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Just Say Now: Help end the failed war on marijuana

A new campaign called “Just Say Now” is targeting the failed war on marijuana. See details below, then sign the petition here.
From Jane Hamsher @ FireDogLake:
Sign our petition to President Obama to end the war on marijuana:
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Too many laws, too many prisoners

Great article in the Economist about our ridiculously over-zealous “justice” system:
Never in the civilised world have so many been locked up for so little
Justice is harsher in America than in any other rich country. Between 2.3m and 2.4m Americans ar… Continue reading

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Federal Drug Task Force Strikes Again

Just got this email from Jane Hamsher @ FireDogLake – another terrific demonstration of your federal tax dollars at work!
A federally funded drug task force seized as evidence up to 200 petition signatures for marijuana legalization in Washington State… Continue reading

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AP Bombshell: "US Drug War Has Met None of Its Goals"

I’m not sure I’d consider the obvious failure of our War on Drugs a bombshell, but this article has some terrific stats about how ridiculously expensively massive the failure has been:
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The Associated Press has just dropped a bombshell on America’s longest running war and the headline says it all: “The US Drug War has Met None of its Goals”.

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