Michigan: Four Cities To Decide On Marijuana Depenalization Ordinances

Michigan: Four Cities To Decide On Marijuana Depenalization Ordinances

Voters in four Michigan cities will decide this November on municipal ordinances seeking to legalize or depenalize local marijuana offenses. City officials in Flint, Michigan most recently approved a citizens initiative to amend the city code so that the possession on private property of up to one ounce of marijuana or cannabis paraphernalia by...

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Musing on this day

September 11, 2012
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Musing on this day

Today is a day I remember extraordinary sacrifice and also remember the truly amazing spirit that existed around the world in those immediate days following the tragedy. There was nothing we couldn’t...

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It’s almost like there’s some kind of law of economics…

September 11, 2012
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It’s almost like there’s some kind of law of economics…

Mayor and police at odds over cannabis approach

Frank Jensen, Mayor of Copenhagen, wants cannabis legalized, but he’s getting no help from Parliament, or the police who continue to arrest people for possession of small quantities.

Jensen gives one of the more astute comments I’ve ever heard from a mayor. It’s nice to see...

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Pot for Parents

September 11, 2012
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Pot for Parents

An outstanding piece in the New York Times… human and honest.

How Pot Helps Parenting by Mark Wolfe.

But the best part is an amazing off-label benefit I call Parental Attention Surplus Syndrome.

I swear I am a more loving, attentive and patient father when I take my medication as prescribed. Perhaps this...

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Kevin Sabet, dishonest whore

September 11, 2012
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Kevin Sabet, dishonest whore

If this doesn’t bring out the concern trolls, I don’t know what will. Often when I write about Kevin Sabet, I get some concern troll comments, usually saying that I shouldn’t be so mean to Kevin (while calling me childish).

For instance, in this post where I merely pointed out the pointlessness of Kevin...

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Join MassCann/NORML for the East Coast’s Largest Pro-Marijuana Rally This Saturday

Join MassCann/NORML for the East Coast’s Largest Pro-Marijuana Rally This Saturday

This Saturday, MassCann/NORML will be hosting the 23rd annual Freedom Rally in Boston, MA. The rally will be held on the Boston Common on September 15, 2012 beginning at Noon and ending at 6:00pm. Previous rallies have drawn upwards of 50,000 attendees, so be sure not to miss this amazing day of speakers, live...

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Join MassCann/NORML for the East Coast’s Largest Pro-Marijuana Rally This Saturday

Join MassCann/NORML for the East Coast’s Largest Pro-Marijuana Rally This Saturday

This Saturday, MassCann/NORML will be hosting the 23rd annual Freedom Rally in Boston, MA. The rally will be held on the Boston Common on September 15, 2012 beginning at Noon and ending at 6:00pm. Previous rallies have drawn upwards of 50,000 attendees, so be sure not to miss this amazing day of speakers, live...

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Netherlands backing off on restrictions

September 9, 2012
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Netherlands backing off on restrictions

No surprise here.

In some of the border areas in the Netherlands there was concern among some political leaders about the amount of “pot tourism” — people from other countries coming to enjoy the cannabis cafes — and so they started implementing rules limited the cafes to local residents and establishing a database of...

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Former officials urge continuation of taxpayer-funded Federal Narcotics Price Support Program

September 8, 2012
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Former officials urge continuation of taxpayer-funded Federal Narcotics Price Support Program

Former DEA heads urge Holder to speak out against pot ballots

Nine former heads of the Drug Enforcement Administration urged Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday to take a stand against possible legalization of recreational marijuana in three western states, saying silence would convey acceptance.

All nine spent their time on the public dole...

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Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan On Medical Marijuana: “I Support States’ Rights”

In a clear departure from his more socially conservative top-of-the-ticket running mate Mitt Romney, vice presidential candidate Congressman Paul Ryan, in an interview this afternoon on KRDO in Colorado Springs, when confronted with a question about whether or not he supported patients in Colorado having legal access to cannabis for medical purposes, Ryan said...

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Federal Judge: Criminalization of Marijuana is “Absurd”

Federal Judge: Criminalization of Marijuana is “Absurd”

Judge Richard Posner serves on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago, he also wants marijuana to be legalized. During a September 6th speech at Elmhurst College, the federal judge lambasted the war on cannabis. “I don’t think we should have a fraction of the drug laws that we...

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Marijuana Law Reform Activism In Full Display At Famous Michigan Bridge Walk

Marijuana Law Reform Activism In Full Display At Famous Michigan Bridge Walk

Another great example from the field this past weekend from upper Michigan, where numerous volunteers from Michigan NORML chapters showed the reform colors (green of course!) at a famous annual event in the state that historically marks the end of summer in the region. One of the best ways to get more and more...

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