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August 10, 2012, No comments

Last year, over 850,000 people in America were arrested for marijuana-related crimes. Despite public opinion, the medical community, and human rights experts all moving in favor of relaxing marijuana prohibition …


Cities Balk as Federal Law on Marijuana Is Enforced

July 2, 2012, No comments

ARCATA, Calif. — Faced with growing chaos in the state’s medical marijuana industry, this city in Northern California passed an ordinance in 2008 ...


Lawmakers In 5 States Tell Feds To Back Off Medical Marijuana

April 3, 2012, No comments

In an open letter to the federal government, lawmakers from both sides of the political aisle called on the government to stop using scarce law enforc ...


Medical Marijuana Factories Clustered in One Area of D.C.

November 13, 2011, No comments

Residents plan to fight pot factories News4 I-Team’s investigation found 24 out of 28 applications for the District?s first medicinal marijuana ...

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    Painkiller Deaths Nearly Quadruple in a Decade
    November 9, 2011, No comments

    The number of deaths annually from overdoses of prescription painkillers nearly quadrupled in a decade, according to a U.S. report released Tuesday examining the public-health effect of powerful new drugs ...

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    Hemp For Victory in the 21st Century
    May 20, 2011, No comments

    This past week, hemp advocates and aficionados nationwide engaged in educational and awareness building exercises during their annual “Hemp History Week”. The aim was to enlighten the public’s perception of ...

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    Legalization: Still A Good Idea
    April 2, 2011, No comments

    More than twenty years ago drug-reform advocate Todd Austin Brenner wrote that “complete legalization of marijuana…would be the real test.”  He further went on to argue that “drugs causing permanent ...

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    TSA agent busted
    March 2, 2011, No comments

    Written by Philip Messing Apparently, they are not screening the screeners. In the latest black eye for the troubled Transportation Security Administration, a supervisor was busted for helping a marijuana ...