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Washington Governor Encouraged After Marijuana Legalization Meeting with Feds

It appears that the US Department of Justice may indeed let Washington state proceed with marijuana legalization.

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Outrageous HSBC Settlement Proves the Drug War is a Joke

Rolling Stone | If you’ve ever been arrested on a drug charge, if you’ve ever spent even a day in jail for having a stem of marijuana in your pocket or “drug paraphernalia” in your gym bag, Assistant Attorney General ...

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Quentin Tarantino: The War on Drugs = Slavery

Writer and director Quentin Tarantino sits down with George to talk about his new movie ‘Django Unchained’, which opens on December 25th. In this clip, Quentin talks about the modern ‘War on Drugs‘ in the United States, and its parallels ...

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Top 10 Legal Drugs Linked to Violence

Time | When people consider the connections between drugs and violence, what typically comes to mind are illegal drugs like crack cocaine. However, certain medications — most notably, some antidepressants like Prozac — have also been linked to increase risk ...

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Medical Marijuana Activists Demand A Clear Policy From Obama

AP | SAN FRANCISCO — President Barack Obama says he won’t go after pot users in Colorado and Washington, two states that just legalized the drug for recreational use. But advocates argue the president said the same thing about medical ...

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Marijuana Possession Now Legal in Washington State

On Thursday Washington State became the first state in America where it is legal to possess marijuana for adult recreational use, and hundreds of people celebrated shortly after midnight by lighting up and smoking joints together under Seattle’s iconic Space ...

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Cannabidiol Relieves Psychosis in Schizophrenia, Why is it Illegal?

Medical Cannabis for Mental Health | A molecule in cannabis (CBD) has shown to relieve anxiety and symptoms of psychosis in people diagnosed with schizophrenia, though many patients are denied or discouraged from this medicine with fewer side effects than ...

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Colorado Reps Introduce Bill to Respect States’ Rights For Marijuana Use

ActivistPost.com | When the people of Colorado voted to legalize recreational marijuana on Election Day, there was immediate speculation as to how the federal government would deal with how it conflicted with federal laws. So far there has not been an official ...

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Hemp Can Save America and the World!

The good news is we’ve found a plant that can save the world. The bad news is…it’s illegal! Neenah Payne, Activist Post | What if a plant could save the economy, end the oil wars, restore the environment, improve everyone’s heath, provide ...

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Mexico considers change to Marijuana policy

Michael Roberts | The response to Amendment 64′s passage has gone international, with Felipe Calderon, Mexico’s president suggesting that his country’s pot policies may have to change as a result of the measure, as well as a similar one approved in Washington. A ...

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