Last Wednesday, three men convicted of drug related charges were hanged in prison in the Iranian city of Isfahan, state media reported. The prisoners died unnamed; only the charges and the fact of their execution were mentioned. That’s par for the course for the Islamic Republic, which in recent... Read More »
Category: Needless Victims (164 posts)
Former House Minority Leader, Robert Watson, will not be charged with a marijuana DUI and possession. The DUI was dismissed because a urine test can not prove impairment. The possession was dismissed once Watson completed a drug education program, a common punishment that is then used as ‘proof’ that cannabis is addictive.
I was on a radio show this past weekend debating a prohibitionist who still believes that medical cannabis is little more than a hoax…a ‘camel’s nose under the tent’ to trick the American public into legalizing cannabis for recreational purposes. I’ve heard this individual exclaim Read More »
An Indonesian court Tuesday sentenced a British woman to death for trying to smuggle about 10 pounds of cocaine into the resort island of Bali, the anti-death penalty group Hands off Cain reported. Lindsay Sandiford, 56, cried when she heard the sentence, but had no other comment before being led back... Read More »
Nathaniel Harshman, now only 20 years old, has been sentenced to 5 years for working on a 477-plant marijuana grow operation in Alaska in 2011. This is the Federal minimum sentence for working on a growing operation with more than 100 marijuana plants.
After receiving an anonymous tip stating that there were cars parked in the local high school parking lot containing drugs, the St. Landry Parish (Louisiana) Sheriff’s Office dispatched a narcotics team. The team found seeds and stems in the football coach’s car, and a small bag of marijuana and 3 roaches in the basketball coach’s car. Both men now face serious drug charges and will almost certainly lose their jobs.
Former Univ. of Montana quarterback Jason Washington is the latest casualty in the Obama Administration’s war on medical marijuana. Missoula, MT – Montana medical marijuana patient, cultivator and former University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jason Washington was convicted yesterday in federal court of two felonies, “conspiracy to manufacture and Read More »
ALBUQUERQUE (CN) – New Mexico stripped a physician assistant of his medical license for prescribing medical marijuana, which is legal in the state, the longtime medical worker claims in Federal Court. Richard Rubin sued the New Mexico Medical Board, the State Department of Health, top officials in both agencies,... Read More »
Today’s New York Times includes a feature story about California medical marijuana provider Matthew Davies, who federal prosecutors are pressuring to accept a five-year mandatory minimum as a plea agreement. Federal authorities indicted Matthew last year on charges of marijuana cultivation, calling him “one of the most significant commercial marijuana traffickers to be prosecuted... Read More »