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WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Wednesday threw out Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s complaint against her state’s voter-approved medical marijuana law. The complaint filed in May sought a judgment on whether state officials administering Arizona’s medical-marijuana programs could be at risk for federal prosecution. Brewer filed the complaint along with state Attorney General Tom Horne, […]

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At a campaign stop in Concord, N.H. on Thursday, GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum spent more than an hour sparring with college students over everything from gay rights to pot, though he struggled to explain why he won’t support states’ rights to allow medical marijuana. When questioned by a student wondering why conservatives tend to […]

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Tako Miko Grayless Seeds of entrepreneurial inspiration New year, new you, right? If you’re thinking about ways to improve your eating in 2012, consider adding hemp seeds to your diet. The seeds, which are gluten-free, are packed with fiber, vitamins, minerals and the heart- and skin-healthy fatty acids that can also help balance hormones. They […]

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By Josh Davis Recently I read the affidavit that was submitted to the District of Columbia Superior Court by Officer Brett Cuevas, requesting a search warrant for Capitol Hemp, which is co-owned by Adam Eidinger. Eidinger, who had a warrant out for his arrest, turned himself in recently to Metropolitan Police. While the specifics of […]

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State law prevails in U.S. court Brewer meeting with Obama – Wiki imagePhillip SmithStopTheDrugWar A federal judge Wednesday threw out a lawsuit filed on behalf of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) that had blocked the implementation of the state’s voter-approved medical marijuana dispensary program. Brewer and state health officials had sued to ask the court […]

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” “TO: ANYWAYS…Why no vote to make alcohol illegal? Fools like you tried that once, they call it prohabition. Most people don’t think that went too well. All drugs were legal in this country for the first 140 years. There were no real problems.” Your post only deliniates your own lack of historical knowledge. Go […]

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Wednesday, the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol submitted roughly 160,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office. Only some 86,000 are needed to qualify for the 2012 ballot. If passed by voters, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act would make it legal for adults 21 and older to possess limited amounts of marijuana, have […]

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