Tag: Activist

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Dec2012

High Confrontations

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By Dan Carlin  |  Published on DanCarlin.com As more U.S. states vote to loosen restrictions on marijuana use, the rebellion against federal drug policy at the state level forces the government to begin to explain their reasoning behind decision-making. To hear Dan Carlin's Common Sense, please click here.
December 13, 2012Sam Sabzehzar

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Dec2012
By Amanda Reiman  |  Published in Huffington Post When Michael Saffioti's mother suggested that he turn himself in to the Lynnwood Police Department for missing a court date related to a minor marijuana violation, surely she thought the 22 year old would get a slap on the wrist. She could not have imagined that her ... Read More
December 13, 2012Sam Sabzehzar

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Dec2012

Photographers Amid Chaos

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By Mike Hale  |  Published in The new York Times “Witness: Juarez,” the first in a series of four HBO documentaries about contemporary war photographers, is the visual equivalent of a fast-paced duet, like Mozart for still camera and video camera rather than violin and viola. The photographer Eros Hoagland and the ... Read More
December 3, 2012Sam Sabzehzar

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Nov2012
https://youtu.be/vFQPMGnyIbM By Sam Sabzehzar The Caravan For Peace meets with Fr. Roy Bourgeois at the School of the Americas in Georgia. SOA Watch is an independent organization that seeks to close the US Army School of the Americas, under whatever name it is called, through vigils and fasts, demonstrations and nonviolent protest, as ... Read More
November 30, 2012Sam Sabzehzar

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Nov2012
Jon B. Gettman Receives ASA Spirit Award from ASA. Mr. Gettman filed a petition in 1995 to remove cannabis from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act that was eventually denied. A second petition was filed in 2002, with the Coalition for Rescheduling Cannabis, that remains under review by the Department of ... Read More
November 16, 2012Sam Sabzehzar

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Nov2012
With prosecutions being thrown out in states like Colorado and Washington because elected officials there want to respect the will of the voters, Californians are still feeling a heavy hand from law enforcement for marijuana laws even after medical marijuana has long been OK By Sam Sabzehzar  |  November 13, 2012 For ... Read More
November 13, 2012Sam Sabzehzar

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Nov2012
https://youtu.be/RN62KVyWAQ4 By Jonathan Blair  |  Published in Americans for Safe Access On Tuesday evening, October 16th, Americans for Safe Access celebrated our 10th anniversary – and patients’ day in court – with an awards dinner honoring the brave warriors for medical cannabis access who have fought for all patients. https://youtu.be/bGkBY_tOJQY Executive Director Steph Sherer ... Read More
November 10, 2012Sam Sabzehzar

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Nov2012
Physicist John Schwarz speaks out in support of marijuana reclassification, and for prioritizing science over politics By Kris Hermes  |  Published in Americans For Safe Access Taking his first public political stance, John Schwarz, co-founder of 'Superstring Theory' and a Theoretical Physics professor at California Institute of Technology, published a commentary piece ... Read More
November 1, 2012Sam Sabzehzar

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Oct2012
Just hours after the U.S. Court of Appeal for the D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments in the federal landmark case Americans for Safe Access v. Drug Enforcement Administration, the court ordered supplemental briefing on the issue of “standing.” By Joe Elford  |  Published by Americans For Safe Access Just hours after the U.S. Court of Appeal for the ... Read More
October 29, 2012Sam Sabzehzar