Monthly Archives: October 2010

Common Sense

Katrina vanden Heuval has an excellent OpEd in the Washington Post: Just say yes to common sense on pot policy Because the reasons to support Prop 19 are so diverse, promising alliances are being formed that might be sustained beyond … Continue reading

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The war mentality

One of the major problems in the world is the fact that so many have the “war mentality” — the notion that war is actually an effective tool and that the only way to utilize it is to continue until … Continue reading

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This should be fun…

Via press release… (San Jose, CA) — A coalition of campus organizations at San Jose State University are hosting a public debate tonight on Proposition 19 – the Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010 – between former San … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, south of the border…

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico – Gunmen stormed two neighboring homes and massacred 13 young people at a birthday party in the latest large-scale attack in this violent border city, even as a new government strategy seeks to restore order with social … Continue reading

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To retain respect for sausages and laws, one must not watch them in the making

Why I Support Legal Marijuana by George Soros, in the Wall Street Journal. …In many respects, of course, Proposition 19 already is a winner no matter what happens on Election Day. The mere fact of its being on the ballot … Continue reading

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Nora Volkow wants to be your friend

Nora Volkow, Director of NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse) guest posts at the Drug Czar’s “blog”: Marijuana Research: The Facts When we come to the topic of marijuana, it’s easy to be stirred by the heat of the debate … Continue reading

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Prop 19 TV Ad

Now running in California… Make a contribution to keep the ad running all the way up to election day.

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19 Reasons Pot Should Be Legal

Russ Belville does a really nice job over at Alternet clearly explaining 19 good reasons to vote from Prop 19. It also clearly counters some of the truly idiotic stuff I’ve heard from the stoners against Prop 19 crowd. It … Continue reading

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Some fun plugs

Scott has been a very good friend of mine for some decades now, and he has started his own blog: Practical Biking: Riding for everyday transportation. (You may see some similarities in site structure to mine.) If you really enjoy … Continue reading

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Don’t overload your pipe

When packing a bowl, it’s generally considered a good idea to start with a small amount, maybe a few grams, rather than lighting up 134,000 tons all at once. More photos here.

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