Synthetic Drug
Posted by:Citizens For Change Posted on:Feb 14,2017

Synthetic Marijuana Hits Brooklyn

In July 2016, more than thirty people were taken to hospital in Brooklyn after suspected drug overdoses. The drugs in question were not high level controlled substances like amphetamines or barbiturates, but a synthetic form of the drug.

They were suspected to have overdosed on a product called Spice.

Spice, otherwise known as a synthetic cannabis, is a big problem in the drug culture, especially in the youth market.

What Are These Synthetic Drugs Made

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Responsible Ohio Marijuana Legalization
Posted by:Citizens For Change Posted on:Jan 7,2017

Responsible Ohio Marijuana Legalization

On November 3rd, 2015, the Responsible Ohio Marijuana Legalization Initiative was defeated by a vote of 63.65% against to 36.35% in favor. The title of the ballot was the issue for many. It read “grants a monopoly for the commercial production and sale of marijuana for recreational and medicinal purposes.” The word monopoly was the stumbling block for many voters.

These that voted for the Responsible Ohio measure were voting for the legalization of the limited … Read the rest

Synthetic Marijuana
Posted by:Citizens For Change Posted on:Dec 9,2016

Synthetic Marijuana

There is some understandable anger amongst the marijuana-using community about the term “synthetic marijuana.” It is true that the original components producing the high of these illegal substances were sourced from marijuana.

 However, the result and the many brands that have form since having little relation to the real thing. It is possible to smoke those synthetic forms like you would be joint. It is also true that they do come in plant-based materials. For many … Read the rest

Cannabis Activism - White House
Posted by:Citizens For Change Posted on:Nov 6,2016

Cannabis Activism

How do you get the attention of the President of the United States of America? Do you write a letter in the hope that it may be passed on to the oval office? Do you try and catch his eye at a public event with a well-placed banner? These options are all helpful and have worked for many causes in the past.

However, the DC Marijuana Justice group for cannabis activism had a different idea. Years of writing … Read the rest

Drug Testing Methods
Posted by:Citizens For Change Posted on:Oct 6,2016

Drug Testing Methods

According to HairFollicleDrugTest.info, even the most accurate type of drug testing, the hair test, is not infallible and can be cheated. So what’s an employer to do?

Substance abuse in the workplace is a problem that many American businesses struggle with. After all, more than 75% of substance abusers are employed, right now.

But how many people within a company’s workforce are abusing drugs? Is that drug use having an impact on the enterprise? Are hair … Read the rest

Responsible Ohio Organizations
Posted by:Citizens For Change Posted on:Sep 17,2016

Refusing The Responsible Ohio’s Approach

The legalization of marijuana in Ohio is a burning issue with many people discussing the best way to bring it into law. Responsible Ohio is one of the organizations with a plan. The problem is that many voters see the negative side of their proposals. There is the sense that Responsible Ohio is hoodwinking people into believing that they are pro-legalization and marijuana use.

The Reality For Many Citizens Is That Their Plans Are Quite

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Cannabis Legalization
Posted by:Citizens For Change Posted on:Aug 7,2016

Cannabis Legalization

Many outsiders would assume that the world of the marijuana users in places like Oregon and Colorado is much simpler now. Users can smoke the drug and possess it in the comfort of their homes. Stores selling the drug are more prevalent and are starting to become a standard sight on the high street.

People can use marijuana vaporizers on the street in much the same way as with tobacco. Marijuana use has only become much more socially … Read the rest

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