The Dangers of Second Hand Marijuana Smoke Are Unscientific Lies

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A 2016 study claiming second hand marijuana smoke is more dangerous than second hand tobacco smoke has highly problematic methods & conclusions.   The claims of a scientific study which indicates that second hand marijuana smoke poses an imminent health risk strengthens the fear-based narratives being used to restrict or heavily regulate cannabis use, but there […]

Five Strange Ways That Cannabis Might Change the World

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Besides the socio-economic and political implications of new attitudes and policies towards cannabis, there are some other strange ways getting high could alter civilization. This list starts off swinging wild with a bit of observational humor, but eventually finds it’s way into corners of human culture that could change human civilization as we know it. Fish […]

Jailing Normal People for Pot Turns Them Into Future Criminals Says Study

A study by the University of Pennsylvania has concluded that those jailed for minor crimes like cannabis possession become more likely to commit future criminal offenses. In yet another example of how the War on Drugs has been an industry-scale manufacturing tool of criminal activity, this new study indicates that jailing marijuana users helps to create […]

National Academy of Sciences Makes Funding Push That Threatens Legal Cannabis

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What initially might appear to be a rational call by scientists to further study the medical benefits of cannabis could actually be a disaster for legalization/decriminalization and a boon for scientists.   While most cannabis advocates might automatically respond positively to this news, especially due to the way it is being reported elsewhere, there are some […]

States With Medical Cannabis Seeing Less Traffic Fatalities

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A new study showing a decrease in traffic fatalities in states that have adopted medical marijuana programs further suggests the cannabis DUI fearmongering of politicians, law enforcement and prohibitionist pundits may be entirely unfounded.   As I have previously mentioned, the entire scare over cannabis DUI’s has been predicated on a pack of lies that […]

How Government & Media Marijuana DUI Propaganda Is Anti-Science

Government agents, agencies, lobbyists and the mainstream media all resort to fearmongering in order to push new destructive marijuana DUI laws, ignoring reason and scientific information alike. Twice in the past month I have called out the misinformation and lies perpetrated by drug wars profiteers with assistance from mainstream media. I would now like to […]

Examining the Questionable Claim That Marijuana Weakens Heart

St. Lukes University Hospital Network recently presented findings of a recent study at the American Heart Association’s annual science conference in New Orleans which suggests that marijuana use may increase risk of adverse cardiovascular phenomena – stress cardiomyopathy. Before we examine the claim that marijuana weakens heart muscles and leads to health problems, lets take […]

A Subjective Case for Medical Marijuana: Treat the Patient Not the Disease

A subjective case for medical marijuana lies in the most basic truth that our experiences of our reality are our reality, which makes euphoria a powerful treatment.   I once had to attend a drunk driving course that took place over the weekend at a community college. The instructor filled our naughty little minds with […]