Marijuana Policy Project
Preston Peet

Texas Hits New Low with Pot Brownie Bust

Because he baked a batch of brownies using hash oil instead of plain ol’ marijuana, Texas officials wanted to send 19-year-old Jacob Lavoro to prison for anywhere from five years to life. But the felony charge has been dismissed.

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Book Review: 'Letter to a Prohibitionist'

Barry Lyons' slim, well-crafted book brims with sane and rational ways to counter each and every argument raised by those dependent upon the continuance of the War on Some Drugs for their livelihood.

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Requiem for Yippie Stronghold, 9 Bleecker

Today marks the end of era in New York. The home of the Yippies at 9 Bleecker St. in the East Village is no more. Gentrification has taken over the city's last radical bunker.

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Movie Review: 'Dallas Buyers Club'

A most pertinent tale of survival at any cost and risk in the age of medical bureaucrats and insurance cartels, starring Matthew McConaughey as AIDS victim Ron Woodroof.

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Legalizing Marijuana the Most Popular House Bill

The bill currently “most viewed” by citizens at Congress.gov is the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2013. Yet the House has not made any moves towards voting on this legislation, ignoring the obvious will of the people.

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