Tag: War On Drugs

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Apr2011
MSNBC Host Brings Up NCI Report and Cannabis Rescheduling https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISPZgd_eKNM MSNBC host Cenk Uygur explains how the National Cancer Institute has longl last recognized several possible medical benefits from marijuana use. This could lead to having cannabis rescheduled, which via the Controlled Substances Act, places is it in a category that cannot have ... Read More
April 11, 2011Daily Dose

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Apr2011
By Jerome McCollom |  Published in Opposing Views Medical marijuana has helped many individuals whose pain and suffering cannot be relieved through any other means. I am a big supporter of the right of someone to use marijuana while in great pain. It is the height of absurdity and injustice for the government ... Read More
April 11, 2011Daily Dose

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Apr2011
By Sarah Womer |  Published in The Yuma Sun Details are emerging in the case of Michael Atondo, the Yuma Sector Border Patrol agent arrested this week with marijuana in his patrol vehicle. According to the criminal complaint filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court, two agents responding to an activated sensor found ... Read More
April 7, 2011Daily Dose

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Apr2011
By Alex Newman |  Published in The New American On the 50th anniversary of the United Nations treaty that led to the global “War on Drugs,” a group of prominent officials and legislators from the United Kingdom declared the battle a failure and formed a commission calling for new policies to deal with ... Read More
April 6, 2011Daily Dose

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Mar2011
By David Henry Sterry |  Published in Huffington Post Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Loera reported head of the Sinaloa cartel in Mexico, ranked 701st on Forbes' yearly report of the wealthiest men alive, and worth an estimated $1 billion, today officially thanked United States politicians for making ... Read More
March 25, 2011Daily Dose

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Mar2011
By Sam Sabzehzar  |  March 21, 2011 “No matter what our opinions are about how to get there, we’ve all been called together by this plant, and we all share a common Destiny in what happens with her.” ~ Steve De Angelo Marcy Winograd, who is running for California’s 36th Congressional District, sees the ... Read More
March 21, 2011Sam Sabzehzar

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Mar2011
By Sarah Russo |   Published on Project CBD Around 11 a.m. Montana Cannabis Ministry was raided by federal agents. This happened while the Montana State Senate Judiciary Committee was deadlocked —in  a 6-6 vote— to pass a bill that would have repealed Montana’s medical cannabis law. MCM is one of ... Read More
March 14, 2011Daily Dose

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Mar2011
One of the misconceptions of medical cannabis is that it is a cash cow that can be extorted by the state and city for funds that have been cut from other sectors of society. Taxing medical marijuana sales while at the same hearing about a lottery (those not applying have been ... Read More
March 9, 2011Rich

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Mar2011
By Mark Morris and Christine Vendel |  Published in The Kansas City Star George Ricketts’ life crashed in April 1996, when 13 police officers and an FBI agent searched his house and seized money and cars, convinced he was a drug dealer. But even though an appeals court later ... Read More
March 9, 2011Rich