Tag: War On Drugs

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Aug2012
Blanche Petrich Moreno, an award-winning veteran journalist in Mexico, is a member of La Jornada’s WikiLeaks... By Blanche Petrich Moreno  |  Published in The Nation In September 2006, just days before Felipe Calderón was declared president of Mexico in a disputed election fraught with fraud and corruption, the US Embassy sent a secret ... Read More
August 9, 2012Sam Sabzehzar

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Aug2012
A new peace movement to end the US-sponsored drug war begins with buses rolling and feet marching from the Tijuana–San Diego border on August 12 through twenty-five US cities to Washington, DC, in September. By Tom Hayden  |  Published in The Nation Named the Caravan for Peace, the trek is intended to put ... Read More
August 9, 2012Sam Sabzehzar

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Aug2012
“Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity” To Arrive in San Diego on August 12, after crossing the border from Mexico to call for an end to a Drug War that has killed 70,000 in Mexico. Javier Sicilia and other Victims from Mexico and United States Making 6,000-mile journey through 20 ... Read More
August 9, 2012Sam Sabzehzar

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Jul2012
D.C. Circuit to hear oral arguments this October in lawsuit challenging marijuana's federal classification By Kris Hermes  |  Published in Americans for Safe Access Late last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit agreed to hear oral arguments in Americans for Safe Access v. Drug Enforcement Administration, a lawsuit ... Read More
July 30, 2012Sam Sabzehzar
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Jul2012
Director of cannabis research center says classification and political controversy are "obstacles to medical progress" By Kris Hermes  |  Published in Americans for Safe Access Dr. Igor Grant, director of the Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research (CMCR), and two other investigators published a study in the most recent issue of The Open Neurology ... Read More
July 30, 2012Sam Sabzehzar

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Jun2012
As the number of innocent people who continue to die in Mexico because of the failed war on drugs rises to 71,000 , the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity (MPJD) has announced that it will lead a month-long “Caravan for Peace” across the United States to draw attention to the misguided drug ... Read More
June 27, 2012Sam Sabzehzar

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May2012
https://youtu.be/vZ9e8DSXLpM By Steve Collett for Congress  |  Posted by ElectCollett.com Steve Collett joined Moms United to End the War on Drugs to celebrate Mother's Day by educating the public about the devastating effects the Drug War has on Moms across the country. The rally took place on the LA Superior Courthouse steps.
May 11, 2012Sam Sabzehzar

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Mar2012
Daily Pilot Editor's note: Judge James P. Gray (Ret.) was a speaker Feb. 16 at the closing banquet of an international forum titled "Drugs Unbalanced — After a Century of Their Prohibition." The forum was sponsored by Mexico United Against Delinquency, and was held at the Anthropological Museum in Mexico City. The following is a summary ... Read More
March 9, 2012Sam Sabzehzar

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Mar2012
By LEAP  |  Published in Cops Say Legalized Drugs Pat Robertson created a firestorm when he first called for the decriminalization of marijuana in December 2010, causing even his Christian Broadcasting Network's own publicist to deny that that's what he actually meant. Well, in a March 1 segment of "The 700 Club" that went largely unnoticed, ... Read More
March 9, 2012Sam Sabzehzar