How a Cannabis Expert Sneaks Weed Past the TSA

So you’re about to hop on a plane, but you want to bring your legally acquired medical marijuana product with you on the flight. It’s a very sticky icky situation, but here’s what one expert recommends. If you’re thinking “Won’t you get in trouble?!” the answer is maybe. Marijuana is legal in a lot of …

Homeland Sec. Kelly: Marijuana is a ‘Dangerous Gateway Drug’

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly Tuesday called marijuana a “gateway drug” and vowed his agency will uphold federal laws against its possession, a sterner message than he delivered on the topic just last week. “Let me be clear about marijuana. It is a potentially dangerous gateway drug that frequently leads to the use of harder …

Jeff Sessions says he’s ‘surprised’ Americans aren’t embracing his anti-marijuana stance

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday said he’s “surprised” Americans aren’t overwhelmingly embracing his widely reported stance against marijuana, all the while recent polling reveals a majority of voters do in fact support legal pot. Mr. Sessions briefly weighed in on marijuana legalization during a wide-ranging discussion held Tuesday at Luke Air Force Base near …

America’s New ‘Anxiety’ Disorder

In 1947, W.H. Auden published a very long poem that, despite winning a Pulitzer Prize, is now remembered less for its contents than for its title: “The Age of Anxiety.” Something about the idea that an age can be anxious must resonate deep in America’s cultural bones, because the phrase has been used to describe …

Sheriffs Say Marijuana Legalization Should Be Overturned Because It Makes Them Uncomfortable

Today six Colorado sheriffs filed a federal lawsuit that seeks to reverse marijuanalegalization in their state, which they say should be overturned because it makes them uncomfortable. Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith and his counterparts in five other counties say Amendment 64, the marijuana legalization measure that is now part of Colorado’s constitution, has made …

Childhood Antibiotics Now Linked To Crohn’s, lupus, multiple sclerosis

Antibiotics are one of the most prescribed (and abused) medications in the world. They are often incorrectly, incompetently prescribed, particularly to children, for ailments that aren’t even resolved by taking the medications. They are so heavily prescribed that superbugs have risen from a condition known as “antibiotic resistance.” Antibiotics are often taken for granted but …