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Mind-Altering Substances Not Just A Modern Thing: They Have Been Used For Centuries
2014-05-13 08:17:24

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In our current society, alcohol and drug use have become almost ubiquitous. We have declared a War on Drugs, we have movies and TV shows glorifying Prohibition and the outlaws who evaded it, and we have more references to alcohol and drugs in our music than could ever be counted. This all-pervading presence — and our tendency as a society to romanticize the past — makes us think that these are modern problems. Perhaps the...

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...

2013-09-13 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’...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'