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USA: Marijuana Motorists Madness Growing

Weed behind the wheel: stoned drivers more common in US than drunk ones! After  legalization of cannabis in some states, americans are getting higher than ever before, with an estimated 15 billion hours under the influence of cannabis each year. Driving … Continue reading

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Mexico – Change is Strategy in Drug War

Mexico to pursue new strategy in ‘war on drugs’ Mexico’s new president has declared war on the drug mafia – and is putting citizens at the heart of his approach. Drug use will also be regarded not so much as … Continue reading

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CANADA: Taking the Wrong Road (Senator Unger Responds)

Taking the Wrong Road: The Legalization of Marijuana http://bettyunger.ca/taking-the-wrong-road-the-legalization-of-marijuana/ October 5, 2016 A response to the federal government’s discussion paper: “Toward the Legalization, Regulation and Restriction of Access to Marijuana.” Office of Senator Betty Unger | October 5, 2016 Introduction … Continue reading

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USA: Michigan & North Dakota – getting SMART ABOUT Marijuana!

Dear Friend, Today, President Trump signed the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act into law. This is an important step in curbing our Nation’s addiction epidemic, but we know addiction does not start with opioids. All too often, it starts with marijuana. … Continue reading

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Texas: THC Contributed to Killer Truck Wreck!

TEXAS MARIJUANA USER INVOLVED IN DEADLY BUS CRASH Thirteen Died Because of Young Drug Abuser The driver who rammed into a Texas church tour bus last year had  marijuana and Clonazepam in his system. He drove his pickup truck erratically … Continue reading

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Canada: Weed and the Workplace – NO SAFE place??

In the workplace, treat cannabis like you would alcohol, employers say Employers prefer workers to be straight-laced Published Friday, October 19, 2018 Even though cannabis is now legal, many companies are reminding employees they won’t tolerate pot-smoking on duty. Kate … Continue reading

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China: Not Crazy over Cannabis Culture

China warns its citizens against marijuana after Canada legalises it Diplomats in Toronto warn students that drug could prove harmful to physical and mental health after law changes to allow recreational use Warning does not go as far as South … Continue reading

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USA: Drug Prevention is Best Practice: Reduce Demand – Save Lives

FATHER SPEARHEADS DRUG AWARENESS CAMPAIGN OCTOBER 22, 2018 EDITOR Drug Prevention Speaker Touching Hearts and Changing Lives New York father, Jeffrey Veatch is taking the pain of loss from his son’s tragic drug overdose death, and turning it into a … Continue reading

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USA: Battle For Brains continues in Weed Commercialization

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 7, 2018 CONTACT:Pat Brogan Pat@learnaboutsam.org A DRAW FOR LEGALIZATION ON ELECTION NIGHT North Dakota Rejects Legalization; Michigan Passes It, But Opposition Vows Local and Legal Battles (Alexandria, VA) – Today,  after a hotly contested year of campaigning, Smart … Continue reading

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USA: Weed and Road Toll

Legalized marijuana linked to a sharp rise in car crashes About 14 percent of drivers under the influence of pot had a child in their vehicle. by Paul A. Eisenstein / Oct. 18, 2018 / NBCNews California Highway Patrol officers investigate the scene … Continue reading

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