The Pot TV News for Friday, July 19, 2002

CA SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS MEDICAL MARIJUANA!

TORONTO STAR: REFORM MARIJUANA LAWS
"Canada’s marijuana laws are not working. The country’s police chiefs said so years ago. So did the Senate’s legal affairs committee. Even the Canadian Medical Association Journal has joined the call for decriminalization of simple possession of cannabis for personal use."

A FUGITIVE, A HERO — OR ‘POLITICAL PRISONER’?
Eleven days ago, Mitchell Crooks was on the lam, wanted by police in Placer County, where in 1999 he’d skipped out on a seven-month sentence. Now he is a hero to those who have suffered from police brutality.

THE CIA’S MKULTRA PROGRAM
Hundreds of Nazi war criminals were given jobs at Edgewood Arsenal, which supplied the drugs, chemicals and poisons for the CIA’s counterespionage and assassination programs. Children as young as eight years old were subjected to trauma-based mind control programming to mold them into "Manchurian Candidate" spies, assassins and sexual blackmailers. ACHRE’s final report documented more than 4000 experiments, and anywhere from 16,000 to 23,000 unwitting victims.

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS 215
Ailing Californians who use or grow marijuana with a physician’s approval are protected by state law from prosecution, the California Supreme Court decided unanimously Thursday. In its first review of a 1996 medical marijuana initiative, the court said medical users who are arrested may have the charges dismissed without a trial if a doctor has approved use of the drug. Analysis by Attorney Bill Panzer.

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