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June 2005



Poll supports medical marijuana

Looks clear to me:

A random sample of 732 registered voters nationwide was interviewed by telephone June 8-11, 2005 by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research, Inc. of Washington, D.C. Margin for error is plus or minus 3.7%. The survey was commissioned by the Marijuana Policy Project.

Q: Should the federal government prosecute medical marijuana patients now […]

Hawaii situation cleared up

Good job, ACLU. U.S. Attorney Ed Kubo last week threatened to arrest doctors in Hawaii who recommend marijuana to their patients, based on his warped and completely inaccurate interpretation of the Supreme Court decision in Raich.

The ACLU threatened legal action last week in a letter sent to Kubo, pointing out that the Ninth Circuit […]

Mexico gets results from its drug war

… if by results you mean massive corruption, gunfights in the streets, people afraid, and an economy dependent on criminals. Reuters is reporting Tourists desert town in Mexico drug war

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (Reuters) – A brutal drug war that has claimed scores of lives and left this Mexican city on the Texas border without […]

You can still make a difference.

The House won’t get to Hinchey/Rohrabacher amendment until tomorrow (Wednesday), so there’s still time to act. The best bet is to make a phone call. Tell them to support the Hinchey-Rohrabacher amendment to the Justice Appropriations bill. Tell them there are more important things for your federal tax dollars to do than harrass sick people […]

An interesting day on C-Span

It’s time to act. If you haven’t already, you need to contact your Congressperson and have them support the Hinchey-Rohrabacher Amendment to the Justice Appropriations bill. At this point, the best way to have an impact is to call their office and tell the staff person. Remember, this is an amendment to the appropriations bill […]