Tag: Tobacco

  • Controlled Prescription Drugs VS Medical Marijuana

    May 10, 2010 – The National debate concerning the legalization of marijuana and, especially, of medical marijuana, continues to rage not just within the general public, but also including special groups of people like mothers and Baby Boomers. Within the Facebook community the groups such as “Moms for Marijuana” and “Baby Boomers for Medical Marijuana”…

  • California Medical Marijuana State of Mind

    April 29, 2010 – As emotions over medical marijuana and the locations, and numbers of the dispensaries allowed heats up in every city across the state of California… There is still no greater place to live. In one afternoon a properly documented marijuana patients can visit a marijuana doctor, be evaluated, and with 30 min…

  • How Big Is The Marijuana Market?

    How Big Is The Marijuana Market?

    April 20, 2010 – Put arguments for and against legalization aside for a moment. If people could use marijuana—without fear of legal consequence—just how much would get used? More to the point, how much money is at stake? Getty Images A variety of businesses and tax-deprived governments would love to know the answer. Unfortunately, there…

  • Decriminalization or Legalization of Marijuana

    Decriminalization or Legalization of Marijuana

    December 16, 2009 – To any rational person, the consequences on society of bad drug policy are obvious. Writing in the Toronto Star’s June 3, 2009, issue, Victoria police officer David Bratzer cites “public disorder, backlogged courts, high property crime rates, organized crime and gang violence over control of the drug trade” to try to…

  • More Teens are Smoking Pot

    More Teens are Smoking Pot

    December 15, 2009 – While use of drugs such as cocaine or methamphetamine has declined among U.S. teens, more adolescents are smoking marijuana, according to the results of an annual survey funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Researchers at the University of Michigan surveyed some 47,000 eighth-graders, high school sophomores and high school…

  • There Has NEVER Been a Recorded Death from Marijuana Overdose!

    November 13, 2009 – Contrary to what some politictians and prohibitionists try to tell you there has NEVER been a death from marijuana only overdose! the reason for this is marijuana’s toxicity level, Its non toxic! you can “overdose” easier from water! Studies have shown that the levels it would take to kill a person…

  • Are Laws Prohibiting Marijuana Ethical?

    October 5, 2009 – An Objective, Brief, and Ethical Exploration of a Law Prohibiting Marijuana Marijuana is illegal, but should it be? That is a question that remains unanswered. The road to the illegalization of marijuana began in 1937 when the Marihuana Tax Act was passed. While it didn’t make the drug illegal, it made…

  • 5 Things the Corporate Media Don't Want You to Know About Cannabis

    September 23, 2009 – Writing in the journal Science nearly four decades ago, New York State University sociologist Erich Goode documented the media’s complicity in maintaining cannabis prohibition. He observed: “[T]ests and experiments purporting to demonstrate the ravages of marijuana consumption receive enormous attention from the media, and their findings become accepted as fact by…

  • Report: Tobacco Use Kills 6Million People a Year

    Tobacco Industry has Shifted Marketing to Target Low Income Countries, Report Says August 27, 2009 – (CBS) Tobacco use causes 6 million deaths a year, a third of those deaths from cancer, according to a report released by the American Cancer Society and World Lung Foundation. The tobacco industry is targeting countries with fewer tobacco…

  • If Pot Prevented Cancer You Would Have Read About it, Right?

    August 18th, 2009 – Two just published studies assessing adults’ risk of cancer have reported wildly divergent, and fairly extraordinary, outcomes. One study you may have read about. The other has been ignored entirely by the mainstream media. But no doubt the results of both will surprise you. First, the study you may have heard…