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Marijuana – An Exploration (Part 1 – Gateway Substances)

Part 1- Gateway Substances Owners of pizza parlours and convenience stores the world over, agree. Marijuana is definitely a gateway substance. With that out of my system, my first area of exploration is, I will admit, based on an anecdotal … Continue reading

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Julian Assange Arrested

It’s finally happened, folks. Julian Assange arrested after U.S. extradition request, charged with hacking government computer British police invited to Ecuadorian embassy after asylum withdrawn WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police on Thursday in the Ecuadorian Embassy … Continue reading

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Marijuana – An Exploration (Intro)

Intro In the past 3 to 5 years, few issues have gained more traction than the state of marijuana legislation in many nations. In the United States alone, legislation has gone from common sense status quo to overly draconian relic … Continue reading

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“‘Marijuana Is The New Oxycontin: Should We Be Concerned With How Docs Are Learning About Pot?” – (Global News)

The first reason why I decided to take on this article was obviously, the title. It might just be meant as click bait. But it REALLY rubs me the wrong way. As does a lot of what is contained in … Continue reading

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Things That Annoy Me – Part 19

90.) Local EVERYTHING! Beer. Tomatoes. Restaurants. Coffee. Local is everywhere (everything is indeed LOCAL, somewhere). Local is everything. If you don’t shop local, you’re an ASSHOLE! First off . . . I get it. Local IS the way of the … Continue reading

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Information Distribution In The Age Of Algorithms – (Part 6 – Moving Beyond Academic Elitism)

Moving Beyond Academic Elitism   As explored, our new media environment has made the world an interesting place to navigate. While it has completely turned the pre-1990’s media model on its head, it has not been without substantial growing pains. … Continue reading

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Information Distribution In The Age Of Algorithms – (Part 5 – Into The Murky Waters Of The Thought Leaders)

Into The Murky Waters Of Expert Testimonials Thought Leaders In hindsight, I don’t think my usage of the word expert is appropriate in this piece. I ran with it for the gist of my writing despite this feeling, having no … Continue reading

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