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Susan Sarandon Shuns Smoking, Cool with Cannabis

Susan Sarandon Shuns Smoking, Cool with Cannabis

The media is always hounding female celebrities for their beauty secrets. Now, one of the biggest names in Hollywood (and one well known for advocating for legalization,  toking before red carpet events, and depicting medical marijuana use in movies before it was socially acceptable) is telling people that if they want to stay young, they […]

Could Cannabis Really Be an ‘Exit Drug’?

Could Cannabis Really Be an ‘Exit Drug’?

PHOTO: Kara Allyson [Names of some individuals in this story were changed at their request.] When Joe hit rock bottom, he knew it. At age sixty, he’d been drinking since he was sixteen and his liver was a mess. Every time he tried to quit in the past, he failed. “But this time was different,” […]

Thank You For Not Smoking

Thank You For Not Smoking

In a recent editorial discussing the FDA and e-cigarettes,The Christian Science Monitor asks: Should the agency [FDA] assume that millions of Americans choose to be nicotine addicts, with the federal role simply to make the use of electronic cigarettes as safe as possible? Or should the FDA see this powerful addiction as inherently wrong, both for individuals […]

Penis Envy? Try Tobacco!

Penis Envy? Try Tobacco!

The year is 1929 and Edward Bernays, the father of public relations, has just launched a manipulative campaign that took a growing movement of female liberation and twisted it to use and exploit women in a whole new way. An incredibly influential man in his time, Bernays was the go-to guy for all the big […]