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New Petition to Legalize [typo] in Florida! Please sign in spite of typo! 


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how can the laws prohibiting the use of marijuana be allowed??? they go against the
  
 
My comment: [and please sign in spite of typo!] 

'The whole anti-marijuana hysteria is TOTALLY WRONG; it was fueled by RACISM in the first place, because "minorities" in this country used it {such as Black jazz musicians, who were "corrupting our youth with the Devil's Music"}. Everybody now KNOWS that this hysteria is falsely-based. Judges, lawyers, doctors, prosecuting attorneys, and almost all candidates for public office {!} and members of their staffs and their families, either have used it at one time, or are STILL using it. [Verifiable: a HUGE percentage of Americans have used marijuana at some time or other!] BUT, THEY don't have to worry about being caught and put in jail! WHAT TOTAL HYPOCRISY!!! Let EVERYONE out of jail NOW, who was busted on non-violent Marijuana charges! The ONLY right thing to do!!!'

 
And while you're at it, if you haven't yet signed this letter to the FEDS..... 

Remove Federal Penalties for Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults

Support HR 2943, the Act to Remove Federal Penalties for Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults

 http://capwiz.com/norml2/issues/alert/?alertid=13568661

The measure, HR 2943, an "Act to Remove Federal Penalties for Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults", would eliminate federal penalties for the personal possession of up to 100 grams (three and one-half ounces) of cannabis and for the not-for-profit transfer of up to one ounce of pot - making the prosecutions of these offenses strictly a state matter.

 
Please Note this: it DID make the Front Page!!! 

MAINE PRO-MEDICAL CANNABIS VOTE CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION!

Maine Voters First to Licence Medical Marijuana
Maine Voters First to Licence Medical Marijuana
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Health & Wellness  (tags: medicalmarijuana, cannabis, marijuana, medicalcannabis, maine, elections, voters, patientsrights, drugs, medicine )

BMutiny
- huffingtonpost.com
Maine voters overwhelmingly approve licencing Medical Marijuana; other States poised to vote on similar measures. Landslide victory for Cannabis advocates! Federal Law will no longer interfere in States' Medical Cannabis regulation.
 
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Posted: Nov 13, 2009 11:49am
Oct 31, 2009
Focus: Health
Action Request: Celebration
Location: United States

From the "Alternative Newspaper" The Stranger, October 29, 2009.

Monday, October 19.

......The U.S. Justice Department released an impressive new policy memo discouraging federal prosecution of pot smokers in those states that have legalized medical marijuana. Details come from the Associated Press, which reports that today's three-page memo instructs federal prosecutors that they "should not focus federal resources... on individuals whose actions are in clear and unambiguous compliance with existing state laws providing for the medical use of marijuana." However, as Attorney General Eric Holder said, "we will not tolerate drug traffickers who hide behind claims of compliance with state law to mask activities that are clearly illegal," with the memo encouraging full prosecution of pot transactions involving violence, illegal firearms, sale to minors, and/or money laundering.

Thanks to the Obama administration for this lovely bit of common-sense law enforcement, and congratulations to medical marijuana users in Alaska, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington, who can now take their state-sanctioned medicine with diminished risk of federal prosecution.

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Posted: Oct 31, 2009 9:45pm
Jun 17, 2009
Focus: Drugs
Action Request: Write Letter
Location: United States

NOT ALL DRUG 'USE' IS DRUG 'ABUSE'.

Do you know what a "meme" is? It is a unit of information, or a unit of "propaganda", if you will. "Memes", units of information, can be true or false; this one is TRUE.

I think the above "meme", NOT ALL DRUG 'USE' IS DRUG 'ABUSE', should be spread far & wide, like a "virus" if you will.

It corrects common mis-understandings, based on widely-spread mis-information and dis-information. People as you know, commonly speak as if ALL "drug use" was bad, evil, wicked, anti-social, sinful.........!

There is certainly nothing inherently "wrong" in being hedonistic, pleasure-loving, seeking relaxation or enhanced creativity or freedom from pain psychological or physical; all reasons, and many more, that some people use alcohol; and without necessarily becoming addicted or using it irresponsibly. EVERY indigenous culture that we know of, without exception, has used something in its environment to get "high", sometimes to "contact the Gods", sometimes for sheer pleasure; whether it was fermented juices or "magic" mushrooms or some herb or whatever. EVERY culture. In fact, it was Christian missionaries' contact with these, and their blatant attempts to stamp out the native cultures and religions, by going after their most sacred and meaningful acts, that has brought "drugs" their "bad rap" in the first place. {Except, of course, for "Christian" sacramental wine!!!!!}

As an example of the sheerest idiocy, even low-THC unsmokeable Industrial Hemp, falls under that same foolish, meaningless ban!!!!! And as well, the totally irrational ban on Medical Marijuana is DIRECTLY tied to the superstition and suspicion of Cannabis for ANY use!

Therefore, we need to introduce another meme that is really RADICAL under the present circumstances of lying to schoolkids and to the general public: this one:

There is such a thing as 'RESPONSIBLE DRUG USE'; there are such individuals as 'RESPONSIBLE DRUG USERS'. Yes, 'RESPONSIBLE' and 'DRUG USE' can go together!!! Just as in discussions about alcohol use {and abuse!}........

The unnecessary and punitive jail penalties for Cannabis use, have muddied the waters -- deliberately so.

In reality, Cannabis users are no more "criminals", no more "evil", than those who broke the Alcohol Prohibition Laws, widely ignored at the time, until the Amendment to the U.S. Constitution barring Alcohol Use {!} had to be repealed.

Stop superstition and suppression at their source!

Promote this meme EVERYWHERE:

NOT ALL DRUG 'USE' IS DRUG 'ABUSE'.

Thank you for Pot Smoking.

{Oh, and you can start by writing to your Congressperson or your State Legislator, using that meme; even if they don't answer or never even see the letter, SOMEBODY, some Intern or office person, has the job of opening the mail! and they will get that meme too...... that is why it is best to write a letter -- or a postcard, even better -- in this instance. Better than an e-mail, for this purpose. And not really much trouble. Zip Code for the U.S. Senate is United States Senate, Washington DC, 20510. For Congress, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington D.C., 20515. Your letter will reach your Congresscritters, 2 Senators and 1 Representative from your Congressional District, with these addresses, if you get their names right!}

Remember, somewhere in your communication, write:

NOT ALL DRUG 'USE' IS DRUG 'ABUSE'.


 

 
 
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