October 2011

Published: Sunday, October 30, 2011 Updated: Monday, October 31, 2011 amid the early inklings of a testy presidential election, fierce health care reform and potentially game-changing tax policy overhauls, Americans can –– for the most part –– finally put to rest one issue: the legalization of marijuana. at least, that is the consensus on campus. “Everyone I […]

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Damn it! Here is a quote from the whitehouse.gov site “Furthermore, the Administration opposes drug legalization. Legalization threatens public health by increasing availability of drugs and undermining prevention activities. It also hinders recovery efforts and poses a significant health and safety risk to all Americans, especially our youth. Marijuana is a harmful drug and its […]

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Image courtesy of Jewlicious Montel Williams: Israel leads in medical marijuana. (Seattle pi) Bibi is everywhere. (Fuck Yeah Bibibomb) Stockholm’s archeologist of weirdness. (YouTube) The neocons do not like Eli Valley’s new comic, “Never Miss an Opportunity.” (Commentary) Pernicious attempt to brand protests as anti-Semitic. (Forward) Triumph Japan recycles old bras into power-generating fuel. (ecouterre) […]

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Emmy Award-winning television personality and patient activist Montel Williams said Sunday he was impressed with Israel’s liberal attitude toward medical marijuana, and he believes the U.S. could learn a thing or two from the Jewish state. Williams was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1999 and he has since been an outspoken advocate […]

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WASHINGTON — Members of Congress are calling on the Obama administration to end the federal crackdown on marijuana dispensaries in California, citing Attorney General Eric Holder’s past promise to maintain a hands-off approach toward pot clinics operating in compliance with state law. Although most of the nine signatories on a Friday letter to the White […]

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How do I delete topics and conditions for someone in my Care Circle? Click on “Manage My Care Circle.” Select the tab for the person whose preferences you’d like to update. Under “Follows,” scroll over the topic or condition you want to delete. An “X” should appear on the righthand side. Click on the “X” […]

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Originally Posted by jeremysdemo There is a clause related to the emergency scheduling powers of the DEA that states if a substance produces revenues in excess of $100 million US per annum then before scheduling it must go to committee to assess the economic impact of controlled status. In real terms this has very little […]

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Drug War Issues Criminal JusticeAsset Forfeiture, Collateral Sanctions (College Aid, Drug Taxes, Housing, Welfare), Court Rulings, Drug Courts, Due Process, Felony Disenfranchisement, Incarceration, Policing (2011 Drug War Killings, Arrests, Eradication, Informants, Interdiction, Lowest Priority Policies, Police Corruption, Police Raids, Profiling, Search and Seizure, SWAT/Paramilitarization, Task Forces, Undercover Work), Probation or Parole, Prosecution, Reentry/Rehabilitation, Sentencing (Alternatives […]

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Drug War Issues Criminal JusticeAsset Forfeiture, Collateral Sanctions (College Aid, Drug Taxes, Housing, Welfare), Court Rulings, Drug Courts, Due Process, Felony Disenfranchisement, Incarceration, Policing (2011 Drug War Killings, Arrests, Eradication, Informants, Interdiction, Lowest Priority Policies, Police Corruption, Police Raids, Profiling, Search and Seizure, SWAT/Paramilitarization, Task Forces, Undercover Work), Probation or Parole, Prosecution, Reentry/Rehabilitation, Sentencing (Alternatives […]

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Leading Addition Doctors: Don’t Legalize Marijuana By AP on October 29th, 2011 SAN FRANCISCO — A medical society for addiction doctors has reiterated its opposition to marijuana legalization as its California chapter considers voicing its support for allowing and regulating adult use of the drug as a way to prevent its abuse by…read more at […]

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