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.
Medical experts at the University of Mississippi Medical Center are stressing the dangers of using "spice," a synthetic but very potent form of marijuana
A Mississippi bill would legalize medical marijuana in the state, effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same.
The federal government just ordered all the marijuana it wants -- something it would send most Americans to prison for doing.
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.
I'm pleased to report that my previous blog, on the origins of 4/20 celebrations, appeared on the Huffington Post under my name.
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).
On Tuesday, September 4th, I had an OP-ED published on the Huffington Post about the two Presidential candidates and the drug war.
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.