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Rob Kampia is executive director of the Marijuana Policy Project in Washington, DC.
Barney Frank and Ron Paul Introduce Bill to End Federal Marijuana Prohibition
Posted on: Jun 23, 2011, Source: AlterNet
The bill would essentially treat marijuana like alcohol on the federal level.
Prohibition Ended 75 Years Ago, But What Have We Learned?
Posted on: Dec 5, 2008, Source: AlterNet
It's time to bring marijuana under responsible controls and end the monopoly we've handed to gangsters.
Pot Wins in a Landslide: A Thundering Rejection of America's Longest War
Posted on: Nov 5, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Voters dealt what may be a fatal blow to America's longest-running and least-discussed war -- the war on marijuana.
Lunatic Drug Warriors Still Ignore Powerful Pot Science
Posted on: Sep 7, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Twenty years ago a DEA chief judge concluded that doctors should be allowed to prescribe pot -- and the government is still ignoring his ruling.
If Tobacco Regulation Works, Why Not Regulate Marijuana?
Posted on: Dec 23, 2007, Source: AlterNet
If we really want to control marijuana and keep it away from kids, why not try a method that actually works?
The War on Pot: America's $42 Billion Annual Boondoggle
Posted on: Oct 8, 2007, Source: AlterNet
What else could we spend $42 billion each year on? Health insurance for kids? Better paid teachers? It's our choice.
New Study Shows Medical Value of Marijuana
Posted on: Feb 21, 2007, Source: AlterNet
New research gives more ammunition to those hoping to change federal marijuana policy.
Your Tax Dollars On Drugs
Posted on: Apr 13, 2006, Source: AlterNet
The government's war on marijuana users has done real harm to our nation while chewing up billions of dollars every year.
The Lesson of Sativex
Posted on: Apr 19, 2005, Source: AlterNet
By approving liquid marijuana, the Canadian government has just certified that virtually everything our own government has been telling us about marijuana is wrong.
Is the Drug Czar Afraid to Debate?
Posted on: Sep 30, 2003, Source: AlterNet
U.S. drug czar John Walters says it's time for 'a national debate' on pot. Sounds good but does he really mean it?
Moment of Truth for Medical Marijuana
Posted on: May 28, 2003, Source: AlterNet
The state-federal conflict over medical marijuana is heating up, even as evidence for marijuana's medical usefulness grows every day.
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