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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.

Legalization of marijuana lessens strict negative stigma

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...

To stop marijuana use, adults need to lighten up

By Ariel Levchenko, Online Opinions Editor April 29, 2015

Disclaimer: This article in no way endorses marijuana or encourages students to use it. It merely argues that current attitudes toward marijuana use only worsen the issue. Marijuana is a fairly common...

Teachers must lift haze on marijuana education

Teachers must lift haze on marijuana education

By Greer Smith, Opinions Editor October 30, 2013

In school there are certain phrases students hear a lot: stay in school, do your homework, stop bullying. One of the most stressed of these commandments is "say no to drugs." For the most part, drugs...

Public opinion sways legislation, marijuana bills pass

Public opinion sways legislation, marijuana bills pass

By Sonia Shekar and Lara Fu April 25, 2013

Pot. Weed. Mary Jane. Herb. Bud. Nug. Whatever name you know marijuana by, laws regarding its use in the state of Maryland may be changing soon. The Maryland House of Representatives and Senate are currently...

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