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Pennsylvania Governor Has Something to Say About Weed

The head of Pennsylvania has something to say about marijuana in his state and some people may not like it.  But that’s politics for you. 354 more words

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Ecuador could become first country in hemisphere to legalize all drugs

Add Ecuador to a growing list of countries pushing back against the U.S. “war on drugs.”

A ruling party lawmaker recently introduced legislation that would make Ecuador the second country in the world — and the first in the Americas— to decriminalize the personal use of all drugs, from marijuana to cocaine to heroin. 771 more words

Progressive Action NH reblogged this on Progressive Action New Hampshire and commented:

It most likely will be outside forces that put an end to the drug war, particularly those tired of US imperialism anyway.

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana

Carrying small amounts of marijuana would result in a fine instead of an arrest under a measure approved Thursday by the Illinois Senate. 508 more words

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Washington State Marijuana Shops Caught Selling to Minors

Washington’s retail marijuana businesses got calls from the state liquor control board before the sting operations began, warning them and reminding them about best practices when it comes to keeping weed out of kids’ hands. 725 more words

Pot Panel Ponders Using Tax Revenue To Fund Drug Counseling At Every California High School

OAKLAND (CBS/AP) — Members of a commission led by California’s lieutenant governor said Tuesday that legalizing the recreational use of marijuana could generate enough tax revenue to fund drug education and counseling centers at every high school in the state, a potential upside that should be seriously considered as activists work to put a pot-legalization initiative before voters next year. 494 more words

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Top 5 Reasons for Ending Marijuana Prohibition - by Rob Kampia Updated: May 2015

September 29, 2014 – Marijuana prohibition has been just as ineffective, wasteful, and counterproductive as alcohol prohibition. It is the epitome of a failed government policy, and like most failed government policies, there are a variety of  555 more words

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A Call for Some Changes

I recently sat in on a fourth grade classroom as part of a job shadow. It was much to my surprise to find out that the kids were in the middle of a unit on drugs in science. 447 more words