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State senators hurt families, block CBD bill

April 5, 2016

Royal Purple Staff Opinion April 5, 2016 Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that can cause some people to have as many as 100 seizures in a single day, and it affects more than 450,000 children across the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Cannabidio...

Puff, puff, pass the legislation

April 22, 2015

April 22, 2015 Monday was April 20, the day popularly known for the celebration of marijuana. In just the past few years alone, the country has seen a growth in the legalization of marijuana, at first for medical use, but now including recreational use in four states: Colorado, Washington, Oregon...

Coppage sentenced to four months in jail


August 14, 2013

  By Samantha Jacquest A Walworth County judge reluctantly followed a plea agreement and on Tuesday sentenced former UW-Whitewater football standout Levell Coppage to four months in jail and three years probation. “There's an old saying, 'To whom much is given, much is expected,” Wal...

UW-Whitewater students involved in drug bust

December 13, 2012

  UPDATE: Names have been released. Wesley A. Vance, 20. Arrested at Cambridge Apartments, 375 Harmony Drive, for possession of THC with intent to deliver, possession of schedule II non-narcotic drug, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Criminal Charge. The following were all arrested/cited...

Could cannabis revitalize the economy?

November 28, 2012

In 1971 President Richard Nixon declared a war on drugs, and U.S. taxpayers have been funding the campaign for more than 40 years. According to the Associated Press, spending for the Drug War in 2010 was $15.5 billion at the federal level. Today the U.S. is the most highly incarcerated society in...

District 2 representative arrested on drug charges

May 18, 2011

Whitewater Common Council District 2 Rep. Javonni Butler, a UW-Whitewater student, was arrested and charged earlier this month with two counts of delivering THC, less than 200 grams. According to an article from the Janesville Gazette, Butler was arrested after Walworth County sheriff’s deputies...

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