BTR News – Science continues to prove the US Drug War is harming more than helping

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An NFL player is taking on the NFL’s non-scientific cannabis prohibition and funding his own research which shows the plant’s medicinal properties potential in lessening the damage inflicted on the brain by Traumatic Brain Injuries and helps the recovery process. ViceLand featured Baltimore Ravens’ Eugene Monroe who spoke on CTE, the NFL and medicinal cannabis on the episode Gridiron Ganja part of the WEEDIQUETTE series.

MSM news networks continue to ignore the national prison strikes going into its 5th week. Reports are emerging that participants in the strike are being targeted for punishment. A prisoner at Ohio State Penitentiary says he is facing disciplinary action for participating in an NPR interview about the nationwide prison strike that started on September 9.

Among the networks not covering the prison strikes is MSNBC which is profiting from the modern slavery industry with a television program called “”Lockup”.

A Republican field office in North Carolina was fired bombed and a message was spray painted telling the “Nazis” to get out.

Lastly, the music artist Michel’le Toussaint had her biopic film “Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel’le” premiere on the Lifetime channel on Saturday. It has people talking about the domestic violence she suffered at the hands of Dr. Dre whose relationship with Michel’le was left out of his film “Straight Outta Compton”.

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