Pharrell Williams Expecting Second Child With Wife Helen — Black America Web

Pharrell Williams just added one more reason to be “Happy.” The singer/producer and his wife Helen Lasichanh are expecting their second child, according to People.com. The couple announced the news Thursday while on the red carpet for a dinner to celebrate Channel’s new fragrance N°5 L’EAU. Lasichanh, a 36-year-old model and designer, and Williams, 43,…

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Presidential Candidates To Square Off In First One-On-One Debate — News One

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are preparing to face off in an unprecedented debate Monday night at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. According to CNN, over 100 million people are scheduled to tune in — similar numbers to the Super Bowl. Both candidates have much at stake politically; Clinton struggles with transparency and likability, while Trump’s combative,…

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Medical Marijuana Program Continues to Grow

According to an article in the CT News Junkie, “The number of patients in the state of Connecticut receiving medical marijuana treatment keeps growing, now at 13,440…”

Of course it the number of patients smoking weed would rise for at least 2 reasons:

  1.  Addiction;
  2.  Friends who are addicts want a supply;

A story in Psychology today states, “A realistic concern for recreational users of marijuana is whether or not they will become addicted. There are no easy answers to this question. In my opinion, the most unbiased book on this and other related topics is The Science of Marijuana (2008). The Science of Marijuana is written by Leslie L. Iverson, a professor of pharmacology at the University of Cambridge in England. In the book, he reviews decades of international research on marijuana, both laboratory research and survey research. Based on his review of the scientific literature, between 10 to 30% of regular users will develop dependency. Only about 9% will have a serious addiction. For an excellent post on the biology of marijuana addiction see http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/all-about-addiction/201001/is-marijuana-addictive-you-can-bet-your-heroin”

The demand has been so great that one of those dispensaries, Bluepoint Wellness in Branford, recently received permission from a local zoning commission to move into a much bigger space across the street from its current location on East Main Street which is 5 minutes away from Branford High School located on 185 E Main St, Branford, CT 06405.

According to (Kajstura, 2014),Connecticut’s drug free school zone laws require mandatory minimum sentences of up to 3 years for certain drug-related offenses committed with 1500 feet of a school, day care, or public housing.  The facility is currently a 5 minute drive and approximately 32 minute walk from the high school – oh, but this is legal distribution!

Source: CT News Junkie

Gumbiner, J. (2010, December 5). Is Marijuana Addictive. Retrieved from https://www.bing.com/search?q=why+is+marijuana+addictive&pc=MOZI&form=MOZLBR

Prison Policy Initiative – http://www.prisonpolicy.org/zones.html