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I came across this last night while sorting through the crappy movies on Netflix. I had never heard of it and did not know what to think about it as I thought the title was odd. I started it up ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Mar 14, 2015 at 05:36 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
to shrivel and shrink This is a report of a study posted at Alternet. It focuses on using Savitex , a commerically-prepared medical marijuana spray used for ameliorating the impact and symptoms of ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 336 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2014 at 06:04 AM PST with 372 Recommends
America’s experiment with legalizing pot yields a surprise—and a puzzle. Boston Globe.com | Chris Berdik | August 11, 2013 As marijuana laws start to change for the better, there are those who ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 110 comments on Wed Aug 14, 2013 at 04:49 AM PDT with 108 Recommends
Another example of reefer madness on the front page at AlterNet . Both Alternet and Raw Story are doing excellent work reflecting the importance of this issue. In this post, as stated in the title,
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 295 comments on Sun Aug 11, 2013 at 04:50 AM PDT with 372 Recommends
A good step in the right direction: The United States Conference of Mayors unanimously passed a historic, bipartisan resolution Monday calling on the Obama administration to stop interfering with ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon Jun 24, 2013 at 06:08 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
I saw this at Raw Story : Their post has a variety of links and there is no reason to re-create them other than to note they link to Think Progress regarding the report on the NYPD and that link ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed May 22, 2013 at 01:14 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Many likely don't know about it because America's core of political stenographers don't talk about it much. Which is sort of odd as this issue is extremely important to the US Federal Government. ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue May 21, 2013 at 06:34 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
In a way, I'll let the death of The Chicken Man (however inartfully told) speak for itself. One take away, though, is that the setting was both sublimely serene, and more primitvely violent than ...
by oldpotsmuggler
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 07:25 PM PST with 17 Recommends
I'd likely have gotten 30 years, my home confiscated and my wife deported. At least that's always my fear. Many have had infamous sentences for growing less than this so this is interesting. This ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 60 comments on Mon Sep 10, 2012 at 06:00 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
The NAACP clearly gets it. “We are committed to changing policies that result in a disproportionate number of African-Americans and other people of color being introduced into the criminal justice ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 45 comments on Fri Aug 24, 2012 at 05:10 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Why? It's the racism Drug war’s racial disparity moves NAACP to embrace marijuana legalization * * * * * * “We are committed to changing policies that result in a disproportionate number of ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Aug 23, 2012 at 12:21 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
The original is "Thou shallt not kill". In our time, however, we seem to be content to accept an amended version - "Thou shallt not kill, unless, of course, you think that you need to, or it's a guy ...
by oldpotsmuggler
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Aug 21, 2012 at 07:52 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
If you do the crime, do the time. So I did the 100 months federal time inside for that load in 1981, and I need to throw in the 4 or 5 years fugitive time in between, just to be honest. A lot of ...
by oldpotsmuggler
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Aug 16, 2012 at 07:38 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
A long time ago, as a child, I drank some Faygo "Redpop". For some reason, it didn't taste all that good to me, but I kept buying it and marveling at the odd taste, wondering why I buy it when it ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Aug 12, 2012 at 04:20 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
A long time ago, and in a world very different from the modern one, I had a one kilo "pillow" of rollable Vietnamese that we bagged and moved as 35 $10.00 "ounces".
by oldpotsmuggler
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Jul 16, 2012 at 03:37 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
The NYPD Officer who chased, shot and killed unarmed teen Ramarley Graham in his own home, will be indicted for manslaughter. Graham was spotted by a narcotics undercover unit outside a Bronx bodega ...
by eXtina
Comment Count 75 comments on Mon Jun 11, 2012 at 01:43 PM PDT with 144 Recommends
Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know. I have heard it a thousand times: Democrats are just as bad about marijuana as republicans.....republicans couldn't do it without Dems, etc...etc...etc... Fact is ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Jun 07, 2012 at 02:50 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
I usually hang out with my running buddy/neighbor on Sunday mornings. We talk about various things, drink coffee, as normal a morning as one could expect in a sleepy little neighborhood in a ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 50 comments on Sun Mar 11, 2012 at 08:28 AM PDT with 51 Recommends
Government as baby sitter is a fairly pathetic use of all that power, but it seems inevitable that The War on Drugs would eventually bring us here. We're probably too rich, spolied, and lazy for it ...
by oldpotsmuggler
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Sep 07, 2011 at 06:21 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
The simple truth about America's marijuana prohibition: any law that allows the easy incarceration of any citizen at any time is the ultimate enemy of democracy. With 800,000 annual arrests over ...
by harveywasserman
Comment Count 40 comments on Sat Oct 30, 2010 at 11:00 PM PDT with 34 Recommends