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2/3/2015 12:00 AM
Legalizing marijuana would create problems
Letters to the Editor
In response to your Jan. 19 article “Latest marijuana push takes cues from casinos”: I have been appalled that some doctors have spoken positively about approving medical marijuana as a possible treatment for intractable seizures in rare cases. This might be the case and cannabis maybe also helpful with severe emesis in rare end-stage cancer. …

2/3/2015 12:00 AM
Community collegians absolutely need help
Letters to the Editor
Although I have the greatest respect for David L. Brooks, his Jan. 22 op-ed column, “Obama’s free-tuition plan a misguided throwback to 1970s liberalism,” about his opposition to President Obama’s proposal for free community college tuition is flawed. …

2/3/2015 12:00 AM
It’s time Danny Brown received justice
Letters to the Editor
Thank you to columnist Keith C. Burris and The Blade for the excellent series on the continuing saga of Danny Brown’s quest for justice (“Justice, the law, and Danny Brown,” Jan. 18-20). This is an important story, worthy of continued exposure by your newspaper. …

2/2/2015 12:00 AM
Beat the clock
Opinion
Global catastrophe and humanity’s extinction are just three minutes away, at least symbolically, according to the scientists who set the Doomsday Clock. …

2/2/2015 12:00 AM
Rescuing refugees
Opinion
Can movie stars save Syrian refugees? Some humanitarian organizations seem to think so. …

2/2/2015 12:00 AM
Charter accounting
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Twenty years after Ohio authorized the creation of charter schools — public schools that get taxpayer funding but are exempt from most of the rules that govern traditional schools — too many charters still aren’t performing as their advocates promised. …

2/2/2015 12:00 AM
In battle for life, hearts must change
Letters to the Editor
Kudos to The Blade for reporting on the March for Life that draws hundreds of thousands of people to Washington each January to mark the anniversary of Roe vs Wade. However, your Jan. 25 editorial “Reproductive regression” continues to promote misconceptions about abortion and pro-lifers. …

2/2/2015 12:00 AM
Battling terrorism
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
The recent attack on the Paris office of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo brought into focus the menace of worldwide terrorism. There is no justification, religious or otherwise, for wanton killing. The attack has been condemned by people of conscience the world over. …

2/1/2015 12:00 AM
A night at the free clinic
BY MARINA BOLOTNIKOVA BLADE EDITORIAL WRITER
Every Thursday night, CedarCreek Church in South Toledo becomes a bustling health clinic that serves the region’s uninsured population. Medical students in white coats take each patient’s vital signs, hear their complaints, and refer them to one of the clinic’s doctors. …

2/1/2015 12:00 AM
Mentally ill inmates in jails and prisons need more help
BY MARCY KAPTUR AND JOSEPH R. CALABRESE
We commend Lucas County’s commissioners and Sheriff John Tharp for seeking creative solutions and the best options to address overcrowding in the county jail. The jail has shown positive trends in the past two years. …




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