|Photo: The Malay Mail|
|Alam Setiawan, 39, being led out of court Friday after being sentenced to death.|
Marijuana can’t kill you, but marijuana laws can. A 39-year-old Indonesian laborer on Friday was sentenced to death for the trafficking of cannabis.
|They wanted to make a Palin version, but it stopped working halfway through the trip.|
Police in Palmview, Texas last week seized a batch of reputed Ecstasy pills made in the image of President Barack Obama, Ryan Smith reports on CBS’ Crimesider blog.
“More than half a million dollars worth of marijuana plants”?
|Graphic: Reality Catcher|
|It may be time to enter Nevada in the “Which state will legalize pot first?” betting.|
Following ballot initiatives to tax and regulate marijuana in Nevada in 2002 and 2006, the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) of Nevada is preparing for the next step in its fight to make marijuana legal in the Silver State.
|Photo: Damon D’Amato, WAMC|
|Medical marijuana supporters march on L.A. City Hall in 2007|
Medical marijuana advocacy organization Americans for Safe Access (ASA) will hold a press conference in front of Los Angeles City Hall at 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 8, in advance of the expected vote on regulating dispensaries in L.A.
|The color of money.|
A town planning committee in Michigan on Tuesday will present a plan to officials that would amend the city’s zoning ordinance to treat medical marijuana growers as businesses, forcing dispensaries to operate from general business districts rather than homes, reports Jonathan Oosting of MLive.com.
A commentator on Denver public radio has called the War on Drugs a failure, and has endorsed the legalization of marijuana.
|Dispensary manager Jovan Jackson faces sentencing today for ecstasy and Xanax.|
The manager of a San Diego medical marijuana dispensary will be sentenced today for illegal possession of prescription drug Xanax and the street drug Ecstasy.
|Photo: Joe Mabel|
|A massive representation of a joint in a “rolling paper” evoking the American flag, 2008 Summer Solstice Parade, Fremont Fair, Seattle, WA.|
Marijuana decriminalization in Washington state just won some important allies.
|Verne Prison on the Isle of Portland, henceforth forever known as “that prison that lets prisoners grow weed.”|
British prison guards unwittingly allowed a convicted drug dealer to grow marijuana in his cell — and even decorate one four-foot plant as a Christmas tree.