Day: April 22, 2011

Day Two Conference Agenda

Friday, April 22
Moderator: Madeline Martinez, Executive Director, Oregon NORML
9:00-10:00am: Law Enforcement, Prohibition and State-Sanctioned Violence
Introduction from Neill Franklin, LEAP
10:00-11:30am: Medical Marijuana: It’s Not Just THC
Moderator: Dale Gieringer, CA NORML

Jahan Marcu, PhD, Temple University
Steve DeAngelo, Harborside Health Center
Martin Lee, Project […]

A debate at Brown

Earlier this week, I saw this OpEd at Brown University by Sofia Ortiz Hinojosa: 4/20 and the drug war

It’s another one of those pleas for people to stop smoking marijuana because it’s killing people in Mexico, done with sickening emotional appeal.

With 4/20 coming up, I am concerned that many students fail to […]

Can the courts step up and make a difference?

Massachusetts High Court Limits Police Searches in Small Marijuana Cases

Reason and justice prevailed this week in Massachusetts, where the Commonwealth’s highest court ruled by a 5-1 margin in Commonwealth v. Cruz that police can no longer search or seize someone they suspect of possessing a small amount of marijuana. The basis for this […]