Unless we tell the real truth about why folks shouldn’t support "legalization", we are as negligent as the legalization supporters…

September 25, 2016

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Marijuana Possession Played Key Role in Police Shooting of Keith Scott

September 25, 2016

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By Daniel Politi Possession of marijuana played a significant role in the police killing of Keith Lamont Scott on Tuesday. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Chief Kerry Putney said during a news conference that officers were trying to serve a warrant for someone else when they spotted Scott rolling “what they believed to be a marijuana ‘blunt’" […]

The message they are sending to striking workers is, we will only give you coverage if things turn ugly

September 22, 2016

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Thousands of prisoners in over 24 states began a labor strike on September 9, the 45th anniversary of the Attica prison uprising, to demand better conditions and healthcare, the right to unionize and what one organizing group calls an “end to slavery in America.” But one would hardly know it watching major U.S. media, which […]

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Kratom Advocates Sip Tea and Seethe at White House Rally Against DEA Ban

September 22, 2016

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One user plans to move to Canada. Another plans to quit. Many more don’t know what to do. By Steven Nelson | Staff Writer Sept. 13, 2016, at 6:20 p.m. Several protest attendees brought their own bottle of kratom tea Tuesday to the White House. Those who did not were offered a Solo cup. Steven […]

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‘No compromises’ in implementation of 2030 Agenda, Zimbabwe’s Mugabe tells UN Assembly

September 21, 2016

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    Address by His Excellency Robert Mugabe, President of the Republic of Zimbabwe General Assembly Seventy-first session 10th plenary meeting General Debate.UN Photo/Cia Pak   21 September 2016 – Addressing the United Nations General Assembly today, the President of Zimbabwe underscored that compromises or half-measures, which were unavoidable, even inevitable, in developing the 2030 […]

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U.S. Attorney General Admits Marijuana Is Not a Gateway Drug

September 21, 2016

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Top federal official crushes this popular anti-legalization argument. One of the most popular arguments against the legalization of marijuana is that pot is a “gateway” drug with the potential to turn the great American populous into a nation of dope fiends. But today the country’s leading law enforcement official denounced this common misconception by admitting […]

Posted in: DRUG WAR, HEALTH, LATEST

The country was free of cholera until 2010, when U.N. peacekeepers dumped infected sewage into a river

September 20, 2016

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    By Michelle Nichols | UNITED NATIONS United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday expressed regret for sexual abuse by U.N. peacekeepers in Central African Republic and an outbreak of cholera in Haiti during his final address to the annual gathering of world leaders in New York. Ban told the U.N. General Assembly that […]

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