All posts by editor

Crashes, Fires, Shootings Cause 18 Deaths

There have been at least 15 deaths directly caused by marijuana (and 3 more deaths with pot a probable cause), in Washington state since December, 2012, when marijuana possession became legal:

3 teens killed in crash by student driver high on marijuana                         5 pedestrian deaths in Vancouver, WA                                                                   5 deaths in a school shooting including the gunman                                     2 neighbors died after hash oil explosions                                                            2 shooting deaths for robbing a marijuana grow.                                               1 motorcyclist killed by a stoned driver

“THE world is watching Washington’s historic experiment with marijuana legalization, and we’re screwing it up.” claimed a recent editorial in the Seattle Times.   Continue reading Crashes, Fires, Shootings Cause 18 Deaths

Modern Reefer Madness

Once again marijuana and violence are in the news as we listen to the heart-wrenching court proceedings of the Boston bomber, Johar Tsarnaev. We just finished hearing the details regarding the senseless murder in 2012 of “American Sniper,” Chris Kyle and another veteran sniper, Chad Littlefield, by a man they were trying to help. Eddie Ray Routh, prosecutors say, had a long history of “self-intoxication.”  He smoked marijuana the morning Continue reading Modern Reefer Madness

Hash Oil Fires Explode with Popularity of Dabbing

In the current decade, BHO labs have replaced meth labs as the most dangerous drug manufacturing process in the USA slew of explosions are the consequence of changing public policies to benefit the 7 or 8 % of adults who use pot. Continue reading Hash Oil Fires Explode with Popularity of Dabbing

Pot is a Trap

Californians voted on Prop 215 in 1996 to provide marijuana to people with chronic illnesses for whom conventional medicines were not working satisfactorily. Now, some 18 years later, it is clear that the real motives was to make pot available for those who just want to get high, and driving force was those seeking money and/or power, with no consideration for the social costs. Continue reading Pot is a Trap