Posts Tagged ‘ Cannabis ’

Cannabis Minister Rev Roger Christie to Be Released to Halfway House

Hawaii News Daily has learned that Rev Roger Christie, formerly of The Hawaii Cannabis (THC) Ministry, will be released from federal custody to a halfway house on Oahu. Christie has been at the Federal Detention Center in Honolulu since his arrest by Federal authorities on July 8, 2010. He was never granted bail. Late in 2013,...
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Opinion: Coerced “Confessions” Don’t Count

My dear friend and fellow Cannabis minister, Reverend Roger Christie, was coerced into confessing yesterday. After suffering the duress of three years and three months of prolonged, indefinite and cruel extrajudicial imprisonment, Roger agreed to something he has been forcibly compelled to see as a promise that’s been made, accepting the word of the...
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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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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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Update on SB 472 – Hawaii’s Measure to Decriminalize Marijuana

News from the House of Representatives – after realizing that they did not have the votes to pass SB 472 HD 1, the measure to decriminalize marijuana, leadership decided to “recommit” the bill back to the House Judiciary Committee, which means our efforts to decriminalize marijuana are dead for 2013. The process of “recommitting”...
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