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Too Many Laws, Too Many Prisoners

Never in the civilised world have so many been locked up for so little Jul 22nd 2010 | Spring, Texas THREE pickup trucks pulled up outside George Norris’s home in Spring, Texas. Six armed police in flak jackets jumped out. Thinking they must have come to the wrong place, Mr Norris opened his front door, […]

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Obama Patent Office Approves then Nixes Trademarks for Marijuana

It’s Thursday, so it’s time for another installment of our exciting series “Your Tax Dollars at Work”. In this week’s installment, we bring you the United States Patent and Trademark Office. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, some creative souls at the USPTO created a new category of trademarkable item: “Processed plant […]

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This For That

This For That One of the most beautiful things about the cannabis plant is its versatility. Hemp has dozens of uses, from food to fabric. Marijuana has many uses as well, especially when it comes to medicating. By JOE KLARE In order to help you choose the right strain for your specific needs, we here […]

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Should Wisconsin Revise Marijuana Laws? Part 2

MADISON: As I noted in Part One yesterday, 35 years ago this summer, Wisconsin officials held a series of eight public hearings on Wisconsin’s marijuana laws. The Wisconsin hearings, conducted by the Controlled Substance Board’s “Special Committee on Marijuana Laws,” produced a “Final Report to the Controlled Substances Board,” issued in October 1975, and titled, […]

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Medical Marijuana Myths 'dispose' at City Council Meeting

By ELIZABETH VARIN, Staff Writer Cannabis is an effective pain reliever and helps overcome side effects of chronic pain medicine, said Dr. Wally Marsh at Tuesday’s El Centro City Council meeting. Medical marijuana was a topic of discussion at the meeting as three people came before the council to “dispose myths of medical marijuana,” Marsh […]

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About 100 Medical Marijuana Advocates Protesting

Amanda Loman | The Saginaw News Jay L. French, 45, of Bay City waves a flag during the July 1 protest outside of the Saginaw County Governmental Center. Medical marijuana backers in the protest at Court and South Michigan took aim at drug enforcement seizures by the Saginaw County Sheriff’s Department. SAGINAW — Medical marijuana […]

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Marijuana Use Rarely Leads to Emergency Room

Opinion by Marijuana Policy Project Researchers at the University of Michigan have sifted through nationwide data to determine the prevalence of different drug-related emergency room visits and (surprise, surprise!) their recently released results show that “marijuana dependence was associated with the lowest rates” of emergency room visits. NORML’s Paul Armentano has broken down the study […]

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Politicians and Strategists see Opportunity in Supporting Marijuana Reform

For far too long, most politicians have operated under the (false) notion that supporting efforts to reform marijuana laws amounted to political suicide. But nowadays–as public support for reform continues to grow at a record pace–there are increasing signs that the movement to end marijuana prohibition is reaching a crucial threshold for victory: Political strategists […]

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A New Mission For Liberty: Ending the Insane Drug War

By Mike LaSalle Legalize it. Tax it. Regulate it. Get over it. The first purpose of MND has always been to explore the scope and contours of “misandry in popular culture“. Long-time readers of this website know that misandry comes in many flavors, and that it is part of a larger complex of social ills […]

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Should Wisconsin Revise Its Marijuana Laws? Part 1

MADISON: Wisconsin is often said to be a progressive state, but the state’s policies on marijuana have actually been nothing but regressive for more than three decades. But, there was a time when state leaders were actually willing to initiate a statewide discussion on the laws prohibiting cannabis and even talk about taxation and regulation […]

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