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The use of synthetic cannabis manufactured as K2 (also known as “spice”) to get “high” is legal under Federal Drug Laws despite the side effects from the use of this product. Some states have mandated laws prohibiting the sales of this product, while in most it remains unregulated and legal. K2 has only been tested […]
Over the years the Japanese have been going on annual dolphin hunts. The Japanese have issued over 23,000 dolphin hunting permits each year. This is giving permission to hunters to kill thousands of dolphins in the six month period from September to March. The way these dolphins are being killed is brutal and inhumane. The […]
Zambia is one of the poorest nations in the world, but in its northern providence of Luapula, mines that are filled with numerous minerals that could greatly help out the providence and the nation. Luapula also has a substantial amount of small famers that inhabit the lands of the providences richest mineral fields. The people […]