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Healing the Sick

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Freeing the Captives

Feeding the Hungry

We are Legalizers. Without legalization there is no hope.
 — Legalizing Doesn’t Mean Proselytizing — 

Legalization Can Instantly Reduce:
Deaths,   Disease,   Crime,   Corruption,   &   Addiction

Like Harm Reduction? Legalization is the Good, Better and Best option to do so.
Please don’t make the perfect the enemy of the good.

FRONTLINE Asks, In a Down Economy, Will Taxing Medical Marijuana Lead to a New Green Rush?

I’ve not been as attentive to this section of Christians Against Prohibition as I should have.

Fruit Flies Self Medicate with Alcohol

In a bizarre twist, the news outlet I’ve taken to calling the Pwned By Sadists Inside the Möbius Beltway Hour published an interesting finding.

Apparently fruit flies drink alcohol to self medicate. It keeps them safe from parasites. Some of you may be thinking, “I’ve heard of that: absinthe, the wormwood in absinthe is well known to flush intestinal parasites.” But that’s only partly what is at work, based on my understanding of this report.

A Mother’s Day Wish on Valentine’s Day -- End the Drug War

This is the unabridged essay Denise A. Cullen MSW, LCSW, wrote as an op-ed in The Desert Sun.

Huichol Indians, Peyote, and the Precious Metals Beneath Their Feet

Huichol ‘cosmic portal’ peyote cermonies threatened by silver mine

http://www.WashingtonPost.com/wor...

What seems to be a mostly balanced article. In other words it’s not stilted by saying a bunch of destitute-neanderthal-addicted-druggie-hippy-types who live off the land are holding up humanity’s progress and costing society billions.

Coming from a news source in Washington that is amazing.

Follow-up Letter on Boston University Website About Firing Marijuana Consumers

There is a mean spirited person at the BU.edu website who insists on attacking individuals instead of comparing and contrasting ideas. He decided to attack me with his vitriol and I responded.

Letter on Boston University Website About Firing Marijuana Consumers

Rich Barlow, reporting for Boston University, interviews Kabrina Chang.

You can read the article and interview here:

U.S. Prisoners Work as Slaves for Major Corporations

Not the most recent news item, but I’m sure this abuse hasn’t ceased.

Maya Angelou on Courage and History

History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, however, if faced with courage, need not be lived again.

Attributed to: 
Maya Angelou

Repeal Prohibition Laws and Replace them with Regulation Laws

We must repeal our prohibition laws and replace them with regulation laws.

Attributed to: 
Andrew C. Bairnsfather

Jack Cole Rightfully Receives a Standing Ovation - pt 2

Watch one of LEAP’s co-founders explain why prohibition is intrinsically flawed and we need to repeal prohibition laws to replace them with regulation laws.

Video Title: 
Part 2 Jack Cole at Cannabis Colloquium

Jack Cole Rightfully Receives a Standing Ovation - pt 1

Watch one of LEAP’s co-founders explain why prohibition is intrinsically flawed and we need to repeal prohibition laws to replace them with regulation laws.

Video Title: 
Part 1 Jack Cole at Cannabis Colloquium

Moms United to End the War on Drugs Announces ‘Moms Advocacy 101 Training: Parents for Addiction Treatment & Healing’

Saturday, March 3, 2012 9:30am-12:30pm
17848 Sky Park Circle, Irvine, CA 92614
To register or for more information: 619-670-1184

  • Learn grassroots advocacy tools
  • Learn how to promote policies of harm reduction & restorative justice
  • Learn how to be effective in enlisting support from neighbors and family
  • Develop skills in talking to legislators and the media
  • Hone ability to tell your story in order to advocate for sane drug policy
  • Practice talking points of Moms United to End the War on Drugs mission

Registration: $20 includes workshop, materials, coffee & muffins
Co-sponsored by Broken No More

The Sentencing Project Sums Up Recent Disenfranchisement News

  • Kentucky: Challenging state’s disenfranchisement laws
  • New York: Legislative maps redrawn to account for prison population

Protect the Children, End Prohibition NOW!

If you really care about children and teens, if you want to keep as few of them from offering or being offered drugs, if you want to keep as few of them from dying from overdose, then you should wo

Letter to the Boston Globe Regarding Plan B

Dear Boston Globe,

Letter to the Boston Globe Regarding ADHD Drug Shortage

Recently the Boston Globe ran an editorial:

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