Category: Ripple

A Dream Deferred

President Richard Nixon officially declared a war on drugs in a message to Congress on June 17, 1971. Thirty-eight years later, on May 14, 2009, the Obama administration’s drug czar, Gil Kerlikowske, matter-of-factly declared during a newspaper interview that he was ending the war on drugs.

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Law Enforcement Against Prohibition LEAP Australia

Law Enforcement Against Prohibition LEAP Australia – Newsletter One. LEAP Australia is made up of current and former members of law enforcement who believe the existing drug policies have failed in their intended goals of addressing the problems of crime, drug abuse, addiction, juvenile drug use, stopping the flow of illegal drugs into this country and the internal sale and use of illegal drugs.

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MardiGrass 2011 on track

MardiGrass 2011 has been inspired by Proposition 19 in California. Even though the vote was lost, cannabis law reform got a lot of attention and we will be doing our best this year to bring Australia up to date with what’s happening in North America.

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Talking Medical Cannabis

Dear Kevin, The Nimbin HEMP Embassy has written to President Obama and asked him to talk to you about Medical Cannabis and the difference it has made in America where States have opened legal medical cannabis dispensaries. What a positive difference it has made in arrest rates, police and court costs, employment and in tax revenue. Its a win win win win situation

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Letter to Obama

Dear Mr President, can you please discuss medical cannabis with Prime Minister Kevin Rudd during your visit to Australia this month.
Mr. Rudd is in the dark, it seems. He declined the joint when offered years ago. Our Government is still claiming that cannabis causes psychosis and is 10 times stronger than 30 years ago.
NSW is building a new jail every year to keep up with arrests. 56% of our juveniles in jail are Aboriginals, yet they represent 2% of the population.
We will travel to Canberra during your visit with Big Joint, our 10 metre inflatable, to try and remind you how important the issue is.

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Dr. Bob blows in.

“Australia has it’s roots in the struggle for freedom, a perfect place to seed the cannabis revolution.”, said Dr. Bob.
Dr Robert Melamede PhD is a special guest at the annual cannabis law reform rally, Nimbin MardiGrass, May 1st and 2nd, and will discuss the health benefits of cannabis extracts and their anti-aging and anti-cancer properties.

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Print Program 2010

You can place your advertisement for $200 in 82mm wide, 55 mm high in CMYK at 150dpi.
Larger sizes are available at the same width. Or contact us for your requirements.

The deadline for print is Saturday 24th, April. Thank you for your support.

Ads automatically included on MardiGrass website program for 2010.

We reserve the right to reject ads deemed not in keeping with the aims and objectives of the M*O*B

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MOB MEETINGS

After a few meetings in Lismore already we were rescued by our angel Anna who is kindly volunteering to submit a 5 year event development application (DA) to Council. ……………

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RCMP Raid Simpsons

Many of the news reports are incorrect with their reporting of the details of this raid. No plants were seized during this raid although there have been several conflicting news reports that over 70 plants were seized from Rick Simpson’s home; and this is simply untrue.

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