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Fixing neighborhoods

May 26, 2015
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Fixing neighborhoods

Very nice column by Neil Franklin, executive director of LEAP. This is Your Neighborhood on the Drug War

Few people discussing the recent riots and protests in Baltimore have bothered to question why young people would feel angry enough to destroy their own neighborhood. Some have suggested the unrest can be blamed largely on...

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A rose by any other name…

May 26, 2015
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A rose by any other name…

In weird news… Man Asks City To Ban Fart Smells — For A Good Reason

Last week, the City of Pendleton updated its nuisance ordinances to cover the smell of marijuana, NBC reported at the time. That means that even though recreational marijuana will...

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Memorial Day 2015 and Medical Marijuana

Memorial Day 2015 and Medical Marijuana

Along with family picnics and public concerts, as a country we wear poppies and decorate the graves of the fallen on the last Monday in May to honor our soldiers who have died while serving in the military. It is a holiday to remember...

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We don’t want our children getting hooked on marjoram

May 24, 2015
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We don’t want our children getting hooked on marjoram

Can’t guarantee that this was an actual post, but it was too funny not to share.

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US Senators Cast First-Ever Vote In Favor of Medical Marijuana Access

The majority of the US Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday cast votes in favor of expanding medical cannabis access to United States veterans. The committee vote marks the...

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The fully demonstrated and absolutely unsurprising consequences of criminalization

May 23, 2015
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The fully demonstrated and absolutely unsurprising consequences of criminalization

Nice piece at The Age today by Michael Coulter: The long-running war on drugs has failed: we need to legalise now

It would be nice to say that the...

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NORML Legislative Fly-In Social Media Campaign

NORML Legislative Fly-In Social Media Campaign

Summary: NORML’s Legislative Fly-in is scheduled for May 20th & 21st. For those not able to attend I have put together a list of marijuana-related bills currently pending in...

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Want To Learn More About Legal Pot? Head to Aspen.

Want To Learn More About Legal Pot? Head to Aspen.

We sponsor two legal seminars each year at NORML, one in Key West, Florida, in early December, and the other in Aspen, Colorado, in late May/early June. Those are...

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Pot science imbalance

May 17, 2015
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Pot science imbalance

Cute cover of Time Magazine with “The Highly Divisive, Curiously Underfunded, Strangely Promising, World of Pot Science” or The Great Pot Experiment by Bruce Barcott and Michael Scherer.

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We don’t make the laws…

May 16, 2015
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We don’t make the laws…

How many times have we heard that? “We don’t make the laws; we just enforce them.”

Of course, that’s complete crap, as any of us who have attended a...

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Save WAMM: America’s Oldest Cannabis Collective

Save WAMM: America’s Oldest Cannabis Collective

Help save one of America's original medical marijuana collectives for patients in Santa Cruz, California.

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Arizona: Government Money Used To Oppose Marijuana Legalization

Arizona: Government Money Used To Oppose Marijuana Legalization

Yavapai County Prosecutor Using Government Money To Oppose Marijuana Legalization

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