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From U.S. News October 20, 2013
By COLLEEN SLEVIN, Associated Press
DENVER (AP) — Most Cubans remain cut off from the Internet but are still using creative ways to access and spread information online, a dissident blogger told journalists from around the Americas Sunday.
Yoani (YO’-ahn-ee) Sanchez gave a largely grim report of the state of the press in Cuba at a meeting of the Inter American Press Association in Denver. She said President Raul Castro’s regime has been aggressive in arresting and beating people who speak out against the government and has failed to document those actions, as his brother Fidel did. However, she said neither is better than the other.
“They play the good and the bad policeman but in the end they are two policemen,” she said to applause. . . . Read Complete Report
Chris Williams operated a completely legal medical marijuana dispensary in Montana, where he has complied with all of the local and state regulations, as crazy and ridiculous as they are.
In the past law enforcement representatives have even been through the dispensary; during their encounters they been nothing but friendly and openly approved of what was going on.
Despite the local legalization measures, in March 2011 federal agents raided a whole list of medical marijuana dispensaries throughout the state of Montana, including the one owned by Williams. . . . Read Complete Report
By JG Vibes
November 7, 2012
Voters in Colorado and Washington have decided to legalize cannabis for recreational use, however the feds have promised to ignore states rights and lock people up anyway, regardless of local laws.
Bob Tuskin reported on the story for The Intel Hub this morning, saying that
“Both Colorado and Washington have passed referendums legalizing cannabis use. The plant is still made illegal according to federal law.
“Colorado’s Proposition 64 makes it legal for anyone over the age of 21 to possess marijuana and for businesses to sell it. It will be interesting to see how the feds treat this.
“Barry Soetoro claimed he would not go after legal medical facilities and respect state laws. Fail!”” . . .Read Complete Report