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4 Surprising Reasons Cops Want Marijuana to be Legalized

By Amanda Froelich / Truth Theory  On my first day visiting Reef Dispensaries in Las Vegas, Nevada, I had the opportunity to chat with a former police chief and present-day security guard for the company. As a journalist, I couldn’t help but ask what he — and other guards — thought about the long-waged “War on Drugs” in the United States. His answer both surprised and elated me. As the…

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DEA Approves Synthetic Marijuana for Medicine. Meanwhile, the Real Stuff is Illegal…

By Amanda Froelich / Originally published on Truth Theory  Think you’re free? Think again. Marijuana — a plant that has been cultivated for thousands of years and in that time, has killed 0 people, remains classified as a Schedule I drug at the federal level in the United States. This puts it alongside heroin, ecstasy, LSD, and peyote “with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.”…

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First Pot Drive-Thru in the United States Opens in Las Vegas, Nevada

By Amanda Froelich / EWAO Yep, you read the title correctly. America officially has its first pot drive-thru, and it’s located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The NuWu Cannabis Marketplace — which is now the largest marijuana dispensary in the world— is located on La Vegas Paiute tribal lands, near downtown Las Vegas. Shortly after opening its doors on October 16, 2017, the dispensary added a drive-thru window to accommodate more customers.…

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Northern Michigan University Becomes First To Offer A Degree In Marijuana Science

By Amanda Froelich/The Mind Unleashed Are you a cannabis enthusiast? Does learning about how to cultivate — or cook — with marijuana get you as high as if you smoked the plant? If so, we may have found the degree for you. Northern Michigan University is now the first college in the United States to offer a 4-year undergraduate degree in Medicinal Plant Chemistry. Before you enroll, however, know that…

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76% Of Doctors Approve Use of Medical Marijuana

Amanda Froelich via True Activist We already know that 61% percent of Americans are eager to legalize marijuana, but a 2013 poll shows that a surprising number of doctors are also in support of making cannabis available for medicinal purposes. In response to the survey’s results, researchers stated: “We were surprised by the outcome of polling and comments, with 76% of all votes in favor of the use of marijuana for…

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