medical marijuana

Midterm Mania: Nation votes on important issues in ballot referenda

Midterm Mania: Nation votes on important issues in ballot referenda

Josiah Martin | A&E Editor 11/08/18 As the whole nation focused unprecedented attention on House and Senate candidates during these midterm elections, people intently watching maps and needles on Tuesday night may have missed some of the state and local referenda that made major impacts in smaller areas. In Allegheny County, voters rejected a referendum […]

Marijuana legislation vastly differs in U.S. and Canada

Marijuana legislation vastly differs in U.S. and Canada

Raymond Arke | News Editor 04/05/18 OTTAWA — Right before Easter Break, a panel at Duquesne looked at marijuana policy in the United States and how the media covers it. As controversy surrounds the ongoing state-by-state legalization of medical and recreational marijuana use in the U.S., the country’s northerly neighbors are planning to legalize the […]

Duquesne chimes in on medical marijuana debate

Duquesne chimes in on medical marijuana debate

By Casey Chafin | The Duquesne Duke As lawmakers in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives consider a bill that would make Pennsylvania the 24th state to legalize marijuana for medical use, a group of legal and scientific experts met at Duquesne for their own debate on the topic. Last Friday, the Africa Room was filled […]