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Opinion:  Legalizing recreational marijuana will put your health at risk

Opinion: Legalizing recreational marijuana will put your health at risk

February 18, 2019

Editor’s note: This editorial is a counterpiece to contributing writer Pierce Trudeau's pro-marijuana article. Expect to see dueling editorials from both write...

Opinion: It’s time to legalize marijuana in Florida

Opinion: It’s time to legalize marijuana in Florida

February 18, 2019

Editor’s note: This editorial is a counterpiece to contributing writer Stone Bloom’s anti-marijuana article. Expect to see dueling editorials from both writers weekly. College-aged students in the United States have the hi...

Opinion: I’m never smoking pot in Southeast Asia

Opinion: I’m never smoking pot in Southeast Asia

July 17, 2017

“Highland: Thailand’s Marijuana Awakening” highlights the shifting attitudes toward pot in Thailand, but shows a scarier drug culture in other Southeast Asian countries.

Medical marijuana passes in Florida on third try

Medical marijuana passes in Florida on third try

November 15, 2016

Along with the votes cast for the next president came the votes determining the next step of legalization for medical marijuana. Th...

Opinion: Cannabis could help prevent long-term damage from concussions

Opinion: Cannabis could help prevent long-term damage from concussions

September 8, 2016

The violent yet poetic nature of football pulls fans back like the hankering a heavy smoker gets for a cigarette.

Palm Beach County decriminalizes marijuana

Palm Beach County decriminalizes marijuana

December 16, 2015

The Palm Beach County Commission passed an ordinance Tuesday that gives deputies the option of citations in lieu of arresting those caught with marijuana. Instead of an arrest, anyone with under 20 grams of marijuana may be hit with a $100 citation, depending on the discretion of the officer involved. Changes should take place by the end of the year. Anyone who cannot afford to pay the fine can do 10 hours of community service. Citations can be issued no more than two times, and repeat offenders will be subject to arrest.

Eight ways to spend your 4/20

Eight ways to spend your 4/20

April 20, 2015

Disclaimer: The UP does not support or condone the illegal consumption or use of marijuana, but recognizes that it’s likely t...

Amendment 2 Forum: Is Medical Marijuana Legalization Good For Florida?

Amendment 2 Forum: Is Medical Marijuana Legalization Good For Florida?

October 10, 2014

Max Jackson | Photo Editor On Wednesday evening, Oct. 8, over 150 people gathered in the Live Oak Pavilion on FAU’s Boca Raton campus for the Amendment 2 Forum: Is Medical Marijuana Legalization Good For Florida, ho...

An FAU alum is using his business degree to open a school that cultivates medical marijuana.

An FAU alum is using his business degree to open a school that cultivates medical marijuana.

April 24, 2014

Sheridan Rafer wants to teach you how to grow marijuana -- but not today. Rafer, an alumnus of the FAU College of Business, is ope...