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Marijuana = Skunk = Mental Health Crisis

Today’s marijuana is skunk, making is usage use much riskier now than it was  in the 60s, 70, 80s and early 90s.  THC gives marijuana its psychotropic qualities.  Skunk has about 5x more THC than the traditional pot, and it is the only marijuana grown now. Continue reading Marijuana = Skunk = Mental Health Crisis

Arizona Activists Form Anti-Drug PAC

On Tuesday, March 10, Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy announced the formation of a political action committee (PAC) to oppose the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes.  The group plans to raise funds to raise awareness about marijuana’s harms and to oppose any ballot initiatives to legalize the drug.

Seth Leibsohn, author, a radio host, political pundit, will chair the group.  He was formerly Vice President of Empower America. More biographies and information are on the website. Continue reading Arizona Activists Form Anti-Drug PAC

Sheriffs Claim Federal Law Preempts State Law in Colorado

Today Sheriffs and Prosecutors from Colorado, Nebraska, and Kansas challenged Colorado’s Amendment 64 in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado.  Adopted by Colorado voters in November 2012, Amendment 64 has created troubling challenges for law-enforcement officers and prosecutors in both Colorado and in its neighboring states.  The plaintiffs’ lawsuit cited a “crisis of conscience,” conflicts between federal and state laws governing marijuana, and a substantial diversion of resources and additional economic burden to taxpayers in neighboring states.

“Amendment 64 creates a constitutional challenge for all our sheriffs,” said Sheriff Justin Smith of Larimer County, Colorado, the lead plaintiff Continue reading Sheriffs Claim Federal Law Preempts State Law in Colorado