Archive for November 15th, 2010

30 Facts About Arizona’s New Medical Marijuana Law

30 Facts About Arizona’s New Medical Marijuana Law

The votes are counted and Arizona’s Prop 203 – the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act – has passed by a margin of 4,341 votes (841,346 YES, 837,005 NO). We’re receiving many calls and emails from people interested in the details of the new law.  Here are the highlights of the measure: The allowable amount of marijuana for...
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The Hill.com: “Obama’s Pick To Head DEA Needs To Answer Some Tough Questions

The Hill.com: “Obama’s Pick To Head DEA Needs To Answer Some Tough Questions

On Friday we informed you that the United States Senate Judiciary would begin confirmation hearings this week on Michele Leonhart, the President’s nominee to direct the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. The hearings are scheduled to begin this Wednesday, November 17. As I write today on the website of the Washington, DC politico newspaper The...
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Kamala Harris pulls ahead of Steve Cooley for California Attorney General

Kamala Harris pulls ahead of Steve Cooley for California Attorney General

There is still hope for California’s medical marijuana dispensaries!  As of Monday morning, the California Secretary of State shows that SF DA Kamala Harris has pulled ahead of LA DA Steve Cooley by 15,199 votes to be the next Attorney General: Harris:  4,100,656 45.9% Cooley:  4,085,457 45.7% As Paul Armentano explained last Monday: The race for California Attorney General...
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Massachusetts law enforcement officials have teeny tiny joints

Massachusetts law enforcement officials have teeny tiny joints

Naturally, they want to blame drug war violence on the wrong thing.

New pot law blamed as violence escalates

Since recreational marijuana use was decriminalized in Massachusetts last year, pot-related trafficking and violence have escalated across the state, frustrated law enforcement officials tell the Herald.

Smoking weed is not a victimless crime, they say.

“We knew it was...
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The DEA lacks morals, competence, and any sense of what it is to be American

The DEA lacks morals, competence, and any sense of what it is to be American

The drug warriors who have been fighting this immoral war for decades have dug themselves so deep into the muck that they’ve lost the ability to even see that they’re standing chin-deep in feces.

There are more bizarre elements of the drug war than you could count, but many of the more absurd derive from...
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