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An Activist Stands Accused of Firing a Gun at Standing Rock. It Belonged to Her Lover — an FBI Informant.

December 13, 2017

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Will Parrish   December 11 2017, Red Fawn Fallis’s case sheds light on federal law enforcement’s surveillance of the water protector movement and generations of indigenous activists. View More from this Timeline Story As law enforcement officers advanced in a U-shaped sweep line down North Dakota Highway 1806 last October, pushing back Dakota Access opponents from […]

The zombie apocalypse might be upon us, but take heart

December 13, 2017

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By Paul Prather Contributing Columnist December 08, 2017 I’m thinking the apocalypse is nigh. In the mornings, the first thing I do when my eyes edge open is check the news on my phone to see if the world’s still here. For myself, I’m not terribly upset about this. At my age, there’s not all […]

40 YEARS FOR MARIJUANA IS NOT JUSTICE

December 7, 2017

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GRANT CLEMENCY TO OUR SON EDWIN RUBIS – 40 YEARS FOR MARIJUANA IS NOT JUSTICE Jeremy Malone Huntsville, AL Our son, Edwin Rubis, is serving a federal sentence of 40 years for a non-violent marijuana offense. [www.marijuanaliferproject.org/federal-prisoner-edwin-rubis-is-serving-life-for-marijuana/ At age 29, our son, while battling drug addiction, associated himself with drug couriers, and was charged with […]

(…the most important thing I can tell you is…) Invoke Your Rights During Police Encounters

November 7, 2017

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(THIS APPLIES TO ALL FIFTY+ STATES) Keary Prophet·Tuesday, November 7, 2017 STOP: TO ALL POLICE, LAW ENFORCEMENT, OFFICERS AND/OR AGENTS OF THE LOCAL, STATE OR FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S PLEASE TAKE NOTICE AND BE ADVISED. I DO NOT AGREE NOR CONSENT TO THIS CONTACT WITH YOU. *PLEASE DO NOT ASK ME ANY QUESTIONS OR REQUEST ANY INFORMATION […]

“The US decision to exit UNESCO is a concrete example of the current administration’s contempt for journalism and press freedom,“

November 3, 2017

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Press freedom organisations condemn US withdrawal from UNESCO ARTICLE 19 13 Oct 2017 ARTICLE 19, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemn the decision by the US government to end its membership of the UN Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), effective 31 December 2018. It is a serious blow […]

Lab Testing Reveals Enviro Textile’s Hemp Fabric Stops the Spread of Staph Bacteria

November 2, 2017

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PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release June 19th, 2013 Glenwood Springs, CO Lab Testing Reveals EnviroTextile’s Hemp Fabric Stops the Spread of Staph Bacteria Hemp Marches Towards Military and Health Care Applications Rampant staph infections continue to cost lives unnecessarily.  One powerful weapon to fight this scourge is being successfully deployed by China’s military: industrial […]

H.R.2936 – Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017

November 1, 2017

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PLEASE BE AWARE OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION! We received confirmation that a full floor vote on H.R. 2936, the so-called Resilient Federal Forests Act, will take place on Wednesday or Thursday.  The bill is sponsored by Representative Bruce Westerman of Arkansas, who’s largest campaign donor is the timber industry. The bill radically changes how our […]

Long-Term Marijuana Use Changes Brain at the Cellular Level, Say Scientists

October 17, 2017

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The team behind the study hopes that their findings can eventually be used to treat people with cannabis use disorder, defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-5 as a “problematic pattern of cannabis use leading to clinically significant impairment or distress.” By Yasmin Tayagon October 16, 2017 Filed Under Alcohol, Drugs, Neuroscience […]

Trump to declare national emergency on opioids months after initial promise

October 17, 2017

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By Dan Merica, CNN Updated 3:31 PM ET, Mon October 16, 2017 Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump told reporters Monday that he would officially make a national emergency declaration to fight the opioid epidemic next week, a move he billed as a "major announcement." The measure comes after Trump, on the steps of his golf club […]

“sick of hearing about your rights…you have no rights here.”

September 21, 2017

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Border Agents Seized American Citizen’s Truck, Never Charged Him With A Crime Nick Sibilla , Contributor When Gerardo Serrano took photos of a border crossing on September 21, 2015, he had no idea he would soon be handcuffed, thrown into a detention cell and see his truck seized by government agents that very same day. […]

“I think I had an undercover Cop in my driveway yesterday”…

August 30, 2017

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If you didn’t already know him, meet Daren McCormick.  He lives in Nova Scotia Canada and is one of “Canada’s new oilmen”. He heals the sick, illegally. He is prosecuted, illegally. He has and is being detained in an Amherst facility, most likely illegally, as no signed search warrant was produced before his arrest. The […]

Last month, the House passed the Working Families Flexibility Act

June 16, 2017

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By UpCounsel Employment Attorney Josh Garber Last month, the House passed the Working Families Flexibility Act, a controversial piece of legislation that would allow private-sector employees to trade overtime pay for compensatory time off, which the employee could use to take time off from work at later date. Although its supporters tout the bill as […]

CORRECTION! Shannon Dugas of “The Couch” Radio Show interviews Tim Simpson, member of Phoenix Tears

June 15, 2017

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THE CORRECT TITLE SHOULD BE: SHANNON DUGAS OF “THE COUCH” RADIO SHOW INTERVIEWS TIM ALLEN,  MEMBER OF PHOENIX TEARS! THE TITLE NAME WAS INCORRECTLY REPORTED AS “TIM SIMPSON”, AND I APOLOGIZE FOR THE ERROR! THE STORY REMAINS THE SAME! THE LINKS ARE CORRECT. Shannon Dugas of “The Couch” Radio Show interviews Tim Allen, member of […]

(KY) GOV. MATT BEVIN AND AG ANDY BESHEAR GET SUED OVER MEDICAL MARIJUANA!

June 14, 2017

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BECAUSE THIS STORY IS SO IMPORTANT IN KENTUCKY I HAVE INCLUDED TWO SOURCES OF INFORMATION. PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINK TO THE VIDEO BELOW TO HEAR THE PRESS CONFERENCE WHICH WAS AIRED ON WLKY. THE LAWSUIT WAS FILED TODAY, JUNE 14TH, 2017, IN JEFFERSON COUNTY KENTUCKY AGAINST GOV. MATT BEVIN AND AG ANDY BESHEAR BY DANNY […]

Shannon Dugas of “The Couch” Radio Show interviews Tim Simpson, member of Phoenix Tears

June 14, 2017

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Above is a link to the full official version of the Documentary “RUN FROM THE CURE”, released January 28, 2008. On June 11th, Shannon Dugas, Host of “The Couch” Radio Show, interviewed Tim Simpson, long time neighbor, advocate and friend of Rick Simpson. It is a very interesting and informative show and I urge everyone […]

SITSA creates a new “Schedule A” that gives the Attorney General of the United States the power to ban any “analogue” of an opioid that controls pain or provides an increase of energy.

June 14, 2017

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Kratom Advocates: If you’ve had one of those days that starts with friends calling you with bad news, and the news just gets worse and worse as the day goes on – then that describes my day perfectly. On Friday of last week, Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, dropped […]

HB 410 was written to bring Kentucky into compliance with the federal REAL ID Act by Jan. 1, 2019…

June 13, 2017

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News Release June 7, 2017 New transportation laws being rolled out FRANKFORT – Coming to Kentucky roads this year: surplus military Humvees, three-wheeled vehicles dubbed autocycles and maybe even golf carts modified to deliver online purchases. Legislation addressing these three types of vehicles were among the transportation-related bills passed during this year’s regular session of […]

“Leeper Act,” lifts Kentucky’s 33-year-old moratorium on nuclear power plant construction

June 13, 2017

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Commonwealth of Kentucky Governor’s Office MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Woody Maglinger 502-564-2611 Woody.Maglinger@ky.gov Gov. Bevin to Ceremonially Sign “Leeper Act” Wednesday in Paducah SB 11 lifts 33-year-old moratorium on nuclear power plant construction FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 12, 2017) – Gov. Matt Bevin will join state and local officials in Paducah on Wednesday to ceremonially sign the […]

ASSET FORFEITURE IS ALIVE AND WELL…

June 13, 2017

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By Brad Devereaux | bdeverea@mlive.com Follow on Twitter on June 12, 2017 at 8:43 AM THREE RIVERS, MI — Police arrested a 22-year-old Elkhart man after a traffic stop for defective equipment and a K9 search that revealed about nine ounces of marijuana, police say. On Saturday evening, June 10, a police officer pulled over […]

Gov’t Says Releasing Reports On Dakota Pipeline Spill Would ‘Endanger Peoples’ Lives

May 1, 2017

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  Chris White 2:11 PM 04/26/2017 Releasing information about a possible Dakota Access Pipeline spill could pose a serious threat to local citizens, according to the agency responsible for approving the contentious oil project. Army Corps of Engineers rejected a Freedom of Information request earlier this month for the assessment report on potential environmental impact […]

Marijuana-Related Charges Will Still Be Used to Build Deportation Cases, the Homeland Security Chief Says

April 19, 2017

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  Kevin Lui Apr 18, 2017 U.S. immigration authorities will continue to enforce federal laws against marijuana and use them as a basis to deport undocumented immigrants, says John Kelly, U.S. Secretary for Homeland Security, on Tuesday. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) "will continue to use marijuana possession, distribution and convictions as essential elements as […]

TRUMP’S DHS CHIEF JUST FLIPPED! WHAT HE SAID ABOUT THE WAR ON DRUGS IS GAME-CHANGING!

April 19, 2017

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  The Next News Network Published on Apr 18, 2017 MORE INFO: http://CannaSense.com | Email Jordan jpage@cannasense.com | Sub for more: http://nnn.is/the_new_media | Eliot Nelson for the Huffington Post reports, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly said that marijuana “is not a factor in the drug war,” placing him at odds with a number of […]

Ahead of marijuana legalization, activists call on feds to forgive past pot offences

April 15, 2017

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Travis Lupick on April 12th, 2017 at 11:23 AM The federal Liberal government is expected to table legislation to legalize recreational marijuana on Thursday (April 13), exactly one week ahead of the world’s annual 4/20 celebration of all things cannabis. RELATED STORIES Justin Trudeau: Liberal government would look at overturning convictions for marijuana crimes Decriminalization […]

Sheriff Who Met DAPL Opponents With Brute Force Now Advising Other Law Enforcement

April 15, 2017

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  Nebraska officials are reportedly preparing for what they expect will be massive protests against the Keystone XL pipeline by Lauren McCauley, staff writer Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier, made infamous for leading his department in brutal confrontations with opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline, is reportedly advising other law enforcement on how to deal […]

Marijuana may be legal in California, but it could get you deported

April 15, 2017

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Immigrant rights activists and attorneys are reminding immigrants of potential consequences of using marijuana at a time when President Donald Trump is ramping up deportation efforts. By Alejandra Molina | amolina@scng.com | The Press-Enterprise PUBLISHED: April 14, 2017 at 7:07 pm | UPDATED: April 14, 2017 at 10:31 pm It’s legal in California, but marijuana […]

Canada takes action to legalize and strictly regulate cannabis

April 14, 2017

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News Release From Health Canada Proposed legislation would provide regulated and restricted access to cannabis and crack down on impaired driving April 13, 2017              Ottawa, ON                                                                  Government of Canada The current approach to cannabis does not work. It has allowed criminals and organized crime to profit, while failing to keep cannabis out of the […]

Toronto dispensaries once owned by the Prince of Pot will all shut down this weekend

April 12, 2017

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  After police raids, former owner Jodie Emery says government is clearing way for legal producers CBC News Posted: Apr 07, 2017 11:20 PM ET Last Updated: Apr 08, 2017 10:20 AM ET The last of the former Cannabis Culture dispensaries in Toronto, once synonymous with Marc and Jodie Emery, will close this weekend after […]

Teen denied double-lung transplant after smoking marijuana

April 12, 2017

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  Salt Lake City, UT (KSL/CNN) — Up until Thanksgiving, Riley Hancey led a pretty normal life; the 19-year-old was an avid skier, river runner and biker. But then a severe form of pneumonia left him with failing lungs and nowhere to turn for help. Within 10 days of being hospitalized, Riley Hancey’s lungs collapsed […]

Why did Trump really launch 59 Missiles into Syria and Why That Matters

April 7, 2017

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Bruce Cain·Friday, April 7, 2017 Please read and share this important essay. And if you are interested you are welcome to read through all of my essays at the following link: The Complete Facebook Essays of Bruce Cain: Perennial Hippie https://www.facebook.com/bruce.cain.98/notes?lst=100000184321094%3A100000184321094%3A1491578357 So last night (04/06/2017) Corporate "Fake News" announces that Trump has launched 60 Tomahawk […]

Hash Bash 2017: The Great Cannabis Betrayal Continues

March 31, 2017

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Bruce Cain·Friday, March 31, 2017 I would very much appreciate it if you would re-post and republish this article as widely as possible. Whether you live in the US, Canada — or anywhere around the world — your right to “grow and sell” your own Cannabis is under assault. I have been a small voice […]

The Challenge to the Dakota Access Pipeline Isn’t Over: Cheyenne River Sioux Take Battle to Court

March 26, 2017

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Posted on Mar 25, 2017 By Emma Niles Harold C. Frazier, chairman of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, outside a federal courthouse in Washington, D.C., in late February. (Cliff Owen / AP) The camps once occupied by self-named “water protectors” in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) have been cleared out, but the […]

Good morning! My name is Virgil Anderson, and I’m a mesothelioma cancer patient at The National Cancer Institute.

March 22, 2017

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Originally posted on U.S. Marijuana Party Kentucky:
March 15, 2017 Good morning! My name is Virgil Anderson, and I’m a mesothelioma cancer patient at The National Cancer Institute. I was reading through kyusmjparty.weebly.com, and I was hoping you had a minute to check mesothelioma.net. Mesothelioma dot net is the world’s most comprehensive informational site…

DO PRISONERS HAVE THE RIGHT TO LIFE?

March 18, 2017

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Sonni Quick Recently I watched a Conservative/Catholic news station on TV.  There was an interview with the executor of a religious political group. I failed to write down the names. There was a video of a meeting he participated in with Trump. This man’s concern was if there was enough protection for the right to […]

Bless The Water around the World on March 22 for World Water Day

March 18, 2017

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  Join us on World Water Day in a Global Prayer for Water Join us as we come together to Bless The Water around the World on March 22 for World Water Day. Gather at your local water source, or home, and place good intentions and prayers into the water. Let’s stand in solidarity with […]

Marc and Jodie Emery arrested in Toronto amid marijuana dispensary raids across Canada

March 9, 2017

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  By Adam Miller Online Journalist  Global News Marc and Jodie Emery, Canada’s self-proclaimed “Prince and Princess of Pot,” have been arrested in Toronto ahead of coordinated raids at their Cannabis Culture marijuana dispensaries across the country. The couple’s Vancouver-based lawyer, Kirk Tousaw, said the marijuana activists were arrested at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport Wednesday […]

America’s hidden water affordability crisis

March 5, 2017

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  By Ciara O’Rourke on Mar 5, 2017 6:00 am When Elizabeth Mack wondered about a future in which Americans wouldn’t be able to pay for water, a couple of colleagues waved her off. “Don’t be ridiculous,” they said. But the idea niggled at Mack, an assistant professor at the Department of Geography, Environment, and […]

Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2016

March 5, 2017

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Secretary’s Preface Promoting human rights and democratic governance is a core element of U.S. foreign policy. These values form an essential foundation of stable, secure, and functioning societies. Standing up for human rights and democracy is not just a moral imperative but is in the best interests of the United States in making the world […]

The Existential War: Obama’s Collectivism Vs Trumps Individualism

March 5, 2017

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    Bruce Cain·Sunday, March 5, 2017 Oh what a nice day to follow Alice down the rabbit hole to Wonderland. The scope of this essay is so broad that I do fear I will be completely lost by the time I type the final period and post the essay. But whether I succeed or […]

What is ALEC?

March 5, 2017

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About ALEC The American Legislative Exchange Council is America’s largest nonpartisan, voluntary membership organization of state legislators dedicated to the principles of limited government, free markets and federalism. ALEC’s activities, while legal,[14] received public scrutiny after being reported by liberal groups in 2011 and after news reports from outlets such as The New York Times […]

“arriving high in the saddle on Tonto, an Irish sport horse…”

March 2, 2017

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On his first day on the job, the new Interior Department secretary, Ryan Zinke, proved he knows how to make an entrance: arriving high in the saddle on Tonto, an Irish sport horse. Mounted police escorted him a few blocks through Washington. Mr. Zinke, a fifth-generation Montanan who now oversees the country’s 500 million acres […]

Democrats Call For Attorney General Sessions To Resign

March 2, 2017

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March 2, 20175:08 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition Democratic leaders want Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign after news reports that he met with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. twice last year. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Attorney General Jeff Sessions is defending his meetings with a Russian diplomat The Washington Post reports Sessions met twice […]

Garrett introduces legislation to remove marijuana from controlled substances list

March 2, 2017

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February 27, 2017 Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today 5th District Congressman Tom Garrett introduced legislation aimed at federally decriminalizing marijuana. The short title for this legislation is cited as the "Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017." If passed, this bill would take marijuana off the federal controlled substances list – joining other industries […]

Louisville drug task force halted amid scandal

March 1, 2017

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USA Today Network Beth Warren, The (Louisville) Courier-Journal Published 7:54 p.m. ET Feb. 28, 2017 | An elite Louisville task force that intercepted shipments of heroin and other illegal drugs at UPS’ worldwide hub — considered a "primary" drug pipeline for the region — has been disbanded following a police scandal. Louisville Metro Police had […]

(WV) If SB9 Passes, it will be illegal to take this picture…

March 1, 2017

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    URGENT: The WV Senate has proposed a bill that makes it ILLEGAL to use a UAV (drone) to take aerial photos and videos of coal mines and gas infrastructure. HELP STOP THIS CENSORSHIP. Senate Bill 9 is up for a vote as soon as TOMORROW (Wednesday). Please call and/or email the WV Senate […]

Justice Department will again use private prisons

February 28, 2017

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By Matt Zapotosky February 23 The Justice Department will once again use private prisons to house federal inmates, reversing an Obama-era directive to stop using the facilities, which officials had then deemed less safe and less effective than those run by the government. In a one-paragraph memo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the previous directive […]

Trump to order reversal of Obama water regulation rule: official

February 25, 2017

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By David Shepardson | WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to sign a measure as early as Tuesday aimed at rescinding a major Obama administration water regulation and direct an end to the government’s defense of the rule, a Trump official briefed on the plan said late Friday. Trump is expected to direct the […]

Morgellons Disease Scientifically Proven to Occur in Dogs

February 25, 2017

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Charles E. Holman Morgellons Disease Foundation Announces Collaborative Study Linking Skin Condition to Canine Lyme Disease The finding of skin lesions similar to Morgellons disease, first in cattle and now in dogs, confirms that the skin disease is not a delusion, as some have maintained. Marianne Middelveen AUSTIN, TX (PRWEB) OCTOBER XX, 2016 (PRWEB) (PRWEB) […]

The Arizona Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would allow the government to seize the property of people who help plan a demonstration that turns violent.

February 24, 2017

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Plan a Protest, Lose Your House: Arizona Senate Passes SB 1142 Charging ‘Provocateurs’ With Racketeering Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 11:06 a.m By Ray Stern The Arizona Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would allow the government to seize the property of people who help plan a demonstration that turns violent. If the bill […]

iN hONOR OF rICHARD jAMES rAWLINGS

February 22, 2017

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Richard James Rawlings with Gatewood Galbraith in Glasgow, Kentucky 2011 The U.S. Marijuana Party, did, on February 24, 2013, loose one of its first and most influential Presidents,  Second only to Loretta Nall, who preceded him as the first President of the USMJParty in 2002. Richard James Rawlings took the head of the table in […]

‘America Is Full Of Hypocrites’: Marijuana Lifer John Knock Speaks Out

February 21, 2017

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By Tess Allen  |  Feb 20, 2017 Days after John Knock learned that his application for clemency had been denied – meaning he would have to continue serving out two life sentences plus 20 years for a non-violent cannabis offense – he found himself transfixed by a story on NPR. “There was [someone on the […]