The Pot TV News for October 4, 2002

Cannabis Victory Garden Nears Completion

DEA DEFENDS MEDPOT RAIDS
San Diego DEA Chief complains to local paper: “The DEA is viewed by proponents of Proposition 215 as non-compassionate people who target ill patients for investigation. This could not be further from the truth. In fact, the men and women of the DEA are very compassionate people who…make our communities a safer place to live.”

DAVIES FOUND GUILTY
Colin Davies, 44, was found guilty of three counts of possessing, supplying and importing cannabis as well as letting his shop being used for smoking the drug. He was arrested last year after smoking a joint during a police raid on the Dutch Experience cafe in Stockport, Greater Manchester.

CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR’S RACE GOING TO POT
Green gubernatorial candidate Peter Miguel Camejo is polling over 5% with his well-placed one-liners, his association with Ralph Nader, his liberal Latino politics and from his enthusiastic support for legalizing cannabis.

USA TODAY: STOP LOCKING UP DRUG OFFENDERS
“In California, state officials say a voter-initiated law offering non-violent offenders treatment options has already helped thousands and saved $6.7 million in prison expenses. The state estimates that every $1 spent on treatment for substance abuse saves $7 in reduced crime and health costs.”

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