Legalize Marijuana

By Mary E. O’Leary, New Haven Register Click to enlarge A Bridgewater man who wishes to remain anonymous smokes marijuana in his home earlier this month. The man has pancreatic cancer and said the marijuana helps him tolerate chemotherapy treatments. (Brad Horrigan/Register) Penny Bacchiochi doesn’t want anyone to have to go through what she did […]

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Posted in News by Lucia Graves,  Huffington Post   11/1/11 WASHINGTON — The White House has rejected several marijuana legalization petitions, one of which called on the federal government to stop interfering with state marijuana legalization efforts. “As a former police chief, I recognize we are not going to arrest our way out of the problem,” […]

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HUFFINGTONPOST.COM – The White House has rejected several marijuana legalization petitions, one of which called on the federal government to stop interfering with state marijuana legalization efforts. “As a former police chief, I recognize we are not going to arrest our way out of the problem,” wrote Gil Kerlikowske, director of the Office of National […]

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As we all know, “growing up is hard to do”. As a Nation, we’re still relatively young in age, and as is the case with most young, growing minds, we generally take the “trial and error” approach to problem solving (and therefore to obtaining knowledge). Of course, the ultimate success of this method is predicated on […]

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Published: Sunday, October 30, 2011 Updated: Monday, October 31, 2011 amid the early inklings of a testy presidential election, fierce health care reform and potentially game-changing tax policy overhauls, Americans can –– for the most part –– finally put to rest one issue: the legalization of marijuana. at least, that is the consensus on campus. “Everyone I […]

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Damn it! Here is a quote from the whitehouse.gov site “Furthermore, the Administration opposes drug legalization. Legalization threatens public health by increasing availability of drugs and undermining prevention activities. It also hinders recovery efforts and poses a significant health and safety risk to all Americans, especially our youth. Marijuana is a harmful drug and its […]

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How do I delete topics and conditions for someone in my Care Circle? Click on “Manage My Care Circle.” Select the tab for the person whose preferences you’d like to update. Under “Follows,” scroll over the topic or condition you want to delete. An “X” should appear on the righthand side. Click on the “X” […]

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Leading Addition Doctors: Don’t Legalize Marijuana By AP on October 29th, 2011 SAN FRANCISCO — A medical society for addiction doctors has reiterated its opposition to marijuana legalization as its California chapter considers voicing its support for allowing and regulating adult use of the drug as a way to prevent its abuse by adolescents. Directors…read […]

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I feel as though marijuana is a bad drug, and habitual use definitely lowers general cognitive skills, as I’ve seen first-hand and have numbers studies have shown. However, I believe in freedom, first, and second, from a more pragmatic standpoint, it is obvious that the ‘war on drugs’ is an unmitigated failure. The billions of […]

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I feel as though marijuana is a bad drug, and habitual use definitely lowers general cognitive skills, as I’ve seen first-hand and have numbers studies have shown. However, I believe in freedom, first, and second, from a more pragmatic standpoint, it is obvious that the ‘war on drugs’ is an unmitigated failure. The billions of […]

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