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In Case You Missed It: Sanjay Gupta’s ‘Weed’

I missed Sanjay Gupta’s special report/documentary/mea culpa “Weed” because I was too busy wrapping up work in time for the season premiere of “Breaking Bad”. If you didn’t catch it and want to see what you missed, then we’ve got it here. You might be able to watch it at CNN’s site, but you’ll probably need more patience for slideshow and commercials than I have. I prefer the YouTube upload… at least until they get around to taking it down.

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“In Colorado, Pot Got 50,000 More Votes Than Obama”

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“The people have spoken, the bastards” – Dick Tuck

A dillema has arisen in America, a country which can rightly claim to be one of the greatest democratic nations in the world.

“The Justice Department has a big decision to make” reports Carrie Johnson for NPR in relation to the fact a clear majority of people have voted in favour of the decriminalisation of cannabis. The article contains this silver bullet of truth, perfect for your average potheaded activist:

“on Election Day, more voters in Colorado and Washington cast their ballots for marijuana legalization than for President Obama”.

It’s a good extensive article which summarises the political power play now at work in the belly of the democratic machine. However it ends with the line: “Justice Department […] officials are reviewing the initiatives and […] for now, nothing has changed”. Read/listen to the full report here: Will U.S.Read the rest

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