Tag: vote

  • Free Radicals Fight Dictator

    (White House photo by Pete Souza) My Friends and Fellow Activists: As you know, this past week has been a tragic one for our country. The hit-and-run in Montreal and the shooting in Ottawa have left our Nation shaken and alarmed. In this article released by CBC News[1] and this video of public safety minister […]

  • Cannabis in Costa Rica – Part 2

      The Costa Rica Medicinal Cannabis Movement   Will they succeed? In the last blog I introduced cannabis prohibition in Costa Rica from the perspectives I gathered while visiting earlier this year. My interview with Gerald Murray of the Costa Rica Medicinal Cannabis Movement suffered some technical difficulties but I was still able to ask […]

  • Sensible BC Rollin’

    Campaign kicking into high gear   By Andrew Brown Since last Oct., Dana Larsen and the Sensible BC campaign—the voter initiative to effectively make cannabis possession the lowest police priority in B.C., with no money used to enforce the federal possession laws—have been touring throughout B.C. visiting dozens of communities from Northern B.C. to Vancouver […]

  • U.S. Presidential Candidates on Pot

    Obama, Romney, or Paul—who deserves the cannabis vote? By M. Allister Greene Polarization in the American political system is as common as house flies in an election year—be it in personalities of candidates, party supporters, or positions on hot button issues. This year is not turning out any differently, nor will the scale change with […]

  • Welcome to our Blogs, and a New Canadian Order

    Wow!    I think that is the only word I can use to describe the way I’m feeling right now. I feel like common sense received a right fist between the eyes, jostling loose the proverbial third eye of Canadian society, only to have it fall into the hands of a Stalin-esk  dictator who will cash […]

  • Mandatory Minimums the Same Under any Name

    A history of the Conservative government’s push for mandatory minimum sentences, what they are, and how to fight back By Jacob Hunter On Mar. 3, 2010, the Conservative Justice Minister, Rob Nicholson, reintroduced his party’s Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Legislation (previously known as C-15) into the Senate. The bill is now known as S-10; “S” to […]