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Weeds wins Royal Television Society award

Nice to see this excellent Showtime series continuing to get good notice:

Weeds, Sky One’s drama about a housewife who deals marijuana, created a stir by beating Channel 4 imports Lost and Desperate Housewives to win the award for best international programme.

[Thanks, Allan]

Rick Steves – A NORML guy

Via a friend in Seattle… I think I would have really enjoyed a program that was held at the University of Washington this evening: “Marijuana, the Unnecessary War,”, featuring travel writer Rick Steves along with Roger Goodman, director of the King County Bar Association’s Drug Policy Project.

Steves isn’t worried what people think of his […]

Looks a lot like legalization

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LASHKARGAH, Afghanistan (AP) – Afghanistan will encourage its powerful drug lords to invest their illegally earned profits in the war-shattered country, according to the governor of the nation’s top opium-growing region. The offer comes amid warnings of another bumper poppy crop that will fuel a booming narcotics trade, which already accounts for 35 percent […]

DEA is at it again

Via Americans for Safe Access:

This morning, in a cruel act of harassment and intimidation DEA agents, along with Riverside County Sheriff’s officers, raided a small medical marijuana collective grow outside of Palm Desert, California. When the DEA knocked on the door, patient Gary Silva went to open it. DEA agents proceeded to kick in […]