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Tagged With: freedom

Peachtree NORML Challenges the Faith and Freedom Coalition

Post originally published on Peachtree NORML. At the Georgia Republican Assembly Convention on 8/12/2017 David Baker, the Executive Director of the Faith and Freedom Coalition of Georgia, used a portion of a 1993 quote from the then Executive Director of NORML, Richard Cowan.  Mr. Baker quoted Cowan as saying “The key to it (marijuana legalization) … Continue reading »

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Kentucky: Lawmakers Fail To Act On Cannabis Freedom Act

Lawmakers failed to act on legislation to legalize and regulate the adult use and retail sale of marijuana, the ‘Cannabis Freedom Act. The 2016 legislative session has now come to a close. The legislation, SB 13, sought to allow adults 21 and older to possess up to one ounce of cannabis, cultivate up to five … Continue reading »

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When State Revenue and Personal Freedom Coincide

What Gambling Can Tell Us About Legalizing Marijuana I am old enough to remember when Nevada was the only state where gambling was legal. In 1931, during the Great Depression, the state legislature had legalized casino gambling as a way to stimulate their economy, create new jobs, and entice more people to the state. For … Continue reading »

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"I don’t want to fucking give this United States government one fucking dollar of taxes…" — Jack Herer, "The Emperor of Hemp", September 12th, 2009

Rev. Mary Spears explains the legalization vs. repeal initiatives and why REPEAL is the only way to proceed.   “I don’t want to fucking give this United States government one fucking dollar of taxes…” – Jack Herer, “The Emperor of Hemp”, September 12th, 2009 (Portland Hempstalk Festival–his final speech.) http://overgrow.ning.com/profiles/blogs/the-fallacy-of-the-legalize-and-tax-cannabis-initiatives   By ElectroPig Von Fökkengrüüven … Continue reading »

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