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Down in Smoke: through comics, Susie Cagle chronicles the DEA raids on medical marijuana facilities in California

2 years agoOdd : Boing Boing

At Cartoon Movement, "graphic journalist" Susie Cagle (Twitter) surveys the impact of recent DEA raids of Harborside and other medical marijuana centers in 'Down In Smoke'. Oakland, California. Ground zero for a medical marijuana fight between states and the federal government that has only been heating up. Incorporating real audio from activists, Cagle portrays what [...]
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Justice Department Seeks To Close World’s Largest Medical Marijuana Shop

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit on Monday against the Harborside Health Center, a medical marijuana dispensary with four locations in California, threatening the closure of its Oakland and San Jose facilities. The DOJ has con... Read Post

Spending Bill Denies Funding for Federal Medical Marijuana Raids in Approved States

US Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft (15 hours ago)

Thanks to the passing of a little known amendmment inserted via amendment into the omnibus spending bill by by sponsors Rep. Dana Rorsbacher and Samm Farr, the DEA will be unable to conduct medical marijuana raids in states that all... Read Post

Journalist Susie Cagle Arrested in #OccupyOakland Raid

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars (3 years ago)

Susie Cagle is a colleague of mine. Full disclosure: I'm syndicated through Cagle Cartoons, her father's gig. Susie a dedicated journalist who's been diligently covering Occupy Oakland for weeks now. Before the nation was paying att... Read Post

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