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Face Palm: Marijuana Edition, starring Michael Botticelli Deputy Director of National Drug Control Policy Michael Botticelli, on the job since November 2012, (back when people voted that  weed was okay in Colorado) admits weed was less dangerous than alcohol.  Because … Continue reading

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The War on Drugs Is Over. Drugs Won. After a trillion dollars spent on the drug war, now is the greatest time in history to get high. Read more: The War on Drugs Is Over. Drugs Won. – Esquire Follow us: @Esquiremag on … Continue reading

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Everything you know about drugs is wrong Author Carl Hart says we focus too much on drugs’ dangers – and not enough on how racism affects drug policy      

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Drug OD fatalities up for 11th consecutive year; not one was due to marijuana From boingboing.net, Federal data to be released this week through the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that drug overdose deaths rose for the 11th year in a … Continue reading

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List of drugs associated with abuse/risk usage with elderly people

The Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults, informally known as Beers List, is a healthcare professionals’ reference about the safety of prescribing medications for older adults. The criteria are used widely in geriatrics clinical care, training, research, and … Continue reading

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Marijuana Tax Equity Act – the Blumenauer Huse Bill

http://blumenauer.house.gov/images/stories/2013/Marijuana_Tax_Equity_Act.pdf …………………………………………………………… (Original Signature of Member) 113TH CONGRESS 1ST SESSION H. R. ll To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the taxation of marijuana, and for other purposes. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Mr. BLUMENAUER introduced … Continue reading

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Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act – the Polis Bill

H.R. 2306 (112th): Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2011 112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Jun 23, 2011 (Introduced). Status & Summary | PDF | Source: GPO   HR 2306 IH   112th CONGRESS   1st Session   H. R. 2306 To limit the … Continue reading

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