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Batkid Rules, But Haag Breaks Rules

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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Legal Marijuana Should Cost $4.44 A Pound

I ran across the name John Novak this morning, and saw that he ran a site with the intriguing name of 420 Leaks, so I decided to look it up. Mr. Novak seems to be a lot like me in that he loves to pore through old information and records, finding fascinating tidbits that are

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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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Cannabis Is Part of Our Society

Ever since Prohibition was repealed, the ongoing excuse to keep alcohol and tobacco legal (as opposed to marijuana) is because they’re “part of our society”.  Never mind the huge ongoing death toll from smoking, long-term alcohol abuse and drunk driving. Well, millions of Americans use cannabis every day too. It is also part of our

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Marijuana Is Now Legal In Colorado!

Actually, I started this article last Thursday night and the title actually said “Washington” then. But I got so excited for them being the first state to experience legalization that I hit the old vape a little too hard and couldn’t actually finish. I haven’t written anything in a few weeks, mostly because I’ve been

Happy 75th Birthday, Marijuana Prohibition! Now Crawl Off and Die.

October 1, 1937 was the sad day that the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 took effect, turning the harmless cannabis plant overnight from being a useful source of fiber and medicine to the evil devil weed and assassin of youth. Well, not really, but that was the effect. And the Federal government lumbered on for

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I Got So Excited About Obama Going On Reddit, But…

…this memetoon says it better than I could: Obama Did An AMA On Reddit And We Got Nuttin’, Honey

Marijuana Was Legal At the Federal Level In The Sixties

This one is right out of Old Hippie’s infamous stash of little-known facts. In the process of doing some historical research, I found some interesting tidbits. Today is, at least according to one source, exactly 75 years since the U.S. House of Representatives passed the dangerous and illegal Marihuana Tax Act of 1937, based largely

Snoop Gets Dogged By The Fuzz

Literally just hours after the mainstream media picked up on a month-old interview with Snoop Dogg in which he said he wanted to smoke up President Obama in the White House and get him to legalize marijuana, the news came out that Snoop himself was busted on Saturday. This happened right near where Willie Nelson was

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Discovered: Legal Precedent For Medical Marijuana At the Federal Level

Exhibit A: That’s right. During alcohol prohibition in the United States, your doctor could use one of these forms to prescribe alcohol for whatever medical condition he thought was necessary, and the Federal Government allowed it, in spite of the fact that alcohol was illegal anywhere in the United States based on the 18th Amendment

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