marijuana

When this column goes on the Internet, I think I’ll tag it “weed,” “reefer,” “dope,” “ganja” and just about any other name I can think of for marijuana. Maybe I’ll also tag it “same-sex marriage,” “politics,” “Affordable Health Care Act” and “Roe v. Wade” just to see who might comment on it. Those tags should [...]

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by Matt Howard Lakes Area Youth  Service Bureau I teach a chemical awareness class once a month all year round at the Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau. Every month for the last 10 years I’ve stood in front of approximately eight to 10 youth and their parents to talk about alcohol, marijuana and other drugs. [...]

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Chisago County Commissioner Mike Robinson asked the same question of both Sen. Sean Nienow and Rep. Bob Barrett when they showed up at the Chisago County Board of Commissioners meeting Aug. 7 to talk about legislative actions that happened this past session: “What was the best thing that happened in the session, and what was [...]

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Some people in Minnesota and other states where marijuana is illegal might buy a bag anyway, light up and think, “What’s the harm? It’s legal in Colorado and Washington, and marijuana laws in California are pretty lax. It should be legal here.” Others see marijuana as an addictive, potentially destructive drug that should be banned [...]

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