Chronic marijuana use by teenage boys does not appear to be linked to later physical or mental health issues such as depression, psychotic symptoms or asthma, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association.

Off The Grid   This is amazing. Don’t get me wrong: kids shouldn’t be smoking pot. But I bet if those same kids they tested were using alcohol, you would’ve seen different results. Yet, alcohol is legal and marijuana is not. I don’t think alcohol, marijuana, or tobacco should be legal to anyone under 18.

Charles Koch of Koch Industries, the second largest private company in America, has reportedly spent millions of dollars lobbying the federal government. So why is he downplaying his political influence?

Brigida Santos Earlier this year, Charles G. and David H. Koch announced plans to spend an outrageous $889 million on the 2016 Presidential campaign. Represent.Us reports that this election will be the most expensive in history. Take a look at the image below for the shocking numbers. Related Story Number of Veterans on Wait Lists

A new rule requires companies to disclose the pay gap between CEOs and employees and the results are in.

Off The Grid   The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved a new rule requiring publicly traded U.S. companies to disclose the pay gay between CEO’s and employees. According to USA TODAY, the results show that the average CEO was paid 216 times more than median employees. This is drastically different than in the 1950’s when average

While marijuana and heroin are both classified as schedule 1 drugs, the DEA chief finally admitted the truth yesterday: marijuana isn’t nearly as dangerous or addictive or deadly.

Jen Hobbs Back in 2001, Congressman Barney Frank authored the States’ Rights to Medical Marijuana Act. It was the first bill designed to end the prohibition of marijuana.  The always outspoken Barney Frank still stands by that decision today: On Monday, the American Psychological Association (APA), the country’s largest organization of psychologists, published findings from a new marijuana study  in the

Two former banking industry debt collectors had a change of heart following the Occupy Wall Street movement. Now, they spend their days forgiving debt for those with outrageous medical bills through their company, RIP Medical Debt.

Brigida Santos As reported by Truth-Out, former debt collectors, Jerry Ashton and Craig Antico, are buying medical debt on the open market and then abolishing it with no strings attached. The duo has already reportedly gotten rid of about $400,000 worth of medical debt for those in need. Now, they are aiming to raise another $177,600, which will reportedly get rid

The federal government wants you to review it on Yelp. Don’t do it. It won’t change anything.

Jen Hobbs People have been leaving unofficial Yelp reviews for the TSA and various dreadful DMVs and post offices around the U.S. for a while now, but now the government says it’s going to start reading those reviews.  According to Gizmodo.com,  “Yelp has started a partnership with the federal government to create review pages for a variety of government-run places

The U.S. military has canceled a pretrial hearing for suspects in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. A defense department spokesman said the hearing, originally scheduled for Aug. 24 to Sept. 4, was canceled by the military judge.

Off The Grid It’s utterly ridiculous that they are being tired by the military in the first place. Is Khalid Sheikh Mohammed a member of any countries military? No. He should be tried in civilian courts. This is total George Bush bullshit. The fact is that crimes were committed in New York so therefore the

Lt. Kristen Griest and Capt. Shaye Haver will be the first ever women to graduate from the Army’s Ranger School

Off The Grid Two female soldiers are making history by being the first women to graduate from the Army’s Ranger School. Lt. Kristen Griest and Capt. Shaye Haver will at Fort Benning, Georgia, on Friday, the Washington Post reported. The school started out with 380 men and 19 women. After the grueling three-phases of training,

Dear Republicans, in a 2013 ruling, the Dominican Republic stripped citizenship from over 200,000 Dominican workers of Haitian descent. Here are the disastrous results. Read and learn.

Brigida Santos A new petition by the people to the Obama administration, asks the White House to address human rights abuses taking place in the Dominican Republic resulting from a 2013 ruling that stripped citizenship from Dominican children of Haitian migrant workers.  Over  200,000 people were affected by the ruling, which the petition says,  Related Story Jesse Ventura Says He Will Never

The Guardian reports Jeb Bush has refused to end the United State’s use of torture if he becomes president. He says he doesn’t want to make ‘a definitive, blanket type of statement’ when it comes to torture.

Off The Grid Jeb Bush, this is an outrage. You have opened yourself up to be a war criminal. You’re just another person that never served in the military so he doesn’t know a thing about it. You’re making it so that other countries will then torture our soldiers too. If torture is allowed, then