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The state of cannabis education is up in smoke

The state of cannabis education is up in smoke

Kaelyn Blizzard, Editor

January 25, 2017

The passage of proposition 64 in the state of California this last November has prompted a need for educati...

In The Know: State propositions to appear on November ballot

Kaelyn Blizzard, Staff Writer

October 1, 2016

Proposition 51 - School Bonds: A YES votes provides a total of $9 billion in bonds (federal money borrowed and paid back over time) to help support K-12 schools ($7 billion) and community colleges ($2 billion). A NO votes means that this large sum of bonds would not be borrowed. Reasons for a NO vote: borrowing the bonds would...

Beyond The Smoke

Bobby Bishop and Shafa Ilyas

April 10, 2014

When it comes down to it, most stories and rallies focus on the bare basic issue when it comes to cigarettes and marijuana: one’s right to smoke. While the rights that we all have or want are not in question, there is more to consider . Smoking causes cancer, heart disease, stroke, lung diseases and diabetes, according...

A cannabis California?

Rachel Norris, Staff Writer

January 21, 2014

Well, it has finally happened folks. One state has finally volunteered to be the experiment for the first legalization of recreational use of marijuana. Since Jan.1, citizens of Colorado and Washington, who are 21 or older, are now able to buy marijuana for medical and recreational use. So, how are the two states holding up...

House of Wax: The Rising Marijuana Phenomenon

House of Wax: The Rising Marijuana Phenomenon

Nick Valenzuela, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

One of the most prevalent and persistent controversies the United States has seen over the years is the...

Federal law cracks down on medical marijuana use

Tiffany De Leon, Connection Staff

November 14, 2011

Rumors have been around for years that medical marijuana is legal, and although state law allows for it, it is still prohibited by federal law. The Controlled Substance Act defines marijuana as a drug with no accepted medical value in treatment. Yet since the 1970s, 34 states have enacted laws that recognize medical marijuana’s...

The lesser of two evils: pot

Joe Conradsen, Connection Staff

May 6, 2011

As finals are coming up the heat is being turned on for college students. And as the stress is turned up, students are looking for relief, turning to smoking and drinking. I'm not condoning smoking or drinking, and both are detrimental to your physical and mental health. What does harmful actually mean? Harmful will describe...

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