Navy Veteran walks across country to legalize medical marijuana

Source : http://www.wxow.com/story/32868177/2016/08/29/navy-veteran-walks-across-country-to-legalize-medical-marijuana A Maryland Navy veteran is walking his tiny home across the county to bring awareness to the growing number of homeless veterans, but that’s not it. He’s also walking to legalize medical marijuana. Ras Ible, 58, passed through La Crosse on Monday on his journey to Washington ...

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More U.S. adults use pot as laws, attitudes shift

Source : http://www.cbsnews.com/news/marijuana-study-more-us-adults-using-pot/ An increasing number of U.S. adults are using marijuana, and attitudes about the drug are shifting – fewer people perceive pot as harmful, according to a new study published in The Lancet Psychiatry. Though the study cannot answer the question of why more Americans are using marijuana, the researchers say the data ...

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Study into Montreal’s ‘filthy’ crack houses provides portrait of vicious cycle of prostitution, binge use and addiction

Source : http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/study-into-montreals-filthy-crack-houses-provides-portrait-of-vicious-cycle-of-prostitution-binge-use-and-addiction “There was so much crack in the neighbourhood that users and outreach workers nicknamed the area Rochelaga.” When anthropologist Nelson Arruda explored an east-end Montreal neighbourhood, he expected to find shooting galleries — dark, clandestine places where people inject drugs — and sex slaves addicted to the ...

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Fentanyl-Laced Coke May Have Caused Nine Overdoses in 20 Minutes in BC Last Night

Source : http://www.vice.com/en_ca/read/fentanyl-laced-coke-may-have-caused-nine-overdoses-in-20-minutes-last-night Nine people overdosed and one person went into full cardiac arrest late last night after doing a few lines of what they thought was coke in a suburb south of Vancouver. Police say they believe the drugs were laced with fentanyl, raising alarms that more party drugs ...

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The price of pot is tumbling in Colorado

Source : http://www.businessinsider.com/marijuanas-getting-cheaper-in-colorado-2016-9 Colorado’s weed is getting much cheaper. In October, the cost of a wholesale pound of cannabis was around $2,400 to $2,600. That price has almost been cut in half to between $1,400 and $1,600 last month, according to data from Tradiv, an online marijuana-distribution platform. « In less than ...

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