Tag Archives: Marijuana

President Jimmy Carter: ‘One Ounce: Proposing Marijuana Decriminalization in 1977’

Source:The New Democrat  President Jimmy Carter: “I support a change in law to end federal criminal penalties for possession of up to 1 ounce of Marijuana. Leaving the states free to adopt whatever laws they wish concerning Marijuana.” – Jimmy … Continue reading

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Pot-TV: Andrew Bernstein- ‘The Case For Ending Drug Prohibition’

  Source: The New Democrat I mostly agree with Andrew Bernstein here and I disagree with him when it comes to full legalization. I’m not a Libertarian and that is just one example of why I wouldn’t legalize cocaine, heroin and … Continue reading

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The Economist: What Happened When Portugal Decriminalized Drugs?

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I believe what Portugal is saying with their drug decriminalization policy is that narcotics are bad for you, but is still locking up people simply for illegal drug possession or … Continue reading

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NORML: U.S. Congress- Legislation Introduced To Get The Feds Out of The Marijuana Enforcement Business

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Representative Jared Polis has been against the War on Drugs and in favor of marijuana legalization as long as I’ve known of him and I believe he was elected to … Continue reading

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Slate: Blog: Beth Ethier: Senate Leader Mitch McConnell Promotes Industrial Hemp: Senate Leader is Fighting to Remove Hemp From Controlled Substances Act

Slate: Blog: Beth Ethier: Senate Leader Mitch McConnell Promotes Industrial Hemp: Senate Leader is Fighting to Remove Hemp From Controlled Substances Act This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress This might be the only bipartisan bill … Continue reading

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Cannabis Culture: Grant Smith- Meet The New Drug Czar, Not The Same as The Old Drug Czar

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I guess at least in my perfect world and perhaps in the perfect world of now at least a one half of all Americans we would have not just marijuana … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Elaine Teng- Congress Blocks Washington-DC Marijuana Legalization: Time For Big Government to Butt Out

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I’ve lost count how many times Republicans and so-called Conservatives talk about the need for federalism, state and local control, but that as long as states and locals governing what … Continue reading

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10 Facts: ’10 Facts About Weed’

“10 facts about weed. This list contains ten facts you didn’t know about the drug cannabis. Do you know interesting, amazing, fascinating and mind blowing things about the marijuana plant? Let us know in the comments… 10. There are over … Continue reading

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Pot TV-Sun News: Full Interview- Marc Emery: Talks to Marissa Semkiw SUN NEWS

  Source: The New Democrat Marc Emery arguing that he’s supporting Justin Trudeau the Leader of the Liberal Party in Canada because of marijuana and he believes the Federal Liberals in Canada are the best avenue to getting marijuana legalized in … Continue reading

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Secular Talk: Video: Governor Rick Perry: Decriminalize Pot

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Governor Rick Perry a true Federalist at least when it comes to marijuana and not one of these fake Conservatives who like to nationalize social and cultural issues … Continue reading

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