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Incompetence, History of Corruption Sandbag New Illinois Medical Marijuana Law
01.23.15
The headline on a Daily Beast article Wednesday gives Illinois government way too much credit: “Illinois’ Absurd Fight to Block Medical Marijuana.”
Legalizing Marijuana: A Perspective from the Homeless [VIDEO]
By Monte Larrick   |   12.16.14
As the president of one of the largest homeless shelters in Chicago, Pastor Phil Kwiatkowski of the Pacific Garden Mission sees the effects of drug addiction everyday and questions the recent legislative push to legalize the “gateway drug,” marijuana. IFI’s...
[VIDEO] Busting the Myth That Marijuana Doesn’t Kill
12.13.14
A former adviser on drug policy to three presidents—Clinton, Bush and Obama—says, despite popular fiction, marijuana does kill. “Saying marijuana has never contributed to death or never killed anyone is like saying tobacco hasn’t killed anyone,” Kevin Sabet, president of Project SAM, told The Daily Signal after speaking at a Heritage Foundation event today on marijuana policy. “In that same way, marijuana does kill people in the form of mental illness, suicide and car crashes.”
Legalization of Marijuana and the Opera Singer With the Glass Eye
11.25.14
Chuck Swindoll tells that great story about the fellow who fell in love with an opera singer. He didn't know her, nor had he ever seen her any closer than the third balcony and with a pair of binoculars. But he was absolutely convinced life would be grand married to a woman with a voice like hers.
Another Marijuana Site Proposed In Palatine
10.13.14
Written by Richard Mayer, Assistant Managing Editor of the Palatine Journal & Topics  Zoning Board Hears Colfax Plan Oct. 14th Palatine village councilmen in the coming weeks will be presented with another special use proposal for a medical marijuana dispensary...
Resources on the Truth and Consequences of Marijuana
09.06.14
This page was created to provide information and research material on the harms of legalizing marijuana for both “medical” and recreational purposes. Some Illinois lawmakers want to legalize recreational marijuana for the purpose of taxing it to create a new...
Colombians Move into Colorado Marijuana Business
By   |   05.02.14
When Barack Obama said he would “fundamentally transform” the United States, few anticipated that the plan involved destroying the minds of young people through addictive substances. But after the expenditure of $250 million by Obama backer George Soros on behalf...
Marijuana Is Harmful: Debunking 7 Myths Arguing It’s Fine
04.29.14
Don’t believe the hype: marijuana legalization poses too many risks to public health and public safety. Based on almost two decades of research, community-based work, and policy practice across three presidential administrations, my new book “Reefer Sanity” discusses some widely held myths about marijuana:
Casual Marijuana Use Linked With Brain Abnormalities
04.16.14
For the first time, researchers at Northwestern University have analyzed the relationship between casual use of marijuana and brain changes – and found that young adults who used cannabis just once or twice a week showed significant abnormalities in two important brain structures.
Big Bucks Behind Marijuana Legalization
04.07.14
An anti-drug advocate laments that billionaire George Soros continues to fund deadly and destructive marijuana legalization efforts across the country. A new report shows that billionaire George Soros has funneled at least $80 million towards marijuana legalization since 1994.
Media Continue Cover-up of Marijuana-induced Mental Illness
By   |   03.28.14
When The Baltimore Sun ran an editorial about the Maryland mall shooter, who killed two people and then himself, the newspaper said that mental health problems need to be identified sooner. But it failed to breathe a word about killer...
Rules for “Medical” Marijuana Uveiled
01.21.14
To use medical marijuana in Illinois, patients would be fingerprinted, undergo a background check and pay $150 a year to get a special photo ID under proposed regulations unveiled Tuesday.
Dr. Andrea Barthwell:  Truth and Consequences of “Medical” Marijuana [VIDEO]
By David E. Smith   |   04.30.13
On April 15th, opponents of “medical” marijuana held a conference at Moraine Valley Community College to sort fact from fiction about how marijuana impacts health and safety, Illinois youth, drugged driving and the workplace.  A two part video of the...
Marijuana as “Medicine” Passes in the Illinois House
By David E. Smith   |   04.20.13
How did they vote? The Illinois House of Representatives approved “Medical Cannabis” (HB 1) Wednesday afternoon by a vote of 61–57.  This bill allows a “qualified” patient to have 2.5 ounces of marijuana every 14 days (183 joints, 13 per...

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