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BLUNT TRUTH: MASS HACKS THREATEN MEDICAL

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Without a public hearing or input from patients and pot advocates, State Senators Bruce Tarr and Brian Joyce advanced budget amendments that would slow the process down even further and subject everything from grass to edibles to a 6.25 percent sales tax. Continue reading

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BLUNT TRUTH: POE FOR PHILLY CITY COUNCIL

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“4,000 people in this city arrested last year for small amounts of marijuana, 3000 of them African-Americans … This is a racist policy.” Continue reading

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BLUNT TRUTH: AIRWAVE ACTIVISM WITH MIKE HSU OF WAAF

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Entercom’s mainstream rock station, WAAF, isn’t necessarily the first place you’d expect to find the honest truth on cannabis. But then there’s the case of Mike Hsu who, over the last 15 years, has routinely–and, most importantly, intelligently–carried the torch for sane marijuana policy live over the airwaves. Continue reading

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BLUNT TRUTH: DEEK DIEDRICKSEN’S LITTLE BOXES AREN’T MADE OF TICKY TACKY

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Almost a decade ago, Derek “Deek” Diedricksen was the local rock radio jock who I could always count on to support local pot reform … I caught up with my old friend to ask about his meteoric career change. Continue reading

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BLUNT TRUTH: PRIVATE PRISONS HAVE A CONTRACT OUT ON YOU

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Contrary to what it says on the bumper sticker that morons like affixing to their car, freedom is, in fact, free. Continue reading