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(Left) PeaceBud explains how the political changes in America's past along with the industrial revolution has led us into a historical era of post-industrial Oil Wars; and (Right) The Flower contrasts a utopian society that freely farms and consumes a pleasure-giving flower with a society where the same flower is illegal and its consumption is prohibited.
"If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny." - Thomas Jefferson
Salem-News.com (March 05,2015 21:52)
Joy Graves Courageously Fights For Proper Counsel and Justice
Mindi Griffiths Special to Salem-News.com
The case that never should have been has turned into the never ending story.
(CANYON CITY, Ore.) -Under the guidance and support of James Mooney, Elder Medicine Man and leader Oklevueha Native American Church, Joy Graves filed formal complaints against both of her attorneys with the Oregon State Bar Association.
Joy is crystal clear, that she believes those representing her are not doing so with the zealousness required by the constitution.
Marijuana Legal to Grow and Possess in Nation`s Capital
Special to Salem-News.com
Congress Does Not Block D.C. Legalization
(WASHINGTON, DC) -A marijuana legalization ballot initiative, Initiative 71, approved by 70 percent of District residents, completed the Congressional review period and became law Thursday Feb 26 2015 at 12:01a.m.
Initiative 71 legalizes the possession of two ounces of marijuana for adults over the age of 21, and allows them to grow up to six plants in their home, three of which can be mature at any time.
"The prestige of government has undoubtedly been lowered considerably by the prohibition law. For nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. it is an open secret that the dangerous increase of crime in this county is closely connected with this."
(LEFT) US Government data demonstrates the failure of cannabis prohibition, ScienceInDrugPolicy; (RIGHT) "Hemp For Victory" was
shot by the USDA, who denied its existence, until Jack Herer proved it.
Salem-News.com (February 25,2015 22:00)
Dr. Phil Leveque, WWII Hero & Cannabis Warrior Turns 92
Bonnie King Salem-News.com
Standing up for others has always been something "Doc" does best.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -“I have been studying the medical use of marijuana since 1950 and I am very proud of the fact that I essentially introduced medical marijuana to the state of Oregon,” said Dr. Phil Leveque.
Now, with so many proactive changes going on throughout the United States in regard to rational marijuana laws, Dr. Leveque says he feels like people are finally catching up.
Marijuana Legalization Takes Effect in Alaska TODAY
Law Enforcement Anticipates Public Safety Improvements
(ALASKA) -Last November, Alaska’s Ballot Measure 2, a law to legalize and regulate marijuana for adults, passed with 52% of the vote.
When the measure takes effect today, people age 21 and older will legally be able to possess up to one ounce of marijuana and cultivate no more than six plants at home. Colorado, Oregon and Washington have also legalized marijuana, and medical marijuana is permitted in 23 states and Washington D.C.