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Michele Leonhart Resigning from Drug Enforcement Administration Role

Michele Leonhart will be leaving her title as Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration by the end of May.  The main reasons Leonhart was pressed to resign from her duties include claims DEA agents took […]

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High There! Online Dating App for Weed Smokers Takes Off

A new online dating app called High There was created to help marijuana smokers find relationships with other weed smokers. High There! “High There” is the name of the new online dating app for weed […]

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Is Medical Marijuana Legal In Florida? Recreational Bill Proposed

Is medical marijuana legal in Florida?  Not just yet, but advocates are hoping to make a deal to change that.  A recent proposal, termed a “negotiated rule-making,” was discussed by a 12-person panel during a 14-hour meeting […]

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Letroy Guion: Felony Charges for Marijuana and Possession of Firearm

Letroy Guion is known as an NFL  defensive tackle for the Green Bay Packers, but this week he gained greater attention for his belligerent behavior when he received two felony charges for marijuana and possession of […]

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New Designer Drugs: Budder and Flakka Popular in South Florida

New designer drugs are surfacing and gaining popularity under the names flakka and budder in South Florida.  Drug users are allegedly vaporizing these synthetic chemicals using e-cigarettes, originally used alternative method to smoking nicotine in a […]

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Legalization of Cannabis for Native American Tribes In Florida

In America, the legalization of cannabis has not only been up for debate by political parties but it has caused much spark in its constant change as several states have actually begun to permit the […]

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States Where Marijuana Is Legal: Oregon, Alaska, Washington DC

Oregon and Alaska have now joined the states where marijuana is legal, following in the paths of Colorado and Washington.  The times are changing in the United States as marijuana laws are being thrown up in […]

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Florida Medical Marijuana Voting: Cities Propose Moratorium

Florida medical marijuana voting on Amendment 2 is finally here.  This means the state will decide whether marijuana laws should be permitted for medical purposes or should remain prohibited by current regulations. Voting Day for Florida Medical Marijuana […]

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Medical Marijuana Delivery: Little Known Service for Patients Made More Public

Have you heard of a medical marijuana delivery taking place?  If not, you may be part of the 75% of people that actor and owner of California dispensary shop Speed Weed A.J. Gentile claims are […]

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Liquid Marijuana Used By Celebrities Influences Fans While Its Popularity Rises

Liquid marijuana has become the latest trend, from defiant youth to carefree celebrities.  Naturally, the media pays particularly close attention to those in the public’s eyes that practically advertise their drug use. Instead of the […]

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Marijuana Vs. Tobacco: The Great Debate On Which Substance Is Worse

When it comes to the debate over marijuana vs. tobacco, pot smokers seem all too quick to assert their stance on marijuana supposedly being safer in comparison to tobacco cigarettes.  While lack of excessive research […]

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Medical Marijuana Now Officially Permitted In New York State

It became official that New York is now allowing medical marijuana as part of a new state bill.  This marks the 23rd state in the country to allow the use of medical marijuana when prescribed.  […]

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Marijuana Breathalyzer: Is It The Next Roadside Tool for DWI Arrests?

A new marijuana breathalyzer has been tested and could be put to use for drivers who are suspected to have smoked weed.  A marijuana breathalyzer was tested and proven to be able decipher the increments of […]

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Legalization of Marijuana: Florida’s Pot Amendment

With the legalization of marijuana in Washington and Colorado, as well as the announcement of medical marijuana becoming legal in Florida, all kinds of thoughts have been expressed from excitement to dissatisfaction.  Many residents in […]

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New Trend: Selling Girl Scout Cookies Outside Marijuana Dispensaries

You know what you get when you smoke marijuana? Munchies! And we all know that Girl Scout cookies are some of the best munchies around. One could even make the assumption that Girl Scout cookies […]

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McGruff The Crime Dog Arrested For Drugs And Guns

John R. Morales, the man who once played the role as the famous McGruff the crime dog, is not so trustworthy after all. McGruff, the Crime Dog, also known as John R. Morales, has been arrested for […]

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Is Weed Addictive? Dr. Oz Shares His Thoughts

Is weed addictive? Dr. Oz fully supports the use of medicinal marijuana, but agrees that pot is addictive and can damage the function of your brain. On December 4th 2013, Dr. Oz’s episode of “Is […]

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Smoking Weed May Cause Marijuana Man Boobs

Marijuana man boobs, also known as moobs, are now making their way to the headlines. Moobs, with the scientific name gynecomastia, is the condition caused by a hormonal imbalance between estrogen and testosterone. When the […]

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Marijuana Favorable in Latest Gallup Poll

Marijuana legalization in the United States is very quickly becoming a reality.  According to the latest Gallup Poll conducted this month, a record 58% of Americans publically support marijuana legalization, with only 39% opposing it.  […]

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E-Cigarettes Being Used To Smoke Weed

2013 seems to be the e-cigarette boom, and overnight has become a multi-billion-dollar industry. Most e-cigarette smokers claim to use these devices as a safer alternative to smoking cigarettes, even if there has been no […]

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Smoking Weed: The Dangers Of Dabbing

As if just smoking a joint wasn’t good enough, now there is a new way to get even higher off weed and it’s called Dabbing. So what exactly is dabbing? Dabbing is to marijuana what […]

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Addiction News You May Have Missed

Important addiction news on alcohol, drugs, and recovery that you may have missed this past week.  Addiction News On Rx Pills Rx Overdose Deaths Higher For Women:The percentage of overdose deaths from prescription pills among women in the […]

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Marijuana Parents: Pot Moms Believe They Are Better Parents

Marijuana parents speak up in recent news. Cheryl Shuman, also known as the “Martha Stewart of Marijuana,” manages a $100 million funding facility specifically designed to invest in cannabis as well as a personal endorsement […]

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420 Pot Festivities In Washington & Colorado

Marijuana activists from across the country consider the date 4/20 a day to commemorate marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington, and vouch for nationwide legalization. However, not all pot smokers use the drug as some […]

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Emily Bauer: Synthetic Marijuana Nearly Kills Teen

December 16, 2012, Emily Bauer, a 16 year old girl from Cypress, Texas, nearly died as a direct result of smoking synthetic marijuana labeled "potpourri" (also commonly known as spice or K2). Emily's body reacted violently after taking […]

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Marijuana Legalization: Is Hawaii Next?

It seems that pot smoking freedom across the nation is gaining momentum. According to a recent poll in the Aloha state, 57% of those surveyed are in favor of making marijuana legal in Hawaii. The […]

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Marijuana Club In Colorado Reflects New Policies

Citizens in Colorado have been learning to adjust life after new laws basically made pot legal. Even though weed is now considered a legal narcotic in the case of personal use, the danger for addiction […]

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Tommy Chong Says, “The Bong Is Half Full”

With two states being on board for the legalization of marijuana, some dope-smoking icons are hopeful that the rest of America will soon follow suit. Chong is most famously known for his acting role in […]

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DUI: Marijuana Legalization Will Affect Public Safety Policies

The public safety infrastructure will be undergoing significant changes in the states of Washington and Colorado (expounded in Initiative 502 Amendment 64 respectively) due to the recent marijuana legalization bills and USA Today reports that […]

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Kids Using Prescription Drugs Earlier Than Marijuana and Alcohol

A discouraging harbinger of the prescription drug epidemic was delivered in the form of a survey given by Ohio’s Coalition for A Drug Free Cincinnati to over 100 public, private and parochial school children. Students […]

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Marijuana Legalization Will Not Change Sports or College Policies

Marijuana legalization in Washington State and in Colorado may not even benefit two groups of people that historically may have benefited from pot’s decriminalization: professional athletes and college students. Colorado’s Amendment 64 and Washington’s Initiative […]

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Uruguay’s Radical Take on the War on Drugs

When it comes to drug law reformation, Uruguay is among the most progressive nations in the world.  Some would argue that their policies are dangerous and radical, but the fact remains that they are not […]

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Amendment 64 Passed: Marijuana Legalized in Colorado

Marijuana legalized in Colorado, should pot be legal elsewhere? Parts of the West say yes. Voters made history Tuesday by approving measures to legalize marijuana in Washington state and to legalize marijuana in Colorado. The highly controversial […]

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Synthetic Drugs Zombie Apocalypse: Trick or Treatment

This is the time of year where leaves are changing, falling, and temperatures are getting cooler and crisper. Preparations for the synthetic drug Zombie apocalypse are probably well under way as we near Halloween. Sensationalized stories […]

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Red Ribbon Week 2012: The Best Me is Drug Free

Every year since the program was first organized by The National Family Partnership in 1988, Red Ribbon Week has increased awareness of drug prevention especially in schools across America.  This year, Red Ribbon Week lasts […]

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Marijuana Addiction Is Real

In light of the pending legislation on the decriminalizing of marijuana in Washington State, Oregon, and Colorado, it may be useful to revisit the recent trend of reefer madness in the media and why it […]

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Snoop Lion Smokes Pot With Son

The iconic hip hop celebrity Snoop Lion, formally known as Snoop Dogg, continues to grace the media headlines with his extra-curricular and countercultural activities, but a story on the world famous rapper and his parenting […]

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Reefer Madness: Marijuana laws, withdrawals, and more

The reefer madness headlines keep on rolling. We commented here earlier in the week on NORML, a nonprofit lobbying organization working to legalize marijuana, and the efforts being pushed in Colorado, Washington, and Oregon. This […]

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Legalize Weed: Marijuana Legalization

According to a recent article, October 1st 2012 marks the 75th anniversary of marijuana prohibition. According to another article, the 75th anniversary was August 2nd, 2012. Whenever the date was (or is, or will be), […]

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Suburban Junkies: Prescription Pill Abuse Downgrade

The California Watch, an online investigative reporting website, posted a helpful video titled “Suburban Junkies: The Privileged Young Heroin Addicts of Orange County,” made by the website in conjunction with a local radio station. This […]

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Fiona Apple Criminal Drug Use

For those alternative rock aficionados that enjoyed the musical nirvana that pervaded airways in the mid 1990’s, you would probably remember the name Fiona Apple. With the stereotypically deep-set and brooding eyes, Apple embodied the […]

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NFL Players Get Benched For Boozing During Offseason

The 2012 NFL season kicks off this month, and many teams have high aspirations of making a deep run into this year’s playoffs. The season officially began on September 5th, when the Cowboys traveled to […]

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Newly Reborn “Snoop Lion” Banned From Norway

It is not uncommon for a music artist to change their name, P. Diddy, Prince, and Lil Wayne have all done it during their careers, and now the latest artist to change names is Snoop […]

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History Lesson: 19th Century Opiate Addict

The prevalence of the addiction to prescription pain medicine is beyond dispute. A great number of studies have gone into the vast landscape that is OxyContin, RoxContin, Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, etc. etc. etc. The mass production […]

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Reincarnated: Snoop Dogg Becomes Snoop Lion

Snoop Dogg recently has unveiled the trailer for his hip documentary "Reincarnated”, chronicling his new reggae album, and his new persona, Snoop Lion. As you watch the trailer you can’t help but wonder if he […]

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Drug Testing For Surfers Identifies Those In Gnarly Situations

To follow in ranks with many other sports including Olympic testing, The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) has given the go ahead for mandatory drug testing through the year at various events. There has been […]

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