A comic

October 3, 2012
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A comic

by Stuart McMillen. Good read.

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Los Angeles City Council Overturns Their Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ban

Los Angeles City Council Overturns Their Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ban

In a 11-2 vote, the Los Angeles City Council voted to overturn their ban on medical cannabis dispensaries. The council had previously voted 14-0 in favor of banning all dispensaries in the city. Advocates vowed to overturn the ban and collected the mo...

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Presidential Debates Should Address Marijuana Prohibition

Presidential Debates Should Address Marijuana Prohibition

The Brownie Mary Club Democratic Club of California is hosting an online petition to be presented to the chairman of the Presidential Debate Commission to include at least one cannabis-related question in the presidential debates. MARIJUANA IS A MAJOR ISSUE AND NEEDS TO BE ADDRESSED BY THE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES Seventeen states and the District...

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Why you absolutely, positively must vote for Gary Johnson

October 2, 2012
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Why you absolutely, positively must vote for Gary Johnson

There have been a few questions in comments as to whether it makes sense to vote for Gary Johnson. After all, is it possible that Obama/Romney is better than Obama/Romney when it comes to the drug war? So what if my wasted vote on Johnson causes Obama/Romney to win?

Let’s break it down.

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Happy birthday prohibition. Now die.

October 1, 2012
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Happy birthday prohibition. Now die.

A brilliant blog post by musician Vivian McPeak. I’m not even going to quote from it. Just go read. And share. Happy birthday, prohibition. Now die.

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Federal Cannabis Prohibition Turns 75-Years-Old Today

Federal Cannabis Prohibition Turns 75-Years-Old Today

In a milestone that will no doubt go largely unnoticed by the mainstream media, today marks the 75th anniversary of the enactment of federal marijuana prohibition. On October 1, 1937, the US government criminally outlawed the possession and cultivation of cannabis — setting into motion a public policy that today results in some 850,000...

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Connecticut’s Medical Cannabis Law Takes Effect Today

Connecticut’s Medical Cannabis Law Takes Effect Today

This morning Connecticut officially became the 17th state since 1996 to allow for the physician-authorized use of cannabis as a therapeutic option for qualified patients. House Bill 5389 — the Palliative Use of Marijuana Act — which was signed into law on by Democrat Gov. Dan Malloy on June 1, took effect today. Online...

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US, Unlike China, Faces Drought of Common Sense on Hemp, Says Publius

October 1, 2012
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As the devastating consequences of drought throughout the US become more apparent, authors of The Cannabis Papers: A Citizen’s Guide to Cannabinoids (2011), note the drought of common sense regarding hemp economics in the US – though not in China. “Hempseed provides a perfect balance of fatty omega acids, as well as protein and other...

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Fear! Uncertainty! It’s never been done before!

October 1, 2012
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Fear! Uncertainty! It’s never been done before!

I swear I would like to stop talking about him, but Sabet seems to be everywhere — a full time shill for marijuana prohibition. Now he’s apparently drawing on the wealth of irresponsible material that the witless enablers Kleiman, Caulkins, Kilmer, and Hawken provided in their latest book to promote UNCERTAINTY as a reason...

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Not a good neighbor

October 1, 2012
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Not a good neighbor

Just in case you got the deluded notion from our bashing of the Obama administration that Romney was a good choice as a neighbor or President…

Mitt Romney Once Harangued a Neighbor for Smoking Pot, Then Called the Cops by Mike Riggs

Mitt Romney is one uptight sonofabitch, according to his neighbors in La...

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Using the drug war to keep blacks from voting

September 30, 2012
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Using the drug war to keep blacks from voting

There are so many destructive elements of our drug war, and this is just another one. It’s one that we’ve talked about here numerous times, but The Nation has a new article discussing the impact this year.

Has Florida Created a Trap at the Polls for Ex-Felons?

Lewis runs into Blair Bass, a 44-year-old...

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Sluts

September 28, 2012
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Sluts

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A Staten Island politician called Lady Gaga a “slut” Monday for openly smoking what appeared to be marijuana at a recent concert, and following a day of outrage, repeated the slur on Tuesday.

“There’s Gaga. Here’s this, this, I would call her a slut. This slut is influencing many, many children,” Borough President...

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