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Ending Federal Prohibition Update: Sign Our Petition to Representatives Smith and Upton

Ending Federal Prohibition Update: Sign Our Petition to Representatives Smith and Upton

It has been a few weeks since a bipartisan coalition of legislators introduced HR 2306, the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2011, into the House of Representatives. This legislation would prohibit the federal government from prosecuting adults who use or possess personal use amounts of marijuana by removing the plant and its primary...

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Reefer Madness: Alive And Well In The Federal Government!

If almost on cue from a movie director, the head of the Judiciary Committee in the House of Representatives, ‘conservative’ Republican from Texas Lamar Smith, has provided both cannabis law reformers and the general public a nearly perfect insight into why the US Congress—the creator of Cannabis Prohibition laws in 1937 and later the...

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US Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO): “A lot of members of Congress privately agree” with drug law reform

US Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO): “A lot of members of Congress privately agree” with drug law reform

(Download this interview at from our archives and listen every weekday at 4pm Eastern to NORML SHOW LIVE at http://live.norml.org for more marijuana reform news and interviews.  You can also subscribe to our podcast via iTunes or download on-demand at The Stash Blog at http://stash.norml.org) From our interview with Colorado’s US Rep. Jared Polis on...

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