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The 2 sides of smoking marijuana on campus

plaque reading High Times Medical Cannabis Cup

Gisselle Pernett

January 19, 2018

Recreational use of marijuana for adults 21 and over is now legal in California. Under proposition 64 users can now possess and smoke marijuana in their own private homes but trying to smoke marijuana in a public place or college campus is still illegal. CSUN, like many other college campuses, receives ...

North America is heading toward marijuana legalization

Illustration of a map of the United States of America' colored in all black with a gray Marijuana leaf drawn on top of the map.

Sergio Monreal

November 17, 2015

When it comes to marijuana legalization, the United States is stuck between two immovable forces. Canada has recently elected a prime minister who favors the immediate legalization of marijuana. Additionally, Mexico’s Supreme Court has recently ruled that Mexican citizens can grow, possess and smoke ma...

Students unsure about legalizing recreational marijuana in California

Illustration by: Sarah Cascadden

A.J. Circhirillo

March 24, 2014

Morgan Tilford, a senior majoring in communication studies, played for CSUN’s men’s basketball team last year. But he did not return this season to play for the Matadors because of a recurring ulcer problem that has kept him on the bench many times during his sporting career. “There is n...

Legalize pot: vote yes on Prop. 19

Harrison Leonard

September 20, 2010

On Feb. 11, 2010, a police SWAT team raided the home of Missouri resident Jonathon Whitworth. Narcotics investigators received a search warrant to scour Whitworth’s home after being informed that the Columbia resident stood in possession of large quantities of top-grade marijuana. Descending...

Even if marijuana was legalized in the state of California, strict child regulation and education is the responsibility of parents

Alexandra Brell

February 2, 2010

Last week, the Los Angeles City Council approved an ordinance that will shut down hundreds of medical marijuana dispensaries within the next few months. Medicinal marijuana use is legal, but any move around this subject spurns greater debate of the legalization of recreational marijuana use in the city and state. There is an enormous amount of in...

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