Legalize Marijuana

by Chris Bodenner A reader gets a highdea: It’s a modern version of the Johnny Appleseed story, only I call it Johnny Weedseed!  No, I’m not high – haven’t been for many years – but I’m tired of the stupidity, and the damage done, by our prohibition on marijuana.  I think I might have a […]

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Legalize marijuana to end criminal control A harsh reality for our state’s medical marijuana patients is that they are still on the drug war battlefield despite a New Jersey medical marijuana law that is supposed to serve their needs. Imagine if we had to procure medications from the street, or …Read more on Asbury Park […]

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Over the past few days, I have posted information about marijuana policy in the Netherlands from the American Society of Addiction Medicine’s White Paper opposing state marijuana legalization initiatives.  Now on to Portugal, another country that marijuana legalization proponents often refer to.  However, when all of the facts about Portugal’s drug policy are examined, it […]

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WASHINGTON, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) opposes proposals to legalize marijuana anywhere in the United States, including three state measures on November 2012 ballots. Legalization initiatives in Colorado, Washington and Oregon create unacceptable risks to public health, according to a white paper approved by the ASAM Board of Directors at its July 25 meeting. Physicians and other health professionals must […]

President of the South American was the first person to call for “regulated and controlled legalization of marijuanaâ€� in a security plan unveiled last month. Photo: Colorado Medical Marijuana Medical Marijuana Connections/Flickr President Jose Mujica said at the time: “We’ll have to regulate farm production so there’s no contraband and regulate distribution.â€� “We must make […]