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Will the DEA shut down every major music festival in the country?

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By Eapen, on December 3rd, 2010 posted here in cooperation with Americans for Forfeiture Reform The seizure of the 352-acre Camp Zoe property in Southeast Missouri has so far garnered substantial attention both in America and internationally. That’s because this is no ordinary seizure; without (so far) being charged with a crime, the property owner,...
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Oklevucha Native American Church Appeals to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals for Ceremonial use of Cannabis

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I met yesterday in Honolulu with Micheal Rex “Raging Bear” Mooney the Medicine Man for the Oklevucha Native American Church of Hawaii, and his attorney Michael Glenn. Raging Bear and the Oklevucha Native American Church of Hawaii decided to take an offensive posture instead of the usual defensive strategies we have seen here in Hawaii...
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In Asset Forfeiture Cases Like the One at Camp Zoe, Feds Help Local Police Keep Money From Missouri Schools

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Article By Keegan Hamilton, Thu., Dec. 2 2010 posted in cooperation with Americans for Forfeiture Reform. In their complaint filed earlier this month, federal prosecutors estimate that the 350-acre music venue and campground Camp Zoe is worth $600,000. The authorities say the land should be confiscated using a procedure called civil asset forfeiture because it was...
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Marijuana prohibition’s failed economics

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The war on marijuana is a civil war with one faction imposing its will at gun point and great cost on the other.
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Call to action….Shoot out at the Hawaii county council over $56 million dollar boondoggle tomorrow.

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The out going county council is about to saddle you with another 20 years of debt, as a final act of arrogance before the new council is sworn in. Anyone who is able should be there Tuesday Nov. 30 at 9:00am to help the community try and bring some sanity and fiscal responsibility to...
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