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L.A. Times: Some Facts For The Drug Czar — Marijuana’s Social Costs Are Far Less Than Those Of Legal Intoxicants

L.A. Times: Some Facts For The Drug Czar — Marijuana’s Social Costs Are Far Less Than Those Of Legal Intoxicants

Last week I posted a brief response to the Los Angeles Times commentary authored by Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske (along with five previous drug czars) condemning California’s Prop. 19. Today the Los Angeles Times has posted my full rebuttal, which I’ve excerpted below. Some marijuana tax revenue is better than none via The Los Angeles Times … Kerlikowske’s...
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NORML Conference: Key Speakers, Agenda and Earlybird Discounts Concluding

NORML Conference: Key Speakers, Agenda and Earlybird Discounts Concluding

Key Speakers At 2010 NORML Conference in Portland, Oregon: Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson, Congressman Earl Blumenauer and Best-Selling Travel Author and TV Host Rick Steves There are three important components in this 2010 NORML conference alert: -Key Speakers -Early-bird Pricing For Registration Is About To Expire -Conference Agenda and Speakers Announced -Key Speakers- NORML is honored and proud...
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Values, not laws. Evolution vs. revolution

Values, not laws. Evolution vs. revolution

The economic revolution is being imposed quietly by the incumbent regime. As values are twisted to accommodate the interests of the increasingly wealthy chemical class, control over Cannabis agriculture is about to be gained by acquiescence.The determi...
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BBC Video: Cannabis and Human Evolution

While not necessarily ground-breaking science to longtime observers of cannabinoid research and cultural anthropology, the BBC video below (with about 45 seconds of pro-reform advocacy added), featuring US taxpayer-funded medical research conducted just up the road from NORML’s Washington, DC offices at the National Institute of Mental Health is very well done. Question: When will...
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Your Tax Dollars At Work

Your Tax Dollars At Work

Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske, along with five previous drug czars (including gambling addict William Bennett), have an op/ed in today’s Los Angeles Times condemning California’s Prop. 19. Given that the Drug Czar is required by law to oppose any and all efforts that would seek to legalize marijuana — including “any study … relating to...
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