Tag Archives: Medical Marijuana

Jonah Raskin :
Marijuana madness: From Harry Anslinger to Jeff Sessions

Marijuana has been a heated political issue in the United States for more than 100 years. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | September 21, 2017 Three months before he died of pancreatic cancer in July 2012, Judge Gustin … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
Marijuana madness: From Harry Anslinger to Jeff Sessions

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Mariann G. Wizard :
SPECIAL REPORT | The Drug War: ‘Against the Wind,’ Part 1

Marijuana prohibition is a house of straw. During the past month, the winds of change have started to rip that house apart and now the DEA may be reevaluating cannabis’ status as a ‘dangerous drug.’ By Mariann G. Wizard | … finish reading Mariann G. Wizard :
SPECIAL REPORT | The Drug War: ‘Against the Wind,’ Part 1

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Lamar W. Hankins :
War on Drugs and ‘gateway’ madness

We should face up to the failure of the War on Drugs as public policy and seek a better way that is consistent with individual rights and personal responsibility. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | January 22, … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
War on Drugs and ‘gateway’ madness

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INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : The Quest of Cannabis King Jorge Cervantes

Jorge Cervantes with some of his queenly Cannabis plants. Photos special to The Rag Blog. An Interview with Jorge Cervantes: The king of marijuana cultivators andhis quest for the ‘Queens of Cannabis’ Marijuana will keep its underground character for a … finish reading INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : The Quest of Cannabis King Jorge Cervantes

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David P. Hamilton : The Physics of the Drug War

Mexican soldiers at site in Acapulco where three dismembered bodies were found in March 2012. Photo by Pedro Pardo / Agence France-Presse /Getty Images.Drug War futures:The dynamics againstan end to prohibition The reliable physics of the drug war is that … finish reading David P. Hamilton : The Physics of the Drug War

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INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Paul Krassner Is Still Smokin’ at 80

Paul Krassner at his 80th birthday party.The counterculture was a spiritual revolution:A Rag Blog interview with Paul Krassner  As the editor of The Realist, Krassner taught me not to take myself too seriously and not to gaze with absolute reverence … finish reading INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Paul Krassner Is Still Smokin’ at 80

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BOOKS / Mariann G. Wizard : Jonah Raskin’s ‘Marijuanaland’

The Rag Blog and Rag Radio present Jonah Raskin in Austin Jonah Raskin will be our special guest at a Rag Blog Happy Hour, Friday, Oct. 7, 5-7 p.m., at Maria’s Taco Xpress, 2529 S. Lamar Blvd. All are welcome. … finish reading BOOKS / Mariann G. Wizard : Jonah Raskin’s ‘Marijuanaland’

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Fighting Money-Driven Medicine

Cartoon by tunin-s / toonpool.com.The mouse that roared:Fighting money-driven medicine By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / May 18, 2011 As I look at the health care situation in this country, I am reminded of the Peter … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Fighting Money-Driven Medicine

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David P. Hamilton : Our Corporate Rulers and their Bankrupt Drug War

Image from Democratic Underground.Why our leaders wage war on drugsAnd why this war is doomed By David P. Hamilton / The Rag Blog / May 26, 2010 Ted McLaughlin recently wrote an article for The Rag Blog (“Prohibition II: A … finish reading David P. Hamilton : Our Corporate Rulers and their Bankrupt Drug War

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Paul Krassner : Kent State Anniversary Blues

Reaction from students at New York University after the Kent State massacre. Photo from NYU Archives Photograph Collection.Four dead in Ohio:Kent State Anniversary Blues By Paul Krassner / The Rag Blog / April 17, 2010 See gallery of photos, Below. … finish reading Paul Krassner : Kent State Anniversary Blues

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Jonah Raskin : Marijuana Made Simple

Poster for the movie Homegrown, based on a story by Jonah Raskin.A primer:Marijuana made simple By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / March 29, 2010 Author, activist, educator, former Yippie, and marijuana aficionado Jonah Raskin will be Thorne Dreyer’s … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Marijuana Made Simple

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Cannabis in California : The Growing Storm

Marijuana campaign image from Photo Bucket.Cannabis is on the ballot:All eyes are on California By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / March 26, 2010 The man in the dark slacks and the blue jacket counted out 100 $100 bills … finish reading Cannabis in California : The Growing Storm

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