• Queen’s Law – Cannabis in the Lederman Library
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    Queen’s Law – Cannabis in the Lederman Library

    I’m Patrick Patterson, reference assistant at the Lederman law library, and I’d like to tell you about a display on cannabis legalization currently in the library when advocates advise us that the legalization of recreational cannabis is 95 years overdue they are looking back to the 1923 consolidation of the 1920 opium and narcotic drug act with amendments from 1921 and 1922 at that time codeine and marijuana were added to the schedule of restricted drugs without debate the so called grandmother of marijuana prohibition eminent suffragists and justice Emily Murphy is often cited for a series of five articles that she wrote for McClain’s magazine in 1920 Murphy also…

  • Medical Marijuana – Daily Do’s of Dermatology
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    Medical Marijuana – Daily Do’s of Dermatology

    So here’s another daily do from your friendly local dermatologist! Let’s talk about medical marijuana and my stance on medical marijuana is that I don’t know. That’s it. You don’t have to listen to the rest of the video, but I don’t know. I think that the marijuana plant probably has some very medicinal qualities to it but we have no idea what those are right now. Nor do we have any pure sources that we can get the raw ingredients to to get those in the right concentration so that we can do reproducible studies for which part of the plant in what concentration in which oil or vehicle…

  • PBS NewsHour full episode December 6, 2019
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    PBS NewsHour full episode December 6, 2019

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: a country on strike. France comes to a nationwide standstill, as protests over pension reform close schools and stop trains. Then: anatomy of a conspiracy — how a disproven narrative tying Ukraine to interference in the 2016 election found a home in the White House. And it’s Friday. As the U.S. House drafts articles of impeachment, Mark Shields and David Brooks are here to analyze the process and the president’s troubled summit with NATO allies. Plus: A new exhibit reveals the inspiration that led a struggling artist named Vincent to become the beloved painter van Gogh. WILL SOUTH, Curator,…

  • The Try Guys Test High Driving
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    The Try Guys Test High Driving

    (upbeat jazzy music) – Over the course of this series, we are going to drive under the influence four times. – We’re gettin’ drunk, we’re getting stoned, we’re gettin’ sleepy, and we’re gonna be textin’. – In this video, we’re gonna drive while high. – Oh, no. – We’ve set up a closed course that is a traffic simulation. -Yesterday, we drove the course sober as a control for our experiment. – I’m actually really curious to see if we can push this to the limit today, and find out, what is the threshold for stoned driving? – I’m worried about how I’m going to act today. I’m more worried…

  • Advocates for medicinal marijuana look to Texas next for legalization
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    Advocates for medicinal marijuana look to Texas next for legalization

    THERE ARE ONLY TWO MONTHS LEFT UNTIL STATE LAWMAKERS RETURN TO AUSTIN FOR THE NEXT LEGISLATIVE SESSION.THIS TIME AROUND — MANY PEOPLE THINK MEDICAL MARIJUANA — COULD BECOME LEGAL.ON TUESDAY — FOUR STATES — MARKED HERE IN BLUE — VOTED IN FAVOR OF USING THE DRUG FOR MEDICINAL USES.THAT PUSHES THE NUMBER OF STATES WHERE IT’S ALLOWED UP TO 28.K-X-A-N’S BRITTANY GLAS LOOKS AT TEXAS’ EFFORTS TO LEGALIZE IT HERE AND WHY FAMILIES SAY IT’S NEEDED EVERYDAY.BY THE TIME CATHERINE CARRIKER TURNED THREE-YEARS-OLD… SHE’D EXPERIENCED HER FIRST SEIZURE…NOW 14… CATHERINE’S MOTHER, TERRI SAYS – HER DAUGHTER LIVES LIKE A TODDLER.DIAGNOSED WITH “DRUG-RESISTANT EPILEPSY.” CRYING, TERRI CARRIKER: “TO GO FROM WATCHING…

  • 3 Arguments Why Marijuana Should Stay Illegal Reviewed
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    3 Arguments Why Marijuana Should Stay Illegal Reviewed

    All around the world, marijuana is being decriminalized, or even made legal. But is this really a good idea? In the online debate, the harmful sides are often downplayed. So let’s look at the three most powerful arguments against legalizing marijuana. [Intro – Kurzgesagt] Argument number 1: In the last few decades, Marijuana has been engineered to become much more potent. Today, marijuana is so potent, that it’s actually a strong drug that may cause psychosis. The main active ingredient of marijuana is THC, and there’s strong evidence that THC is related to psychosis regardless of other risk factors. Marijuana also contains a substance called CBD, that seems to counteract…