Recent California conviction of stoned driver shows potentially deadly consequences of driving high

By Jason Kotowski While alcohol-related DUIs remain far more common, this past week a case involving a motorist prosecutors say was solely under the influence of marijuana provided a stark example of the danger of driving while stoned. Prosecutors say John Sebastian Hernandez, 23, smoked pot before getting behind the…

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Denver doctors say 11-month-old boy’s deadly heart condition was likely related to marijuana

Published: Nov 16, 2017, 11:13 am • Updated: Nov 16, 2017, 1:47 pm By John Ingold, The Denver Post An 11-month-old Colorado boy’s death from a heart condition was likely related to ingestion of marijuana, two Denver doctors have concluded, but the precise link remains unclear. The boy’s death was…

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3 Deadly Pharmaceuticals that Could be Replaced by Marijuana

3 Deadly Pharmaceuticals that Could Be Replaced by Marijuana1.     Opioid-Based PainkillersSo why is Big Pharma investing millions of dollars every year in researching and creating its own marijuana-based pain killers?  Because Big Pharma recognizes medicinal marijuana outshines typical medications in many ways, and the prescriptions drug companies do…

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At least 20 times this decade, marijuana SWAT raids turned deadly

Published: Mar 20, 2017, 11:50 am • Updated: Mar 20, 2017, 11:50 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post Since 2010, at least 20 SWAT raids involving suspected marijuana dealers have turned deadly, according to data compiled by the New York Times. The list of fatalities includes small-time dealers and…

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