Psychology & Psychiatry

How to tell when someone's lying

(Medical Xpress) -- When someone is acting suspiciously at an airport, subway station or other public space, how can law enforcement officers determine whether he's up to no good?

Medications

Feds to stop prosecuting medical marijuana users (Update)

(AP) -- Pot-smoking patients or their sanctioned suppliers should not be targeted for federal prosecution in states that allow medical marijuana, prosecutors were told Monday in a new policy memo issued by the Justice Department.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychologists find the meaning of aggression

Bottling up emotions can make people more aggressive, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Minnesota that was funded, in part, by a grant from the U.S. Army.

Other

Prohibition of cannabis counter-productive

Prohibition of cannabis in the United States may be counter-productive, with a new study showing that a period of increased law enforcement against the drug coincided with an increase in the number of young adult cannabis ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Deception can be perfected

With a little practice, one could learn to tell a lie that may be indistinguishable from the truth.

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Law enforcement agency

In North American English, a Law enforcement agency (LEA) is an organisation that enforces the law.

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