Posts Tagged ‘ DEA ’

Marijuana Prohibition On The Ropes

In November, Washington and Colorado became the first two states to legalize the use of marijuana for recreational purposes, it[s now the perfect time to try out the hemp oil pen. While medical use of cannabis is now legal in 18 states and the District of Columbia, the herb remains highly illegal under federal law,...
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Collateral Damage in the Marijuana Wars: Patients Who Travel

Collateral Damage in the Marijuana Wars: Patients Who Travel

Marijuana patients are being detained and/or arrested at airports and in their cars for transporting their medical Cannabis.  To a patient, or any rational person, the intent of the law seems clear, which is to allow a patient to travel with their medicine, whether Oxycontin or Cannabis. Unfortunately, the Hawaii`i Narcotics Enforcement Division (NED), police,...
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Remaking America as a Libertarian Society (pt 3 of 3)

Remaking America as a Libertarian Society (pt 3 of 3)

(continued from part 2) The Welfare State For all its well intentioned origins, the welfare state must end. All citizens will be sent a check for the money they put into Social Security, with interest. A special fund will be created to maintain those citizens who are severely disabled and absolutely need government assistance, and then...
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Two Marijuana Cancer Studies You Probably Never Heard About

In February 2000 researchers in Madrid announced they had destroyed incurable brain tumors in rats by injecting them with THC, the active ingredient in cannabis. The study was later published in the journal Nature Cancer Review. Chances are that you have never heard of this study, the same as you likely never heard of a previous...
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Why Did the Feds Raid Medical Marijuana Clinics in Montana?

Last year, NORML’s Paul Armentano wrote an op-ed in which he optimistically claimed that: â€ŦIn short, the only way to fully protect all our citizens from these kinds of abhorrent events (SWAT raids) is through the legalization and regulation of marijuana for all adults. This is the conventional wisdom in the drug policy reform community, that successful...
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