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US Politics & Gov't

Obama's Nominee for a Top DOJ Slot Has Said States Should Legalize Marijuana. That's a Huge Deal.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: DOJ, Department of Justice, Civil Rights, Obama Nominee, Vanita Gupta, Marijuana, Decriminalization, Legalization )

Brian
- 5 days ago - washingtonpost.com
"In 2013, Vanita Gupta argued that recalibrating drug policies, "starting with the decriminalization of marijuana possession," would be an important step toward "a fairer criminal justice system unclouded by racial bias."
BAD SCIENCE: Leading Anti-Marijuana Academics Are Paid By Painkiller Drug Companies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bad science, rigged studies, marijuana, policy, public opinion, healthcare, usa, politics, propaganda )

Cal
- 42 days ago - news.vice.com
As Americans continue to embrace pot--as medicine and for recreational use--opponents are turning to a set of academic researchers to claim that policymakers should avoid relaxing restrictions around marijuana. It's too dangerous, risky, and untested, they
The New York Times Calls For Marijuana Legalization
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, marijuana, legalization, congress, government, ethics, freedoms, politics, news, media )

Carrie
- 86 days ago - nytimes.com
It has been more than 40 years since Congress passed the current ban on marijuana, inflicting great harm on society just to prohibit a substance far less dangerous than alcohol.
Washington Gives Cannabis* the Green Light
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, ethics, marijuana, health, health care, usa )

Cal
- 256 days ago - theweek.com
*Well, at least on the kind that won't get you stoned
Video Highlights Famous Republicans Who Have Smoked Pot (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, dishonesty, ethics, Americans, marijuana, politics, lies, government )

Carrie
- 387 days ago - alternet.org
The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), an advocacy group that seeks to legalize marijuana, released a new "yearbook" style video highlighting a series of high-profile Republicans who have smoked or otherwise used pot.
TAKE ACTION: California: Support Medical Marijuana Regulation Bill to Protect California From Federal Raids
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, ethics, government, politics, freedoms, marijuana )

Beverly
- 406 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
AB 604 would advance medical marijuana users' interests by finally addressing the mandate of Prop 215 for a "safe and affordable" distribution system.
Why Can't You Smoke Pot? Because Lobbyists Are Getting Rich Off of the War on Drugs | Drugs | AlterNet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cover-up, pot, marijuana, cannabis, legalize, medical, lobbyists, war on drugs )

Suzy
- 956 days ago - alternet.org
God gave us nature. Just more of money grabbing politics at the expense of young lives!!!
Marijuana: Why The Feds Are Afraid Of Cali 2012
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, propaganda, marijuana, freedoms, obama, politics, news, healthcare, ethics, democrats, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 1101 days ago - tokeofthetown.com
California NORML estimates that there are somewhere between 750,000 to 1.25 million medical marijuana patients registered in California. If President Obama and his Justice Department have their way, that's a potential of a million or more new criminals..
The Patriot's Guide to Legalization
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: health, humans, policy, marijuana, usa, politics, government, ethics )

Cal
- 1932 days ago - motherjones.com
Have you ever looked at our marijuana policy? I mean, really looked at it?
The Marijuana Tax?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, freedoms, u.s., marijuana, medical marijuana, civil liberties )

Pastor Ti
- 2015 days ago - alternet.org
Even the most mainstream figures are now taking the idea of legalizing and taxing pot seriously -- budget-crunched governments should listen.
The Financial Crisis Just Might Lead To Legal Pot
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Marijuana, freedoms, healthcare, GoodNews, americans )

Pastor Ti
- 2045 days ago - alternet.org
"There is momentum of the sort I haven't seen since I've been involved in this", says Ethan Nadelman, executive director of the New York-based Drug Policy Alliance, which supports easing Marijuana laws.
Marijuana Milestone: No More Raids on Pot Dispensaries, Says Attorney General
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: marijuana, obama, law, government, interesting, freedoms, culture, crime, rights, medicine, drugs, consumers, health )

Tom
- 2061 days ago - alternet.org
US Attorney General Eric Holder said the Justice Department will no longer raid medical marijuana dispensaries in states where they are legal under state law. The announcement marks the fulfillment of a President Obama campaign promise...
Plan to Tax and Legalize Pot Offered Amid California's Cash Crunch
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: marijuana, drugs, taxes, government, economy, politics, money, consumers, green, eco-friendly, medicine, health )

Tom
- 2063 days ago - alternet.org
California state Assemblyman Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) has announced the introduction of legislation to tax and regulate marijuana in a manner similar to alcoholic beverages. The bill is the first of its kind ever introduced in California....
Phelps and Obama: Leading the Way Towards Legalizing Marijuana
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Marijuana, Marijuana legalisation, the rights of We The People, americans, GoodNews, the right to pursue happiness )

Pastor Ti
- 2083 days ago - opednews.com
You don't have to be a pothead to see that the writing is on the wall, that the end of pot prohibition is near.
(OPEN GOVERNMENT) VOTE OR ASK A QUESTION TO OBAMA: (CLICK-ADDITIONAL ISSUES)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: VOTE, ASK QUESTIONS, MARIJUANA, obama, americans, government, crime )

Brenda
- 2120 days ago - change.gov
(ADDITIONAL ISSUES)Currently in the lead:#1 "The people of this country want marijuana decriminalization, when will marijuana be decriminalized? #2-"Why do you believe that marijuana should not be legalized? VOTE: YES-NO-OR SKIP TO NEXT QUESTION! GREAT!
 

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