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textRehabilitation for Prisoners Only by Leticia Martinez
Trying to find low-income drug programs in Northern California is nearly impossible unless you go to prison first....
Posted: Mon, May 2, 2022 5:57pm PDT
textDrug Use- Addictive & Deadly by Zakayya Nichols
Drugs are being misused everyday by people of age and people underage. They continue to use these drugs not for the initial purpose of the drug but to get that good feeling or "booze." This is with over the counter drugs, prescription drugs and street drugs. The drugs that they consume may have some overall effects and become addicting or even deadly. There is damage being done to their brain and body....
Posted: Tue, Apr 26, 2022 10:03pm PDT
textDecriminalization of marijuana by Jennifer Sanchez
A look at the ways in which legalization of marijuana has benefited states across the country. Criminalization of marijuana has refrained people from discovering the potential it has in a medicinal sense and economic....
Posted: Mon, Dec 6, 2021 5:18pm PST
textDrug Abuse in Sonoma County by Jocelyn Gaspar
Informing the community of drug abuse in Sonoma County....
Posted: Sun, Nov 14, 2021 10:15pm PST
textThe Shortwave Report 07/09/21 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu, Jul 8, 2021 7:39pm PDT
textShould A Mother Of 5 In Prison Since 1996 Die In Prison Over $260? by Cindy Boskofsky
Grant CLEMENCY to TAMARA LLAMAS, mom of 5, serving sentences for crimes she DIDN'T commit....
Posted: Mon, Jun 14, 2021 11:24pm PDT
textHow to Save a Couple of Lives in Spite of Gov't by Lou Stevens & Jim Faldworth
Spare us the slaughter, it's just an herb!...
Posted: Sun, May 30, 2021 5:17pm PDT
textHomeland Security Now Spying on Americans by Michael Webster
Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV´s) and Space-Based Domestic Spying Surveillance technology the U.S. Government is now watching American citizens under the guise of disaster management and controlling the U.S. Mexican border...
Posted: Fri, Mar 19, 2021 10:55am PDT
textTrump's Power To Pardon Pot Smokers by End Unjust Incarceration
A call to use the power of pardon...
Posted: Thu, Jan 7, 2021 8:18pm PST
textNo Contact High by Michael Steinberg
Like everything else, 4-20 in San Francisco was different this time around....
Posted: Wed, Apr 22, 2020 10:08pm PDT
textI Grew Up in the Opiate Overdose Capital of America by anonymous
Op-ed about the current treatment system for addiction in the U.S. and ideas about means that might be more effective- from the standpoint of a sober addict....
Posted: Fri, Apr 26, 2019 4:13pm PDT
textA Violent Element by Anna Francesca
An op-ed regarding how lead exposure at a young age can lead to violent tendencies and characteristics....
Posted: Wed, Apr 24, 2019 4:21pm PDT
textBasra struggles to tackle drug abuse problem filling prisons by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
The southern Iraqi city of Basra is struggling to cope with a growing drug problem that has overcrowded prisons and strained police resources, only months after violent protests over poor municipal services. Basra’s prison system is clogged up....
Posted: Sat, Apr 13, 2019 10:54pm PDT
textPublic housing and Section 8 tenants face eviction and homelessness for medical marijuana by Lynda Carson
Oakland has 13,586 units in its Section 8 inventory, 2,122 units in its low rent inventory, plus thousands of tenants being publicly assisted in rental units in Oakland operated by nonprofit housing developers that may be threatened with eviction if they are caught using medical marijuana....
Posted: Thu, Dec 13, 2018 4:29pm PST
textTobacco: A Thriving Known Killer by Brock Senta
The leading cause in preventable death is thriving today. This is how and why the tobacco industry continues to be successful....
Posted: Mon, May 7, 2018 1:39pm PDT
textAlcohol: Glorifying Abuse by Austin Barcus
Advertisements in the United States lie and can have serious consequences. Nearly every form of social event involves alcohol. People use alcohol in social settings to cope with the pressures of socialization. It is encouraged by mass media and popular culture to consume copious amounts of alcohol....
Posted: Wed, Apr 25, 2018 3:24pm PDT
textWar on Drugs Rips Families Apart by Demi Gray
Treating drug addiction as crime rather than as a disease is causing more harm than good....
Posted: Wed, Apr 25, 2018 3:10pm PDT
textCall SF Bd of Supes for Marijuana: We Voted 75% for It by Phone Time
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors, all Democrats, is currently doing everything they can to oppose the 75% of San Francisco voters who voted for Prop 64, the marijuana initiative, of November 2016. We need your phone calls, Emails and faxes now to demand enforcement of Prop 64 with marijuana stores everywhere in San Francisco....
Posted: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 7:42am PST
textA Public Bank of Oakland Could Provide Financial Services to Cannabis Industry by R. Robertson
Oakland will spend $75,000 on a study to examine the feasibility of establishing a public bank in that city. Most corporate banks do not conduct business with the cannabis industry, even where cannabis operations are legal, pay taxes and hire employees. The study will hopefully prove that a public bank would be able to provide financial services to the cannabis industry....
Posted: Thu, Oct 26, 2017 1:10am PDT
textCannabis for the Treatment of Cancer - Scientific Details in Report by Justin Kander (report author)
The 182 page report titled "Cannabis for the Treatment of Cancer: The Anticancer Activity of Phytocannabinoids and Endocannabinoids" by Justin Kander and edited by Dennis Hill reveal detailed descriptions of studies where cannabis stopped cancer cells from surviving, spreading and metastasizing. Included are also personal testimonies of patients that have used cannabis to treat their cancer. The U.S. government chooses to ignore this critical information and instead continues to publically vi...
Posted: Wed, Sep 13, 2017 7:47am PDT