I walked in to the opening of the NORML convention here in Portland, Oregon to hear Chairman of the NORML Board of Directors, Steve Dillon, leading the audience in a chant of “Just Say Now.” I’m here with FDL’s Jon Walker, Teddy Partridge and Michael Whitney. We’re joining Jon Perri and Amber Langston of SSDP [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday September 9, 2010 9:31 am|
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday August 17, 2010 8:24 am|
RT has been doing a great job of covering the brewing international crisis in Latin America caused by antiquated US drug policy, something that our media has virtually ignored. Last night Alyona Minkovski had FDL’s Michael Whitney on to discuss the Just Say Now campaign, following up a recent appearance by SSDP’s Executive Director Aaron [...]
|By: Michael Whitney Wednesday May 5, 2010 12:47 pm|
In Congressional testimony today, two FBI officials said that “marijuana is the top revenue generator for Mexican DTOs [cartels]“, calling it “a cash crop that finances corruption and the carnage of violence year after year.” Of course, nowhere does the FBI make the obvious connection that if you want to stop the cartels from financing their operations with marijuana, you can make marijuana legal and cut out their legs from under the cartels.