This may be the ultimate indictment of the "moneyed" drug reform movement in this country and I urge you to distribute this article as widely as possible

(The following article is posted from a website that I happened to come across today while looking for information on the "MERRP Model" for RE-Legalization.  I decided to repost it because I think the opinion that is offered needs to be heard and RE-Legalization vs. Legal-Lies or "Legalize" has to be made known.  SK) (1) …

HB 584 AN ACT relating to the medical use of marijuana in Kentucky introduced March 1, 2016 (You won’t believe what they are doing to our medical cannabis!)

HB 584(BR-1994)(click bill number to view bill details.)       Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - introduced in House   The following is a summary of this House Bill:   Summary: *Create new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to define terms; *require the Department for Public Health (DPH) to operate a medical marijuana program; *establish …

SB 13, Kentucky Cannabis Freedom Act continues to sit in committee since January 7th

  There has been no activity on the "Kentucky Cannabis Freedom Act" since January 7th when it was forwarded to "Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations"...   Whose members include:   Sen. John Schickel [Chair] Sen. Paul Hornback [Vice Chair] Sen. Joe Bowen Sen. Tom Buford Sen. Julian M. Carroll Sen. Denise Harper Angel Sen. Jimmy …

As advocate for industrial hemp production, Kentucky’s Thomas Massie standing tall

Jun 25th, 2015 ·   By Tim Thornberry Special to NKyTribune If there is anyone from Kentucky who is a bigger industrial hemp advocate than Agriculture Commissioner James Comer, it is likely U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie, who stood beside Comer when state legislation was being passed to allow an administrative framework be set up. Massie, …

Medical marijuana backers lose bid for looser regulations

By Tom Schoenberg, © 2013, Bloomberg News   WASHINGTON — An appeals court rejected the bid by medical marijuana backers to ease federal controls of the drug, ruling that the government properly kept the substance in its most dangerous category. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld the Drug Enforcement …

Women and the War on Drugs Fact Sheet

The “War on Drugs” is a War on Women Women are the fastest-growing population within the prison industrial complex Between 1986 and 1999, the incarceration rate for women in prison for drug offenses grew by 888%. From 1986 (the year mandatory minimum sentencing was enacted) to 1996, the number of women in federal prison for …

Guilty verdict in case of Yippie caught with 155 pounds of pot

U.S. Marijuana Party

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2012 AT 6:19 PM / UPDATED AT 8:46 PM
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Dana Beal
Guilty verdict in case of Yippie caught with 155 pounds of pot
By Paul Hammel / World-Herald Bureau

LINCOLN — One of the original members of the ‘60s revolutionary group, the Yippies, was found guilty this week of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver after being caught with 155 pounds of baled pot in a van at Ashland, Neb.

Saunders County District Judge Mary Gilbride, in an order dated Tuesday, also rejected, for the second time the use of a “choice of evils” defense by Dana Beal, 65, of New York City, a long-time advocate for using marijuana as medicine, and the official historian of the Yippie Museum.

Beal, at a trial last month, admitted he was a passenger three years ago in a van carrying the marijuana.

But in court…

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Pot Petition Case Evidence Solid

Pot Petition Case Evidence Solid thomas vance Published: September 2, 2012 10:44PM When the Federal Appeals Court for the DC District begins taking evidence on October 16th in the appeal of the denial of a petition to reschedule marijuana from schedule I ( dangerous and having no medical value), to schedule II (dangerous but having …

RE: Marc Emery

Uploaded by mrwhateverfor on Dec 20, 2011 On July 29, 2005, Canadian police, acting on a request from the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), simultaneously raided the BC Marijuana Party Bookstore and Headquarters in Vancouver and arrested Emery for extradition to the United States outside a local storefront in the community of Lawrencetown, Nova …

Kentucky Marijuana Party

We are Independent.  Although we are not technically affiliated with the  USMarijuanaParty.org  some of us are members of that party. I, myself, am still listed on WIKI as a Chairperson, even though I resigned that position last July 2011. I am now considered Kentucky Administrative as of September 2012. However, the sites being set up …

O’Donnell blasts hypocrisy of marijuana prohibition

O’Donnell blasts hypocrisy of marijuana prohibition (via Raw Story ) MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell slammed politicians Tuesday night for ignoring reality and continuing to “get high” on alcohol while Americans were being sent to jail for smoking marijuana. Gallup has found that Americans favor marijuana legalization now more than ever. A record-high 50 percent…