October 4, 2011

Prohibition: A parallel to modern war on drugs

  Originally published Friday, September 30, 2011 at 4:03 PM Former Seattle Police Chief Norm Stamper reflects on the violent U.S. experiment with Prohibition, as depicted in Ken Burns’ new PBS documentary. He argues there is a compelling parallel between the damage done by the 18th Amendment and the current […]
September 22, 2011

Town residents: medical marijuana reeks – Roy, NM

  Reporter: Kim Holland ROY, N.M. (KRQE) – It’s harvest time and the strong odor hovers over parts of this tiny town like a noxious haze. It penetrates residents’ houses, clothes and cars and is causing most of the 200 people who live in Roy on the high plains east […]
September 22, 2011

Nevada’s medical marijuana situation is an unclear mess

    Patrick Coolican Wed, Sep 21, 2011 (5:29 p.m.) No seed for you: In Nevada, you can grow medicinal weed, but you are not allowed to have the seeds in your possession. Uh … Photo: Steve Marcus Nevada’s medical marijuana statute is a cruel farce, like a dark Kafka story […]
September 21, 2011

Pot Group Files Signatures for Second Time in Push for Medical Marijuana Ballot Issue

September 21, 2011

Ohio medical marijuana ballot language rejected

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says a group wanting to legalize medical marijuana has enough petition signatures but failed to properly summarize ballot language in its initial effort toward putting the idea before voters. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/mZFSPP) DeWine last week rejected the […]
September 21, 2011

The sky isn’t falling – Medical Marijuana

  By Larry Gabriel Published: September 21, 2011 Medical marijuana activism in Michigan seems to have hit a roadblock the past few weeks in the wake of the State Appeals Court decision against Compassionate Apothecary, LLC, of Mt. Pleasant. After that ruling, hundreds of so-called dispensaries shut down and there […]
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