Sen. Rosenberg supports ballot question on medical marijuana – GazetteNET

Posted on: May 3rd, 2012 by admin No Comments

Thursday, May 3, 2012 BOSTON – State Sen. Stanley Rosenberg now favors a ballot petition that would legalize the medical use of marijuana, in part to play a role to make sure strict regulations are placed on patients and doctors

Jimmy Kimmel Addresses Marijuana Legalization at White House Correspondents … – Complex.com (blog)

Posted on: May 1st, 2012 by admin No Comments

Jimmy Kimmel sparked the most appropriate dinner table conversation while at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner  Saturday night: the legalization of marijuana. “What is with the marijuana crackdown

San Francisco Democratic Party tells Obama to end crackdown on medical marijuana – Democratic Underground

Posted on: April 30th, 2012 by admin No Comments

–no more “prison-industrial complex” (some 70% of whose inmates are there, for extraordinarily long sentences, for non-violent crimes, mostly drug related, at a cost of around $30,000 per prisoner per year and vast, untold social and financial harm to individuals, families and communities); –no more BILLIONS AND BILLIONS of U.S. tax dollars ($7 BILLION to Colombia alone) to the worst elements of Latin American and other societies (Colombian military responsible for half the murders of trade unionists in Colombia, according to Amnesty International, with their closely tied rightwing paramilitary death squads responsible for the other half); –no more BILLIONS AND BILLIONS of U.S. tax dollars for those of the thousand U.S.

Jimmy Kimmel Addresses Marijuana Legalization At White House Correspondents … – Huffington Post

Posted on: April 29th, 2012 by admin No Comments

Jimmy Kimmel, host of the 2012 White House Correspondents’ Dinner, addressed marijuana legalization in his speech. While delivering his remarks at the 2012 White House Correspondents’ Dinner, comedian Jimmy Kimmel addressed the issue of marijuana legalization.

Into the mind of … Will Humble – Arizona Republic

Posted on: April 28th, 2012 by admin No Comments

Apr. 28, 2012 12:00 AM The Republic | azcentral.com The state health director talks about the call to expand the list of maladies that could be treated with medical marijuana

Letter: Hypocrisy in marijuana debate – Albany Times Union

Posted on: April 26th, 2012 by admin No Comments

Gov. Andrew Cuomo again has shot down the legalization of medicinal marijuana with unfounded or non-explanatory reasons (“Cuomo: Medical marijuana won’t pass this year,” April 10).

Legalized marijuana – Evening Observer

Posted on: April 26th, 2012 by admin No Comments

Marijuana has been in the news recently – all the way from South America to California and Washington State.

Marijuana Legalization Efforts Fail in California, Thanks to The Feds – SF Weekly (blog)

Posted on: April 24th, 2012 by admin No Comments

Few successful political movements count their finest hours a loss. Yet 2010 will remain the high water mark of the marijuana legalization movement for at least another two years — or longer, if the federal situation worsens.

Letters: legalizing marijuana – U-T San Diego

Posted on: April 24th, 2012 by admin No Comments

In response to “Still more reefer madness” (Editorial, April 22): There you go again.

What is President Obama Thinking on Medical Marijuana? – Opposing Views

Posted on: April 23rd, 2012 by admin No Comments

The most widely read political website, Politico.com, covers the now clear controversy the Obama Administration has found itself in regarding it’s semi-articulated medical cannabis policy position post hundreds of law enforcement closures of medical cannabis dispensaries since the fall of 2011. Beyond bringing this political quandary regarding medical cannabis to a well informed readership, what is notable about the reportage is that buried in the piece is an apparent recent confrontation between cannabis law reform proponent Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) and President Obama at a swank fundraiser directly across the street from NORML’s offices at the St

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