Spiritual Marijuana

Letter to the editor(Photo: File) I have 34 years clean and sober in a spiritual 12-step program. I don’t use any recreational drugs including alcohol. But I would use medical marijuana for pain relief in a heartbeat, if it were legal in Indiana. I have 24/7 joint pain from osteoarthritis, a degenerative disease rooted in military […]

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So what do we have with marijuana? Actually the same scenario only this time adequate research work has been done but is ignored. When I was an orthopedic trauma surgeon in the 1960’s and 70’s, and well remember two distinct fatal accidents where the drivers admitted to a loss of depth perception after attending two […]

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A short history of our country’s drug control and its impacts Illustration by Alyssa Savage, Graphics Contributor.     “Marihuana is that drug — a violent narcotic — an unspeakable scourge — The Real Public Enemy Number One! Its first effect is sudden violent, uncontrollable laughter; then come dangerous hallucinations — space expands, time slows […]

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The on-court coaching debate trending in Singapore By SANDRA HARWITT Associated Press Monday, October 22 SINGAPORE (AP) — Monica Seles isn’t a fan of on-court coaching. Lindsay Davenport can see the benefits. Jennifer Capriati is right in the middle. The three tennis greats took part in a news conference Monday at the WTA Finals to […]

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A campaign event at a Rhode Island school got weird on Tuesday, when a State Attorney General candidate started yelling at an opponent about racial slurs. Compassion Party candidate Alan Gordon apparently didn’t like how Democrat Peter Neronha was talking about marijuana. More specifically, he didn’t like that he was saying the word “marijuana” at all, claiming […]

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I remember my teacher opened our windows in math class to save us from the extreme June heat, but instead, a terrible skunklike odour wafted into the classroom, which, unsurprisingly, many students immediately classified as “weed.” That didn’t shock me at all. In fact, smoking cannabis (commonly referred to as weed) has become so popular […]

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The Blueberry Farmer, a documentary about how Bernie Ellis “reinvented” himself after facing charges for growing and providing marijuana for medicinal use, aims to start conversation about legalization. Brad Cooper designed the graphics for the Tepper Creek Farms film.(Photo: Submitted) When Charlotte-based Tepper Creek Films Owner Valerie Whitcomb heard of Bernie Ellis, who “reinvented” himself […]

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Oct. 17 felt like a national holiday at cannabis stores across Canada, but it might as well have been “Weedless Wednesday” at the headquarters of the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation. At its retail outlets, NSLC’s savvy budtenders explained product lines to jubilant customers. But in their external (anti) marketing campaign, Nova Scotia’s official pot sellers […]

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MEDFORD, Ore. — Jim Belushi has a lifetime of memories shaped by cannabis. When he talks about Oregon’s favorite weed, he reflects on his family, the fun times at “Saturday Night Live” and, yeah, his rocking 2018 harvest party. The famous actor, singer and community supporter describes a spiritual connection to the marijuana he’s growing […]

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It’s been a little over a year since singer, activist and marijuana entrepreneur Melissa Etheridge was arrested for cannabis possession by federal agents in North Dakota near the U.S.-Canada border. Her tour bus was stopped and searched shortly after touring in Alberta, and agents discovered a vape pen containing cannabis oil. Etheridge, who’s become an […]

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Oct. 17 felt like a national holiday at cannabis stores across Canada, but it might as well have been “Weedless Wednesday” at the headquarters of the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation. At its retail outlets, NSLC’s savvy budtenders explained product lines to jubilant customers. But in their external (anti) marketing campaign, Nova Scotia’s official pot sellers […]

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WHAT: 11th World Stroke Congress brings together leading international stroke experts and an unparalleled scientific program covering epidemiology, prevention, acute care, rehabilitation and recovery in 100s of sessions and oral posters. Congress is attended by stroke professionals, researchers, policy makers, survivors and caregivers from around the world. #worldstroke2018 WHERE: Montreal, Canada, Palais des Congrès WHEN: […]

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