In 1970, about 12 million people across the nation had tried marijuana, and this question was presented in the public arena: Should regulations on the drug be relaxed? Forty-four years later, 111 million Americans have tried it, and people are still asking the same question, author and drug abuse expert Carol Falkowski said during a […]
Advocates insist medical marijuana offers therapeutic benefits to patients, such as pain relief, found nowhere else.
Talking about her mother still brings tears to Kathy Rippentrop’s eyes.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]