Why Are The Feds Still Meddling With States’ Medical Marijuana Laws?

Why Are The Feds Still Meddling With States’ Medical Marijuana Laws?

It was just three years ago when President Obama (then candidate Obama) famously pledged to no longer use federal “Justice Department resources to try to circumvent state laws” regulating the physician authorized use of medical cannabis. And it was in the fall of 2009 that the administration issued the Ogden memorandum to federal prosecutors...

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Open Thread

April 15, 2011
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Open Thread

Having a tough time finding time to post right now, operating on a severe lack of sleep.

Having a good time, though. I’m faculty advisor for a college student group called Theatre of Ted. They do underground open-mic-style theatre every Saturday night at midnight along with other events. One annual thing they do is...

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Montana’s Gov. Schweitzer Vetoes Medical Marijuana Repeal Bill, But Patients Are Still At Risk

Montana’s Gov. Schweitzer Vetoes Medical Marijuana Repeal Bill, But Patients Are Still At Risk

Yesterday, Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer — a Democrat — vetoed House Bill 161, a GOP-backed measure to repeal the state’s six-year-old medical marijuana law. NORML would like to thank its allies, particularly Montana NORML and Patients and Families United for their tireless work on behalf of this issue, as well as all of you...

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Javier Sicilia Wakes Up Mexico

April 13, 2011
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Javier Sicilia Wakes Up Mexico

… from NarcoNews TV

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Pot laws ruled unconstitutional

April 13, 2011
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Pot laws ruled unconstitutional

Now, don’t get too excited… it was one judge in Ontario, Canada. And he’s given the government 3 months to fix the problem.

But still…

Ontario judge declares criminalization of pot unconstitutional

Ontario is one step closer to the legalization of marijuana after the Ontario Superior Court struck down two key parts of the...

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National Marijuana Law Reform Conference To Be Held In Denver Announces Line-Up: Montel Williams and Ziggy Marley To Be Featured

National Marijuana Law Reform Conference To Be Held In Denver Announces Line-Up: Montel Williams and Ziggy Marley To Be Featured

Just Announced – Next week’s National NORML Conference in Denver will feature: TV personality and medical cannabis patient Montel Williams (hosting a Denver mayoral debate sponsored by NORML) Musical performance from reggae music legend Ziggy Marley Opening remarks reflecting on NORML’s forty years of law reform advocacy from public interest lawyer and founder Keith Stroup; Closing...

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When student journalism works

April 12, 2011
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When student journalism works

We’ve been having fun here with the ongoing “Kids Say the Darndest Things” series, and probably will continue to do so as long as student journalists embarrass themselves and the future of the profession.

Here’s an example that actually proves the point of that ridicule by demonstrating what student journalism can and should be.

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Drug Lords Celebrate the Drug War at the UN

April 12, 2011
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Drug Lords Celebrate the Drug War at the UN

A fun protest… with a point.

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Kids Say the Darndest Things

April 12, 2011
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Kids Say the Darndest Things

A continuation of our popular series.

Today’s entry is an editorial from the “Crimson Report Staff” at Arvada High School (CO). They do get a little extra lenience for still being in High School, where they apparently haven’t had instruction in English or critical thinking. After several paragraphs that appear to be lifted almost...

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Open thread

April 11, 2011
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Open thread

Feel free to discuss the Cultural Baggage show or anything else you wish.

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What about the children?

April 10, 2011
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What about the children?

This is depressing as hell…

Mexican drug cartels targeting and killing children

According to U.S. and Mexican experts, competing criminal groups appear to be killing children to terrorize the population or prove to rivals that their savagery is boundless, as they fight over local drug markets and billion-dollar trafficking routes to voracious consumers in...

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With the black market, corruption is inevitable

April 9, 2011
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With the black market, corruption is inevitable

The mainstream media is catching on to the fact that our sacred border isn’t secure even when we have our own employees guarding it.

Mexican cartels corrupting more US border officials?

In the Mexican drug war, U.S. authorities are finding a disturbing trend: an increase in American law enforcement officials corrupted by wealthy Mexican...

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