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  • Jeff Sessions Says America Has Become ‘Less Hospitable’ to Religious People

    WASHINGTON — American culture has become “less hospitable to people of faith,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday in vowing that the Justice Department would protect people’s religious freedom and convictions. Sessions spoke at a Justice Department summit on religious tolerance at a time when courts across the country have been asked how to balance […]

  • Jeff Sessions: Chronic pain sufferers should ‘take an aspirin and tough it out’

    Jeff Sessions: Chronic pain sufferers should ‘take an aspirin and tough it out’

    During an address at the U.S. Attorney’s office in Tampa, Florida this week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that people who suffer from chronic pain should simply “take an aspirin and tough it out.” Sessions, whose opposition to medical marijuana is well known, attempted to tackle the subject of opioid addiction in the U.S., saying pharmaceutical companies are prescribing […]

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  • Florida fisherman hooks bale of marijuana

    Florida fisherman hooks bale of marijuana

    POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (FOX 13) – A fisherman in South Florida reeled in what he thought was a large fish but turned out to be a bale of marijuana on his birthday. Jorge Bustamante was out fishing while celebrating his birthday when he hooked the big square bale of marijuana Monday morning off the coast of Pompano […]

  • For the First Time Ever, the Federal Govt is Referring to Marijuana as Medicine

    A profound shift in the federal government’s stance on cannabis was marked by subtle changes made this month to one webpage. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, now has a webpage titled Marijuana as Medicine. Prior to March 2017, it was titled Is Marijuana Medicine? Apparently, they feel the […]

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    DEA Just Quietly Removed Document About Marijuana Health Risks From Website

    DEA Just Quietly Removed Document About Marijuana Health Risks From Website

    The Drug Enforecment Agency (DEA) quietly removed a 45-page document from its website which had long been criticized for stating inaccuracies and making false statements about cannabis. According to The Cannabist, “‘The Dangers and Consequences of Marijuana Abuse,’ a nearly 45-page publication on the various ramifications of cannabis use, no longer was available on the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s website.” One […]

  • Opioid Addiction

    State Finally Looks at Science, Approves Use of Marijuana to Treat Opioid Addiction

    Making illegal or banning arbitrary substances does nothing to curb their use. In fact, as the increasingly deadly opioid crisis illustrates, it makes matters far worse. What does help to foster improvement, however, is when the state reverses prohibition. The most recent state to figure this out is Pennsylvania, who just added opioid addiction to […]

  • Smoking pot may not have harmful effect on teens' intelligence: study

    Smoking pot may not have harmful effect on teens’ intelligence: study

    A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that’s really responsible for a brainpower effect seen in some previous research. It’s not clear what that other factor is, said Joshua […]

  • Life insurance companies no longer treating marijuana use as high risk as tobacco

    Life insurance companies no longer treating marijuana use as high risk as tobacco

    Some of Canada’s biggest insurance companies have updated their policies on marijuana use, and the changes are having a major impact on regular users’ premiums. With recreational use of the drug set to become legal on Oct. 17, marijuana is moving toward mainstream acceptance, and the slow-moving and stodgy world of life insurance is no exception. One by one, the […]