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President says too many prisoners nonviolent; 6,000 released

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President Obama’s signing of a two-year budget deal has been at the forefront of the news today, but he’s sinceturned his laser-like focus back tocriminal justice reform. Earlier today, he sat down for an interview with NBC News that willair tonight, and this afternoon he delivered a speech at Rutgers University to explain why more […]

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He Thought That This Building Was Empty…But He Was Definitely Wrong

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When it comes to urban exploration, a lot of people are turned off by the possibility of running into ghosts. But as this video shows, we should really be afraid of the living. Urban explorer Dan Bell couldn’t stop thinking about an abandoned building that he’d recently encountered. The 1920s apartment complex was filled with […]

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One Mom’s Take On School Theme Days Is Hilarious And Spot On

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It’s so hard for parents and children to get ready in the morning. Once you have a routine down, changes to that routine can really throw a wrench in the gears. Theme weeks at school can be especially time consuming, because not only do kids have to dress up in a specific way, but parents […]

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Pot Is 114 Times Safer Than Alcohol, A New Study Says

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By one metric. 1. A new study reaffirms the common claim that marijuana could be safer than a host of other drugs, including alcohol and tobacco. View this image › Andres Stapff / Reuters In a January article published in Scientific Reports, researchers analyzed existing data on the number of deaths from each drug and […]

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People Flock To This Major American City Every Year, But It Has A Serious Problem

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); When most people think of Portland, Oregon, they often think of the quirky, “out there” city seen on shows like “Portlandia.” However, the real Portland is a little rougher around the edges than the local tourism bureau would like us to believe. Flickr googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBM_BTF’); }); For example, Portland actually […]

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Mother Passes Out In Front Of Child Due To Drug Overdose While Out Shopping

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In New Hampshire, security footage in a Dollar General recently captured a mom overdosing in front of her two-year-old daughter. As the footage shows, the pair were shopping in the toy aisle when 36-year-old Mandy McGowan collapsed. Confused, her toddler began to cry and pull on her arm in an attempt to rouse her. Authorities […]

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This Guy Has Only Half Of His Head…But He Doesn’t Let That Slow Him Down

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This Is The Insanity That Happens When You Are High On Crack

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); I’m sure we’re all aware of the dangerous effects that drugs can have on our brains. Paranoia, delusions, and the inability to think rationally are only a few, but apparently being immune to feeling excruciating pain is one of them as well. When a man in Brazil got high on crack […]

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When Traveling To Colombia, Beware Of Devil’s Breath…It Can Turn You Into A Zombie

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You might say that these days, the world is experiencing a bit of a thawing period concerning the war on drugs. Of course, the majority of them are still illegal, however, punishments for possession and recreational use of these substances have been significantly reduced in many parts of the world. That being said, there are […]

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These Shocking Before And After Hybrid Photos Will Keep You Far Away From Drugs. Horrifying.

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Not only can drugs destroy lives, they can destroy your body. Photographer Roman Sakovich created a series that illustrates that point so well. The London-based photographer shows us just what substance abuse can do to a person. He titled this photo series Half. He split his subjects right down the middle, presenting a unique take […]

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These Before And After Photos Of Drug Users Are Absolutely Horrifying. And Gross.

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There shocking mug shots collected by the sheriff’s office in Multnomah County, Oregon, are part of a anti-drug campaign that shows the disturbing truth to what heavy drug use does to a person. The campaign’s aim is to use these before and after photos of drug users’ faces in the hope that they grab teenager’s […]

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The New Surgeon General Just Said That Pot Can Be Good For You

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He said the science on the issue should drive U.S. drug policy. 1. U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy told CBS medical marijuana may be helpful in treating certain medical conditions. View this image › AP Charles Dharapak “We have some preliminary data showing that for certain medical conditions and symptoms, medical marijuana can be helpful,” […]

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Here Are The 14 Most SHOCKING Drug-Related Transformations I’ve Ever Seen. This Is Disturbing.

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“Not even once.” That’s the phrase that will come to mind after you see this drastic “before and after drugs” photos, brought to you by Rehabs. These photos chart the lives of different individuals who decided to embrace a life of drugs and crime. From their first arrest to their last, both their lives and […]

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