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The Criminal Justice System is the wrong tool for the job

September 23, 2013
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The Criminal Justice System is the wrong tool for the job

Nice to see this brought up at the Emmy Awards:

Michael Douglas slams U.S. prison system after Emmy win

Continued Douglas: “Obviously at first, I was certainly disappointed in my son. But I’ve reached a point now where I’m very disappointed with the system. And as you can see from what Attorney General Eric...

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New Jersey: Governor Signs Legislation Amending Aspects Of State’s Medical Cannabis Program

Republican Gov. Chris Christie has signed legislation, Senate Bill 2842, into law modifying aspects of the state’s medical marijuana regulations.

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Michigan: Most Voters Favor Eliminating Criminal Penalties For Marijuana Offenses

Nearly 80 percent of Michigan voters favor eliminating criminal penalties for marijuana offenses, according to survey data released by Epic-MRA Polling and commissioned by the Michigan state affiliate of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.

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People who need to get a job

September 23, 2013
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People who need to get a job

Sky is falling nonsense from McClatchy — Can states protect kids from recreational marijuana? with some of the usual players…

But to legalization opponents, such promises are a pipe dream, destined to fail. They say it is more likely the U.S. government will unleash a new industry that will try hard to attract young...

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‘We just enforce the law…’

September 21, 2013
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‘We just enforce the law…’

That’s one of the biggest whoppers in drug policy enforcement.

A clear disdain for the law and the will of the people, along with a concerted effort by law enforcement to push for marijuana prohibition point of view in legislation, is evident in all their lobbying efforts and public relations activities. It’s also clear...

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Oklahoma: Majority Of Voters Endorse Marijuana Law Reform

Oklahoma: Majority Of Voters Endorse Marijuana Law Reform

Oklahoma, City, OK:  A majority of likely Oklahoma voters back legalizing the use of medical marijuana and also support de-penalizing pot possession penalties for recreational users, according to survey data released by SoonerPoll.com and commissioned by the Oklahoma state affiliate of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML). Seventy-one percent of...

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Crooked Smile Video

September 20, 2013
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Crooked Smile Video

This is probably the must-see music video of the year.

As FUSE reports, the “video is a commentary on America’s War on Drugs, dedicated to Aiyana Stanley-Jones, the seven-year-old who was shot and killed during a Detroit police raid. Cole stars as a drug dealer who, despite his illegal line of work, is...

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Those 70,000 deaths? Just a communications error.

September 20, 2013
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Those 70,000 deaths?  Just a communications error.

Former Mexican President Felipe Calderón Admits Errors in Handling Drug War

Former Mexican President Felipe Calderón lamented the label of the crisis his country faced – and continues to face – between government forces and the country’s drug cartels as a “war” and not a drug strategy.

Calderón admitted that his administration failed...

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PhillyNORML and The Panic Hour Return to the Liberty Bell for Smoke Down Prohibition IX

PhillyNORML and The Panic Hour Return to the Liberty Bell for Smoke Down Prohibition IX

The monthly protest of draconian federal cannabis laws continues in front of the Liberty Bell with the ninth Smoke Down Prohibition Rally on Saturday September 21st. PhillyNORML, comedy activism crew The Panic Hour and marijuana legalization advocates from around the country will peacefully gather at 5th& Market Streets on The People’s Plaza at Independence...

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The Bitch of Living

September 19, 2013
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The Bitch of Living

This USA Today piece, which focused on binge drinking, had some advice:

Pediatrician Patricia Kokotailo, director of adolescent medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the lead author of the American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement on alcohol use by youth and adolescents, says parents should:

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Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Mandatory Minimums

September 18, 2013
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Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Mandatory Minimums

This morning at 10 am Eastern:

Reevaluating the Effectiveness of Federal Mandatory Minimum Sentences

Witness List

The Honorable Rand Paul, United States Senator, State of Kentucky The Honorable Brett Tolman, Shareholder, Ray Quinney & Nebeker, Salt Lake City, UT Marc Levin, Policy Director, Right on Crime Initiative at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, Austin,...

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Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Mandatory Minimums

September 18, 2013
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Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Mandatory Minimums

This morning at 10 am Eastern:

Reevaluating the Effectiveness of Federal Mandatory Minimum Sentences

Witness List

The Honorable Rand Paul, United States Senator, State of Kentucky The Honorable Brett Tolman, Shareholder, Ray Quinney & Nebeker, Salt Lake City, UT Marc Levin, Policy Director, Right on Crime Initiative at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, Austin,...

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