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Cannabis Reform In Texas: An Educational Disconnect?

Cannabis Reform In Texas: An Educational Disconnect?

Is there a disconnection between the education and knowledge of cannabis-related issues by politicians, versus that of their constituents? After speaking with many individuals, both representatives and constituents, I found that not only is there a lack of basic knowledge, but the educational gap that exists between the two is a black hole, where most […]

New Voices: Mommy Needs a Toke

New Voices: Mommy Needs a Toke

PHOTO: Tr0tt3r, Creative Commons Why does mommy need a toke? I was, and still am, angry at the system, my so-called health care providers, my social workers; my government that I was under the impression would take care of me if the need arose. I needed to vent my anger about how the medical and mental health care […]

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,” […]

Please Help Save Breannyn’s Mommy Jess Roberts

Please Help Save Breannyn’s Mommy Jess Roberts

Meet singer Jess Roberts. Originally from New Martinsville, West Virginia, 37-year-old Roberts now resides in Morgantown where she lives with her fiance, Brian, and beloved daughter, Breannyn Grace. Jess has been singing professionally since the age of 18 and has toured all over the US with countless amazing musicians including the legendary Bo Diddley. Jessica has been […]

Why Isn’t Marijuana Used to Treat Eating Disorders?

Why Isn’t Marijuana Used to Treat Eating Disorders?

PHOTO: Goldilock Photography At least 24 million Americans of all ages and genders are currently suffering from an eating disorder, and research shows that eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of ANY mental illness. In light of these statistics, it amazes me that eating disorders are often still not considered a “qualifying condition” under […]

Senator Daylin Leach: Pennsylvania Should Ease Marijuana Restrictions

Senator Daylin Leach: Pennsylvania Should Ease Marijuana Restrictions

Over the past year, I’ve introduced legislation which would both legalize medical marijuana, and legalize marijuana for all purposes including recreational. I still believe that these are both necessary and inevitable pieces of legislation. However, politics is famously “the art of the possible.” So I am not opposed to taking baby steps to move the […]