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‘Most Decorated Officer in Maine’ Accepts Plea For Sexually Assaulting 4 Year-Old

‘Most Decorated Officer in Maine’ Accepts Plea For Sexually Assaulting 4 Year-Old

Trigger Warning: This article discusses sexual abuse of a minor by a family member who is also a police officer. This article was written by Cassius Methyl and originally published by The Anti Media. It discusses the privilege experienced by law enforcement during the criminal justice process, even when said officers admit committing a grave […]

Post Halloween Round-up: No Marijuana Candy Handed Out, Dispensary in Berkeley Honored

Post Halloween Round-up: No Marijuana Candy Handed Out, Dispensary in Berkeley Honored

  Despite the reefer madness being spouted by the Denver Police Department (and several others following their lead), warning parents that cannabis users might be sneaking medicated candies into trick or treating bags, Halloween has come and gone with not a single story of a pot-poisoned child being rushed to the emergency room. Let’s all […]

Ex-Ohio State Trooper Pleads Guilty to Forcing Sex on Women at Traffic Stops

Ex-Ohio State Trooper Pleads Guilty to Forcing Sex on Women at Traffic Stops

Trigger Warning: This article discusses sexual assault, stalking, and abuse by law enforcement officials. (TheAntiMedia) COLUMBUS, OH- In a rare showing, the government investigated itself and found that it had, in fact, done something wrong. Last week, former Ohio State trooper Bryan Lee, 30, plead guilty in federal court to sexually abusing multiple women during […]

Beyond Marijuana Candy: Real Tips for Safe Halloween Trick-or-Treating

Beyond Marijuana Candy: Real Tips for Safe Halloween Trick-or-Treating

A true canna-warrior, Rx MaryJane of Colorado (Teri Robnett), founder of the Cannabis Patience Alliance, “The voice of medical marijuana patients” is addressing the “issue” of ensuring a safe Halloween for trick or treating in legalized marijuana states. Click here to wacth RX MaryJane’s video. The Denver Police Department released a video (linked below) warning […]

Prohibition is Scaring and Scarring the Shit Out of Me!

Prohibition is Scaring and Scarring the Shit Out of Me!

Trigger Warning: This article discusses suicide, theft/home invasion and law enforcement dehumanizing a deceased person. The violence due to the prohibition of marijuana has seriously affected my life. In its entirety I have encountered domestic violence, imprisonment due to drugs, imprisonment due to my belief system, gun violence, robbery, dismissal, rejection, unemployment, and now avoidable […]

Poem: Flash Bang Grenade Paragon

Poem: Flash Bang Grenade Paragon

Burn our babies Break our doors Flashbang grenade Flashbacks Track back Too many To count Bodies burning Shots fired No recourse America Confidence broken Where are we Where are we What has become of us?   Photo Credit: ePi.Longo (CC BY-SA 3.0) via Flickr

Ohio Man Commits Suicide After Being Busted by Cops for Marijuana Grow

Ohio Man Commits Suicide After Being Busted by Cops for Marijuana Grow

A cannabis prohibition-related standoff in Ashville, Ohio, resulted in the death of one man on Tuesday night. When police moved to arrest Timothy Sturgis, a 42-year-old resident of Pickaway County, they believed he would attempt to defend his home, his marijuana grow operation, and his freedom. He had reportedly stored his firearms by the windows […]

Our Towns Don’t Need Tanks

Our Towns Don’t Need Tanks

This past week I have watched both the print and television media’s response to the death of Michael Brown and the ensuing riots in Ferguson. For the first time, the mainstream media has finally started to question the militarization of law enforcement and its impact on our communities. My question is: What took you so long? […]

ACLU Calls on Feds to End Militarization in Wake of Ferguson Murder

ACLU Calls on Feds to End Militarization in Wake of Ferguson Murder

Last week, local police fatally shot an unarmed African-American 18-year-old named Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. In the days that followed, there have been massive protests in Ferguson and heavily armed SWAT teams are roaming the streets in response. Our communities are not warzones. And yet the police, armed to the teeth, treat us like […]

One Bad Apple: Single Seattle Cop Responsible for 80% of Cannabis Tickets

One Bad Apple: Single Seattle Cop Responsible for 80% of Cannabis Tickets

Since legalization has taken effect in Washington state, there has been a drop-off in arrests related to cannabis. However, under the new state law that has made adult recreational cannabis use legal, it is still illegal to use cannabis in public. That means that people who spark one up in a park or on the […]