03 août 2018

Fair trade cocaine wouldn’t delight dealers

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianAll cocaine use, regardless of class – in fact all illicit drug use, regardless of class – causes misery through the supply chain (Middle-class cocaine use fuels misery, says Met chief, 1 August). Worse, it lines the pockets of some of the nastiest people on the planet. More...

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Marijuana-friendly campuses? I don’t think so …

The ConversationIn the run-up to the legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada on Oct. 17, 2018, many universities and colleges are still in a wait-and-see position concerning marijuana use on campus. More...

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01 août 2018

Redlands Community College bans student use of medical marijuana on campus

University Business Magazine logoWith medical marijuana licenses about to go live in Oklahoma, colleges and universities are taking a second look at their drug policies. More...

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College preps medical marijuana testing lab, related courses

University Business Magazine logoHocking College in southeastern Ohio says it is preparing to start testing medical marijuana in a new laboratory and plans to offer related courses to students interested in cannabis. More...

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ADHD drugs do not improve cognition in healthy college students

University Business Magazine logoContrary to popular belief across college campuses, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications may fail to improve cognition in healthy students and actually can impair functioning, according to a study by researchers at the University of Rhode Island and Brown University. More...

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19 mars 2018

Fonds de transformation de l’action publique (FTAP)

Pour mener à bien la transformation de l'Etat engagée dans le programme « Action Publique 2022 », le Gouvernement a mis en place un fonds dédié de 700 millions d’euros sur cinq ans, dont 200 millions d’euros dès 2018.
Ce plan d’investissement inédit a pour objectif de mettre en capacité les acteurs de la transformation publique sur des projets  innovants, permettant à terme des économies durables. Plus...

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20 février 2018

Report: For many adult learners, going to college is desirable but unaffordable

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Adult learners without college degrees are apprehensive about the cost of higher education and the quality of online courses, but they expressed a desire to return to school, according to a nationwide survey from Champlain College Online. More...

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24 décembre 2017

A grant to help students recovering from substance abuse

University Business Magazine logoA Nevada-based nonprofit has awarded California University of Pennsylvania a $5,000 grant to help assist students who are recovering from substance-use disorders. More...

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