Insulated in Ann Arbor, students at U of M frequently bar out, eat study candy, pop percs and of course, get high. Only when the real world comes knocking, demanding a drug test as part of pre-employment screening, are students forced to reflect on the drugs they may or may not have consumed recently. For [...]
The saying “weed is a gateway drug” was actually coined after a real hypothesis called the “Gateway Theory” which seeks to prove that the use of marijuana will eventually lead to harder and more dangerous substances. This theory has now taken on a whole new meaning.
Should medicinal marijuana be allowed on UM property?
I think it's becoming increasingly obvious that Ann Arbor residents need to pay more attention to what's going on at City Council meetings. One good example is the recently instituted couch ban. Another is a vote this evening on additional regulations to Ann Arbor marijuana dispensaries. The Wall Street Journal described the potential regulations well: On Monday, [...]
Andrew Sullivan argues that marijuana should be legal because it's a product of nature: My view - regardless of the arguments back and forth about the effects of marijuana - is simply that it is absurd for any government to prevent people from growing a naturally-occurring plant that requires no processing to provide humans with pleasure. [...]