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No More Synthetic Marijuana at Gas Stations, Attorney Generals Demand

States’ Attorney Generals Send Letter to Oil Companies Asking Them Not to Condone Synthetic Marijuana at Gas Stations The attorney generals from 43 states in the US have all co-written and signed a letter that was sent to several major oil companies, requesting their help to stop the sales of … [Read more...]

Fighting I-95 Traffic Stop Drug Trafficking Charges

SC Police Patrol:  I-95 Traffic Stop Drug Trafficking Charges Interstate I-95 winds through South Carolina, and has earned a reputation since the 1980’s for being one of the country’s largest drug trafficking traffic stop  corridors, funneling marijuana, cocaine, and heroin from Cuba through … [Read more...]

Pediatricians Warn of Overuse of Medical Marijuana in Children

Medical Marijuana Should Only Be Used for Extreme Illnesses in Children, Pediatricians Warn Last year, South Carolina was presented with a classic case of the need for legalized medical marijuana: Mary Louise was a child in South Carolina, and she suffered from a serious and rare epileptic … [Read more...]

Pain Doctor Charged with 5 Prescription Painkiller Deaths

Pain Doctor Who Unnecessarily Prescribed Prescription Painkillers Charged with 5 Deaths A pain doctor with offices in Louisville, Kentucky, and Jeffersonville, Indiana has been charged with the deaths of five patients who died from prescription painkiller overdoses. Dr. Jaime Guerrero faces a … [Read more...]

Californians Fall Ill Due to Synthetic Pot-Laced Cakes

Southern California Bakery Laces Cakes with Synthetic Pot, Several Fall Ill As many as 40 people may have fallen ill after ingesting a traditional Hispanic holiday bread called the 3 Kings Cake, which was laced with synthetic pot. Cholula Bakery sold numerous Rosca de Reyes, or Three Kings Cakes, … [Read more...]

Chronic Pain Could Lead to Prescription Painkiller Addiction

Americans With Chronic Pain May Take Unnecessary High Doses of Prescription Painkillers A new federal report released by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on Monday, January 12th, reveals that, despite states cracking down on pill mills and drug-seeking behavior, prescriptions for painkillers … [Read more...]

Kentucky Files Lawsuit To Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

Kentucky Fights Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction with Lawsuit Against Pharma Companies Prescription drug abuse has been labeled an epidemic in the United States, and, because opioid painkillers have similar chemical compounds to heroin, the problem has also led to a resurgence in heroin … [Read more...]

Medical Marijuana Regulations a Challenge in Recreational Marijuana States

States with Recreational Marijuana Laws Find Medical Marijuana a Challenge Washington and Colorado were the first two states to legalize recreational marijuana use, and in the recent midterm elections, Oregon and Alaska, along with Washington, DC, followed suit. However, Colorado and Washington … [Read more...]

New Medical Marijuana Bill Filed in SC

South Carolina Examines Another Medical Marijuana Bill Senator Tom Davis has filed another medical marijuana bill, after the success of the cannabidiol legislation passed by South Carolina’s lawmakers earlier this year. Sen. Davis has championed medical marijuana legislation for years, and says he … [Read more...]

Colorado Funds Medical Marijuana Research

Colorado Becomes First State to Fund Medical Marijuana Research On Wednesday, December 17th, state officials in Colorado agreed to award $8 million to the study of medical marijuana to treat symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, childhood epilepsy, and post-traumatic stress disorder. The state is now … [Read more...]