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California passes bills to raise legal smoking age – Estella Lippi

March 18, 2016

Estella Lippi reports on California's pending bills to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21.


‘Making a Murderer’ delivers intense crime documentary

January 19, 2016

A drama exploring the ethics of the justice system, "Making a Murderer" has gained popularity. Lately, Netflix has come out with numerous critically-acclaimed shows. Shows s...

Alcohol legal, pot not

Claudia Leist, Highlander Editor

December 12, 2013

Today, anti-marijuana supporters, while well-intentioned, are promoting policies that lead to more violence and disease in our society by arguing that we should keep marijuana illegal. But as long as marijuana remains illegal, profits from sales will go to criminals and drug cartels, and adults will continue to be punished for using a substance that may be less harmful than current legal drugs. For ...

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