Rarely do competing camps in a political arena join forces, but to address the larger goals of ending marijuana prohibition, the legalization efforts in California have united behind a singular message. On the eve of the University of California chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy's marijuana ballot initiative forum, key ...
February 26, 2012Sam Sabzehzar
MAPS is celebrating 25 years of research and education in Oakland, California and Medical Marijuana 411 is proud to work with alongside such intellectual giants. By Sam Sabzehzar | December 8, 2011 One of the workshops during the MAPS conference will be focusing on the science and politics of medical cannabis and ...
December 8, 2011Sam Sabzehzar
After a failed attempt to tip the scales of Justice, Steve Cooley's cohorts and a judge willing to deny evidence to a jury were shut down by an appellate court, granting Joe Grumbine and Joe Byron the affirmative defense the people voted on 15 years ago. By Sam Sabzehzar | November ...
November 23, 2011Sam Sabzehzar
By Robert Raich | November 17, 2011 The federal government’s recent attacks on medical cannabis providers are a disgraceful waste of precious resources. Barack Obama himself said as a presidential candidate that “I’m not going to be using Justice Department resources to try and circumvent state laws on this issue.” His administration, however, ...
November 17, 2011Sam Sabzehzar
https://youtu.be/ZrT8Bo7p_yY By Sam Sabzehzar | November 11, 2011 Congressional Candidate Roger Goodman on Drug Reform and a new paradigm shift.
November 11, 2011Sam Sabzehzar
https://youtu.be/VQzqs91Ul8M By Sam Sabzehzar | November 10, 2011 Neill Franklin is the Executive Director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP). He shares his story of how he came to be against the war on drugs, and why LEAP is a valuable place for healing for many police officers who wake up to ...
November 10, 2011Sam Sabzehzar
Over a 1,000 experts, health professionals, elected officials, students, activists and law enforcement gathered in Los Angeles over the weekend for the 2011 International Drug Policy Reform Conference, hosted by the Drug Policy Alliance. By Sam Sabzehzar | November 7, 2011 The list could go on and on, and the who's who ...
November 8, 2011Sam Sabzehzar
As protests continue against Wall Street and the nation’s biggest banks, Democracy Now! speaks to British journalist Ed Vulliamy, author of "Amexica: War Along the Borderline." By Democracy Now! | Published in Democracynow.org At the time, Wachovia was the nation’s fourth-largest bank. It has since been taken over by Wells Fargo. "You can’t ...
October 27, 2011Sam Sabzehzar
Bill of Rights for kids of incarcerated parents, a call to end the War on Drugs and to "Ban the Box" on job applications among many ideas presented at the Long Beach Peace and Justice Summit. By Sam Sabzehzar | October 26, 2011 Opening the Peace and Justice Summit was Drug Policy ...
October 27, 2011Sam Sabzehzar