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A Tale of Two Veterans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Veterans, Refugees, Congress, Oklahoma, Steve Russell, Ivano Rodriguez, Iraq, Afghanistan, PTSD, marijuana, citizenship, petition )

Joanne
- 165 days ago - politicsplus.org
This is a story of two very different veterans, both of whom have something to contribute to the discussion about who gets in, and who stays in, the US.
Everyday Erinyes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tagged with: cannabis, Erinyes, family, Furies, Fury, injuries, internment camps, Japanese Americans, Japanese Buddhism, marijuana, outrage, police abuse of authority, politics, refugee camps, refugees, retaliation. Crohn's disease )

Joanne
- 167 days ago - politicsplus.org
Here is another installment of stuff that happens that is so outrageous it deserves intervention by the mythological Erinyes (or Furies).
Synthetic Marijuana Is A Public Health Disaster. Legalizing The Real Thing Would Be Safer.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, cover-up, crime, ethics, freedoms, government, health, marijuana, politics, propaganda, u.s. )

Kathy
- 368 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Across the country, people are dying from using untested, dangerous drugs that attempt to mimic marijuana. Ironically, thereâEUR(TM)s evidence that the public health emergency is being fueled specifically by the ongoing criminalization of real marijuana.
Tribes to U.S. Government: Take Your Weed and Shove It
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Justice Dept, curious allowance, Native Americans, usa, marijuana, farming )

Nancy
- 506 days ago - redpowermedia.wordpress.com
In a strange move, the Justice Department issued a memo allowing Native Americans to grow marijuana on their lands. But after a troubled history with alcohol, some tribes are wary.
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
- 604 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
- 648 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
- 818 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
- 948 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
- 968 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
- 1517 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
- 1662 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
- 2493 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 )

Tim
- 2577 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 )

Tim
- 2607 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.
 

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