Medical Marijuana

Patient In Washington State Denied A Liver Transplant For Physician-Recommended, Legal Medical Marijuana Use Is Sacrificed On The Altar Of Pot Prohibition

For the better part of ten years NORML (and the ACLU’s Drug Litigation Project) have been 1) monitoring increasing numbers of medical patients denied access to organ transplants for the singular reason that they test positive for cannabis and 2) researching litigation and legislative options to compel organ banks to stop discriminating against medical patients who use cannabis, most especially in states where medical marijuana patients are supposed to be protected by state laws.

Say No to Marijuana

Today Show’s Al Roker Plugs His New TV Series ‘DEA’ On…Of Course, The Today Show

Seems unlikely to me that DEA will be as commercially successful and long-lived as the COPS franchise has been for a couple of reasons, including that the federal agency to be championed (and therein unduly glorified) is hardly a sympathetic character, the federal agents look and act like COPS-on-steroids and their Herculean (and largely thankless) task to make America drug-free is a sad and ugly reminder of the expensive failure cannabis prohibition has wrought over 70 years.

Driving While Black

Cannabis Consumers in Arizona, Beware! Are Federal Immigration Checkpoints Being Used For Legally Dubious Automobile Searches?

Historically, the federal government has been charged with patrolling and regulating travel across the international border with Mexico. However in a TSA, post-911 America, federal law enforcement under the guise of immigration control, are now regularly setting up automobile checkpoints hundreds of miles from their traditional jurisdiction