Thursday, February 5, 2009

Obama Will Not Tolerate Federal DEA Raids

Raids intensified under former President Bush with nearly one hundred paramilitary style raids at medical cannabis facilities.

Saturday, December 20, 2008

New Hair Drug Tests to Detect Pharmacuetical Misuse

Eroding the foundation of healthy parent-child relationships businesses are promoting a new HairConfirm kit to conduct drug tests with hair samples.

Progress for New Jersey Act

A recent measure would allow chronically ill residents of New Jersey to have medicinal cannabis for medical treatment.

Swiss Vote Positively For Medicalization of Opiate Addiction

A pioneering program to give opioid drug dependent individuals government approved heroin just recently was highly approved by Swiss voters.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Latest Medical Marijuana Recommendations for President Obama

Most recently ASA has released policy recommendations for President Obama and his Administration including:1. End federal raids, intimidation and interference with state law; 2. Encourage advanced clinical research trials that meet accepted scientific standards; 3. Ensure the quality and objectivity of information disseminated by federal agencies; 4. Authorize affirmative and legitimate defenses in federal trials; and 5. Remove cannabis from the list of schedule I controlled substances.

Monday, October 27, 2008

Hundreds of Thousands Locked Out of Voting Because of Drug War Policies

Estimates range from 300,000 to more than 900,000 former Florida felons who'll be staying home on Election Day because voting rights were taken--Many of these individuals are locked out of civic engagement because of previous drug charges.

Significant Differences Amid Candidates' Drug Policies

The differences among the two presidential candidates are sharp, including that of drug policies.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

UCLA Prop. 36 2008 Final Study

The University of California - Los Angeles issued a new report on California's Prop. 36, also known as the Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act of 2000.

Measures Would Greatly Expand Oregon Prison System

Oregon voters are faced with two competing measures that could expand the prison industrial complex by over $1 billion.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Methamphetamine: Prohibition Shifts Smuggling Routes

The demand for meth and prohibition of its ingredients is re-shaping the global drug trafficking map.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Tues Oct 14, 2008 News Articles

Voters could relax marijuana penalties

Proposition 5: Measure requires greater leniency in drug crimes
Ventura County (CA) Star

S.F. leads way on patient-friendly pot clubs
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle,

Official: Drug problem in schools
Wheeling Intelligencer (WV)

As the violence soars, Mexico signals it's had enough of America's stupid war on drugs

A plan to win drug war
The Windsor (Canada) Star

"Three strikes and out" penalty for cannabis users falls apart
The Times (London, England)

Afghan minister welcomes NATO's role in war on drug
Xinhua (China)

Life in the midst of a drugs war
Nouse (York University, UK)