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Could Legalizing Marijuana Help Save Economies in Coal Country?

There’s no denying it: areas which rely heavily on coal are at an economic tipping point. Employment in the coal industry peaked in the 1920s and has been in steady decline ever since, with coal production plunging to the lowest level in 35 years during 2016. Coal markets are competing with alternative and renewable energy sources and modernization, and jobs have been suffering as a result. Between 1983 and 2014, coal employment fell by 59 percent, and

Politics

Stoned Chinese Emperors and Gatsby Era Reefer Songs: The Blunt Truth About Marijuana

Marijuana has been at the forefront of many political debates recently. With the amount of attention and controversy surrounding it lately, it seems like the substance and use of the substance is newfangled. In reality, marijuana has been an important factor in the health and psychedelic transports for millennia. The first recorded use of reefer dates all the way back to 2737 BCE when Chinese emperor Sheng Nung wrote about its uses to treat malaria,

Politics

Marijuana To Be Legalized In Canada by July 1, 2018

The legalization of marijuana for both recreational and medical usage has been a recurring hot topic globally for years. From the hippies and free thinkers of the new age in the 70s to people nowadays- consumption of marijuana and the THC it contains that gets the user high is almost normalized, in some places more than others. While only a handful of U.S. states have medical marijuana legalized, an even smaller amount (just 8 out

Real Life

Let’s Talk About Drugs

  Drugs have been a part of our culture pretty much since the beginning of civilization. From Dionysus of Greek mythology to Miley Cyrus’ 2013 song “We Can’t Stop”, we have become immune to hearing someone mention the name or nickname of a substance. Drugs have been glamorized and romanticized for centuries, and will probably continue to be. We shouldn’t, however, dismiss its dangers despite it being a popular subject in art. Although some people have

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