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Steve Bloom

Playing the Greed Card in Ohio

Andy Joseph, CEO of Apeks Supercritical, called Issue 3 a "disgusting display of corporate greed." Marijuana Majority chairman Tom Angell opined, "Voters won't tolerate this issue being taken over by greedy corporate interests." Even a New York magazine headline barked, "Willie Nelson's Crusade to Stop Big Pot."

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Why We Said 'Vote Yes' on Issue 3 in Ohio

Much was written about the lack of support for the marijuana legalization initiative in Ohio by organizations such as NORML, the Marijuana Policy Project and the Drug Policy Alliance. As editor of Freedom Leaf, I decided to take a stand in favor of Issue 3. Here's why.

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Grateful Dead Memories: My Long, Strange Trip

While hardcore Deadheads massed in Chicago for the supposed final Grateful Dead shows at Soldier Field this past weekend, the rest of us were home taking in the concerts via simulcast and Sirius radio. A Deadhead is a Deadhead, no matter where you are.

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Texas Police Issues Warrant for Ex-Pearl Jam Drummer

My old friend Dave Abbruzzese is in trouble. News reports yesterday stated that the former Pearl Jam drummer is being sought by Texas authorities on a drug warrant dating back to September in Denton County.

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