DEA Agents Don’t Lie, Says San Diego Judge In Medical Marijuana Case

By Terrie Best – San Diego Americans for Safe Access San Diego CA – In one of the most depressing statements from a judge I’ve heard, Judge Jay Bloom of the San Diego Superior Court vilified cannabis patient witnesses from the bench while at the same time insisting DEA agents…

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Freedom For Man Sentenced To Life For Nonviolent Marijuana Offense

(image via river front times) Twenty-one years behind bars: Missouri’s governor commuted Jeff Mizanskey’s sentence, thanks to help from 400,000 petition signers, a plea from the prosecutor and an international campaign spearheaded by Show-Me Cannabis. Jeff Mizanskey walked out of prison this morning after spending 21 years behind bars because…

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New Report Confirms Arizona Marijuana Initiative Revenue Estimate, Rebuffs Opponents

An independent Arizona-based research organization reports a proposed 2016 ballot measure to regulate and tax marijuana like alcohol would likely raise more revenue for education in Arizona than initiative backers originally estimated. According to the Grand Canyon Institute, a “centrist think-thank led by a bipartisan group of former state lawmakers,…

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Once Sentenced To Life In Prison For Marijuana, Jeff Mizanskey Is Now Free

I just received the official word that Jeff Mizanskey is a free man. Jeff Mizanskey has served the last 21 years in a Missouri prison for non-violent marijuana only offenses. Jeff Mizanskey was serving a life prison sentence, with no eligibility of parole. But after a very hard fought public…

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Jeff Mizanskey, Sentenced To Life In Prison For Marijuana, Released From Missouri Prison Tomorrow

Tomorrow is going to be a very, very big day. Jeff Mizanskey has been serving a life sentence in prison for non-violent marijuana only offenses in Missouri for over two decades. The Show-Me Cannabis campaign has been working very hard with the Mizanskey family to bring awareness to Jeff Mizanskey’s…

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Welcome Portland NORML’s Newest Board Member, Leia Flynn

We are excited to announce that Leia Flynn has joined the Board of Directors of Portland NORML. She will be our new Volunteer Coordinator. Leia is a former Correctional Officer who turned Cannabis Activist in 2005. She served on the Board of Directors of Oregon Green Free as Treasurer from 2011-2013.…

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Earl Blumenauer To Speak At The Women Grow Portland Chapter September Event

I have been to a few Women Grow Portland Chapter events, and they have all been outstanding. My wife attended the last event with me, and she asks me almost everyday now when the next one will take place. The next Women Grow Portland Chapter event is taking place this Thursday…

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