Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Kansas Republicans Consider Weed Future

As the nation slouches toward outright legalization and taxation, here's the Sunflower State showing up late to a party that has already started and the only real growth industry in the Midwest.

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GOP conservatives help medical marijuana advance in Kansas

TOPEKA, KS (AP) - Kansas medical marijuana supporters have found support from some conservative Republican legislators, allowing a proposal to advance Monday after weeks of deliberations. Some Republicans say they have been motivated by conservative neighbors Missouri and Oklahoma legalizing medical marijuana in 2018 through ballot initiatives, while others say many of their constituents support it.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Once again Kansas is 20 years behind the curve.

Anonymous said...

Well known fact that tight drug restrictions impede marijuana research.

Meanwhile https://belairerecovery.com/pros-and-cons-of-xanax/

Anonymous said...

"Cases of "baby-battering", wife-beating and "grandma-bashing" have been attributed to benzodiazepines." Professor C Heather Ashton, DM, FRCP, Benzodiazepines: How They Work & How to Withdraw, February 2001.

The Canadian team that researched the connection between aggression and psychiatric drugs in a prison population stated that, of all classes, 'anti-anxiety agents appeared to be most implicated, with 3.6 times as many acts of aggression occurring when inmates were on these drugs.' They maintained: 'Considering that certainly not all aggressive personalities are in prison, that frustrations also abound in society and that diazepam [Valium] is the most prescribed drug in the U.S. with chlordiazepoxide [Librium] third, the implications of the combination of anti-anxiety agents and aggressiveness are astounding.'

https://www.benzo.org.uk/violence.htm

Anonymous said...

Self-harm and suicide associated with benzodiazepine usage

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2047018/