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The War On Consciousness

By Graham Hancock Source: Body Mind Soul Spirit We are told that the “War on Drugs” is being waged, on our behalf, by our governments and their armed bureaucracies and police forces, to save us from ourselves. “Potential for abuse … Continue reading

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Never Before Has Our Approach to Drugs Improved So Much, So Fast

We’re winning: More progress has been made toward enlightened drug policies and treatment in the past five years than in the previous 25. Here’s an advocacy agenda to take us even closer to the future we need. By Maia Szalavitz … Continue reading

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About the History of Marijuana

By Keri Blakinger Source: Waking Times Fancy yourself a connoisseur of all things weed? Then see whether this trip from ancient China to modern Alaska takes you anywhere unexpected. What do Sarah Palin, Barack Obama, Justin Bieber, Maya Angelou and … Continue reading

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9 Crucial Ballot Measures that Could Legalize Marijuana and Help End the Drug War this Election

There are more drug policy reform questions on the ballot this November than ever in American history. By Stephen Gutwillig Source: Alternet It may be an off-year election, but it’s a big one for drug policy reform. In seven weeks, … Continue reading

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Weed + Sci Fi = Chromicon: The world’s first cannabis friendly sci-fi, fantasy and comic book convention

By Chris Lites Source: Omni Reboot Anyone who’s seen Zardoz knows how well weed and sci-fi go together. Now, like something out of a Kevin Smith movie, Jaymen Johnson brings Denver Chromic Con. One half expects Bluntman and Chronic to … Continue reading

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Why ‘I Have Nothing to Hide’ Is the Wrong Way to Think About Surveillance

A common defense of mass surveillance used by apologists is “if you have nothing to hide, why worry?” Nevermind that there’s many things that are perfectly legal that we might not “hide” but choose not to reveal indiscriminately (ie. credit … Continue reading

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A Green Beacon of Hope

Aesliip shares some of his adventures at the first Seattle Cannabis Cup at the Weedist. The event is organized by High Times magazine and is sort of a trade show for cannabis growers and medical dispensaries as well as a … Continue reading

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