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The first thing that you should know is that Marijuana is the Spanish language word for Cannabis. Back in the 1930’s when cannabis came under attack by the federal government drug agents started using the Spanish language “marijuana” instead of cannabis so that the racial passions of the public would be inflamed.  Lost in that […]

DUI – Prescription Drugs & Drugged Driving: What Should You Know When most people think of DUI, they associate it with drinking and driving. However, in all U.S. states, someone can be charged with some form of DUI for operating a vehicle while under the influence or prescription drugs or other controlled substances. This could […]

In the NFL, what players put in their bodies is controlled by so-called substance policy. This can be termed and classed “Performance Enhancing Drugs” or PEDs, as they are commonly known.  Sometimes the NFL actually looks at this as substance abuse, for example when marijuana is used, notwithstanding the fact that the substance is legalized […]

The Expansion of the Medical Marijuana Program in New York Moving to address complaints about new medical marijuana program New York, the state’s Health Department is making significant changes in access to the drug, including making a home delivery program, very likely to expand by the end of October. The program, which saw its first […]

What are the Presidential Candidates’ Positions on Marijuana Legalization and on Medical Marijuana? The chatter about cannabis has grown a little louder on the American campaign trail this election season. The major party candidates, as well as so-called third party candidates have endorsed full legalization to full medical marijuana programs to more limited and restrictive […]