Veterans advocates use cannabis to reduce suicide, PTSD

Veterans advocates use cannabis to reduce suicide, PTSD

When Patrick Seifert read a 2013 report from the Veteran’s Administration that said 22 U.S. veterans were committing suicide daily, it changed his world and inspired him to do more. Seifert, a veteran himself, owned a medical marijuana collective garden and safe access point called Rainier Xpress in Olympia. In …

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Durham sees a green rush with legalized weed coming

Durham sees a green rush with legalized weed coming

By Jennifer O’MearaClarington This Week Fri., July 6, 2018 DURHAM—In a few months, recreational cannabis will be legal in Canada, and there’s already a green rush in Clarington. There are currently four licensed cannabis producers operating in Clarington, and three more are coming soon — the highest number of licensed …

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War on drugs

War on drugs

Convictions for cannabis possession around Bristol and Somerset have plummeted, as a drugs expert said the war on drugs had been a “failure”. The news comes as some politicians call for a radical rethink of the nation’s drug policy, which could end with the UK joining other countries such as …

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Medicinal cannabis review called

Medicinal cannabis review called

Image copyright Reuters The government’s being “cruel” and “flawed” in it’s handing of a review of medicinal cannabis. That’s what an MP looking into drug policy reform has told Newsbeat. The government was forced to look at the law after the case of Billy Caldwell – whose mother fought for …

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