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Snack for Thought: Seeing Past Cannabis Legalization

I look forward to the day when cannabis activists, advocates, and ambassadors no long need waste their time fighting the ultimately futile, waywardly destructive and willfully inhumane policies of cannabis prohibition so that these worldly-wise, intensely passionate, and steadfastly earnest … Continue reading

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Either legalization, regulation, and taxation or incarceration, rehabilitation, and reeducation

In the Not-Obama Administration, we determined that a policy of marijuana legalization would pose too many risks to the profitability and viability of economic sectors such as the police and prison unions, private prison industry, prescription drug industry, the petroleum and plastics industries, and the newly emerging powerhouse the drug rehabilitation industry currently reaping the benefits of marijuana prohibition. We asked ourselves, “Do the known and potential benefits of legalization outweigh the potential risks to these unions and industries fiscal incentives and profit margins based of the confinement and enslavement of human beings?” After reviewing and then ignoring the evidence that marijuana is a relatively safe, non-toxic recreational substance and medication the does not need FDA approval, the answer we came to was an emphatic no. Indeed, we mistakenly claim we can retool and ramp up the worst part of our current laws without increasing the harms of prohibition while somehow magically ending the consumption of marijuana. Continue reading

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I-502, marijuana is the new hemp, and the facts with a side order of opinion.

This article focuses on the truth as a tool for No on I-502 and those associated with it who wish to use it to strengthen their misinformation, half-truths, and lies put forth by  the proponents of No on I-502 as … Continue reading

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About Stand Up and Speak Out

What is Stand Up and Speak Out? Stand Up and Speak Out (SUSO) is an international grassroots organization of dedicated professional and amateur organizers volunteering to provide marijuana consumers and non-consumers safe, peaceful, legally structured, and well organized public events … Continue reading

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Re-Frame of Mind

  Let us face the facts, the stigma of burnout, loser, addict, and criminal are merely a few of the stereotypes that liable cannabis consumers and impede legalization. These misconceptions will persist until the majority of cannabis consumers stop hiding … Continue reading

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Stand Up and Speak Out: High Time To End Marijuana Prohibition

We can no longer afford to celebrate April 20 as simply a day to get “high” or look at is as the day that “stoners” smoke pot, there is too much at stake to ignore marijuana prohibition any longer. Governments … Continue reading

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The Four Twenty Minute: Legalization Catch-22

The majority of recreational cannabis consumers are content to take their chances with the law instead of choosing to change the laws, hiding in the shadows out of the line of site from the well-armed and well-funded drug warriors fighting … Continue reading

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