Daily Archives: November 11, 2012

Using Washington and Colorado as reason to push for federal change.

We’ve seen numerous articles about the votes emboldening other countries. Jeralyn at TalkLeft has an excellent article about Colorado Representatives drafting bills to keep the feds out of state marijuana laws: CO Reps to Introduce Bill on Marijuana to Protect … Continue reading

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Is there a value in incrementalism?

Unlikely allies behind marijuana votes in Washington, Colorado What transpired in Colorado and Washington were disciplined efforts that forged alliances between liberals and tea party conservatives, often using public health arguments to advance their cause. Proponents and analysts said both … Continue reading

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Red Ribbon Silliness

Every year, elementary students are encouraged to do the most bizarre activities in furtherance of the DEA-glorifying Red Ribbon week. Here’s another one: Creating a drug-free message, which includes things like “crazy sock day with a reminder to ‘Sock Out … Continue reading

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