February 2012

By Jacob Sullum   Nine former DEA administrators are urging the Obama administration to challenge Proposition 19, California’s marijuana legalization inititiative, if voters approve it in November. They argue that state legalization of marijuana would violate the Constitution’s Supremacy Clause, which says “this Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made […]

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By Jacob Sullum   Nine former DEA administrators are urging the Obama administration to challenge Proposition 19, California’s marijuana legalization inititiative, if voters approve it in November. They argue that state legalization of marijuana would violate the Constitution’s Supremacy Clause, which says “this Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made […]

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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, 2012 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, […]

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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, 2012 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, […]

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Most people are surprised to learn that the coffee they consume on a daily basis contains approximately eight hundred compounds. These same folks are further shocked when they’re told that marijuana, or cannabis, contains over four hundred identified chemicals. Marijuana is a plant – of which there are three species – and psychoactive drug – […]

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<!– BREAKING NEWS: Colorados Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act Qualifies for 2012 Ballot –> by Erik Altieri, NORML Communications Coordinator February 27, 2012 Residents of Colorado will have the opportunity to vote in favor of ending marijuana prohibition this November. Today, the “Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act” was approved for the ballot by Colorado Secretary of […]

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Dear Rabbi, I was wondering how the Jewish, and especially chassidic, mystical teachings would regard marijuana as a way of getting closer to G‑d. Of course, there is the obvious fact that marijuana is against the law. But there are obviously some exceptions to what can be done for spiritual purposes that normally would be […]

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WebSight Design celebrates and spreads the news of one of our clients’, Doobons.com, new cutting edge iPhone app that makes it even easier for medical marijuana patients to search while on-the-go for nearby cannabis resources.  Developed by WSD, the 5 star rated App- the highest rating available in iTunes- allows mobile users to more conveniently […]

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Deputy Attorney General James Cole won’t answer questions about his June memo seemingly reversing the department’s lenient stance on medical marijuana enforcement. Instead, Justice Department officials offered Sacramento-based U.S. Attorney Benjamin Wagner to field the inquiries from reporter Dan Freedman for his recent story in the San Francisco Chronicle. James Cole Wagner told Freedman that the […]

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By Jacob Sullum   Nine former DEA administrators are urging the Obama administration to challenge Proposition 19, California’s marijuana legalization inititiative, if voters approve it in November. They argue that state legalization of marijuana would violate the Constitution’s Supremacy Clause, which says “this Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made […]

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Students participate in petition that aims to legalize marijuana By Dave Hon February 13, 2012 No Comments Some students at Missouri Western have a solution to Missouri’s budget problem: cannabis. Several members of the Western student body have become participants in a state wide initiative to legalize, tax and regulate cannabis. Show-Me Cannabis, the group […]

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