Law Enforcement Against Prohibition Help Caravan For Peace, Hope to Help End Drug War
“Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity” To Arrive in San Diego on August…Read More
SSDP's Aaron Houston at Drug Policy Reform Conference
By Sam Sabzehzar | November 11, 2011 Speaking from personal experience, SSDP‘s Aaron Houston…Read More
Legal Minds Vote For Legalizing Pot
CALIFORNIA — On Tuesday voters in the Golden State will be able to decide if marijuana will remain an illegal drug by voting for or against Prop. 19 on the California ballot. Prop. 19 has gotten the attention of groups all around the country, and those hoping to “legalize it” don’t exactly fit the cliché of dreadlocked, jobless, munchie-craving stoners.Read More
Prop 19 Would Help -- Not Hurt -- Medical Marijuana Patients
CALIFORNIA – Are they misinformed or deliberately lying? I don’t know anymore.
A group of medical marijuana dispensaries organized as the California Cannabis Association has come out against Prop 19, California’s “Tax and Regulate Cannabis” initiative to legalize marijuana.
The coalition claims that Prop 19’s provisions giving local jurisdictions the power to regulate cannabis sales, including the right to choose whether to allow commercial or other outlets, would enable them to prohibit the sale of medical marijuana to patients, something that under California they currently can’t do. In the words of Cascade Wellness Center head Amir Daliri, quoted in the Associated Press, “The people who would be most affected are the sick, the elderly – patients who cannot grow their own and cannot travel to pick up a prescription.”Read More
New Poll: Prop 19 Initiative Favored 47% – 38%
Young voters are very supportive of marijuana legalization. The poll found likely voters 18-29 years old favored Proposition 19, 67 percent to 24 percent. If young people turnout in larger-than-expected numbers to vote for Prop 19, my analysis shows that would significantly increase its chances of passing. Given that support for Prop 19 is hovering right around 50 percent, the size of the youth turnout could easily make the difference between success and failure.Read More
Campaign For Cannabis Research Begins With You
At last weeks Medical Cannabis Summit in San Francisco, all heads came together to discuss many topics surrounding clinical cannabis. One of the most important topics discussed was how to proceed with clinical cannabis and cannabinoid research, and one of the ways you can help is to encourage our leaders to grant more licensing for clinical cannabis cultivation for federally-approved research.
Below is a sample from our friends at Students For Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) to help guide you should this be a new experience for you.Read More