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Expunging Marijuana Convictions by the Thousands in San Francisco

As the days of drug policy reform unfold, we have yet another example of how perspective and opinion on marijuana use is changing across the country. According to new reports, the District Attorney’s office in San Francisco, California is committing to expunging marijuana convictions for over 3,000 misdemeanor offenders. Proposition 64 The new move isn’t . . . . Continue Reading


We May See First State to Legalize Marijuana Through Legislature

Marijuana reform is heating up already this year. Even after the controversy surrounding Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ move undoing Obama-era policies that gave law enforcement a more hands-off approach to states with legal marijuana, it seems some advocates are not backing down from pursuing legalization of the drug, whether for medical or recreational uses. While . . . . Continue Reading


5 Things You Should Know About Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is one of the most stigmatized mental illnesses out there. The media has depicted schizophrenia in a very dramatic way in television shows, movies, and talk shows. The stigmas perpetuating schizophrenia make someone with the condition even less likely to seek treatment for the disorder. Here are five things you should know about schizophrenia. . . . . Continue Reading


Marijuana Growers Left Devastated after California Wildfires

Author: Shernide Delva The wildfires across California this year have devastated the entire state. However, a less obvious victim of the damage are marijuana growers. Marijuana growers are losing the farms that they spent years cultivating in mere moments. Last month, the Butte Fire in Calaveras Country claimed two lives and burned through 70,000 acres . . . . Continue Reading


New App Developed to Stop People from Driving on Marijuana

Marijuana reform is on the rise, and if you haven’t noticed than let us be the firm to let you know drugged driving is quickly becoming a popular concern, especially in the states that have already approved legislation for legalization. With the topic there comes a tirade of debate as people argue whether drugged driving . . . . Continue Reading


6 Ways Drugs Affect the Neuroscience of the Brain

The brain has an intricate system of nerves and neurotransmitters enabling neurons to produce signals communicating with itself in various circumstances to create our senses and perceptions. So of course when foreign molecules are introduced into the brain they can corrupt this communication system. Drugs do this by mimicking brain’s neurotransmitters or by hijacking their . . . . Continue Reading


Senate Shuts Down DEA Efforts to Interfere in Marijuana Reforms

  Marijuana reform; how much can be said about the leaps and bounds this country has seen in regards to legalization or decriminalization of this substance. Voices ring out from both sides of the argument about various issues coming to light, bipartisan movements continue to march forward with revolutionary ideas for regulation and the federal . . . . Continue Reading


242 People Sick from Synthetic Marijuana in Texas

K2 is a name synonymous with synthetic marijuana, which is a term gradually becoming associated with sickness and suffering as more reports and stories pour in of people who have been lured in with the promise of ‘safe’ alternatives to marijuana ending up ill, some even resulting in death. While the problem with synthetic or . . . . Continue Reading


Nitros Oxide Abuse on the Rise

Nitrous oxide is a chemical compound commonly used in surgery and dentistry for its anesthetic and analgesic effects. It has earned the alias of “laughing gas” due to the euphoric effects often created through inhaling it, and thanks to that reputation it has managed to make its way into the world of recreational drug use and substance abuse as a dissociative anesthetic. Also known as: Nitrous Nitro NOS Nitros . . . . Continue Reading


Legal Marijuana Finding New Home In Illinois

The pro-pot campaign seems to be gaining more and more traction as time moves on. Just 2 weeks ago we noted that Pennsylvania Senate pushed through Senate Bill 3 for medical cannabis with a 40-7 margin, and debates on the religious values of reefer rage on in Texas. Now it has been announced that Illinois . . . . Continue Reading