Study Shows Legal Cannabis Sales Reduce Crime

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Contrary to popular belief among champions of the prison-industrial complex, closing down medical cannabis dispensaries does not reduce crime in their immediate vicinity.

A new landmark study shows legal weed actually reduces crime and increases walkability scores in legalized areas.

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Every Famous Astrophysicist Agrees: Marijuana Should Be Legalized


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There aren’t very many famous scientists in the world—for some reason, celebrity and peer-reviewed research don’t go hand-in-hand—but where popular culture and rational inquiry intersect, the resulting Venn diagram is pro-marijuana.

On Monday, prominent astrophysicist (and Twitter personality) Neil...

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NSW medical cannabis bill extinguished

A bid to decriminalise medical cannabis has been shot down by the NSW government.

Legislation put forward by Labor to decriminalise the possession of small amounts of cannabis for treatment of chronic and serious medical conditions was voted down on Thursday.

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Mullum nurse defends using cannabis as a cure

Sunny Jatara, an assistant nurse in aged care, used cannabis to cure herself. (Facebook)

Sunny Jatara, Mullumbimby

First, I’d like you to know that I have never tried any drugs at all – never in my 58 years.  I’m an educated mother of four daughters who are all adults and all employed in ways that further the goodness of our planet.  I try never to break the law – I’ve only once had a speeding ticket in 40 years.

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