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Carl Sagan’s Thoughts On The War on Drugs

Since today marks the birthday of the late Carl Sagan, we can remember a lesser-known aspect of his greatness by reading (or re-reading) the following 1969 essay he wrote under the pseudonym “Mr. X” published in 1971 in Lester Grinspoon’s … Continue reading

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New Study Reveals Why Cannabis is Still Illegal, Legal Pot DESTROYS Big Pharma Profits

As more and more people drop prescription drugs for medical cannabis, reports like this explain why Big Pharma is scrambling to keep prohibition in place. It also explains why the DEA has such close ties to the pharmaceutical industry. By … Continue reading

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The Growing Acceptance of Marijuana Smoking in Society

By Keith Stroup, NORML Legal Counsel Source: NORML Blog We are at a tipping point in this country regarding the legalization of marijuana, and it is exhilarating to experience the ending of prohibition and the start of legalization. Even as … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Reefer Madness the Movie Musical

The earliest version of Reefer Madness was released in 1936. It was financed by a church group who intended it to be a morality tale warning parents of supposed dangers of cannabis use and helped prime the public for prohibitionist … Continue reading

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On the Drug War, and Other “Mistakes”

By Kevin Carson Source: Center for a Stateless Society In a new article at Harper’s (“Legalize It All,” April 2016), Dan Baum recalls a 1994 confession by former Nixon domestic policy adviser John Ehrlichmann, about Nixon’s motives in first launching … Continue reading

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Prison Town Selling Its Jails to Grow Cannabis to Save their Economy — And It’s Working

By Justin Gardner Source: Activist Post A tiny California desert town is making a drastic change to reverse its downward spiral and embrace an enlightened future. For 24 years, Adelanto tried unsuccessfully to sustain its economy through prisons, but now … Continue reading

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Why the Drug War Has Been a Forty-Year Lynching

By Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman Source: FreePress.org The Drug War has been a forty-year lynching…. …the corporate/GOP response to the peace and civil rights movements. It’s used the Drug Enforcement Administration and other policing operations as a high-tech Ku … Continue reading

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Govt Denies Hungry Families Thanksgiving Food Because a Pro-Cannabis Group Donated It

By John Vibes Source: TheFreeThoughtProject.com In the state of Oregon, where marijuana was recently legalized, a government agency has rejected food donations for the holidays because the donations came on the behalf of a marijuana-related organization. A group called Women … Continue reading

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