Posts Tagged ‘ Narcotics ’

HB 668 Passes Joint Committee

UPDATED HB 668, the bill to move Hawaii’s medical cannabis program to the Department of Health, passed the Senate joint committee of Health and Public Safety, Intergovernmental, and Military Affairs.  All Senators present voted Yes, with Senator Sam Slom voting Yes with Reservation. The bill now moves to the final Senate joint committee of Judiciary and...
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Why Police Officers Lie Under Oath

Police officer perjury in court to justify illegal dope searches is commonplace. One of the dirty little not-so-secret secrets of the criminal justice system is undercover narcotics officers intentionally lying under oath. It is a perversion of the American justice system that strikes directly at the rule of law. Yet it is the routine...
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Marijuana Triple Play

Marijuana Triple Play

Politico does a twofer and the New York Times remembers an academic titan who well chronicled drug use and ensuing government policies to thwart it–a largely unsuccessful endeavor. With unmistakable juxtaposition, Politico’s printed tabloid available in Washington, D.C. featured two informative items married together. First, a column from constitutional scholar and salon.com contributor Glenn Greenwald underscoring...
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