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Jamaica: Ganja Decriminalization Plan Finally Approved By Parliament

Members of Jamaica's Parliament have given final approval to a long-standing plan to amend the nation's marijuana policies. Violators of the new law will receive a ticket and be mandated to pay a fine, but will not face criminal penalties. The newly Separate provisions of the measure seek to establish regulations allowing for...

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Big Brouhaha in DC as Legalization is Phased-In

Big Brouhaha in DC as Legalization is Phased-In

The new marijuana laws recently approved by the voters of the District of Columbia (Initiative 71) by nearly 70 percent took effect last week, following a 30-day period in which the US Congress had the opportunity to override the provision, but our opponents did...

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Why do they call them “Jolly” Ranchers?

March 2, 2015
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Why do they call them “Jolly” Ranchers?

Over at the Watch, Radley has a partial list of substances that have tested positive for illegal drugs with field testing kits.

Sage Chocolate chip cookies Motor oil Spearmint Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap Tortilla dough Deodorant Billiards chalk Patchouli Flour Eucalyptus Breath mints Loose-leaf...

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Crack babies from marijuana smoke

March 2, 2015
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Crack babies from marijuana smoke

The Fox News Medical A-Team: Fox News doctor: ‘Crack babies’ come from women ‘smoking this whole marijuana business’

“We’re seeing in Colorado that we had 13 kids that came...

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Washington, DC. February 26, 2015

February 26, 2015
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Washington, DC. February 26, 2015

Oh, wait…

No, that was Washington, DC in 1814. Sorry.

My bad.

Ah, here we go.

Um… no.

That’s from the fictional movie “Independence Day.”

Hmmm…

Where...

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District of Columbia: Voter-Approved Depenalization Plan To Become Law

District of Columbia: Voter-Approved Depenalization Plan To Become Law

District of Columbia officials are moving forward with implementing a voter-approved initiative depenalizing offenses involving the personal possession and/or cultivation of cannabis by adults, which is anticipated to take...

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Comparing drugs

February 25, 2015
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Comparing drugs

A number of people have been talking about this article: How scientists rank drugs from most to least dangerous — and why the rankings are flawed.

I understand the...

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Poll: No Buyer’s Remorse In Colorado

Nearly six out of ten Coloradans say that they support keeping retail marijuana production and sales legal, according to statewide polling data released by Quinnipiac University. The figure...

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NORML Responds To Marijuana And Psychosis Claims

NORML Responds To Marijuana And Psychosis Claims

Last week, in what is becoming a semi-annual mainstream media ritual, news outlets around the globe published sensational headlines alleging that consuming cannabis will drives people crazy.

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Alaska Legalization Law Takes Effect

Alaska Legalization Law Takes Effect

Legislation enacted by voters in November legalizing the personal use and cultivation of marijuana takes effect today.

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Posse Comitatus as an argument against marijuana legalizers?

February 24, 2015
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Posse Comitatus as an argument against marijuana legalizers?

Mark Kleiman delivers what may be his most tortured and convoluted attach on marijuana legalization to date.

Over at “About News,” where they ironically credit Kleiman as their “Marijuana...

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The sometimes painfully slow growth of activist memes.

February 23, 2015
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The sometimes painfully slow growth of activist memes.

Reading my Facebook feed this morning, I saw a number of references to John Legend’s acceptance speech at the Oscars last night: Oscars 2015: John Legend Makes Slavery Comparison...

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