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What's Up With Liberals Against Marijuana Legalization?

Posted November 10, 2010 | 14:58:41 (EST)

2010-11-10-rallystewartsign.jpgA post by Josh Marshall, editor of the widely-read Talking Points Memo web site, provides a needed reminder that liberals aren't automatically on board for legalization, even of marijuana. In a post that has drug...

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Prop 19 Would Help -- Not Hurt -- Medical Marijuana Patients

Posted September 23, 2010 | 12:49:53 (EST)

Are they misinformed or deliberately lying? I don't know anymore.

A group of medical marijuana dispensaries organized as the California Cannabis Association has come out against Prop 19, California's "Tax and Regulate Cannabis" initiative to legalize marijuana.

The coalition claims that Prop 19's provisions giving local...

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UN Drug Policy in the Dark Ages

Posted July 6, 2010 | 22:33:45 (EST)

Two recently-released reports show that global drug policy is in the dark ages, and that the UN shares the blame for it.

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One was the UN's own World Drug Report, an annual product of the...

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SWAT Raids: No One Is Safe

Posted June 22, 2010 | 18:05:12 (EST)

2010-06-16-contracostaswat.jpgMay was a bad month for SWAT. In Columbia, Missouri, a video of the SWAT team killing a dog in the presence of the Whitworth family's seven-year old provoked sustained local outrage and went viral on YouTube....

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