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Italian Army Growing Medical Cannabis to Help Drive Down Prices

By Gabriel Samuels, The Independent The Italian army is growing large crops of cannabis in order to force the price of the drug down to about €8 per gram, according to the colonel overseeing production. In September 2014, the country’s government announced the army would help increase the production of medical marijuana, with the first secure growing facility …

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Traffic Fatalities Have Plummeted in Colorado Since Cannabis Was Legalized

By Radley Balko, The Independent Since Colorado voters legalized pot in 2012, prohibition supporters have warned that recreational marijuana will lead to a scourge of “drugged divers” on the state’s roads. They often point out that when the state legalized medical marijuana in 2001, there was a surge in drivers found to have smoked pot. …

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