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‘McGruff The Crime Dog’ Gets 16 Years In Jail On Drug And Weapons Charges (VIDEO)

‘McGruff The Crime Dog’ Gets 16 Years In Jail On Drug And Weapons Charges (VIDEO)

For those of you too young to remember, McGruff the Crime Dog was created for the National Crime Prevention Council in 1981 and appeared in commercials imploring children to stay in school and off drugs. In a story rife with irony, McGruff the Crime Dog received a 16 year prison sentence for drug and weapons […]

‘Friends’ Star Matthew Perry Clashes With Journalist Over Drug Policy

  Actor Matthew Perry debates drug addiction and drug courts with Peter Hitchens and Baroness Meacher on the BBC’s Newsnight program Monday night. The three were debating the specialist courts, “in which former addicts sit as lay magistrates dealing with abuse-related crimes,” according to The Guardian. Perry argued in favor of the courts saying: “I […]

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Pot Legal Nationwide In 5 Years?

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Pot Legal Nationwide In 5 Years?

UCLA public policy professor Mark A.R. Kleiman talks about the trend of commercial legalization of cannabis. In this interview, Kleiman tells CNN that: “The piecemeal state by state approach rules out what would be the best solution which would be to have cannabis distributed by state agencies, rather than for-profit private entities, but you can’t […]

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Dalai Lama Supports Medical Marijuana Use

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Dalai Lama Supports Medical Marijuana Use

The Dalai Lama isn’t that keen on recreational marijuana use, but the spiritual leader told supporters in Mexico on Tuesday that he supports legal, medicinal marijuana when the drug has been shown to have value.

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Should Pre-Employment Screening For Nicotine Be Legal?

A Missouri-based hospital chain is going beyond standard drug screening for potential employees. They are screening employees for nicotine use. CoxHealth President and CEO Steve Edwards announced Friday that potentialemployees¬†will soon have to pass a nicotine screening before being hired, the Springfield News-Leader reported. The nicotine test will detect nicotine from traditional sources, such as […]

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