Tag: War On Drugs

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Jan2013
In the first part of this clip, Sen. Mark Leno expresses his support for Daisy Bram, mother of 3, who is fighting CPS to retain custody of her children. https://youtu.be/jd5LIMvugFU By Sam Sabzehzar  |  January 31, 2013 Senator Mark Leno shared a stage with a rare mama bear at the California NORML 100 ... Read More
January 31, 2013Sam Sabzehzar

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Jan2013
President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: I am writing to you as a wife and mother of two young daughters, whose 34-year old husband, Matthew Davies, faces 10 years or more in federal prison for providing medical marijuana to sick people in California, even though he ... Read More
January 22, 2013Sam Sabzehzar

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Jan2013
All are invited to California NORML’s conference marking the 100th anniversary of marijuana prohibition in California. This two-day event, held January 26 & 27 at Ft. Mason Conference Center in San Francisco, will explore the history, causes and costs of the war on cannabis, and strategies for ending it. Following up on Cal NORML’s “Next ... Read More
January 21, 2013Sam Sabzehzar

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Jan2013
By Joe Elford  |  Published in SafeAccess.org “The matter is now final,” according to the California Supreme Court. The California Supreme Court denied requests from the League of California Cities, the San Diego District Attorney’s Office, the Sacramento District Attorney’s Office, the Sonoma District Attorney’s Office, the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office and the Los ... Read More
January 19, 2013Sam Sabzehzar

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Jan2013
San Diego City Attorney Jan Goldsmith Refuses Closure of Medical Marijuana Dispensary Cases, Sends Misleading Letter to Litigants, Mayor and City Council By Terrie Best  |  Published in ASA SD City Attorney Jan Goldsmith dashed off a letter to litigants in medical marijuana dispensary cases indicating he is not answerable to his ... Read More
January 18, 2013Sam Sabzehzar

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Dec2012
Three experts explain everything you need to know about the battle to legalize marijuana By Paul Armentano, Neill Franklin, Mason Tvert  |  Published in AlterNet.org PBS recently ran a Need to Know  segment on marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado. The episode featured interviews with three prominent marijuana policy reform activists: Paul Armentano, Deputy ... Read More
December 15, 2012Sam Sabzehzar

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Nov2012
Beyond Bars is part of the national movement to curb mass incarceration. Their mission is to make short videos and use social media to enhance the work of groups across America pursuing a fairer, more cost-effective approach to public safety. By partnering with others to transform Americans’ hearts and minds, we ... Read More
November 15, 2012Sam Sabzehzar

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Nov2012
LEAP's Stephen Downing, along with Terry Nelson, join The Real News Network to explain why they support legalizing drugs. By The Real News Network  |  November 15, 2012 Law Enforcement Against Prohibition's Stephen Downing, a retired deputy chief of police for the LAPD and commander of the Bureau of Special Investigations, along ... Read More
November 15, 2012Sam Sabzehzar

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Oct2012

A Mom Who Inhaled

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By Mara Leveritt  |  Published in MaraLeveritt.com Family Council president Jerry Cox opposes the ballot measure to legalize medical marijuana. "It's a family values issue," he said. So, let's talk medicine, marijuana — and, especially, family values. I began suffering undiagnosed leg pain in childhood. At 17, my doctor's best advice was ... Read More
October 29, 2012Sam Sabzehzar