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This Week in Weed: August 7th – 13th

  • by Erik Altieri, NORML Executive Director August 11, 2011

    This Week in WeedNORMLtv is pleased to announce the newest addition to its programming lineup, “This Week in Weed.” This new weekly video series covers the most newsworthy stories shaping the marijuana law reform world. Our first installment covers Israel’s growing acceptance of medical cannabis, which states in the US have the highest use rates, and new polling on support for legalization.

    Be sure to tune in to NORMLtv each Thursday afternoon to catch up on the latest marijuana news. Subscribe to NORMLtv or follow us on Twitter to get notified as soon as new content is added.

    Don’t miss out on our previous content including a new PSA, Willie Nelson supporting HR 2306, and coverage from DC’s Drug War Victims Vigil.

    22 responses to “This Week in Weed: August 7th – 13th”

    1. Jeff says:

      well Paul got second in Iowa..keep up the good work people, spread the word..all the other facist are saying Paul is too extreme..we need extreme, we need our soldiers to quit dying sensless deaths in some foriegn country, we need our treasury to quit printing more money devaluing what little money we have we need our goverment to quit selling us out..vote Ron Paul 2012, he is the only one who has kept the same message for yrs..he doesnt change at the drop of the hat..special interest gotta go..downsize the DEA, be a soverign nation..come on we can do it

    2. Joel: the other Joel says:

      I’m glad that Ron Paul got a close second. What also is good news is that the republican wahoo’s are going to thin out some more because Rick Perry has just joined in the race. Ron Paul is very consistent on his policies for many years. For those who say that he is too old, what’s your point?
      I like to see Gary Johnson to be vice-president.

    3. DENNI66 says:

      Thanks prohibition for making cannibis grow by putting the pressure on. Please put more pressure on it because it will explode , and then what? You can’t beat what’s been around countless years. If it is money , try selling . It’s way too big for you to fight and it will never stop,ever.

    4. Jim says:

      I just found out that the boy that killed his self in the “kids for cash” scandal was in boot camp for a pipe. Yet a another since less death from MJ Prohibition…

    5. Road Runner Meep! Meep! says:

      11. Jeff couldn’t be more right – and – his statement is correctly extreme. The Luciferian Party has sold our country down the river. It can’t be said any clearer than that.

    6. DENNI66 says:

      If the dea would put as much attention with our children that our missing at an alarming rate like they do on marijuana,they would find them a real criminal to arrest. Anyone can find a plant,but they can’t find or prevent our lost children from disappearing? I can see what means more to them,can you?

    7. TheOracle says:

      Can you get Paul Krugman to toss the subject of marijuana legalization into things as a way of freeing up money and taxing it, you know, as a means of getting money you didn’t have before?

    8. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Department of Justice Campaign Against Marijuana Planting (CAMP) with the eradication of marijuana in Humboldt County. Between Aug. 8 and Aug. 11, officers eradicated 42,402 growing marijuana plants from open fields. The plants were seized from the following locations: Redwood Valley off State Highway 299, Baird Road, Hoopa, Bridgeville and Garberville. There were no arrests .

      Ahhh, another day in, Humboldt .

    9. This does not mean to come out to, Humboldt County to grow Marijuana .In fact, i don’t encourage it . There is a mandatory federal law imposed of no less than 10 years imprisonment to anyone caught growing large quaninites.

      Law Enforcement is still making arrests for mere possession of Marijuana and you can still be fined, jailed and put on parole or probation to lenghtly terms if caught .

    10. JAY says:

      To bad Humboldt county didn’t support legalization last election. I hope you guys don’t get busted.NOT!

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