Archives for July 11, 2013

Exposed: The Full Story Behind Why Marijuana Is Illegal & Classified As A Schedule 1 Drug | Medical Jane

Despite the fact that a multitude of studies have proven that cannabis helps to cure cancer, nothing is changing and the plant remains illegal. To help us understand why this news isn’t getting covered, let’s go over the history of the prohibition of cannabis. This might provide some insight as to why news editors are […]

The Militarization of Policing in America | American Civil Liberties Union

American neighborhoods are increasingly being policed by cops armed with the weapons and tactics of war. Federal funding in the billions of dollars has allowed state and local police departments to gain access to weapons and tactics created for overseas combat theaters – and yet very little is known about exactly how many police departments […]