Mexico Legalizes Medicinal Marijuana Because Human Suffering is Expensive

Activists march along Reforma avenue in Mexico City on May 6, 2017 demanding the depenalization of marijuana. / AFP PHOTO / YURI CORTEZ (Photo credit should read YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images) This week, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto informed the world that his country Continue reading Mexico Legalizes Medicinal Marijuana Because Human Suffering is Expensive

Research Indicating that Cannabis Might Heal The Brain From Effects Of Aging: Forbes

Despite your average Shaggy and Scooby-style stereotypes, researchers believe that cannabis could actually help to sharpen our minds later in life. Researchers at the University of Bonn and Hebrew University have discovered that low, regular doses of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), one Continue reading Research Indicating that Cannabis Might Heal The Brain From Effects Of Aging: Forbes

Steller: Medical marijuana can help Arizona address opioid problem | Latest Tim Steller columns | tucson.com

Will Humble used to be a skeptic. He was the director of Arizona’s Department of Health Services when voters were asked to consider approving medical marijuana in 2010. He publicly opposed it. But then the initiative passed, and Humble gradually Continue reading Steller: Medical marijuana can help Arizona address opioid problem | Latest Tim Steller columns | tucson.com

To Fill Summer Jobs, Maine Gov. Releases Nonviolent Prisoners – WSJ

Ahead of peak tourism season, Maine’s Republican governor is pursuing an unconventional strategy to help ease the state’s labor shortage: releasing nonviolent offenders from prison early to get them back to work. The program by Gov. Paul LePage’s administration is Continue reading To Fill Summer Jobs, Maine Gov. Releases Nonviolent Prisoners – WSJ

Marijuana strain may be hellping Tucson girl fight for her life | tucson.com

Annalise Lujan started collecting pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House at the age of 4. She wanted to be a doctor someday, or maybe a gymnast. She definitely wanted to help people. “She is just a giving soul and Continue reading Marijuana strain may be hellping Tucson girl fight for her life | tucson.com

Donald Trump’s Legitimized Violence: Testing Political Impunity

The first remarkable thing was President Trump’s speech at the NATO summit in Brussels. Many European governments had hoped—which is a polite way to say that they had suggested and expected—that Trump would reaffirm the American commitment to defend NATO Continue reading Donald Trump’s Legitimized Violence: Testing Political Impunity