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DC and Oregon Lift Cannabis Prohibition

CANNABIS ONLY LEGAL IN RESIDENCE IN DC, FLORIDA MEDICAL CANNABIS MEASURE FALLS SHORT NOV 5, 2014 – There were three very important election results from yesterday’s elections across the nation concerning cannabis. First, Oregon voters went  to the polls and have voted to lift the prohibition on cannabis, and allow citizens to consume cannabis legally. DC…

Paul McCartney: “I Support [pot] Decriminalisation.”

JAN 24, 2013 – Sir Paul McCartney, has thrown his support behind the decriminalisation (or decriminalization as we Americans spell it) of marijuana use. He says, "People are smoking pot anyway and to make them into criminals is wrong." He has joined the campaign of the MarijuanaMajority.com campaign; where activists, celebrities, musicians and more are all coming together to try and stop the insane marijuana drug war that has ruined people's lives. If you want to learn more and join their campaign, check out their website here. JTMP urges you to contact your elected officials both state and federal and tell them to stop the war on drugs, which is an unjust war on the poor.  (photo credit: CC/Jim Summaria)

Man arrested at 4/20 party is forgotten in cell for 5 days

MAY 8, 2012 – The war on poverty, known to most Americans as the "war on drugs", almost killed a young law student at UC San Diego, when he was arrested by police and put handcuffed in a windowless cell and forgotten for 5 days, with no food or water. On April 20, 2012 Daniel Chong went to one of the many annual 4/20 counterculture parties across America, but was swept up in a police raid the next morning and forgotten about when he was put into a holding cell. Daniel said later, "I didn't care if I lived or died, I was completely insane.", and even ate one of his eyeglass lenses to try and commit suicide. JTMP supports the ending of the insane war on drugs, and urges our supporters to sign the petition over at Just Say Now calling for the Senate Judiciary Committee to investigate the DEA's abuse of Daniel Chong. Read more on CBSNews.com here.

President Obama and the White House have set up on their website where Americans can directly petition the President and give us a "voice in our government", and an American citizen has started a petition to legalize marijuana on it, and you can check it out here.

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