Cops Use Nasal Spray to Stop Heroin Overdose on Crowded Bus

Source : Shocking video released by a Philadelphia-area police department shows a man injecting heroin on a crowded city bus, authorities say. It also shows the 25-year-old appearing to lose consciousness and fall to the floor. The edited footage, released by the Upper Darby Police Department, shows first responders administering ...

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20 states report pot legalization measures in 2016 election

Source : Voters in 20 U.S. states could potentially legalize some form of cannabis use in the November 2016 election — part of a historic backlash to the century-old war on marijuana. According to Ballotpedia, the encyclopedia of American politics, activists have submitted ballot measures for public vote in: Arizona, ...

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Lift the Ban: Kofi Annan on Why It’s Time To Legalize Drugs

Source : Drugs are dangerous, but current narcotics policies are an even bigger threat because punishment is given a greater priority than health and human rights. It’s time for regulations that put lives and safety first, argues former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan. In my experience, good public policy is best ...

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Colorado marijuana sales skyrocket to more than $996 million in 2015

Source : $996,184,788 — that’s the final tally for Colorado marijuana sales as December 2015 figures show a record-setting finish Licensed and regulated marijuana stores in Colorado sold $996,184,788 worth of recreational and medical cannabis in 2015, according to new data from the state Department of Revenue. “I think it’s ...

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