NYT: REPEAL PROHIBITION, AGAIN…

  By THE EDITORIAL BOARD It took 13 years for the United States to come to its senses and end Prohibition, 13 years in which people kept drinking, otherwise law-abiding citizens became criminals and crime syndicates arose and flourished. It has been more than 40 years since Congress passed the current ban on marijuana, inflicting …

Hemp is Back! 1,000-Plus Acres in Colorado | Legalization Nation | East Bay Express

Hemp is Back! 1,000-Plus Acres in Colorado | Legalization Nation | East Bay Express. Marijuana’s sober sibling “hemp” — used for millennia as a food, fuel, and fiber — returns to American fields this year in another sign of the end of prohibition. The State of Colorado — which legalized hemp farming at the ballot …

Tennessee House version of bill up for health subcommittee vote next week

CLARKSVILLE, TENN. — Her mother, Felicia Harris, calls her, “a new face of the medical marijuana debate,” referring to Lexy Harris, 6, who suffers from intractable epileptic seizures as a result of Dravet Syndrome, currently being treated with other drugs. The other anti-convulsant drugs the Harris family has tried – including experimental and non-FDA approved …

Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970

Shortly after the 1937 Marijuana Tax Act went into effect on October 1, 1937, the Federal Bureau of Narcotics and Denver City police arrested Moses Baca for possession and Samuel Caldwell for dealing.   ^ "The First Pot POW". Retrieved 2011-03-18. "On the day the Marijuana Tax Stamp Act was enacted -- Oct. 2, 1937 …

We have to just say NO, to “drug testing”…

While sitting here thinking of my friends in pain who are trapped into slavery thru the Corporations they work for via “workplace drug testing”…who are condemned to use ONLY narcotics via the pharmaceutical industrial complex via so called “pain clinic’s” and doctors who are trapped in the prescribing business AND the drug screening business, which …

The State vs. Joshua E.Mason (TN) (Please help this family in Tennessee)

  PLEASE HELP OUR FAMILY I am facing 15 years in prison away from my young daughter and family for growing cannabis in TN. I am asking for HELP in defending myself in court against these charges. To make a long and exhausting story short, I was growing cannabis and a friend betrayed me and …

"I don’t want to fucking give this United States government one fucking dollar of taxes…" — Jack Herer, "The Emperor of Hemp", September 12th, 2009

Rev. Mary Spears explains the legalization vs. repeal initiatives and why REPEAL is the only way to proceed.   "I don't want to fucking give this United States government one fucking dollar of taxes..." -- Jack Herer, "The Emperor of Hemp", September 12th, 2009 (Portland Hempstalk Festival--his final speech.) http://overgrow.ning.com/profiles/blogs/the-fallacy-of-the-legalize-and-tax-cannabis-initiatives   By ElectroPig Von Fökkengrüüven …

Ending Marijuana Prohibition in 2013

Rob Kampia Executive director, Marijuana Policy Project   Unless people have been hiding under a rock this past couple months, they know that more than 55 percent of voters in Colorado and Washington legalized marijuana on November 6. As a result, many people have grand expectations of how we're going to get closer to ending …

White House: “We’re in the Midst of a Serious National Conversation on Marijuana”

by Erik Altieri, NORML Communications Director January 8, 2013     In October of 2011, the White House issued an official response to a petition NORML submitted via their We the People outreach program on the topic of marijuana legalization.   Despite being one of the most popular petitions at the site’s launch, the answer …

TO ALL THOSE WHO BELIEVE THAT TOTAL REPEAL OF PROHIBITION IS IMPOSSIBLE… I SAY

By:  Rev. Mary Thomas-Spears       APPARENTLY YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND LAW OR YOUR CONSTITUTION NOR DO YOU UNDERSTAND THAT, NOTHING IS AS IT APPEARS TO BE MOST THOUGHT IT WAS IMPOSSIBLE... FOR ME TO BEAT 6 FELONIES FOR TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, WHEN I NEVER DENIED MY GUILT. THOUGH I WAS CONVICTED OF …

Your morning jolt: Pat Robertson endorses legal marijuana

9:40 am March 9, 2012, by jgalloway Gov. Nathan Deal has found an unlikely ally in his push to refigure who we lock up in Georgia: The Rev. Pat Robertson, who now backs the legalization of marijuana. From the New York Times: “I really believe we should treat marijuana the way we treat beverage alcohol,” …