Six-year-old Jayden David violently shakes on the ground, his blue eyes vacant and then filled with searing pain. The video shows an unvarnished look at a seizure, something Jayden once experienced routinely.
The city of Oakland became the first known jurisdiction yesterday to sue the federal government over its attempts to shut down medical marijuana dispensaries, escalating the local-federal battle over criminalization of the drug.
Hundreds of supporters of President Obama turned out to see him at Oakland’s Fox Theater on Monday afternoon.
For over a year now, the Obama Administration has been steadily escalating its assault on medical marijuana. What was already a mess has been getting worse from one week to the next, and each new attack revives the question of whether the feds have finally taken things too far.
Officials in the city of Oakland rebuked federal prosecutors on Thursday for seeking to shut down a medical marijuana dispensary that bills itself as the world's largest in the latest clash over a federal cannabis crackdown in Western U.S. states.
Probably everybody who is reading this blog has seen the Kony 2012 video that went viral, amassing 28 million hits in its first day. When we say "viral", we think of something spreading instantaneously over a wide swath of demographics.
Despite the recent federal crackdown on medical marijuana dispensaries and last week's raid on Oaksterdam University, it appears that the four groups approved last month to open dispensaries in Oakland still want to get into the medical marijuana business.
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Ana Kasparian, Cenk Uygur and Ben Mankiewicz discuss the Oaksterdam University raids and Obama's intensifying war on medical marijuana.
Ever since the launch of the resurgent campaign against medical cannabis, I and other movement leaders have warned that limited federal law enforcement resources should be devoted to real crime, not medical cannabis.