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When you enforce drug prohibition like we do, in a country awash in guns and riven by racial inequities, sometimes it goes bad. This time two police officers died; mostly, it's civilians.

On the morning of Monday, June 3rd, I was called to the Lieutenant's office. Getting called to the Lieutenant's office is never a good thing; at best it's a random urine test, at worst it's some disciplinary measure. As I approached the office, a C.O.

Canadian marijuana seed magnate and political dissident Marc Emery, who is about four years into a five-year US prison sentence for selling pot seeds over the Internet, has been sent to solitary confinement at the Mississippi federal prison where he's doing his time.
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It’s December 6 today, I've got 4 months until I get my transfer-back-to-Canada application to the Department of Justice in Washington D.C. It’s 580 days to go if I serve my entire sentence here in the US federal prison system (up to July 9, 2014) with 1,010 days now served – that’s 33 months done, 19 to go (on a 60-month sentence, I'll serve 52 months with my good time credit).

MP3 Players are coming, MP3 players are coming! It's official, on Monday, August 13, we can buy a prison issue MP3 player for $70, and on August 20, songs will be available for download on them at $1.20 and $1.60 a song. For me this is the best thing that could happen.
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