Obama’s Improved Pot Rhetoric Is Just Rhetoric for Now

By: Thursday January 23, 2014 9:16 am

During a New Yorker interview President Obama made some very positive statements about marijuana reform but his administration was quick to point out he is not using his power to change federal policy. When asked if Obama’s remarks were meant to set a new drug policy, Press Secretary Jay Carney stated there has been no [...]

Anyone Think Michael Phelps or Society Would Be Better Off if He Was Arrested for Pot?

By: Friday August 3, 2012 11:42 am

American swimmer Michael Phelps just became the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time. We know that Phelps at least once, and probably more than once, used marijuana. I think it would be hard for anyone to argue that his use of the plant did any real damage to Phelps as a human being. Clearly [...]

The Internet Won’t Let Obama Ignore Marijuana

By: Monday September 26, 2011 10:11 am

Past Presidents and political campaigns found they could often ignore the public’s desire for marijuana policy reform, party because of bipartisan support for the War on Drugs.  But the growth of the internet means that now the issue simply will not go away. Every time the Obama administration gives Americans the ability to use the [...]

Tell Attorney General Holder: Keep Obama’s Promise and Respect State Medical Marijuana Laws

By: Tuesday June 21, 2011 10:02 am

Tell AG Holder:Keep Obama’s Promise,Respect State Medical Marijuana Laws Sign our letter telling AG Holder to honor his 2009 memo and respect state medical marijuana laws. » Read the whole letter Attorney General Eric Holder is set to “clarify” his department’s stance on state medical marijuana laws in light of an increasing number of raids [...]

Cop’s Drug Policy Question to Obama #1 in YouTube Contest

By: Thursday January 27, 2011 9:23 am

MacKenzie Allen, the retired deputy sheriff and a currently a member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), has the #1 question in YouTube’s “Ask Obama” contest, in which President Obama will answer the top-voted questions in a live interview to be broadcast this afternoon from the White House. Allen’s question got twice as many votes as the next-highest voted question.

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