Smoking dope affects sleep, especially if you start early

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

NZ Herald 4 June 2014 Smoking cannabis before the age of 15 could lead to insomnia later in life, a new study has found. Researchers in the US…

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After 5 Months, Colorado Sees Downside of Legal High

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

New York Times 31 May 2014 Five months after Colorado became the first state to allow recreational marijuana sales, the battle over legalization is still raging. Law enforcement…

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Sweden’s tough drug laws leave addicts behind

Monday, May 19, 2014

The Local 10 April 2014 Cocaine, ecstasy and even cannabis are rarely seen in streets and clubs in line with Sweden’s official “zero tolerance” approach. The ambitious target…

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Rocky Mountain Poison Center Staff Discuss Legalized Pot in Colorado

Monday, May 19, 2014

The Poison Review 19 April 2014 Dr. Eric Lavonas,  associate director of the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, discussed the situation with legalized cannabis in Colorado on…

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Colorado deaths stoke worries about pot edibles

Monday, May 19, 2014

The Big Story 18 April 2014 A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony….

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5 Ways to Accurately Cover Marijuana Policy Issues in the Media

Monday, May 19, 2014

Huffington Post 19 May 2014 The world of marijuana is changing. And that means the world of marijuana-related news stories is also changing. With two states having legalized…

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Police do not support the decriminalisation of cannabis.

Friday, May 16, 2014

NZ Herald 16 May 2014 Police say they do not support the decriminalisation of natural cannabis despite calls by Auckland’s Deputy Mayor that it’s safer than banned synthetic…

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Accept cannabis use, says Auckland deputy mayor

Thursday, May 15, 2014

NZ Herald 15 May 2014 Auckland Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse says it is time to decriminalise natural cannabis because it is safer than the synthetic versions that were…

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Balloon crash inquest under way

Monday, May 12, 2014

Stuff co.nz 12 May 2014 Family members saw a flash of light and a crack as the basket of a hot air balloon hit 33,000 volt power lines…

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Deceptions of the Drug Trade

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Guest Comment by Geoff Fischer “Prohibition doesn’t work”. This claim has been repeated so often that people have come to believe it is true.  Yet all the evidence…

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