DEA and partners hold National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on October 27

DEA aims to dispose of 10 million pounds of unused pills   WASHINGTON – After collecting a total of more than million pounds (nearly 5,000 tons) of expired, unused and unwanted prescription medications during 15 previous events over the past eight years, the Drug Enforcement Administration expects to reach a total of 10 million pounds collected following the upcoming fall 2018 Take back event. DEA and its national, tribal and community partners will hold the 16th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day across the country on Saturday, October 27. The service is free and anonymous.   This weekend, nearly 5,400 collection…
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International Overdose Awareness Day NJ

NewJerseyStrong .com NEWS - WATCH NEWS VIDEO - Capitol County holds International Overdose Awareness Day. Robbinsville, NJ: The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office, Robbinsville Township, and the Prevention Coalition of Mercer County hold a candlelight vigil for those who lost their lives to Opioid overdose. At least 72,000 people overdose on opioids per year in the United States. International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held one day during the last week in August each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends…
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NJ Live Potcast Spreads Medical Message from Trenton State House Steps every Thursday

Trenton, NJ: The Coalition for Medical Marijuana New Jersey operates a weekly podcast from the NJ State House steps. Every thursday the podcast goes live at 11:00am. New Jersey's Medical Marijuana QUALIFYING CONDITIONS:: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Cancer (includes associated chronic pain and/or severe nausea) Crohn's disease Glaucoma HIV/AIDS (includes associated chronic pain and/or severe nausea) Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) Multiple Sclerosis Muscular Dystrophy Seizure and/or spasticity disorders Any terminal illness if a doctor has determined the patient will die within a year
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National Cancer Institute Finally Concedes: ‘Cannabis Kills Cancer’

For far too long we have been told about the “dangers” of cannabis. That it is an illegal drug that can cause us harm. However, the United States government is finally owning up to the benefits of cannabis. Not only that, they now have studied, and are conceding, that it can actually kill cancer cells. Now, when you visit the NIH National Cancer Institute’s PDQ updated website summary for “Cannabis and Cannabinoids” you will see a very conflicting message — Cannabis kills cancer, but it is still Share More:  National legalization of marijuana may be drawing a smidgeon closer. The…
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Boston Freedom Rally Sept. 26-27, 2015

  Boston Freedom Rally by MassCann/NORML’s is held annually on the 3rd Saturday in September on the Boston Common. Although occasionally referred to as “hempfest” by some, the Boston Freedom Rally is the official name of the largest annual gathering of pro-marijuana supporters on the East Coast, and is the second largest festival of it’s kind in the world, surpassed only by Seattle’s Hempfest. Two Days. 2 Stages. September 26th and 27th, 2015. High Noon. Boston Common. The 2nd Largest Annual Gathering of Cannabis Supporters in the World!
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Bernie Sanders Will Consider Legalizing Marijuana If Elected President

While never making marijuana policy a major part of his policy platform in the past, it seemed likely that the progressive Sanders would be a supporter of sensible marijuana laws. Researching his stances, as much as forty years ago, and the fact that his home state of Vermont has been one of the most progressive states on marijuana policy (especially among states without the initiative process), many marijuana law reformers have held out hope that Sanders would be a leader on ending the War on Cannabis. Sanders’ previous statements regarding marijuana have hinted that he would be announcing a progressive…
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NJ Statehouse Rally: CMMNJ Legalization Speaker to Take Stage at NH Hempfest

Trenton, NJ: Weekly thursday Medical Marijuana Rallies and live Podcasts occurring at  NJ Statehouse. Cindy Ruggiero, CMMNJ Legalization Speaker, talks during Podcast. She will Take Stage at the NH Hempfest in August. The Hempfest will feature Legalization Speakers, bands, art, foods, slip and slide, and a petting zoo. Green Cross Strong. News
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NH Hempfest & Freedom 2015 Rally Aug. 27-30

Rumney, NH: The New Hampshire Hempfest and Freedom 2015 Rally will be held at Backwoods Tom's Farm. The event starts Thursday August 27 and end Sunday afternoon August 30. The 4 day festival will feature 40 smokingbands, arts and crafts, a petting zoo, body painted woman, and legalize marijuana speakers.  Here is what trended on speaker Cindy Ruggerio's facebook: I had a great time at the NH freedom Rally, I had fun getting to be a floater Speaker which means I got to jump on the stage when ever it was open between bands. I did three speeches I could…
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