http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/07/12/steve-martin-sells-mitt-romneys-pot-in-new-york-city-park/
Jul 12 2012

"Late night funnyman David Letterman joked on Wednesday that New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg had asked him to create a park on Broadway for the tourists, but comedian Steve Martin stole some of his thunder by opening his own park and selling marijuana, beer and and firearms."

http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/dogs-high-marijuana-worry-vets-4967364
Jul 12 2012

Is your pooch eating your stash? Pot may not have any long term side effects on stoned dogs but, according to vets, could be dangerous because it alters temperature regulation.

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/campusrivalry/post/2012/07/florida-state-greg-reid-arrest-suspended-licence-marijuana-possession/1
Jul 12 2012

"According to a police report, Reid was stopped for window tint and seat belt violations. A substance presumed to be marijuana joint was found in a cup holder. The amount of the substance was less then one gram."

http://www.sfbg.com/politics/2012/07/12/oakland-councilperson-responds-harborside-health-center-targeting-feds
Jul 12 2012

Oakland city councilperson Rebecca Kaplan: "Wasting resources going after legal, licensed and locally regulated medical marijuana facilities is not only inappropriate, but directly harms our ability to fight crime and respond to violence in our city."

http://www.eurekablog.ca/?p=1305
Jul 9 2012

"CBC/Radio-Canada adopted a new code of ethics on April 2, 2012, to introduce guidelines for standards of integrity and professional conduct for its staff. This new code is a serious threat to the independence of the public broadcaster and its staff. Section 1.2 of the code states that CBC/Radio-Canada staff must loyally carry out the decisions of their leaders and support ministers in their accountability to Parliament and Canadians. And there is obviously no exception for the opposition."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/06/aclu-police-app-lets-peop_n_1655257.html?ref=topbar
Jul 9 2012

"The New Jersey chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU-NJ) has just released “Police Tape,” an Android phone app that allows people to securely and discreetly record and store their interactions with police, as well as provide legal information about citizens’ rights when interacting with law officers."

http://blogs.chicagotribune.com/news_columnists_ezorn/2012/06/google-search-sends-pot-reform-fears-up-in-smoke-.html
Jun 20 2012

Wondering if pot legalization is a good idea? "If only we had a device at hand — something like a phone or a tablet or a box on our desks — connected as if by magic to a vast worldwide storehouse of information! If only we could somehow consult that storehouse almost immediately, then we could get an answer instead of continuing to wonder and speculate. Call me a dreamer, but that would be nice, wouldn't it?"

http://www.boston.com/lifestyle/health/2012/06/20/medical-marijuana-businesses-stirring-conn/zzii89kAE906vojH2XQIOO/story.html
Jun 20 2012

AP: "Rules have yet to be drafted for buying and selling medical marijuana in Connecticut, but a home-grown industry is already stirring."

http://www.topsecretwriters.com/2012/06/federal-weed-identification-techniques-and-the-medical-marijuana-fiasco/
Jun 20 2012

"Investigative techniques that federal agents are using across America in an attempt to crackdown on marijuana growing are unreliable and presumptuous to say the least, and ... pose dangers in what is considered to be a ‘free society’."

http://www.radiolive.co.nz/Cannabis-Law-Reform-campaigner-Dakta-Green-is-out-of-jail---but-wont-let-up-on-dope-fight/tabid/506/articleID/28636/Default.aspx
Jun 13 2012

New Zealand's "Cannabis Law reform Campaigner Dakta Green tells RadioLIVE's Marcus Lush he'll continue to fight for the liberalisation of cannabis laws and will be back at his Daktory - despite just coming out of jail for drug offences."