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2014/04/23 12:19
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MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — It ain’t easy to study the positive effects of pot in the United States. First, there’s the legality issue. While medicinal marijuana is now legal in more than 20 states, the...
2014/04/23 12:19
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2014/04/22 21:51
2014/04/22 21:51
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Congress May Overturn D.C. Marijuana Decriminalization, Norton Warns (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) The District’s effort to decriminalize marijuana may be facing its first challenge from...
2014/04/22 12:20
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Justice Department is broadening the criteria it will use in evaluating clemency petitions from certain federal prisoners and expects the changes to result in thousands of new...
2014/04/20 13:19
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MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Furthering its international reputation as a cannabis vanguard, this small South American could start treating its drug-addicted prisoners with medical marijuana. How serious...
2014/04/17 19:33
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The Colorado legislature is wrestling with several cannabis-related issues this session. Testimony was expected this week on Rep. Jonathan Singer’s House Bill 1364, which would add post-traumatic...
2014/04/15 14:17
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... The Bad. In locating addiction in the pain people feel, Gabor strikes a chord for people. If you say to people, "Your are in pain," they will come up with painful memories. But some experiences are...
2014/04/11 20:04
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ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York is inching toward legalizing some form of medical marijuana as support grows in the state Legislature and is likely to become one of a handful of issues taken up when...
2014/04/10 22:22
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According to a new poll, nearly half of New Jersey residents think marijuana should be legalized. The Monmouth University Asbury Park press poll is the first on the topic since State Senator Nick...
2014/04/08 19:58
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NEW YORK -- As the ranks of heroin users rise, increasing numbers of addicts are looking for help but are failing to find it — because there are no beds in packed facilities, treatment is hugely...
2014/04/07 02:17
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Here are some particularly glaring racial inequities that I would like to highlight that need to be targeted in order to move our country closer to one that really has evolved beyond race, for those...
2014/04/05 22:09
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LOS ANGELES � California voters strongly favor legalizing marijuana. The state Democratic Party adopted a platform last month urging California to follow Colorado and Washington in ending marijuana...
2014/04/05 17:21
2014/04/05 17:21
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Bethany Baptists Church and the Drug Policy Alliance hosted a Drug Policy Reform seminar this weekend. Bail reform, parole reform, and the decriminalization of marijuana were among the issue being...
2014/04/05 16:19
2014/04/05 16:19
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Thursday approved a portable device to treat painkiller overdoses that people without medical training can use in emergency situations, a move to combat the...
2014/04/04 18:04
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Updated: Friday, April 4 2014, 01:17 PM EDTDENVER, Colo. (AP) -- Nationwide marijuana legalization seems inevitable to three-fourths of Americans, whether they support it or not, according to a new...
2014/04/04 15:23
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States Acted First States like Maryland resisted Prohibition due to a large Catholic population. Maryland had no state enforcement law for Prohibition. Michigan's alcohol trade was second only in...
2014/04/03 21:22
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Police throughout Ocean and Monmouth Counties soon will be armed with a drug that can save heroin users from fatal overdose, launching a program officials hope will be adopted statewide in New...
2014/04/03 21:12
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PHOENIX (AP) -- Military veterans rallied near the Arizona Capitol in an attempt to persuade lawmakers to pay for a clinical study at the University of Arizona that looks at the health benefits of...
2014/04/03 14:47
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ALBANY -- As deaths from heroin and other opiate drugs rise throughout New York, state officials are planning to equip police with an antidote to reverse the effects of overdoses. Attorney General...
2014/04/03 03:20
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Billionaire philanthropist George Soros hopes the U.S. goes to pot, and he is using his money to drive it there. With a cadre of like-minded, wealthy donors, Mr. Soros is dominating the...
2014/04/03 02:52
2014/04/03 02:52
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The Republican governor, who also has required drug courts for nonviolent offenders, signed a law last year that expanded access to Narcan and shielded non-health-care professionals from liability...
2014/04/23 12:19
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