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Man Sentenced to Life for Marijuana Charge Freed After 20 Years

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A man sentenced to life in prison without parole on a marijuana-related charge was freed Tuesday from a Missouri prison after being behind bars for two decades — a period in which the nation’s attitudes toward pot have steadily softened.

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Impairment of Memory: A Response to the City of Vancouver’s Proposed Medical Marijuana Regulations

CANNABIS CULTURE - If we settle for irrational rules now, we'll settle for irrational rules later. The City of Vancouver is relying on two out-dated, discredited reports to justify treating cannabis more like hard drugs such as pharma and alcohol, rather than the soft drug that it is. These reports – the City will have us believe – are enough justification to do the following: