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2012-04-01 23:02:12

Harborside Health Center, in collaboration with UK research organization The Beckley Foundation and University College London, has initiated a pioneering survey to investigate, for the first time,

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2010-01-27 06:30:00

According to an international group of drug policy experts, laws against cannabis have failed to stop the use of the substance around the globe and have led to policies that are intrusive, socially divisive and expensive.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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