1. Dear Drugs-Forum readers: We are a small non-profit that runs one of the most read drug information & addiction help websites in the world. We serve over 4 million readers per month, and have costs like all popular websites: servers, hosting, licenses and software. To protect our independence we do not run ads. We take no government funds. We run on donations which average $25. If everyone reading this would donate $5 then this fund raiser would be done in an hour. If Drugs-Forum is useful to you, take one minute to keep it online another year by donating whatever you can today. Donations are currently not sufficient to pay our bills and keep the site up. Your help is most welcome. Thank you.
  1. Beenthere2Hippie
    COLORADO - Cannabis dealing has come to a school playground in Colorado where the recreational use of marijuana has been legal since the beginning of the year. A 10-year-old boy was reported for selling a bag of marijuana to three other children for $11 (£6.80).

    To make matters worse one of the pupils, who did not have the ready cash, honoured the debt the following day with a marijuana-laced bar of chocolate. In both cases the cannabis had been taken from the children’s grandparents.

    With marijuana being legal the authorities in Greeley, Colorado have been unable to prosecute anyone for the But it has alarmed parents at the school.

    “I didn’t think I would have to have a drug conversation with my six year old,” one parent said.
    Jennifer Sheldon, the principal of Montfort Elementary School, where the drug dealing took place, has sent a letter to parents asking them to be vigilant.

    "We urge all parents, grandparents and anyone who cares for children to treat marijuana as you would prescription drugs, alcohol or even firearms," the letter said. "This drug is potentially lethal to children, and should always be kept under lock and key, away from young people."

    Earlier this week John Hickenlooper, the Democrat who is seeking re-election as Colorado’s governor described the decision to legalise cannabis, following a referendum, was reckless.

    Since then Washington State has also legalised recreational use of the drug and moves to follow suit are under way in Alaska, Washington DC and parts of Maine.playground transactions, even though the children have been disciplined.

    The Telegraph/Oct. 11, 2014
    Photo: www.musahlotallah.com
    Newshawk Crew

    Author Bio

    BT2H is a retired news editor and writer from the NYC area who, for health reasons, retired to a southern US state early, and where BT2H continues to write and to post drug-related news to DF.


To make a comment simply sign up and become a member!