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University of Akron students invent device to detect marijuana in drivers

AKRON, Ohio — Two University of Akron students won a $10,000 inventors’ award for developing a sensor that they say will allow police to determine in minutes if a driver is under the influence of marijuana. Mariam Crow and¬†Kathleen Stitzlein, graduate students in biomedical engineering, hope to eventually market their roadside testing device, the Cannibuster, […]

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Supervisor plans task force to prepare SF for marijuana legalization statewide

If California voters approve recreational marijuana for adults at the November 2016 ballot, Scott Wiener wants San Francisco to be ready. The supervisor is expected to introduce legislation Tuesday to create a task force charged with figuring out how to best allow for recreational marijuana use in San Francisco. The task force will comprise officials […]

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SSDP: Students for Sensible Drug Policy

Students for Sensible Drug Policy is an international grassroots network of students who are concerned about the impact drug abuse has on our communities, but who also know that the War on Drugs is failing our generation and our society. SSDP mobilizes and empowers young people to participate in the political process, pushing for sensible […]

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