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Composing Only 5% of the World Population, Americans Take 50% of All Pharmaceutical Drugs

Composing Only 5% of the World Population, Americans Take 50% of All Pharmaceutical Drugs

April 20, 2014 | by

While Americans comprise only 5 percent of the world population, we consume an incredible 50 percent of Big Pharma’s pharmaceutical drugs.

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Studies Suggest Marijuana Availability Decreases Violent Crime and Alcohol-Related Accidents

Studies Suggest Marijuana Availability Decreases Violent Crime and Alcohol-Related Accidents

April 17, 2014 | by

Also evidenced in Colorado, two recent studies suggest that access to marijuana actually leads to decreased rates of some of the most serious crime.

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Make Way for Marijuana: Drug Sentences to Be Slashed According to US Commission

Make Way for Marijuana: Drug Sentences to Be Slashed According to US Commission

April 16, 2014 | by

The US Sentencing Commission has voted to slash prison populations by the thousands annually by decreasing federal drug-related sentences.

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Americans See Marijuana Legalization as ‘Inevitable’

Americans See Marijuana Legalization as ‘Inevitable’

April 13, 2014 | by

According to a survey, about 75 percent of Americans think marijuana legalization is inevitable, whether or not they approve of it.

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4 Nasty Substances Found in Most U.S. Meat

4 Nasty Substances Found in Most U.S. Meat

March 31, 2014 | by

Everyone deserves to know what exactly makes up the food they’re eating. To start, learn about these 4 toxic substances found in most U.S. meat.

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Did New York Times Article Mislead About Supplement Risks?

Did New York Times Article Mislead About Supplement Risks?

March 24, 2014 | by

The New York Times tied dietary supplements to liver damage while ignoring the fact that acetaminophen/Tylenol is the leading cause of acute liver failure.

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Son Fights for Dad Serving Life in Prison for Marijuana Charges

Son Fights for Dad Serving Life in Prison for Marijuana Charges

March 21, 2014 | by

Jeff Mizanskey from Missouri is spending the rest of his life in prison for marijuana possession, a harsh and unbelievable reality.

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Colorado Pot Prisoners to be Released? Fake, But Not an All-Bad Idea

Colorado Pot Prisoners to be Released? Fake, But Not an All-Bad Idea

March 13, 2014 | by

Is the Colorado Governor, John W. Hickenlooper, releasing marijuana offenders from state prisons and expunging their records? No, but not a terrible idea.

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FDA Grants Drug Company Chance to Prove Cannabis Drug in Trials

FDA Grants Drug Company Chance to Prove Cannabis Drug in Trials

March 12, 2014 | by

The FDA recently granted GW Pharmaceuticals orphan drug designation for Epidiolex – a seizure drug containing cannabidiol, a compound in marijuana.

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Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Cases Grow by 12000% in Just 7 Years

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Cases Grow by 12000% in Just 7 Years

March 11, 2014 | by

Cases of a strain of gut bacteria resistant to pharmaceuticals has risen from 5 cases to more than 600 -12000 percent increase – in just 7 years.

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