The Daily Buzz: The Science Missing From Drug Laws; Virtual Reality for PTSD; Free NJ Weedman!

Apr 29 2016

The Daily Buzz: The Science Missing From Drug Laws; Virtual Reality for PTSD; Free NJ Weedman!

Friday, April 29th, 2016

There’s Something Missing From Our Drug Laws: Science [The Washington Post]
When will government catch up to scientific research?

Lawmakers Say They’re Fixing Roads and Fighting Drugs and Diseases. They Just Won’t Pay For It [The Los Angeles Times]
“There is an epidemic sweeping across our nation,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell intoned. But are they ready to invest in helping people struggling with drugs?

Erika Rocha’s Suicide Underscores the Damage That Prison Is Wreaking on Youth [Truthout]
Erika was only 14 years old when she was charged and convicted as an adult in Los Angeles County.

Virtual Reality Being Used to Treat Vets Suffering From PTSD [Lumoid Magazine]
This unprecedented VR experience places veterans into a virtual environment that recreates conditions that many soldiers at war find themselves in.

How Do Drugs Really Work? [Daily Mail]
How does the ibuprofen pill turn off your headache?

Marijuana Advocate Dubbed NJ Weedman Arrested Again, for Pot [WRAL]
Free NJ Weedman!