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The devastating American opioid crisis… of 1908

The devastating American opioid crisis… of 1908 The president, a swaggering populist from New York, was worried that a national crisis of opiate addiction was weakening America and diminishing its greatness. So in 1908, Teddy Roosevelt appointed a handsome Ohio doctor with a handlebar mustache, Hamilton Wright, to be the nation’s first Opium Commissioner. Americans, […]

“Medical marijuana is here to stay. With medical marijuana being new to many states, there are more questions than answers about how it will affect our communities. Each state with medical marijuana laws may address important issues related to the laws differently. Many of our colleagues see medical marijuana as an unwanted problem in our […]

Federal lawsuit against Sessions and DEA says marijuana’s Schedule I status unconstitutional Plaintiffs claim the classification of cannabis as a Schedule I substance is so “irrational” that it violates the U.S. Constitution Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Drug Enforcement Administration acting administrator Charles Rosenberg were named as defendants in the lawsuit brought by a former […]