Oregon Marijuana Events Should Be Investigated By Feds, Rep. Earl Blumenauer Says

OREGON:  Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer on Friday called for a federal investigation into whether taxpayer dollars are being improperly spent on marijuana education events that he said appear to be aimed at influencing voters to oppose the November ballot measure that would legalize the drug. In a letter to White House drug czar Michael Botticelli and another top Read the full article…

It’s Getting Harder For The Feds To Lie About Marijuana And Get Away With It

By Paul Armentano / AlterNet DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Publicly lying about pot isn’t as easy as it used to be. That’s the lesson White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (aka the Drug Czar’s office) Deputy Director Michael Botticelli learned earlier this week when he testified before U.S. House Subcommittee on Government Relations. Armed with what appeared to be crib Read the full article…

Pot Hearing Could Be Early Government Shutdown Casualty

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: One of the first victims of a government shutdown may be a congressional hearing on marijuana laws.