Envisioning a Post-Prohibition World
Martin A. Lee writes in the Huffington Post:
“Pot smokers of the world unite. You have nothing to lose but your pipe dreams . . . The future of cannabis is up for grabs, but drug policy reformers have major strategic differences about how to proceed.”
Victory for Pot Means Beginning of the End of Our Crazy Drug War
Martin A Lee writes in the Daily Beast: Residents of Colorado and Washington made history on Election Day 2012 by voting to legalize the adult use of marijuana. For a country punch-drunk on decades of anti-marijuana hysteria, it felt like a momentary jolt of sobriety. It might even go down as a long-term game-changer.
Candy Crowley Should Have Asked Obama and Romney About Hemp
The second presidential debate was held in Hempstead, a town where farmers once cultivated the durable, versatile crop that is illegal to grow today.
October 18, 2012 |
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From the Huffington Post: Smoke Signals slideshow on 13 Key Moments in Marijuana History
Marijuana Fights Cancer and Helps Manage Side Effects, Researchers Find
by Martin A. Lee in The Daily Beast.
Mounting evidence shows ‘cannabinoids’ in marijuana slow cancer growth, inhibit formation of new blood cells that feed a tumor, and help manage pain, fatigue, nausea, and other side effects.
Martin A. Lee, author of the new book Smoke Signals, explains why the Justice Department unleashed the dogs of the drug war against California’s medical marijuana industry