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2014-04-16 08:28:16

Directed by drug war casualty Amy R. Povah, the award-winning feature is now available exclusively on Vimeo, Cable, and Satellite; arrives on iTunes, VUDU, Google, and Xbox May 1 LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harm Reduction Productions announces the official Video-on-Demand release of the award-winning feature,"420 - The Documentary;" a thought-provoking film chronicling pot culture and the changing attitudes surrounding marijuana over almost eight decades of...

2014-03-10 16:26:41

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Law Institute, the premier educational organization in the field of food and drug law, announced today that President and Chief Executive Officer Susan C. Winckler will step down from that position effective May 23, 2014. "Susan has done a superlative job leading FDLI in its mission to provide a forum and context for thoughtful and important discussion of food and drug law, and we are sorry to see her leave,"...

2014-02-28 14:09:54

With up to 10 new designer drugs flooding streets every year, more education is needed to convey risks, especially among youth, say UAlberta researchers. In the span of a decade, Canada has gone from ecstasy importer to global supplier of the illegal party drug. At the same time, even newer designer highs—sometimes just a mouse-click away—are flooding the drug market faster than legislation can keep pace. It’s a worrying problem that University of Alberta researchers say requires...

2014-01-17 23:05:02

Medical Jane, LLC, a leading technology company in the cannabis industry, launches a redesigned website to help end prohibition through collaboration and education. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Medical Jane, LLC, a leading technology company in the cannabis industry, has officially launched their redesigned website geared towards educating the masses about the potential therapeutic benefits of cannabis. As it stands, cannabis is classified as a Schedule 1 drug under the US...

2013-12-18 23:04:27

MacGregor & Collins, LLP has recently released a new website to assist those facing charges for drug crimes in California. The site, http://www.drugcrime-law.com, contains information about specific laws governing the possession, transportation, and sales of illegal drugs including potential penalties and possible legal defenses for those who have been recently arrested or charged. Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 MacGregor & Collins, LLP has recently released a...

2013-12-14 23:03:01

With Uruguay having made marijuana legal, other countries may be looking to follow their example and bring the War on Drugs to an end. This will, in turn, change how drug detox is implemented and drug addiction is treated. Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 As reported by CNN.com on December 10, seen here, Uruguay has taken steps to begin the legalization of marijuana, making it the first country in the world that would decriminalize the drug completely. This move will allow the...

2013-10-08 23:30:25

Legalization of marijuana top issue; medicinal use still heavily debated EAGAN, Minn. (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Recent landmark legislation in Colorado and Washington to legalize marijuana use has heightened the growing debate around pot. Laws and public opinion are clearly moving on the issue; 40 states and the District of Columbia have proposed or enacted legislation surrounding marijuana use – recreational or medicinal – according to WestlawNext, the nation’s leading online legal...

2013-10-07 12:25:45

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report, Prescription Drug Abuse: Strategies to Stop the Epidemic finds that 28 states and Washington, D.C. scored six or less out of 10 possible indicators of promising strategies to help curb prescription drug abuse. Two states, New Mexico and Vermont, received the highest score receiving all 10 possible indicators, while South Dakota scored the lowest with two out of 10. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100204/TFAHLOGO)...

2013-09-13 23:20:44

MDMA, or ‘molly’ made headlines this week after multiple reports of overdoses related to this dangerous ‘designer’ drug. The lethal risks involved with MDMA are clear, though many still consider this drug less harmful than other illicit substances. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 The Electric Zoo, a popular New York-based electronic music festival, was cut short this past weekend after two concertgoers overdosed on MDMA. An article “The Dangers of MDMA, or ‘Molly’...

2013-09-03 08:29:28

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (OTC Markets: MDBX) (www.medboxinc.com), a leader in providing consulting services and patented systems to the medical and retail industries, announced that their patented software and hardware system provides dispensaries and regulatory agencies with comprehensive means to meet the priorities spelled out by the US Department of Justice in the August 29 memo to United States Attorneys titled, "Guidance Regarding Marijuana...