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Does marijuana fuel violence? Washington's murder rate spiked after the drug was legalized

Does marijuana make people violent? Washington state’s murder and assault rate surged 40% after drug was legalized – and experts insist that’s not a coincidence Washington’s murder and aggravated-assault rates surged 40% in 2013-2017   The state became the first to legalize marijuana recreationally in 2012, the drug became available to the public in 2014  A… Read More »

Pay $40k and risk brutal murder: Getting into US illegally

By Stuart Ramsay, chief correspondent, and Tom Acres, news reporter Despite Donald Trump frequently shining the spotlight on those crossing the southern border, demanding Mexico takes action, moving people into the US remains a profitable business. Thousands of migrants and refugees desperate to leave their homes in search of a better life are choosing to… Read More »