Archive for August, 2013

Drugs Don’t Make Seeds

News item: Two Pan Christies’ Bid for Religious Defense The “war on herbs” criminalizes anyone who appreciates the true value of this god-given plant. In that context then any attempt by anyone (except the pharmaceutocracy) to provide access to Cannabis will be characterized in a way that perpetuates the baseline mischaracterization of marijuana as a...
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Factors to consider in determining when to receive Social Security benefits

Factors to consider in determining when to receive Social Security benefits

Over the course of your working lifetime, with every paycheck you’ve dutifully paid taxes toward Social Security. When the time comes to retire, will you file for your benefits as soon as possible — age 62 under current guidelines — or will you wait until your full retirement age to receive benefits? You also...
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Judge: Cannabis Minister Allowed Religious Defense

On Wednesday, July 31, 2013, U.S. District Court Judge Leslie E. Kobayashi ruled that imprisoned Cannabis Minister, Rev. Roger Christie, can present a religious defense at trial. The court ruled as a matter of law that Christie’s religion is legitimate, his belief is sincere, and that the government’s action was a substantial burden on the...
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