Breathe Deeper With Marijuana

January 11, 2013
  Marijuana smoking, at least at moderate levels, does not harm lungs but actually improves airflow rates and lung capacity. That’s the finding of a recent study published in the January 11, 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.  The research team analyzed a large national database to compare the lung function of marijuana and tobacco smokers over an extended period of time.
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Moms For Marijuana

January 10, 2013
  There are many pro-marijuana organizations, but I cam across Moms For Marijuana and they had some moving points, that I am sure many marijuana users feel too.  There are many points i agreed with because I am an American and I feel I should be able to make my own decisions about what my children taught and what healing method I use for sickness.   They ask the same questions that many of us ask, “What about the children?” And they  have...
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Bathing Your Baby in Marijauna

January 9, 2013
  Commonly used baby soaps and shampoos, including products from Johnson & Johnson, Aveeno and CVS, can trigger a positive result on newborns’ marijuana screening tests, according to a recent  study . A minute amount of the cleansing products in a urine sample — just 0.1 milliliters or less — was found to cause a positive result. Researchers at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, began studying the issue after an unusually high number of newborns in their nursery began testing positive for marijuana exposure.
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MarijuanaThe Exit Not The Gateway

January 8, 2013
Is Marijuana an 'Exit Drug'? Overall 75% of medical cannabis consumers report using it as a substitute for prescription drugs (67.8%) , alcohol (41%), or some other illicit substance (36.1%), according to survey data [2] published in the journal Addiction Research and Theory. a growing body of research on cannabis-related substitution suggests that for many patients cannabis is not only an effective medicine, but also a potential exit drug to problematic substance use.
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Privacy Invasion

January 7, 2013
  Technology, is it for us or against us?  Well, when the government decides that they can install surveillance cameras on private property without permission or a warrant, then technology is against us!  Law enforcement wanted to place cameras on private property in hopes of finding evidence to bust marijuana growing. With the many advances in technology, the legal system is constantly trying to invade the privacy rights of citizens.  The Supreme Court has...
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Better Luck Next Time

January 4, 2013
There are so many ways that drugs make it into the United States.  Smuggler are quite ingenious when it comes to creatively coming up with plans and then carrying the out successfully.  There are times though, when the plans don’t go as expected. One of these ingenious ideas was to shoot 33 containers filled with marijuana over the border into a field using a pneumatic-powered cannon.  The containers yielded 85 pounds of marijuana and valued about $42,500.  You can bet someone isn’t happy about the failure of this plan.
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Driving While High

January 4, 2013
  One of the concerns that some had about legalizing marijuana was how to regulate drivers under the influence.  Washington and Colorado had no standard for marijuana, like most states because marijuana was illegal.  Now with the legalization of marijuana in these two states, they have to come up with something to regulate drivers who smoke marijuana.   In I-502, Washington included a standard so that Washington voters who are concerned with road safety...
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All Eyes On Us

January 2, 2013
  The War on Drugs and has turned into a War on Us, across the globe.  During election time, all eyes were on the United States, Washington and Colorado especially, to see if we would legalized marijuana.  Supporters around the world think this is the first step towards ending the War on US.   As supporters in Colorado jumped up and down, shouting “64, 64” after the amendment’s ballot number, the seismic implications of the...
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Marijuana: The New Perfomance Enhancing Drug

December 28, 2012
  Drug use is widespread in many sports.  Long gone are the days that using marijuana means you are a loser (Thank you Michael Phelps).  Drug testing is mandatory in all sports.  MMA fighting is being hit hard and when it comes to marijuana, many believe it shouldn't have the same penalty as "performance enhancing drugs".   Dana White said Thursday that if he were to implement year-round, random drug testing of his approximately 475 contracted fighters, more than 80 percent of them might wind up being suspended.
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Dallas Cowboy Formally Indicted

December 26, 2012
  Intoxication manslaughter is a brutal charge.  A person facing this charge not only carries the guilt for unintentionally taking the life of another but also faces the severe penalties that are life altering in themselves.  Josh Brent, nose tackle for the Dallas Cowboys knows these feelings all too well.  A  grand jury  in Texas has formally indicted   him   on one count of intoxication manslaughter.
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