Category Archives: drugs

Beshear urges Florida governor to save anti-’pill mill’ system

Believing a monitoring system could help clog up the illegal prescription drug pipeline between Kentucky and Florida, Gov. Steve Beshear sent a letter to Florida Gov. Rick Scott that asks him to reconsider a decision to cancel a state drug-monitoring program. “I implore you to reconsider your decision, and implement this life-saving program,” Beshear wrote. […]

Paul forces woman to worship pot deity

That’s the story according to GQ, which reported on Paul’s weirdo-college days at Baylor University whilst a member of the gang of douchebags secret society NoZe: The strangest episode of Paul’s time at Baylor occurred one afternoon in 1983 (although memories about all of these events are understandably a bit hazy, so the date might […]

8 in 10 Americans Support Legal Medical Weed

Eight in 10 Americans — 81% overall — support allowing doctors to prescribe cannabis, according to an ABC News/Washington Post poll. That’s up from just 69% in 1997, the last time the two firms asked that question, and from 75% in 2003, according to Gallup. The main divide among American voters today is how the […]

Weed legalization imminent?

Just don’t tell your parents, kids: A Gallup poll in October found 44 percent of Americans favor full legalization of marijuana — a rise of 13 points since 2000. Gallup said that if public support continues growing at a rate of 1 to 2 percent per year, “the majority of Americans could favor legalization of […]

Lunchbox: Death battle over between life enhancers

Feeling healthy again?: A super-bitchy major health care provider and its super-bitchy nemesis insurer have finally agreed to disagree. With the end of the Norton-Anthem dispute — in which services between the two were halted July 1, after Norton demanded double-digit increases in reimbursements and Anthem said no — comes reinstatement of patients’ full, hard-earned […]

Yarmuth Announces Funds For Drug Abuse Prevention

Given that a band of guerilla hemp farmers (including the president of hippie-ish soap magnate Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps) was arrested planting cannabis on the lawn of DEA headquarters, the context of yesterday’s announcement by Congressman John Yarmuth, D-3, of federal funding for a community-based approach to the War on Drugs is made all the more […]