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Memphis Congressman Asks Justice Department to Review Don Siegelman’s Case

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Steve Cohen Also Pressures Attorney General Eric Holder to Stop Prosecuting Marijuana Cases – Watch this video to see Steve Cohen, a Democrat from Memphis, Tennessee, ask Attorney General Eric Holder to look into the political prosecution of former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman. Read more about the case in our comprehensive news archive of every…

Americans Favor State Marijuana Laws Over Federal Government Enforcement

By Glynn Wilson – A significant majority of the American people oppose the U.S. government stepping in to enforce federal anti-marijuana laws in states where the people have voted to make it legal for medical or recreational use, according to the latest Gallup poll on the subject, which found that 64 percent of Americans want…

Oliver Stone Discusses New Movie ‘Savages’ About War on Drugs

On of my favorite directors Oliver Stone explores the issue surrounding the evolving marijuana industry in California and beyond in his new film, “Savages.” Drawing from both his own experience and his concerns about government control, he comments on the fallibility of the drug war. He discusses it openly on Current TV, in a way…

A Record-High 50 Percent of Americans Now Favor Legalizing Marijuana

by Glynn Wilson A record-high 50 percent of Americans now say the use of marijuana should be legalized, according to the latest Gallup poll on the subject, just as the Obama administration appears to be preparing a new Justice Department crackdown on medical marijuana. This could be the wrong policy direction for a president who…

Urge No Vote on Alabama Salvia Bill

The Alabama House Judiciary Committee is considering a bill which would outlaw salvia and apply the same penalties currently imposed on those caught with marijuana. Loretta Nall is asking people who share an interest in keeping natural plants free from ridiculous laws and keeping kids experimenting with drugs out of prison to write a letter…

Save the Kids: Decriminalize and Tax Marijuana

A Letter to the Editor by Loretta Nall What a shame that Alabama students will be the first to suffer the effects of the economic downturn when Alabama already has some of the lowest per-pupil spending in the nation. According to the most recent data that I can find, Alabama on average spends a little…