Cannabis Reconsidered: From Escalating Punishment to Minimizing Harm

By: Monday September 20, 2010 3:10 pm

If we all stand together, we can turn around a horrific status-quo by putting cannabis in the realm of health, not law enforcement. Persuade our community leaders to stand up and speak for humanity and humane practices. For voters unsure of the result of legalization, let’s demand an immediate cease fire in the War on Drugs, to show that all hell will not break loose.

 

SWAT Team Kills Dog with Child Present, Arrest Father in Misdemeanor Marijuana Bust

By: Thursday May 6, 2010 8:31 am

I’ll spare everyone my own personal rant about the dog shootings, which are pretty much what you’d imagine (I had Jon Walker watch the video first to make sure I wouldn’t be upset for the rest of the day). But count me with Scott Morgan: “You have to see it with you own eyes to fully absorb the brutal callousness of the people who carry out these violent attacks on peaceful families. Even knowing as I do how often events like this take place, I still shuddered while witnessing the suspect’s grief at discovering his dogs had been shot.”

As Peter Guither says, “the really disturbing things are what happened before the video — the truly warped thinking that created the laws and the procedures that made people think this was a good idea.”

Welcome to the war on drugs.

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