Tag: war on drugs

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November 21, 2014
11/21/2014
Philadelphia Cops: 90 Lbs of Green Delivered to City Blue

Philadelphia Cops: 90 Lbs of Green Delivered to City Blue

The green keeps on flowing at City Blue, near Philadelphia, where another 30 pounds of marijuana was just delivered today to the Upper Darby clothing store that...
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November 19, 2014
11/19/2014
Michigan Medical Marijuana Card Holder Commits Suicide After Police ‘Witch Hunt’ Over Pot ‘Butter’

Michigan Medical Marijuana Card Holder Commits Suicide After Police ‘Witch Hunt’ Over Pot ‘Butter’

A former corrections officer took his own life over the weekend after being found guilty in a case involving marijuana-infused butter. Bernhardt was charged earlier this year with making marijuana...
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November 7, 2014
11/07/2014
The Surprising Truth About ‘Driving While High’

The Surprising Truth About ‘Driving While High’

As more and more states adopt medical and recreational marijuana policies, it seems the most feared outcome of legalization is that with the passage of laws that...
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November 6, 2014
11/06/2014
Will Congress Block Legalization in DC?

Will Congress Block Legalization in DC?

Initiative 71, the noncommercialized cannabis legalization measure submitted to voters in Washington, D.C., has passed by an overwhelming two-thirds majority — but a lone member of Congress...
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November 5, 2014
11/05/2014
New Yorker Blames Pot Smoke for Ruining Her Life

New Yorker Blames Pot Smoke for Ruining Her Life

Enter Jennifer Garam, stage left. She recently penned an article that Time published called “I Don’t Want to Smell Your Pot Smoke and I Don’t Think it...
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November 5, 2014
11/05/2014
Cannabis Country: The Evolution of Cannabis in the U.S.

Cannabis Country: The Evolution of Cannabis in the U.S.

Marijuana is without a doubt one of the hottest topics on the ballot this election, and the direction of the cannabis movement rests entirely on the voice...
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October 23, 2014
10/23/2014
Sabet’s Snake Oil Show Heads to Oregon

Sabet’s Snake Oil Show Heads to Oregon

It looks like my favorite punching bag and one of the most vocal shit-peddlers, Kevin Sabet, took his stinky train of bullshit to Oregon earlier this month...
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October 20, 2014
10/20/2014
Lil Jon and Rock the Vote Present #TURNOUTFORWHAT

Lil Jon and Rock the Vote Present #TURNOUTFORWHAT

Rock the Vote’s latest campaign involves a video that, quite frankly, was more amazing than I could have ever anticipated. It just kept getting better and better...
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October 16, 2014
10/16/2014
New Trove of Carl Sagan Papers Revealed

New Trove of Carl Sagan Papers Revealed

However, thanks to a collection of some 600,000 of Sagan’s documents that the Library of Congress recently made available to the public, we are getting a deeper...
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October 6, 2014
10/06/2014
Where Does the Word ‘Marijuana’ Come From?

Where Does the Word ‘Marijuana’ Come From?

Many are unaware that before it was termed ‘marijuana’, most people in the U.S. referred to the plant as ‘cannabis’. So where does the word ‘marijuana’ come...
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September 12, 2014
09/12/2014
Tennessee Man Arrested for Drugs After Butt-Dialing 911

Tennessee Man Arrested for Drugs After Butt-Dialing 911

Tennessee police say they arrested a man for drugs after he pocket-dialed 911 and dispatchers heard him talking about getting high and going to a drug dealer’s...
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September 12, 2014
09/12/2014
Baltimore Police Publicly Sodomize Man While Looking for Drugs

Baltimore Police Publicly Sodomize Man While Looking for Drugs

The mean streets of the drug war are full of uniformed scoundrels who are itching to shakedown the average citizen for drug possession. However, in Baltimore, Maryland,...
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September 11, 2014
09/11/2014
Marijuana Case vs. 1980s Subway Shooter Bernie Goetz Dismissed

Marijuana Case vs. 1980s Subway Shooter Bernie Goetz Dismissed

A low-level marijuana case against 1980s subway shooter Bernie Goetz has been dismissed after a judge concluded the clock ran out for trying it. Goetz was busted...
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September 10, 2014
09/10/2014
Oregon Health Authority Orders 9 Illegal Dispensaries to Shut Down

Oregon Health Authority Orders 9 Illegal Dispensaries to Shut Down

The Oregon Health Authority has ordered nine unlicensed medical marijuana dispensaries, six of them in Portland, to shut down since the state launched its dispensary program in...
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September 5, 2014
09/05/2014
Uncle Sam Spends $715,000 on Marijuana App

Uncle Sam Spends $715,000 on Marijuana App

Courtesy of Uncle Sam, researchers are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to research and develop a useless smartphone app aimed at curbing marijuana addiction, a disease,...
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August 28, 2014
08/28/2014
Know Your Rights: Traffic Stops

Know Your Rights: Traffic Stops

What should you do if you get pulled over by the police with cannabis in your vehicle? If you know your rights, you may be able to...
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August 21, 2014
08/21/2014
Public Funds Paying for “Educational Tour” Against Oregon Marijuana Initiative

Public Funds Paying for “Educational Tour” Against Oregon Marijuana Initiative

014 Proponents of Measure 91, which would make marijuana legal for adults in Oregon and regulate cultivation and retail sales, are up in arms at the discovery that federal funds are being...
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August 18, 2014
08/18/2014
Massachusetts: In Halls of Academia, Medical Marijuana an Unwelcome Guest

Massachusetts: In Halls of Academia, Medical Marijuana an Unwelcome Guest

Although medical marijuana has been legal in Massachusetts for nearly two years, many local colleges are putting out the message to students as the fall semester nears:...
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August 15, 2014
08/15/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.08.13)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.08.13)

California’s controversial medical marijuana regulation bill is going down to the wire, Delaware will soon see its first dispensary, Guam will vote on a medical marijuana initiative...
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August 15, 2014
08/15/2014
The Share of Arrests for Marijuana Possession Has More Than Tripled Since 1991

The Share of Arrests for Marijuana Possession Has More Than Tripled Since 1991

While the number of arrests for all offenses has declined nationally since 1991, the share of arrests related to simple marijuana possession has more than tripled over the same...
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