"One of the hallmarks of depression is that the neurites in the prefrontal cortex - a key brain region that regulates emotion, mood, and anxiety - those neurites tend to shrivel up," says Dr David Olson, who lead the research team. The
Canada has approved legalizing Cannabis...
What the company hadn't predicted, however, was the sudden flood of foreign visitors. Politicians and police authorities from Jamaica, Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Greece and Australia have all come knocking, as well as doctors from New Zeala
From crime to health to business, Canada's decision to legalize marijuana is a grand progressive experiment that promises to answer a host of questions
President Trump has signed a commutation for Alice Johnson, currently serving a life sentence for a nonviolent drug offense, according to a source with direct knowledge.
In 1972, Newsweek published what must have been considered by many readers to be a shocking commentary on the drug war by libertarian Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman. Entitled "Prohibition and Drugs," Friedman's article called f
Faced with fresh evidence of the racial disparity in marijuana enforcement across New York City, Manhattan's district attorney said Tuesday he will largely stop prosecuting people for possessing or smoking marijuana.
"Furthermore, President Trump has assured me that he will support a federalism-based legislative solution to fix this states' rights issue once and for all. Because of these commitments, I have informed the Administration that I will be lifting m
Taylor's two daughters, Morgan (21) and Ariel (25), have been fighting Crohn's disease for many years. This auto-immune disease attacks the lining of the digestive tract, causing chronic inflammation. The symptoms include weight loss, chronic pai
The opioid epidemic has killed tens of thousands of Americans and devastated families and communities, yet no one is responsible for it.
All month long, Arizona's Family has been peeling back the layers of our state's growing opioid epidemic.
While accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in 2016, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said, "The manner in which this war against drugs is being waged is equally or perhaps even more harmful than all the wars the world is fighting today, combined.
Making the Case, Once Again, That the Opioid Crisis is a Product of Drug Prohibition, Not Doctors Prescribing to Patients
This corporate giant has now set its sights on another product, one that has garnered increasing attention lately as laws relax and medicinal uses become better understood: cannabis. Despite claiming otherwise, evidence suggests Monsanto may already
I see that a man named Sessions, apparently Washington's Attorney General, threatens to unleash the coercive powers of the federal government against the state of Colorado, his reason being that he does not like the state's policy with regard to
The Miami Herald reports that a Tampa Bay mother of four spent five months in jail after a drug field test erroneously tested positive for oxycodone. It took that long for her husband to accumulate the money to post bail. It then took another seven m
In his first 2020 re-election campaign appearance in New Hampshire, US president Donald Trump addressed some of his typical bombast to the so-called "opioid crisis." Read more at http://thegarrisoncenter.org/archives/13087#l7jeyKdOx9IwwYlp.99
That could soon change under a proposal that ten U.S. senators filed on Wednesday. The measure, led by Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), would prevent federal officials from punishing a financial service provider "solely becaus
But those "facts" do not undermine the "narrative." They support it. The number of Opioid prescriptions increased until curbs were instituted in 2011 and then the number of deaths from prescriptions leveled off and overdose deaths from street
The Philippines says it will withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), a month after the judicial body started an inquiry into President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial war on drugs.
Cannabis production is now legal in Colombia. And the company is one of a handful that has a license...I'm not a user myself, but I've long understood both the financial benefits of cannabis production, as well as the potential health benefits of
From what I understand from my peers who were staged in Afghanistan, their job was similar but their primary mission was to protect the poppy fields and ensure there was a supply route to get it out of the country. America is not a beacon of justi
He has been taken to hospital for medical care
84% of Americans believe that weed should be legal. And yet, some stigma remains even when it is. Culture simply hasn't normalized cannabis like alcohol or even tobacco.
Will we see 420 Legalized Under Trump?
Army veteran Jose Belen says the horrors of the Iraq War left him with post-traumatic stress disorder, and the drug that helped him cope best with the symptoms was one his Veterans Affairs doctors could not legally prescribe: cannabis.
The mayor of Seattle has just announced that city officials are starting work on legislation that would vacate or dismiss charges for misdemeanor marijuana possession.