Norman Smith, who has been fighting cancer for two years, needs a new liver. He was placed on the transplant list at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center last year but doctors removed him in February because he was using medical marijuana and failed to show up for a drug test. To get back on the list, Smith, […]

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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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industrial hemp, hemp, agricultural hemp, cannabis, marijuana, marihuana, HIA, Hemp Industries Association …read more at http://pezis.com/thehia.org

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To end prohibition of marijuana, countless millions of people need to be educated and sometimes persuaded to support legalization. Most of us do not have the necessary time, talent, energy, or resources to become activists with impact on large numbers of people. But there are things we can do that are just no-brainers such as […]

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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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In 2007, a memorial (HR49) has passed the New Mexico House of Representatives requesting and urging the New Mexico State Board of Regents to undertake a study on the viability of a legal industrial hemp industry in New Mexico.  Industrial hemp has less than three-tenths of one percent THC,  not to be confused with marijuana. […]

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‘There are more than 60 chemical compounds known as cannabinoids in the marijuana plant. Cannabinoids interact with your body by way of naturally occurring cannabinoid receptors embedded in cell membranes throughout your body. There are cannabinoid receptors in your brain, lungs, liver, kidneys, immune system and more; both the therapeutic and psychoactive properties of marijuana […]

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Four former Vancouver City Mayors have recently seized the headlines with a letter demanding that we legalize marijuana. Last night, the current mayor followed suit in a well-thought-out, less than 140 characters, Twitter statement. We offer two items below. The first is a position paper written by our Vice President, Chuck Doucette. The second is […]

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In 2007, a memorial (HR49) has passed the New Mexico House of Representatives requesting and urging the New Mexico State Board of Regents to undertake a study on the viability of a legal industrial hemp industry in New Mexico.  Industrial hemp has less than three-tenths of one percent THC,  not to be confused with marijuana. […]

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‘There are more than 60 chemical compounds known as cannabinoids in the marijuana plant. Cannabinoids interact with your body by way of naturally occurring cannabinoid receptors embedded in cell membranes throughout your body. There are cannabinoid receptors in your brain, lungs, liver, kidneys, immune system and more; both the therapeutic and psychoactive properties of marijuana […]

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