WAR ON DRUGS

Hemp For Victory

Phelps May Be Involuntary Hero For Liberty

Our marijuana laws have been ludicrous for as long as we've been alive. Almost half of us (42 percent) have tried marijuana at least once, according to a report published last year in PLoS Medicine, a journal of the Public Library of Science. The U.S., in fact, boasts the highest percentage of pot smokers among 17 nations surveyed, including The Netherlands, where cannabis clouds waft from coffeehouse windows...
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California cannabis shop owner given 5-year sentence

The owner of a chain of medical marijuana dispensaries has been sentenced to five years in prison for selling millions of dollars worth of the drug and related products.

U.S. District Judge Manuel L. Real also ordered Larry Kristich on Monday to pay a $500,000 fine. Kristich pleaded guilty in January 2008 to distributing more than 15,000 pounds of pot. He had faced up to 40 years in prison.

Michael Phelps Should Not Apologize for Smoking Pot

Plastered all over the internet right now is a photo of Michael Phelps smoking marijuana out of a bong. Phelps struck another blow to the myth that marijuana smokers are lazy couch potatoes. Here is the guy who has won more gold medals than anyone in history, and obviously his health and accomplishments are not hindered by smoking some pot.
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Mayor's Family Terrorized, Dogs Killed, in Drug Bust Mix-up

Acting on a mistaken drug trafficking suspicion, a SWAT team broke down the door of the town mayor and his wife, shot beloved pets and shattered a happy home. Was it an extreme reaction, or business as usual in America's war on drugs?
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Racism, Fear, and Ignorance: Why Marijuana is Illegal

Many people assume that marijuana was made illegal through some kind of process involving scientific, medical, and government hearings; that it was to protect the citizens from what was determined to be a dangerous drug. The actual story shows a much different picture. Those who voted on the legal fate of this plant never had the facts, but were dependent on information supplied by those who had a specific agenda to deceive lawmakers. You'll see below that the very first federal vote to prohibit marijuana was based entirely on a documented lie on the floor of the Senate.

Maybe *This* Is How The War On Marijuana Ends

A rural Illinois jury has found one of their peers innocent in a marijuana case that would have sent him to prison. People are coming to realize that not only have they been sold a lie when it comes to marijuana -- they've been sold a particularly cruel lie, a self-perpetuating falsehood of epic proportions that has controlled U.S. public policy.
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Former drug officer launches 'KopBusters' TV show

Stephen C. Webster.
Barry Cooper, a former Texas police officer with eight years of specialty in drug interdiction, first made waves when he released the film "Never Get Busted Again," a how-to guide for evading police drug seizures.

Austin, Texas-based Cooper's latest project is not nearly so benign, and will likely generate for the former drug warrior an army of enemies in law enforcement.

'KopBusters' is a reality TV program that aims to sink crooked officers.

The CIA And US Government Run The Drug Trade.

Ten minute clip that shows the government and the CIA are utterly guilty of not only importing tons of cocaine into the country but blatently using the media to advertise their product and cause the crack epidemic. Has footage of George Bush Senior holding up a bag of crack in his office, pretty much just advertising it to the world...

Netherlands cannabis growers yearly net $2.7b

Clandestine cannabis growers in the Netherlands net two billion euros (2.7 billion dollars) a year -- worth almost half the country's horticultural sector -- a Dutch newspaper reported on Saturday.
http://rawstory.com/news/2008/Report_Cannabis_growers_net__2.7b_1018.html

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