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An informed cannabis user is a great weapon in the war against prohibition.

MASSCANN 2014 BATTLE FOR THE RALLY PRELIMINARY SHOW #2

MASSCANN MUSIC 2014 BATTLE FOR THE RALLY PROMO:

MassCann Music PRESENTS THE 2014 MASSCANN BATTLE FOR THE RALLY ROUND 2 Saturday July 26th at Presidents Rock Club!!! https://www.facebook.com/events/241629576033347 LINEUP JUST ANNOUNCED!! 4 Bands Will Compete in the 2nd round: Whyte Trash Allstars Agree to Disagree Articles of Audio Black Shores PLUS Special guest band Woodland Creatures!!!! COME OUT AND SUPPORT LOCAL ARTISTS & […]

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New Website Promotes “Five Facts” About Drug War

New Website Promotes “Five Facts” About Drug War

A new website, GatewayEffect.org, is dedicated to promoting “Five Facts” about the War on Drugs that might change people’s minds: Marijuana is less addictive than coffee. Marijuana is a useful medicine for both body and mind. Marijuana, unlike alcohol, doesn’t lead to violence. Legal marijuana would cut government spending and increase revenue. Marijuana prohibition funds […]

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“Low Priority” says President Obama re WA and CO, or, Hope He Means It This Time

HuffPo reports today, “High Times”! The President has stated in an interview with Barbara WaWa that prosecuting recreational users is not a priority. He did not say anything about how he will treat the medical cannabis industry. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/14/obama-pot-washington-colorado_n_2299512.html ABC posts a video of Barbara Walters and clips of her interview with the President. http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/OTUS/president-obama-marijuana-users-high-priority-drug-war/story?id=17946783#.UMs4OaX8tbp

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FireDogLake Speculates on Future Fed Moves

An amazing youtube has been posted on the blog Firedoglake, December 8, topping a post speculating about President Obama’s possible response to two states’ legalizing cannabis. While everyone wonders whether or not the President will send in the shock troops, the real speculation upon watching the youtube is why such a lightweight is head of […]

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Does Medical Marijuana Increase Teen Pot Use?

  In states where marijuana is legal, for medicinal purposes, some law-enforcement officials have expressed concern about an increase in teenage drug use. When the U.S. Attorney for Colorado sent letters to marijuana dispensaries located within 1,000 feet of schools, asking them to relocate or close, he cited an increase in drug-related school disciplinary incidents […]

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New England Leads In Self Reported Use and Lowest Perception of Risk

By Steven S. Epstein This summer the federal government released “State Estimates of Substance Use and Mental Disorders from the 2008-2009 National Survey on Drug Use and Health.” It’s a state- by-state (including the District of Columbia) estimate of self-reported licit and illicit substance use and perceptions. This publication may be downloaded from: http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/2k9state/Cover.pdf. Once […]

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