Cannabis Culture News LIVE: Obama's War On Marijuana

CANNABIS CULTURE - Watch Cannabis Culture News LIVE for the latest news and views on pot politics and the marijuana community. In this episode: Obama's War on Marijuana. Allen St. Pierre, Executive Director of NORML, joins the show to discuss the latest developments in the US government's continuing crack-down on medical marijuana.

St. Pierre, director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws joins the show by telephone from Washington D.C. to talk about the Obama Administration's latest marching orders against medical marijuana providers and the recent declaration by the DEA that marijuana has no medicinal value.

Also on the show (from the Canadian side of the border): CCN host Jeremiah Vandermeer discusses Stephen Harper's and the RCMP's war on marijuana users in Canada, including yesterday's raid of the Metrotown Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary by Burnaby RCMP and three others that happened over the past month.

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OBAMA's WAR on MARIJUANA
Memorandum for Selected United State Attorneys on Investigations and Prosecutions in States Authorizing the Medical Use of Marijuana [Ogden Memo]
http://blogs.usdoj.gov/blog/archives/192

Full Text: Department of Justice Memo on Medical Marijuana [Cole Memo]
http://www.freedomisgreen.com/full-text-department-of-justice-memo-on-me...

Latest DOJ Memo Emphasizes Why We Must Pass HR 2306, The Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act Of 2011
http://blog.norml.org/2011/07/01/latest-doj-memo-emphasizes-why-we-must-...

Federal Government Reaffirms ‘Flat Earth’ Position Regarding Medical Cannabis
http://blog.norml.org/2011/07/08/federal-government-reaffirms-flat-earth...

Latest White House Drug Strategy Report Affirms Our Government Has Virtually No Interest In Actually Studying Marijuana
http://blog.norml.org/2011/07/12/latest-white-house-drug-strategy-report...

President Obama: No To Decriminalization, Yes To More War On Some Drugs
http://blog.norml.org/2011/07/25/president-obama-no-to-decriminalization...

NORML
http://norml.org

RAIDS IN CANADA
Metrotown Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary Raided by Burnaby RCMP
http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/07/28/BREAKING-Metrotown-...

Metrotown Medical Marijuana Dispensary Gets Pass From Burnaby Authorities
http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/06/01/Metrotown-Medical-M...

B.C. Mounties bust unlicensed marijuana dispensary
http://www.ctvbc.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20110623/bc_chilliwack_...

Comox Valley RCMP raid Compassion Club in Courtenay again
http://www.bclocalnews.com/vancouver_island_north/comoxvalleyrecord/news...

Medical Pot Shop Owner Slams Police
http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/07/25/Medical-Pot-Shop-Ow...

Jeremiah Vandermeer is editor of Cannabis Culture. Follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

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