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Sandra Bland Had Marijuana in Her System, So What?

Sandra Bland Had Marijuana in Her System, So What?

By now many of you have read or heard the story of Sandra Bland, the woman whose simple traffic stop culminated in her death days later in police custody of an apparent suicide.

There are many things wrong with the Sandra Bland story, the story of a woman who shouldn’t have been arrested in the first place. But what officials involved in the case really want you to remember is that Sandra Bland had marijuana in her system.

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Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Are Saving Lives

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Are Saving Lives

In the year 2013, more than 16,000 people died from prescription painkiller overdoses in the United States. That’s 16,000 dead people from taking too much of something their doctor prescribed to them. By comparison, zero people died from consuming too much cannabis.

A new study from the RAND Corporation and the University of California-Irvine (UCI) is showing some of the ways pills and marijuana are linked, and how the latter is helping people get away from the former.

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Colorado Board of Health to Veterans: F Off

Colorado Board of Health to Veterans: [email protected]*% Off

U.S. veterans are revered by the people of this country for good reason. They make sacrifices that most people can’t even imagine. They are sent to wars started for dubious reasons where the native people want to kill them for invading their country. They spend days at a time on full alert, adrenaline pumping. They see their friends blown to bits and many of them lose limbs themselves. They are told when they leave that they are protecting our country and that they will be honored when they return.

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What’s Wrong With Studying Marijuana?

What’s Wrong With Studying Marijuana?

There are varying opinions within the United States on whether or not cannabis should be legal. Some believe it should not be legal, should think it should be, and many people believe in different levels of legality. For example, some people think it should be legal for medical reasons, but not recreational reasons.

Then there is a small group of people who think we should burn all the marijuana in the world to the ground, destroy all the seeds and never speak of it again. Does that seem like an exaggeration? Then how else would you explain the mindset of people who don’t even want studies done on what cannabis is capable of?