Drug-Policy

Reefer Madness

Submitted by ub on Wed, 07/27/2022 - 11:36
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A variety of information sources are available to monitor the prevalence and trends of marijuana use in the United States. The resources below cover a variety of marijuana-related issues, including data around usage, emergency department data, substance use and misuse data, policy measures, and other related tools. 

POT US

Submitted by ub on Sat, 07/16/2022 - 23:05
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American adult use of medical marijuana and recreational cannabis in the USA is expected to be immense once it reaches maturity.

Put them together and we have POTUS. Let's begin with a category. The amazing cannabis plant has much to offer and it depends on the legalization in the legislative bodies throughout this country and the Nation's Capital.

Various reports suggest the marketplace could earn between $1 billion and $3 billion annually in the coming years.

4/20 DAY
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ub Wed, 04/20/2022 - 08:22

Today is 4/20 and the day stoners, everywhere on earth celebrate their favorite herb. They call it Mary Jane or Maria Juana.

It was nearly twenty years ago this day that it was considered an evil weed, but over time and in the past decade, nearly 20 states across the USA plus the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for recreational use.

4/20 is a date that both marijuana smokers and non-smokers recognize as a national holiday for cannabis culture. Yet few actually know how the date got chosen.

NEVER FORGET GOP DENIALS
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ub Tue, 03/08/2022 - 09:42

We The People must never forget the criminal contempt spread by Republican liars who served the world a word salad of denials.

The international #Covid death toll surpassed 6 million, according to research data, with #Americans suffering more deaths than any other nation on earth, approximately 960,000 but the #CDC estimates that the actual figure is much higher.

The global COVID death toll could be 18MILLION - three times higher than official records, analysis estimates.

Russian Doping Scams

Submitted by ub on Tue, 02/15/2022 - 06:31
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Have Russians now thrown the girl’s grandfather under the bus in hopes the International Olympic Committee buys their ugly lies?

Why does the world continue to allow the Russian scam that has tainted these global games for a decade? Valieva was cleared to compete by the Court of Arbitration for Sport following a hearing into a positive drug test that surfaced the previous week.

One of her lawyers claims the heart medication that triggered the positive test came from a contaminated cup that the 15-year-old Valieva used after her grandfather? 

Russian Olympic Cheaters
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ub Sat, 02/12/2022 - 05:51

A Russian tested positive for trimetazidine, an angina medication banned in sports, in a sample given at St. Petersburg championships.

Our Corona 2021

Submitted by ub on Thu, 12/23/2021 - 21:18
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Coronavirus cases alarm as they continue to be on the rise amid the ' OMICRON ' threat, as many new cases in 24 hours periods.

In an old theory, the last gasp is the fifth wave which is longer and stronger. Is this what may be happening to the Covid Virus? The virus could be about to mutate into a flu-type organism. Hopefully, More a pain in the neck than a killer.

From an old genetics professor comes this bit of wisdom: "Viruses are optimally interested in keeping their hosts alive so that they themselves may continue living."

USA LEADS AGAIN

Submitted by ub on Wed, 12/15/2021 - 01:19
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The USA has now surpassed 800,000 Covid deaths and a grand total of 50 million cases thus far showing the world how we really are.

Some new variants, like Omicron, are especially concerning because they may have made the virus more contagious or more deadly.

Americans’ brains overreact to scale, like a major plane crash. We react less to everyday threats that are more in our control. We can beat #COVID. Get vaccinated, wear your seat belt, and keep hanging your Christmas stockings with much care in hope that Corona won’t be spreading there.

Omicron On The Run?

Submitted by ub on Fri, 12/03/2021 - 05:23
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After the first Omicron case was found in California, 10 cases are reported including New York, Minnesota, Hawaii, and Colorado.

The Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 is the latest strain of the coronavirus to be designated a "variant of concern" by the World Health Organization: more nations are reporting cases, and it has an unusual combination of mutations that may spread.

Deaths Piling Up

Submitted by ub on Sun, 10/24/2021 - 11:45
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Republican governors #RonDeSantis in Florida and #Gregg Abbott of Texas deserve responsibility for thousands of preventable deaths.

Gregory Wayne Abbott is an American politician, attorney, and former jurist serving since 2015 as the 48th governor of Texas. A member of the Republican Party, he served as Attorney General of Texas from 2002 to 2015 and as a member of the Texas Supreme Court from 1996 to 2001