"While there is plenty of scientific research out there pointing to the plant’s many medicinal benefits, both conservative and liberal critics of cannabis, and regulated medical-marijuana programs argue the plant is addictive, impairs driving, is a gateway substance to harder illicit drugs, is a bad influence for minors, and even poses serious health risks."
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"The incident sparked national attention and outrage."
"To understand the history of cannabis in the United States, it’s crucial to examine immigration."
"Season five grapples with the complexity of grieving a traumatized and traumatizing parent--the now deceased Beatrice, BoJack’s mother, suffered from trauma, but also contributed to traumatizing BoJack, so he is forced to confront how he will process the loss of an imperfect parent."
"In the meantime, as Musk continues to staff up Tesla in the wake of high-profile resignations, we’re just curious as to whether he accepts job applications from formerly incarcerated applicants with prior cannabis charges and convictions."
"While there’s a big difference between growing on public property versus the privacy of your own home, especially in a state with restricted grow laws like Pennsylvania, the death of a grower — especially a death so violent — is inexcusable."
"While sources reveal that the committee has complained of what they believe to be an unfair, one-sided bias in cannabis research that favors the plant, those same committee members are still primarily concerned with showing cannabis in a negative light, which can snowball into a completely new generation of anti-pot propaganda."
"And as opioid-related deaths have increased over the past few decades, we know that this policing tactic isn’t working; it has simply not been successful in preventing overdoses."
“I said something along the lines, ‘You’re tearing out my vagina.’ He looked at me, said, ‘Does that hurt?’ yanked them again, and pushed me forward into the bus.”
"If you’ve ever found yourself having a conversation with someone you love who has passed away, don’t worry. "
“'The Chicago police were acting under orders, and they said it outright again and again.'”
I became a college marijuana activist to find friends who smoked weed, but got an education on social injustice instead
"Throughout college, even while I learned all of this, many of my peers dismissed our organization as the 'pot club' and never took it seriously."