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Tue Sep 24 2002
Medical Marijuana Activists Decry Raids by Drug Endowment Agency
Medical Marijuana Activists Decry Raids by Drug Endowment Agency
9/24/2002: In the capital of California, a state whose voters have endorsed medical marijuana and treatment alternatives to incarceration, demonstrators nevertheless found themselves on the streets denouncing he government's actions in its horrific "war on drugs." Hundreds descended upon Sacramento [Photos] to voice their anger and disgust at the so-called Drug Enforcement Agency, which has spent its time raiding medical marijuana clubs at the expense of the sick and terminally ill.

Armed with lies and guns, and claiming that medical marijuana growers and distributors are out solely to make a profit, the DEA raided a cooperative pot-growing farm in Santa Cruz on 9/5. The US government, lest we forget, has historically been one of the biggest suppliers of "illegal" drugs. Santa Cruz IMC | Defiant Santa Cruz Distributes Medical Marijuana | Why I'm Fighting Federal Drug Laws From City Hall
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