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Sneak Attack on Supplements: FDA Regulation

http://www.healthtruthrevealed.com

Today, both the FDA and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) dropped policy “bombs” on those of us who use dietary supplements. It is no mere coincidence that both were released on the Friday before a holiday weekend. By timing the introduction of their anti-supplement legislation and regulatory guidance this way, the FDA and Sen. Durbin are both hoping to evade negative publicity. We think it is better to keep American citizens fully informed, and with your help, we will get the word out. Please send this communication far and wide.

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Libertarians assert powerful case for ending War on Drugs

http://www.lpmn.org

Libertarians in Minnesota have posted an extensive report on the importance of ending Drug Prohibition, discussing history, statistics, and the principles of liberty. If you're skeptical about legalizing drugs, or if you support it but want more arguments to make against the drug warriors, this is a must-read!

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Ron Paul and Barney Frank: End the pot prohibition

http://money.cnn.com

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul and outspoken Massachusetts Democrat Barney Frank want to get the federal government out of the marijuana regulation business. [It's not perfect, because it still allows border controls, between states and other countries, and does not address other substances, but it's a start.]

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Geeky Stats About Magic Mushrooms

http://motherjones.com

Here's something a little offbeat for a Friday morning. A team of researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine has recently documented a safe, long-lasting way of improving both your life and your personal feelings of well-being: shrooms.

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Schumer Pushes to Shut Down Online Drug Marketplace

http://www.nbcnewyork.com

Senator Charles Schumer is asking federal authorities to shut down a secretive narcotics market operated online with anonymous sales and untraceable currency. The website uses a complex Internet configuration that allows the users to remain anonymous and untraceable by downloading the program TOR. To make sure the money exchanged can't be traced, the site uses a new digital currency called Bitcoins.

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Report: 'Global War On Drugs Has Failed' : NPR

http://www.npr.org

The UN admits "that the evidence overwhelmingly demonstrates that repressive strategies will not solve the drug problem, and that the war on drugs has not, and cannot, be won."

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War on drugs not working, says global commission

http://www.guardian.co.uk

Instead of punishing users who the report says "do no harm to others", the commission argues that governments should end criminalisation of drug use, experiment with legal models that would undermine organised crime syndicates and offer health and treatment services for drug-users in need.

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Global war on drugs has 'failed' say former leaders

http://www.bbc.co.uk

The global war on drugs has "failed" according to a new report by group of politicians and former world leaders.

The Global Commission on Drug Policy report calls for the legalisation of some drugs and an end to the criminalisation of drug users.

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Dutch government to ban tourists from cannabis shops

http://news.yahoo.com

The Dutch government on Friday said it would start banning tourists from buying cannabis from "coffee shops" and impose restrictions on Dutch customers by the end of the year.

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Government Forced NCI To Censor Medical Cannabis Facts

http://www.tokeofthetown.com

Newly obtained documents reveal not only how NCI database contributors arrived at their March 17 summary of marijuana's medical uses, but also the furious politicking that went into quickly scrubbing that summary of information regarding the potential tumor-fighting effects of cannabis.

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Medical marijuana legalization underway in Arkansas

http://www.naturalnews.com

Finally a real chance for a level of decrim in Arkansas. The Teapot party of Mountain Home has started their petition which needs 63000 signatures total from 15 counties.

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Medved Attack: "Ron Paul, Hookers, and Heroin"

http://news.yahoo.com

How would you describe a perennial presidential candidate who insists in a televised debate that government has no more right to interfere with prostitution or heroin than it does to limit people’s right to “practice their religion and say their prayers”?
The phrase “crackpot” comes immediately to mind—and in any contemporary political dictionary that term would appear alongside a photograph of Congressman Ron Paul....

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Supreme Court Rules: Cops Need NO WARRANT To Enter

http://www.latimes.com

"What Fourth Amendment?" In an 8-1 ruling today, the US Supreme Court upheld the legality of evidence obtained by police breaking down the door to an apartment--not because they saw suspect they were pursuing dash behind it, but because they smelled marijuana smoke and heard the sound of a flushing toilet. To add insult to injustice, their original suspect was in a different apartment.

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FDA Approves Study of Cannabis for PTSD

http://www.mjbusinessreport.com

The long-maligned field of U.S. medical cannabis research took a step forward with the formal government approval of a study on the efficacy of marijuana to treat chronic post-traumatic stress disorder in war veterans.

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4th marijuana conviction puts man in jail for life

http://www.nola.com

Man in prison for life for 4th conviction of marijuana

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Man arrested for tortilla dough

http://www.citizen-times.com

Man arrested for tortilla dough in Tenn jailed for 4 days and facing 30 years in prison

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FDA regulation of e-cigarettes inevitable.

http://abcnews.go.com

The good news is electronic cigarettes can not be banned as they have just received "legal" classification as a tobacco product.

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Man who consumed cannabis 5 days before accident faces felony charges

http://www.jconline.com

Felony "intoxication" charges have been filed against a man who had consumed cannabis five days before a fatal accident. Toxicology reports only showed trace amounts of cannabis metabolites in his system. Indiana's cannabis laws are severely flawed.

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Drunken Las Vegas SWAT kills man over less than 2 ounces of Marijuana

http://revolutionarypolitics.tv

Daily News @ http://RevolutionNews.US - Las Vegas police are in our hall of shame this week for shooting an unarmed man in his home over a little bit of weed. A 21 year old man named Trevon Cole was fatally shot by Las Vegas police in his apartment while he was attempting to flush some marijuana down the toilet. The complaint says that members of the SWAT team spent the day drinking before engaging in the raid.

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MA Supreme Court: Marijuana Odor Not Enough To Search...

http://boston.cbslocal.com

BOSTON (AP) — The odor of burnt marijuana alone is not enough for police to suspect criminal activity and order a person to get out of a car, the state’s highest court ruled Tuesday, citing a state law that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of the narcotic.

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