Activism

Higher Education

By Lance Rogers, Esq. Earlier this year, SDSU student Cameron Blackburn was enjoying life. A transplant from Lake County, he was enjoying the Southern California sun and atmosphere. His grades…

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NORML Starts a New Chapter in San Diego

Ben G. Rowin sat down with Kimberly R. Simms to get to the bottom of what is going on with the NORML Chapter in San Diego. Tell our readers a…

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Student Power Y-OUR Time is Now!

By Dion Markgraaff This fall is the greatest opportunity of our lives with the vote to Tax and Regulate Cannabis, Proposition 19. Students must rise up to this occasion and…

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Law Enforcement Against Prohibition

PASSING MARIJUANA INITIATIVE ON NOV. BALLOT CAN LARGELY SOLVE STATE/SAN DIEGO BUDGET PROBLEMS By Leo E. Laurence, J.D. We are sooooo close to winning passage of Proposition 19, the initiative…

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is San Diegan James Stacy on Federal Trial or US President Barrack Obama?

By Dion Markgraaff Do the words/orders of the United States President matter? The answer is no, according to San Diego Federal court Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz, who stated in a…

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Prop 19 : Major Key Endorsements Continue to Grow

By: Dion Markgraaff The Tax and Regulate Cannabis Initiative has been given the number 19 by the state for the historic November election. In additional news, the campaign is gaining…

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Kimberly Simms is a Medical Marijuana Attorney on a Mission

By: Nancy Botwin Photo: (Left to Right) Keith Stroup, (J.D., founder of NORML), Kimberly Simms, Craig Beresh, Allen St. Pierre (Executive Director NORML and The NORML Foundation) We caught up…

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Child Welfare Services

By: Larry Sweet, SDASA I have been somewhat reluctant to respond to the many negative references to Child Welfare Services (CWS) in San Diego, since I fully understand that there…

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June Reporting from the City of San Diego Medical Marijuana Task Force

By. Kim Twolan – Task Force Collective Representative We wanted to take the opportunity to bring our readers up to date on all the progress that has happened regarding the…

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San Diego District Attorney’s Plea Bargain Machine

After I learned that almost 70% of the convictions that Bonnie Dumanis boasts are plea bargains I had to ask the question…. Is the intimidation machine that grinds people into…

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Benjamin Gasper

Victim of Continued Bias Against Collective Cultivation in San Diego By: Eugene Davidovich Benjamin Gasper, a medical marijuana patient, rented a warehouse in the Sports Arena area of San Diego,…

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Women of the California Cannabis Revolution

By: Dion Markgraaff Women have always played a huge and under-reported role in all revolutions, with classic examples in the Paris Commune (1871), Russian (1917), and now with revolutionary changing…

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The Invisible Majority

Even though the tunnel is long and filled with diversions there is still a light at the end. The journey that has shown me the true nature of the Prohibitionist…

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Hemp History Week

Vote Hemp and Hemp Industries Association Announce Week Long Education Campaign to Bring Back Hemp Farming ‘Hemp History Week’ Events Planned in 50 States NATIONWIDE, USA — The Hemp Industries…

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Marijuana Activism Paying Off

By: Ava Madison April is here and spring is in full swing. We at NUG hope your outdoor babies are planted and looking good as the vote for legal marijuana…

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Reporting from the City of San Diego Medical Marijuana Task Force (April 2010)

By Kim Twolan –Task Force Collective Director Representative MMJ TASK FORCE – March 2010 Report The schedule was accelerated to meet every Friday until the end of March with recommendations…

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Cooperative

By. Ava Madison More and more these days, we hear the term “cooperative” whether it is in the national health care debate or in regards to medical marijuana dispensaries.  Though…

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Reporting from the City of San Diego Medical Marijuana Task Force (March 2010)

By Kim Twolan –Task Force Collective Director Representative MMJ TASK FORCE February 2010 Report The Medical Marijuana (MMJ) Task Force presented to the City Council our recommendations that were published…

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Spread the Herb, I Mean the Word

By: Ava Madison Activists, although burdened with tumultuous tasks and roads, are the most effective change agents in history. Mahatma Ghandi, attorney turned Indian rights spokesman, was the first to…

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Culture War

The Cultural War over Medical Marijuana Continues in San Diego An Opinion Piece by Rocky Neptun Downtown San Diego, January 5……A seemingly dysfunctional San Diego City Council voted 7 to…

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