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October 2011
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Who knew U.S. attorneys could be so funny?

This one really cracked me up.

WASHINGTON — U.S. attorneys have a message for California’s medical marijuana advocates: Don’t blame Barack Obama. After it was announced that the crackdown on medical pot establishments in the Golden State was a collective decision by the four U.S. attorneys in California and not the result of any directive […]

The President has heard us loud and clear

This morning, a large number of people got an official White House letter from David Plouffe, Senior Advisor to the President.

It was a letter to talk about the success of the “We the People” online petition initiative from the White House and to encourage more involvement. The opening of the letter was just what […]

America – what a country!

The following article from The Voice of Russia sounds even more entertaining if you imagine it being spoken by Yakov Smirnoff.

U. S plans to legalize marijuana.

There is a term in the U.S.: “war on drugs” which describes the state’s attempt to wage war on the spread of drugs. The campaign is having a […]


Some excellent conferences coming up shortly…

Reform Conference

This is the major biennial International Drug Policy Reform Conference being held November 2-5 in Los Angeles. Full of speakers, workshops, and social events with over 1,000 people in attendance.

The Cato Institute is hosting Ending the Global War on Drugs on Tuesday, November 15.