The Pot TV News for Wednesday, July 31, 2002

JURASSIC NARKS REFUSE TO ALLOW CHANGE

U.K. POLICE REVOLT OVER CHANGE IN CANNABIS LAW
Police forces around England and Wales are revolting against changes in the law on cannabis introduced by David Blunkett, the Home Secretary, whom they accuse of creating confusion.

HAWAIIAN POLICE OBSTRUCT MEDPOT LAW
Recent arrests of medical marijuana patients on the Big Island illustrate the problems that can occur when the program crosses paths with police more accustomed to battling marijuana in the war on drugs than upholding a law allowing limited use.

PROSECUTORS STILL WANT MOWER
Despite a win in the California Supreme Court, prosecutors are still considering another trial for Carl Mower.

TRICK OR TREATMENT
If it becomes law, Initiative 62 on this fall’s ballot, will offer speed and cocaine offenders in D.C. the option of going into rehab instead of facing a trial and prison. But pot smokers and ecstasy users will continue to be put behind bars.

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