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Aaron in National News
January 5, 2018

Should Smoking Pot Be a Right

On Thursday, Jeff Sessions overturned Obama Era legislation that discourages federal level prosecution of companies and individuals in states where marijuana is legalized. This produced an up roar from not only avid pot smokers but representatives in states where marijuana is legal at state level.

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Aaron in National News
January 4, 2018

Pharmaceutical Company Gets Let off Easy in Criminal Case

Agents at the DEA claim that just as they were going to make an example of one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the US, things fell apart.

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Aaron in National News
December 20, 2017

FDA Warns Companies Making Imitation Street Drugs

The FDA this week released a letter to a couple of companies with two products that would be idiotic to the point of funny if it wasn’t for the dangers they present. The two products which prompted the FDA’s letters are Coco Loko, a snortable chocolate and Legal Lean Syrup.

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Aaron in National News
December 6, 2017

Today’s Prescription Street Drug—Johnnys?

With incidents of both Opiates and Methamphetamines use skyrocketing across America over the last several years, a new drug has entered the black market. Going by the street name Johnnys, the drug is prescribed for everything from pain relief to insomnia.

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Aaron in National News
December 5, 2017

Cocaine in the U.S. Skyrockets

After years of cocaine use declining in the United States, it is now on the upswing. This seems to be a case of supply driving demand. Since 2013, the production of coca leaves, the main ingredient in cocaine has skyrocketed in Colombia.

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Aaron in National News
November 28, 2017

What if the Federal Government Makes Marijuana Legal?

Marijuana and its legality have been perhaps one of the most debated topics across the country over the last decade. It seems to be leaning in the direction of becoming more broadly accepted with more states each year making it legal for at least medical use.

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Aaron in National News
November 16, 2017

Dogs Getting Narcan

Dogs have long been known as man’s best friend and they play a huge role in our daily life. Whether it is companionship or service dogs, they go with us on some crazy adventures and travel most of the places people go…

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Aaron in National News
November 15, 2017

Collateral Damage of the Fight Against the Opiate Epidemic

An article released by LasVegasNow.com takes a different look at the results of the fight against the opioid epidemic. It is common knowledge that the opiate epidemic has and continues to take a massive toll on lives lost and lives affected.

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Aaron in National News
October 25, 2017

Should America Build a Wall?

President Trump’s idea to build a massive border wall on the Mexican border has been hugely controversial in the U.S. Many point to flaws with the plan, but some startling news may bring reason for consideration.

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Aaron in National News
October 17, 2017

Colleges Combat Addiction and the Reason Why Might Surprise You…

Colleges sometimes have the reputation as a time for “spreading one’s wings” which can include binge drinking and experimenting with drugs. Some schools are working on turning this image around. The reason why might surprise you.

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