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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Dying child takes cannabis oil for cancer symptoms, dad arrested for drugging child

In Australia, Adam Koessler, the father of a very sick little girl has been separated from his daughter and faces possible jail time.

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

“Generation Rx”—The Boom of Baby Drugging

In its ever-intrusive quest to “help” those suffering from alleged mental illnesses, the psychiatric industry has deliberately targeted the weakest among us—literally babies—creating an entire generation dependent on toxic, brain-damaging drugs. The extent of the psycho/pharmacological assault is profound.

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Monday, January 26, 2015

Sick kids should only get medical marijuana when other treatments fail, pediatrics group says

With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be used for severely ill kids who have no other treatment option, the nation's most influential pediatricians group says in a new policy.

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Bill would strengthen law to avoid seclusion or restraint of special-ed students in schools

Rep. Gerry Pollet says a state law that prohibits special-ed students from being restrained or secluded unless others are in imminent physical danger needs to be strengthened. Parents who urged him to introduce a bill that will do just that will testify at a hearing Monday.

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Saturday, January 24, 2015

Missouri foster children are given higher-than-average amounts of psychiatric drugs

Numbers defined life in Missouri's foster care system for 15-year-old Mohannad. Nineteen psychologists. Five psychiatrists. Eleven different drugs. Six foster homes. Five hospitalizations.

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Ritalin vs. Recess: Are Drugs Really the Answer to the ADHD Epidemic?

Ritalin vs. Recess: Are Drugs Really the Answer to the ADHD Epidemic?

By robbing kids of time to act like kids, then opting for medication over therapy, we may be undertaking a giant, uncontrolled experiment on the brains of children.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

EDITORIAL: Drugs in the Classroom, Part Three

We have, here in America, two somewhat extreme positions on the subject of drugging school children when they have been diagnosed as suffering from certain personality characteristics currently referred to as “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” or ADHD.

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EDITORIAL: Drugs in the Classroom, Part Four

I plan to attend the 5pm work session of the Archuleta School Board this evening, Tuesday January 13, when the board will discuss a “Strategic Framework” of proposed educational improvements developed by superintendent Linda Reed and her staff. This Framework has been under development for over a year, but I believe the document posted to the School Board website yesterday — which you can download here — is the first opportunity the board (or the public) has had to see all of the proposed changes in one, coherent, 45-page summary.

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Friday, January 9, 2015

EDITORIAL: Drugs in the Classroom, Part Two

It was obvious to me that the cartoon map used in the 12-minute RSA (Royal Society for the Arts) YouTube video was less than perfectly accurate. For one thing, some of the U.S. states were not present, or were very poorly drawn. But then, cartoons are always abstractions.

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