The Observer

Legalization of marijuana lessens strict negative stigma

Liberty, a local medical cannabis dispensary in Rockville, displays samples of strains in their store. Each strain has a different purpose, whether medical or recreational.

By Nora Holland, Opinions Editor

February 8, 2019

Marijuana has historically been labeled as a “gateway drug” by health classes all over the world. Recently, about 33 states have legalized the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes and 10 of those states, including the District of Columbia, have adopted laws allowing recreational use. Marijuana...

Whipahol: Alcoholic whipped cream enters market, Product quickly met with legal restrictions

By By Becky Price Arts Editor

December 22, 2010

Whipped cream has always had a naughty reputation. Little kids sneak a puff into their mouths when mom looks away, and older, raunchier characters use it as a component in sexual endeavors, but now it has gone one step further. Cue Whipped Lightning, a new line of alcohol-infused whipped creams. Whipped...

New, legal hallucinogenic drug gains popularity

By By Zach Potter Archive Manager By Sushen Thyagarajan Online Breaking News Editor

November 23, 2010

It is 2:30 in the morning and sophomore Sam* decides to go for a smoke with a couple of friends.  Sam is 16 and is not smoking tobacco, marijuana or any other illegal substance.  He is smoking Salvia. Salvia divinorum, a legal hallucinogenic herb that is smoked in a way similar to marijuana, is quietly...

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