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textI Grew Up in the Opiate Overdose Capital of America by anonymous
Op-ed about the current treatment system for addiction in the U.S. and ideas about means that might be more effective- from the standpoint of a sober addict....
Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:13PM
textA Violent Element by Anna Francesca
An op-ed regarding how lead exposure at a young age can lead to violent tendencies and characteristics....
Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2019 4:21PM
textBasra struggles to tackle drug abuse problem filling prisons by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
The southern Iraqi city of Basra is struggling to cope with a growing drug problem that has overcrowded prisons and strained police resources, only months after violent protests over poor municipal services. Basra’s prison system is clogged up....
Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:54PM
textPublic housing and Section 8 tenants face eviction and homelessness for medical marijuana by Lynda Carson
Oakland has 13,586 units in its Section 8 inventory, 2,122 units in its low rent inventory, plus thousands of tenants being publicly assisted in rental units in Oakland operated by nonprofit housing developers that may be threatened with eviction if they are caught using medical marijuana....
Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2018 4:29PM
textTobacco: A Thriving Known Killer by Brock Senta
The leading cause in preventable death is thriving today. This is how and why the tobacco industry continues to be successful....
Posted: Mon May 7, 2018 1:39PM
textAlcohol: Glorifying Abuse by Austin Barcus
Advertisements in the United States lie and can have serious consequences. Nearly every form of social event involves alcohol. People use alcohol in social settings to cope with the pressures of socialization. It is encouraged by mass media and popular culture to consume copious amounts of alcohol....
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:24PM
textWar on Drugs Rips Families Apart by Demi Gray
Treating drug addiction as crime rather than as a disease is causing more harm than good....
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:10PM
textCall SF Bd of Supes for Marijuana: We Voted 75% for It by Phone Time
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors, all Democrats, is currently doing everything they can to oppose the 75% of San Francisco voters who voted for Prop 64, the marijuana initiative, of November 2016. We need your phone calls, Emails and faxes now to demand enforcement of Prop 64 with marijuana stores everywhere in San Francisco....
Posted: Wed Nov 8, 2017 7:42AM
textA Public Bank of Oakland Could Provide Financial Services to Cannabis Industry by R. Robertson
Oakland will spend $75,000 on a study to examine the feasibility of establishing a public bank in that city. Most corporate banks do not conduct business with the cannabis industry, even where cannabis operations are legal, pay taxes and hire employees. The study will hopefully prove that a public bank would be able to provide financial services to the cannabis industry....
Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:10AM
textCannabis for the Treatment of Cancer - Scientific Details in Report by Justin Kander (report author)
The 182 page report titled "Cannabis for the Treatment of Cancer: The Anticancer Activity of Phytocannabinoids and Endocannabinoids" by Justin Kander and edited by Dennis Hill reveal detailed descriptions of studies where cannabis stopped cancer cells from surviving, spreading and metastasizing. Included are also personal testimonies of patients that have used cannabis to treat their cancer. The U.S. government chooses to ignore this critical information and instead continues to publically vi...
Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:47AM
textDeep State Targets Duterte for Shaky Alliances, Not Drug Killings by Lucifer Morningstar
The deep state is attempting to destabilize Duterte for his political instability, not his extrajudicial killings of civilians. The Philippines turning to Russia and China scares the intelligence community enough to use ISIS to stage a coup....
Posted: Sat May 27, 2017 10:46AM
textTom Marino Drug Czar; Another Prohibitionist Profiteer! by Green Liberty Party
Trump's pick for drug czar Tom Marino (R-PA) is another Reagan-era drug warrior looking to continue the revolving door of prohibitionist policies....
Posted: Tue May 2, 2017 11:33AM
textRegarding the "No Drugs No Alcohol" agreement at The Village in Oakland by The Village
Q: "So why is there a 'No Drugs No Alcohol' agreement in effect at #thevillage?"...
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 11:34AM
textPresident Grants Commutations to 153 Federal Prisoners, Including Paul Free and Steven Speal by American Civil Liberties Union
WASHINGTON, December 19, 2016 — Today, President Obama announced 153 grants of commutation. Of today's 153 grants, 82 were in cases supported by Clemency Project 2014. That brings the total number of commutations granted by President Obama to date to 1,176, of which 605 were supported by Clemency Project 2014....
Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 6:26PM
textStop Sen. Sesssions From Making U.S. into a Sadistic State as D.A.! by Green Liberty Party
Petition from MoveOn.org to stop Sen. Jeffery Beauregard Sessions from becoming District Attorney of the U.S. under Pres. Trump. Reasons to prevent his appointment as DA include overt racism and outdated pre-Civil War thinking. He also doesn't respect state rights on cannabis legalization. Sen. Sessions will take the U.S. backwards into a state of sadistic racial feudalism....
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 5:11AM
textBill to limit property seizures by cops heads to Governor by Lynda Carson
The people of California are still waiting to hear if Governor Jerry Brown will sign SB 443 into law, meanwhile our U.S. Troops remain to guard the fields of poppies in Afghanistan for the drug kingpins involved in shipping heroin to the streets of Oakland, and across the country!...
Posted: Wed Sep 7, 2016 12:17AM
textFusion Green Liberty Party 2016 Presidential Campaign by End Terror and Drug Rackets
The Green Liberty Party is a fusion party that combines both Green and Libertarian concepts. Primarily the GLP is concerned with ending the rackets called "war on drugs" and "war on terror". GLP candidate Mark Paul Miller will use the Office of President to research, expose and stop these two government rackets that have taken lives and money from U.S. voters. It is possible for a write-in candidate to win the election if they get enough votes....
Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2016 1:21PM
textFour Days…the Slaying of Krista Deluca in the Santa Cruz County Jail by Dr. Bruce Loisel
A description and analysis of the incarceration and pain she endured in the four days and nights she was held captive by the officials in charge of the Santa Cruz County jail. She was deprived of the medication that, without question, would have ended her agony and saved her life. The limitlessness of her four sleepless days and nights of torture and mayhem, that culminated in her choking on her own vomit and dying, is not easy to imagine....
Posted: Thu Jun 30, 2016 11:16AM
textStay the Course With Prop 47 for Real Criminal Justice Reform by Steve Pleich
Critics Off the Mark...
Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 11:35AM
textCalifornia Apartment Association targets medical marijuana users by Lynda Carson
The California Apartment Association has sponsored a bill (AB 2300) that allows landlords to prohibit renters from smoking medical marijuana in their apartments, that advanced yesterday from the Assembly Judiciary Committee. Jim Wood (D- Healdsburg) is author of AB 2300....
Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 7:18PM