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Drug Testing- a significant cause of unemployment?


A sobering article in the New York Times today: Hiring Hurdle: Finding Workers Who Can Pass a Drug Test . The sad irony is that alcohol use and abuse is the biggest drug problem in the work world. From impairment on the … Continue reading

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10 famous geniuses and their drugs of choice


Article at Salon 10 famous geniuses and their drugs of choice These intellectual luminaries indulged BY ROBERT T. GONZALEz Is intelligence related to an increased likelihood of recreational drug use? It’s an interesting hypothesis, and one that’s been gaining momentum in recent years. If … Continue reading

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Science for stoners: Here’s how pot works


Article over at Salon Science for stoners: Here’s how pot works Explaining the chemistry behind medical marijuana that got Sanjay Gupta and others to finally believe BY K.M. CHOLEWA Last week, CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta grabbed headlines for coming out in support of … Continue reading

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Everything you know about drugs is wrong


  An interview with Dr Carl Hart over at Salon Author Carl Hart says we focus too much on drugs’ dangers – and not enough on how racism affects drug policy BY TESSIE SWOPE CASTILLO It’s not every day you read … Continue reading

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Smoke a joint- loose your kid. Have one child kill the other- no problem


What a country. I’m sure you’ve all heard of the Kentucky tragedy where a 5 year old shot and killed his 2 year old sister- with a 22 caliber rifle designed for children and given to him by his parents.  And … Continue reading

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A Majority of Americans Favor Legalizing Marijuana


While one of the news agencies published a poll with almost identical results within the past year this poll from Pew is probably the most comprehensive and best poll out yet  on the matter. A full 52% of americans believe … Continue reading

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Makers and Takers, or the failures of capitalism – the marijuana edition


*guest post* I am still reeling from the elections a couple months back. Both from the bold move of voters in Colorado and Washington to legalize to marijuana, to the ignorant views of Romeny / Ryan- particularly their Ayn Rand … Continue reading

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