Yellow Journalism in action. Check out this article in the Daily Mail: Legal but lethal: So-called ‘legal highs’ are every bit as deadly as heroin and cocaine. It’s so quintessentially Daily Mail in tone. Actually, the research done for the article is relatively impressive Ã¢â‚¬â€ assuming any of it is to […]
Marijuana law reform legislation is pending in over a dozen states, and progressive measures have been pre-filed in many more. Below is this weekÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s edition of NORMLÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Weekly Legislative Round Up Ã¢â‚¬â€ activistsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ one-stop guide to pending marijuana law reform legislation around the country.
** A note to first time readers: NORML can not introduce legislation […]
I know a lot of you are deeply disappointed that Obama didn’t suddenly shed all his skin, emerge from a cocoon as some new kind of species and suddenly proclaim, after devouring his press secretary, that the U.S. government should pursue legalization of all drugs.
Well it wasn’t going to happen. However, what did happen had […]
President Obama responded to the most popular question (or, the eighty most popular questions) on YouTube.com’s “Ask Obama” forum regarding the debate on drug legalization in America. Ã‚Â Despite being the most popular question and gaining four times the support of any other non-drug war question, the YouTube moderator didn’t ask the question until #15. Ã‚Â The […]
It now seems likely that President Obama will be asked to answer the top vote-getter at YouTube (today at 2:30 pm EST)
Here is my prediction of his non-answer (note that I waited to post this until shortly before so he couldn’t steal it!)
Thanks for your question, and for your valuable service to our Nation. I understand […]
[Update! While President Obama’s YouTube remarks may have been predictable, the mainstream media’s focus on the popularity of marijuana law reform has been nothing short of extraordinary — as noted by the growing number of mainstream outlets (CBS, Fox, USA Today, etc.) that have devoted ink to the story. Via today’s YouTube forum, the public […]