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Marijuana Industry Growth: Poised for Jobs, Tax Revenue and Health and Safety Benefits  Did you know that marijuana is the fastest-growing industry in the United States? The topic of marijuana aka cannabis has evolved from more than just a side conversation to a full-blown dialogue in the United States. The potential growth has caused this industry to […]

The epidemic of heroin use and deaths associated with heroin use needs to be addressed by non-criminal methods. Washingtom Post Editorial:  Heroin use is a public health emergency that calls for legislative solutions This article makes some good points, and I’ll share them. Agreed: “….we are skeptical that some measures to further criminalize already illegal […]

By Jay Leiderman,* originally published in the Ventura County Star on June 17, 2011, the 40th anniversary of the war on drugs. It was then titled: Unhappy 40th anniversary, war on drugs. The article has been updated. On June 17, 1971, President Nixon started his so-called War on Drugs. “This nation faces a major crisis […]

Cats are juxtaposed to drug sniffing dogs.  It’s an unfair juxtaposition.  The cat is the internet’s favorite animal.  The internet has it all wrong about cats.  Caturday has given way to Sundog. How did cats and drug sniffing dogs come out of a conversation about encrypted chat messaging? Sometimes one conversation morphs into another.  On […]

The take on Medical Marijuana by someone not from the US, trying to explain how the system works – Guest Post part 1 – part 2 click here. The implementation of medical marijuana as an excellent alternative and natural drug Marijuana is not considered as an addictive drug. It is banned in several nations for […]