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Dog racing ‘has a drug problem’ as 12 Florida greyhounds test positive for cocaine

"The Jacksonville scandal is easily the “biggest greyhound drug case in American history,” Carey Theil, executive director of industry watchdog group, GREY2K USA Worldwide, told The Washington Post. This is the second cocaine testing to rock Florida’s dog tracks this year, fitting into larger pattern of increased cocaine across the sport, Theil explained."


Florida Judge Backs Two More Medical Marijuana Licenses

"In a long-awaited decision, an administrative law judge Tuesday called for the state to issue two new licenses to medical marijuana operators, saying competing businesses —- which lost out to another operator selected by Florida health officials in 2015 —- were virtually tied.

Administrative Law Judge John Van Laningham's recommended order came months after a hearing in the matter and…


Pesticides and Pot

"An NBC4 I-Team investigation found evidence suggesting that pesticides could be present in a lot of the marijuana legally sold in California. And, some scientists are especially concerned about those pesticides being inhaled when people smoke or vape marijuana."

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An Open Letter to the Citizens of Florida

An Open Letter to the Citizens of Florida:

As Florida sheriffs we have taken an oath to serve and protect the citizens of this great state and are obligated to warn you of the dangers of Amendment 2. Our desire is not to debate the validity of marijuana as a medicine, but to inform you that Amendment 2 is still a wolf in sheep's clothing riddled with loopholes large enough…


Congratulations to our 2016 Moxie Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2016 Moxie Award Winners

  1. Dr. Bertha Madras
  2. David Evans 
  3. Ellen Snelling
  4. Teresa Miller
  5. Cabell Vildibill
  6. Nancy Hamilton
  7. Mark and Laurie Serra
  8. Mike Dyer
  9. Eileen LaHaie
  10. Senator Jack Latvala
  11. Representative Darryl Rouson  
  12. Pat…

International Task Force on Strategic Drug Policy Releases Recommendations on International Drug Control in Preparation for the United Nation’s General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS)

Members of the International Task Force on Strategic Drug Policy (ITFSDP) have analyzed marijuana legalization in key states within the United States noting various consequences of this failed policy. Further, Task Force members stand in support of our international drug treaties and intend to work to preserve them, along with public health and safety, through a set of policy recommendations that…


CDC Announces New Prescribing Guidelines for Opioids

"The Centers for Disease Control recently came out with new guidelines to help reduce the risk of opioid abuse or death which offers some stringent recommendations which are starting to be adopted by some state legislatures and Connecticut is considering action as well."

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Pot is Back on the Ballot in Florida

John Morgan’s campaign to legalize marijuana under the guise of medicine has garnered enough signatures to move onto the Florida ballot again. The language is so similar to the 2014 amendment that not much has changed. This initiative still commercializes marijuana, creating a big marijuana industry, and gives immunity to physicians recommending the drug.

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Monitoring the Future Releases 2015 Drug Use Survey There’s Good News and Bad

Today, the National Institute on Drug Abuse released the results of the 2015 Monitoring the Future Survey. The good news is that the report showed a decline in the use of ecstasy, synthetic marijuana, heroin, cigarettes and alcohol. The bad news is that we are not making any real strides in decreasing the use of marijuana.  Also, the usage of e-cigarettes by young people is becoming more…


The American College of Pediatricians Say Marijuana Use is Detrimental to Youth

Drug Free America Foundation, Inc. commends the American College of Pediatricians for taking a stand against marijuana legalization. Early and persistent marijuana use negatively impacts the developing brain. States considering legalizing marijuana should heed the below warning.

“In summary, marijuana use is harmful to children and adolescents. For this reason, the American…