Survey: Majority of Health Care Professionals Endorse Cannabis Use Instead of Opioids in Chronic Pain Patients

Posted by on Jul 24, 2020 in Featured, War on Drugs |

Sure; it just makes sense!     Excerpts from the Article:   Nearly three in four licensed health care professionals in Washington state endorse the use of medical cannabis as a substitute for opioids in patients with chronic pain, according to survey data published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research.Researchers with the University of Washington School of Nursing surveyed a random sampling of actively licensed health...

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California: Nevada County District Attorney to Dismiss Decades’ Worth of Marijuana Convictions

Posted by on Jul 18, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs |

Every prosecutor’s office in America should do this!   The Article: The Office of the District Attorney for Nevada County (population: 99,000) has filed a motion to dismiss hundreds of low-level marijuana convictions dating back to the 1970s. Several other felony marijuana convictions will be reduced to misdemeanors.Nevada County joins Alameda, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and several other counties in the state...

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Colorado: New Law Expands Governor’s Authority to Pardon Those with Marijuana Convictions

Posted by on Jul 2, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs |

Certainly more states should follow this lead! In most states the Clemency process is costly and time consuming for any offense, hence unjust.  I specialize in Applications for Clemency nationwide. Excerpts from the Article: Democratic Gov. Jared Polis signed legislation into law on Tuesday providing the Governor’s Office with expanded clemency powers for those with marijuana convictions on their records. Under the new law, the office of the...

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Study: Medical Cannabis Access Associated with Fewer Workers’ Comp Claims – Another good reason to legalize! – kra

Posted by on Feb 14, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs |

Read this and then open the Study to learn of lower absenteeism and other workplace benefits where Pot is legal! Excerpts from the Article: The enactment of state-specific medical cannabis access laws is associated with a decline in workers’ compensation claims, according to data published in the journal Health Economics. A team of researchers affiliated with Temple University in Pennsylvania and the University of Cincinnati in Ohio...

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12 shot, five dead in single day of shootings in Baltimore – With Letter to Editor -kra

Posted by on Jan 13, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, Take Action Now!, War on Drugs |

The violence is crazy! See the Letter I sent out to Baltimore papers and others! There IS a solution! Excerpts from the Article: Authorities say 12 people were shot, five of them fatally, in eight separate weekend shootings in Baltimore. The first of Saturday’s shootings was reported at about 2:30 a.m. and involved three female victims, all found with apparent gunshot wounds in a car in a northeastern section of the city. One victim, a...

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