I will never understand this guy Eric Holder and his desire to control people. First he wants to take away guns, now he wants Obama to sue the state. He says if CA legalizes pot, it would "challenge federal authority". To hell with federal authority!Read more »
A panel of marijuana criminal defense attorneys on the opening day of NORML's 39th Annual National Conference in Portland Thursday were unanimous and emphatic on one thing people with pot should do when confronted by police: exercise their right to remain silent.Read more »
Researchers at the University of New Hampshire say pot serves as a "gateway" to other drugs mainly for young people who are poor, unemployed, and subjected to severe psychological stress.
In other words, it's not about pot but about the potholes young people encounter on the road of life.Read more »
New research from the University of New Hampshire shows that the "gateway effect" of marijuana - that teenagers who use marijuana are more likely to move on to harder illicit drugs as young adults - is overblown.Read more »
it is so funny ;) san diego Fire.....nor it is not too short--stupid machineRead more »
It's usually best not to text the sheriff with a marijuana purchase request. That may seem obvious, but a Helena, Montana teen sent a text message last week looking for pot -- and instead of contacting the dealer, he hit a wrong humber and accidentally sent the message to Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton.
The drug detective got both of the teens' parents involved, and ended up deciding not to issue any citations.
"When the detective saw there were parents that wanted to be involved he took the right action and I'm really proud of the deputy," Sheriff Dutton said.Read more »
WeedMaps.com is an online community where medical marijuana patients connect with other patients in their geographic region to discuss and review local cannabis co-operatives, dispensaries, medical doctors and delivery services.Read more »
(Sacramento, California) — Today, the California Council of Churches IMPACT, which represents 21 different denominations and over 1.5 million members within the mainstream and progressive Protestant communities of faith, endorsed Proposition 19, the initiative to control and tax cannabis in California.Read more »
Organizers for the Coalition for a Safer Detroit warned that the battle to legalize up to an ounce of pot may be arduous and timely after a Wayne County Circuit judge upheld an Aug. 9 decision by the Detroit Election Commission to keep the proposal off the ballot in November.
The commission and judge said the ballot was pre-empted by state law banning possession of the drug.
Barry Cooper, a former Texas police officer who turned against the drug war and executed a reverse-sting operation against the Odessa police department, will walk free on all related charges, an attorney for Ector County announced Tuesday.Read more »
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