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Today in Old-Timey Racism

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On January 9, 2018
Kansas, always bringing the class. A Kansas state lawmaker made racist comments about blacks and marijuana, saying that African-Americans had the worst response to the drug because of their “character makeup, their genetics.” The lawmaker, Republican Rep. Steve Alford of Ulysses, apologized Monday amid mounting criticism. Alford made the statements over the weekend at a […]
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Our priorities when it comes to policing and crime are really smart! In 2016 more people were arrested for marijuana possession than for all crimes the FBI classifies as violent, according to 2016 crime data released by the agency on Monday. Marijuana possession arrests edged up slightly in 2016, a year in which voters in […]
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I’ve long maintained that the biggest argument against marijuana legalization is that stoner culture is really irritating. Throwing hippies in prison? Well, there’s an argument for it! Anyway, the idea that marijuana culture is somehow this wonderful thing operating under the capitalist radar and is going to be destroyed by legalization and operating the industry […]

Union Weed

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On August 14, 2016

If you are in Washington and you want to buy marijuana with the union label, you can thanks to UFCW Local 367, who represents workers at a processing plant. Union Yes! Share

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Marijuana and Labor

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On January 26, 2016
Most people don’t care about labor law. Most people don’t care about union politics or strategies either. That includes most progressives. But there are occasions where the intricate details of labor strategy do see the light of publications because of the industry. The best example of this is in the professional sports unions, because people […]
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