Marijuana

Puerto Rico Is Thinking About Legalizing Marijuana and Prostitution
By April 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Puerto Rico Is Thinking About Legalizing Marijuana and Prostitution

For a painful eight years, Puerto Rico has been enduring a major economic recession. But now the island is contemplating more than a hundred different proposals that suggest ways to jumpstart the economy. The most intriguing, and controversial of these proposals, is the idea to legalize and regular both prostitution and marijuana use. Unemployment in […]

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More Than 30 Years In Prison… For Growing A Plant
By April 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

More Than 30 Years In Prison… For Growing A Plant

Natalie and David DePriest were recently sentenced to a mind-boggling 30 years in prison. Their crime? Growing marijuana. The brother and sister had not killed anyone, nor shot at police when their were arrested. They were simply caught with 12 marijuana plants and eight seedlings in their home. Now they are being imprisoned for a […]

Fox New Cites Bunk Study To Promote ‘Refer Madness’ Pseudoscience
By April 15, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Fox New Cites Bunk Study To Promote ‘Refer Madness’ Pseudoscience

Bad science and bunk studies are everywhere, but when they are paired with Fox News, there’s no telling how far they can spread. The latest example of Fox citing bad science is their claim that casual marijuana use “may come with some not-so-casual side effects.” What are those side effects? Fox says that young adults […]

Washington DC May See Legal Marijuana Soon… Or Maybe Not
By March 5, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Washington DC May See Legal Marijuana Soon… Or Maybe Not

Now that marijuana has been available for legal purchase in Colorado, many observers across the country have been watching to see if other states follow suit. The most recent move to decriminalize marijuana comes as Washington, D.C.’s City Council voted to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession. It’s not exactly legalization, but possession would result in fines, not […]

Study Finds Marijuana Stops Spread of HIV
By February 23, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Study Finds Marijuana Stops Spread of HIV

Marijuana has been promoted as an effective treatment – even cure – for an array of maladies. Many of these claims remain unsubstantiated and anecdotal in nature. But now, a Louisiana State University study published last week in the journal AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses has brought some empirical evidence to the discussion. Specifically, the study found that […]