Cannabis Common Sense #251

Hemp News with Paul Stanford covers each week’s big stories on cannabis. Then Don Dupay, a social worker and retired Portland Police detective joins Paul to take viewers’ phone calls. We have a film clip from the PBS Frontline 4 hour documentary, “Drug War,” and a clip from a 1968 drug education film with Sonny Bono. Hemp News: Canada’s Supreme Court approves marijuana prohibition; New Jersey Weedman Ed Forchion announces he is running for US Congress as a US Marijuana Party candidate and is ticketed as he lights up a joint between Philadelphia’s Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell; former US Vice President, and the winner of the popular vote for US President, Al Gore remains silent on his son’s arrest for cannabis while driving; the California Health Department’s new Medical Marijuana state ID program, which was set to start January 1st and be funded by patient license fees, won’t start because of lack of start-up funds.