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Google To Censor Anti-Marijuana Propaganda

Google To Censor Anti-Marijuana Propaganda

OK, that’s not exactly what the article says. But according to New Scientist, Google is going to stop ranking websites by their popularity (in terms of the number of links they have going to them), and start paying more attention to whether they are loaded with false information. So the likely end result is that government

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Yet Another Out-Of-Context Obama Quote

Today, President Obama made a stirring plea to the Supreme Court, quoted here on Twitter: Obama on SCOTUS: “My hope is that they go ahead and recognize what the majority of the american people now recognize” — Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) January 22, 2015 The only “gotcha” is that he was speaking about legal same-sex marriage,

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Love Flies Out the Door When Money Comes In the Window

OK, folks, I wanted to come up with some great holiday/New Year’s message of peace, love, and all that other great hippie stuff. I’ve been feeling some of this for awhile now, but it’s recently gotten much worse, and I’ve decided it’s time for me to speak up. To me, cannabis is a plant that

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Remembering Peter McWilliams

I’ve been resisting writing this article for weeks, and it’s taken me hours to figure out why. To do that, I went through all the research I would have to go through anyway to write the article, so really not too much loss of time there. But I did have to take some serious hits

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Batkid Rules, But Haag Breaks Rules

Today was “Batkid Day” as San Francisco turned itself into Gotham City so that Batkid — a 5-year-old boy from Northern California who’s hopefully now in permanent remission from leukemia — could defeat famous villains like the Riddler and the Penguin as well as raise money and awareness for the Children’s Make-A-Wish Foundation. Batkid got

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August 1, 2013 — The Day We Got To 20 Medical Marijuana States

This is big. It was only, what, last week that New Hampshire became the 19th state to legalize medical marijuana. Today, Governor Pat Quinn is scheduled to sign legislation making Illinois the 20th MMJ state! That’s not just a round number, but it happens to represent 40% of the states. I believe this also marks

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Beyond Chronic Interviews Joanne Naughton of LEAP – Part Two

This is Part Two of our interview with Joanne Naughton of LEAP, who had a 20-year career with the NYPD, followed by another successful career as a defense attorney and instructor to students of law enforcement. See Part One here.  LEAP stands for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, and is a nonprofit group of experienced cops, judges,

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Beyond Chronic Interview: LEAP’s Joanne Naughton

We are really pleased to be able to publish this interview, which was recently conducted by phone with Felicity madly scribbling in the background. Big thanks to Joanne Naughton for her time and Darby Beck of LEAP for arranging it. LEAP, per our recent article, stands for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, and is a nonprofit group

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CannaDarwinism: The Exploding Hash Oil Phenomenon

You’re seeing it more and more, although it’s been going on for well over a decade: Police: Man Severely Burned in Cannabis Oil Explosion Special Report: The Dangers of Hash Oil Production Hash Oil Explosions How Hash Oil Is Blowing Up Across the U.S. — Literally The words “hash oil explosion” are now becoming a

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LEAP: Law Enforcement Against Prohibition

Law Enforcement Against Prohibition 121 Mystic Ave. Medford, MA 02155 Phone: 781-393-6985 www.LEAP.cc I bet you didn’t know that there are law enforcement personnel who, based on their real life job experiences, want to repeal and change international drug policies and laws. Their mission statement reads as follows: “Law Enforcement Against Prohibition is an international 501(c)

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