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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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The Feud

February 7, 2011
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The Feud

“Name something that gets passed around…”

Hilarious. But I miss Richard Dawson. He would have considered it a perfectly proper answer (which, of course, it is).

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Medical Marijuana Laws Under Seige

Medical Marijuana Laws Under Seige

In the fourteen years since 1996, when California voters became the first in the nation to enact legislation authorizing the physician-supervised use, possession, and cultivation of medical cannabis, there has never been a single state that has opted to repeal these patient protections. But that trend may change this spring. MONTANA On Friday, February 4, members...

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Does legalization mean an explosion in drug harm? Understanding the basics.

February 7, 2011
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Does legalization mean an explosion in drug harm?  Understanding the basics.

Megan McArdle has a piece in the Atlantic: The Goals and Means of Meth Control. It looks at the ravages of drug abuse and also continues the discussion started by Keith Humphreys in his simplistic endorsement of making pseudoephedrine-based products prescription-only and Mark Kleiman’s follow-up.

Megan’s article is a good one to read,...

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Now Available: Discount Hotel Rooms For NORML Conference 2011

Now Available: Discount Hotel Rooms For NORML Conference 2011

The 40th Annual NORML Conference Convenes April 21-23 In Denver The host hotel is the centrally located and top-rated Grand Hyatt, where, NORML has procured steeply discounted hotel rooms (rack rate is usually $300-$350 night, our rooms start at $129). The room block at the host hotel for NORML conferences always sells out almost right away,...

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Open Thread

February 7, 2011
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Open Thread

What’s going on in your corner of the drug policy reform world?

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Super Bowl memories

February 6, 2011
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Super Bowl memories

Apparently there are no ads from the Drug Czar in this year’s Super Bowl. But do you remember how far they actually sunk after 9/11? Here are some of the offensive Super Bowl ads from 2002-2003.

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The Reagans Speak Out On Drugs (satire)

February 6, 2011
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The Reagans Speak Out On Drugs (satire)

In honor of his 100th birthday…

It’s a golden oldie…

Note: For those not familiar with this particular video, it’s a well-done edited comic mash-up of the Reagans’ talk about drugs that completely turns it around into a pro-drug Presidential talk.

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Time to overturn United States v. Place

February 5, 2011
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Time to overturn United States v. Place

… and with it, Caballes v. Illinois.

Those who have followed this blog for awhile know that I consider Caballes v. Illinois one of the more obviously clueless Supreme Court decisions of recent years. For those who don’t know, the decision basically said that a police dog alerting on a car was sufficient justification...

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Drug dogs false alert over 200 times in UC Davis study

Drug dogs false alert over 200 times in UC Davis study

One of the favorite tools of law enforcement officers looking to bust cannabis consumers is the K-9 unit (or as George Clinton once called ‘em, the “dope dog”). These dogs are highly trained to use their super sense of smell to detect narcotics and explosives. Paired with a handler, they are often...

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Jack Nicholson

February 4, 2011
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Jack Nicholson

… in the Daily Mail:

These days the hard drugs are gone, but he continues – against the Hollywood grain – to smoke cannabis. ‘I don’t tend to say this publicly, but we can see it’s a curative thing. The narcotics industry is also enormous. It funds terrorism and – this is a huge problem...

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Marijuana Testing State Services Applicants: It’s Just Wrong!

Marijuana Testing State Services Applicants: It’s Just Wrong!

I am a Latina, a forty-year cannabis consumer, a medical cannabis patient and a single mother who has had to use public assistance more than once. In 2011, Oregon and three other states have introduced bills that would require drug testing for people receiving public assistance. I am writing to present my...

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