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Economic factors: marijuana

U.S. map shows status of marijuana decriminalization laws across the states; Colorado has become the first state to sell the drug for recreational use. MCT 2014

February 5, 2014

By Alex Dalton Staff Writer Marijuana in Colorado is a controversial debate that has been ongoing since 2013 when the law passed to legalize the practice. Only behind Washington, Colorado is one of the first states to hop on this new trend. Texas conservatives are not on board with this new way...

Debate over synthetic marijuana reaches new levels

February 4, 2013

By Annie Wen Staff Writer Teenagers are no strangers to the temptation of marijuana. However, marijuana is no longer the only concern: a synthetic marijuana, known as "Spice" or "K2" can be found on shelves in stores and has proven to be an even bigger problem than marijuana. A Texas girl has...

CON: Teen smoking rates cloud judgment of marijuana legalization

November 29, 2012

By Christina Burke Features Editor Drugs. The word has a negative connotation that is derived from the established morality in society over time. After years of teaching generation after generation of kids this negative connotation, it does not seem right to reverse the implication. Within the...

A reminder of the dangers of marijuana

September 16, 2010

Kelly Stewart Staff Writer No matter how harmless it seems, marijuana is an illegal drug for a reason. Most people who pressure others to use marijuana conveniently overlook the fact that it has very real, very harmful effects. The reason I bring this up is because one of my friends was cau...