Vote No to Question 2

Heidi Harris welcomes Jim Hartman to discuss the approaching vote on question 2, the legalization of marijuana in Nevada. Hartman warns against the dangers of monopoly powers taking advantage of the marijuana scene and endangering the state’s economy and well-being. 21 more words

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The Pitfalls of Marijuana Legalization

As Nevada inches closer towards the legalization of marijuana Heidi Harris discusses the negative impacts of the decision. In other states where the drug has already been legalized there have been problems with youth exposure to the drug and even traces of the drug found in newborn children from their mothers using during pregnancy. 78 more words

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One striking chart shows why pharma companies are fighting legal marijuana - By Christopher Ingraham July 2016


(Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post)

There’s a body of research showing that painkiller abuse and overdose are lower in states with medical marijuana laws. These studies have generally assumed that when medical marijuana is available, pain patients are increasingly choosing pot over powerful and deadly prescription narcotics. 156 more words

Point Of Interest

Medical Marijuana is Reducing Prescription Drug Use and Corporations are Angry

If you’re looking for an example of the misguided nature of big government, the drug war and corporatism, look no further than the medical marijuana. In a new article from… 289 more words

Liberty

Black and Blue

Should we support cops or black people? Many agree that we can do justice to both groups and that’s sensible, but it’s not sitting very well in the stomach of my mind. 138 more words

Writing

UNGASS 2016 shows how much work lies ahead.

UNGASS 2016 has proven that the enemies of drug reform are powerful and mired in the failed policies of the past few decades.

We have so much work to do. 139 more words

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