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Marijuana, reefer, weed, pot, kush, doesha, magic hemp, cannabis. Cannabis , also known as marijuana (from the Mexican Spanish marihuana) and by other names, is a preparation of the Cannabis plant ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 50 comments on Mon Jul 30, 2012 at 11:04 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Where has the last 6 years of my life gone? The worst part of it all started in May, 2006 shortly after I was referred to a pain clinic for some of my MS and other related aches and pains. However, ...
by MarciaJ720
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat May 26, 2012 at 01:22 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
The ability of the United States to implement policies that empirical evidence strongly suggests have failed is perhaps the one true bipartisan action of the last four decades. In foreign policy a ...
by Old Gray Dog
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Apr 15, 2012 at 02:14 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
So, with all the proposals floating around to drug-test various recipients of government benefits (because, of course, those people are spending that money to buy drugs, not to support their families,
by TDDVandy
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Dec 30, 2011 at 09:08 AM PST with 17 Recommends
From Texas-Mexico border now combat zone say two retired U.S. generals in new report Tired of hearing from Obama ...
by metamars
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Oct 02, 2011 at 09:42 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
AFP reports that 10 years after Portugal decriminalized drug use, and decided to treat addicts instead, that the experiment has worked.
by HoundDog
Comment Count 95 comments on Mon Jul 04, 2011 at 05:20 PM PDT with 191 Recommends
Insane news, which isn't getting much coverage yet: The Feds have just raided medical marijuana dispensaries across Montana. Armed agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration, FBI, and ATF ...
by DavidSegal
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Mar 15, 2011 at 01:52 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
There's a provocative diary on the Rec List concerning Bradley Manning and the other ...
by Phoenix Woman
Comment Count 134 comments on Mon Jan 24, 2011 at 07:05 AM PST with 279 Recommends
This story was sent to me via email from The NORML Newsletter: The Prince of Pot, Marc Emery, will be extradited to the United States. It will happen imminently, according to his attorney. ...
by BhangBong
Comment Count 44 comments on Wed May 19, 2010 at 09:30 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
cross-posted from Sum of Change On Friday, May 14th 2010, I got the chance to sit down with Neill Franklin, the Executive ...
by SumOfChange
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon May 17, 2010 at 11:06 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
There is good policy. There is bad policy. And, then, there is just pure dumb policy. In the last category I put the so-called "war on drugs" which has accomplished the following: wasted tens of ...
by Jonathan Tasini
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Apr 06, 2010 at 09:43 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
I'm from upstate New York, so what do I know about the Attorney General of the next state over? That she's running for the Senate for Teddy Kennedy's old seat? That the once shoo-in candidate in a ...
by jackl
Comment Count 69 comments on Sun Jan 17, 2010 at 11:32 AM PST with 7 Recommends
With children being arrested in schools for profanity, yelling at teachers, and hallway tussles, "zero tolerance" policies aren't working and are denying students "due process" before they are ...
by David Chura
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Jan 05, 2010 at 08:40 AM PST with 35 Recommends
British researchers evaluate 20 substances, rating each on a scale of 0-3 on each of three dimensions: physical harm, risk of dependency, and social harm. That means each substance could receive a ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 412 comments on Sun Dec 13, 2009 at 05:18 AM PST with 303 Recommends
This just in from Medical Marijuana Project: “Marijuana is dangerous and has no medicinal benefit.” — White House drug czar Gil Kerlikowske, at a Fresno, Calif., press conference ...
by shmuelman
Comment Count 58 comments on Thu Jul 23, 2009 at 01:08 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
A daily blog in defense of liberalism and the President.
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jul 07, 2009 at 10:37 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Those of you who have been around a while probably remember that I was an early supporter of Jim Webb for the United States Senate and was actively involved in his 2006 campaign. Thus when I see a ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Jul 06, 2009 at 02:55 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
I confess to particularly enjoying afternoons where discussions turn to bigger picture themes and underlying principles. Or perhaps I just had a great weekend and spending a fair amount of time on ...
by washunate
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Jun 01, 2009 at 01:50 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
It's been discussed ad nauseum here and Barack said it wasn't an appropriate intiative to revive the economy. Nonetheless, as Jack Cafferty so often does (and endears himself to us even more), ...
by tristan57
Comment Count 59 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2009 at 12:32 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
This is big. One of the worst drug laws in the country, in terms of its aggregate impact on people, may finally be on the way out. The NY Times [http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/05/nyregion/...
by Seneca Doane
Comment Count 45 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2009 at 11:33 AM PST with 68 Recommends