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Medical Marijuana Activist Claims Ohio First Lady Manhandled Her at Debate -- report by Dan Forbes for DrugWar.com:
http://www.drugwar.com/forbesfirstladytaft.shtm

Ellis Hennican of Newsday writes about former New York Rockefeller prisoner and drug reform activist Tony Papa:
http://www.newsday.com/news/columnists/ny-nyhen062994010nov06,0,2921565.column

New Scientist magazine reports on cannabis drugs testing "milestone":
http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?id=ns99993011

Pleadings for the Raich v. Ashcroft medical marijuana suit are now online on FindLaw:

Complaint (Raich v. Ashcroft)
http://news.findlaw.com/hdocs/docs/drugs/raichash10902cmp.pdf

Plaintiff's Memo of Law in Support of Motion for Preliminary Injunction
http://news.findlaw.com/hdocs/docs/drugs/raichashcrft102902mem.pdf

Declaration of Angel McClary Raich
http://news.findlaw.com/hdocs/docs/drugs/raichashcrft102502angl.pdf

Declaration of Dr. Frank Henry Lucido
http://news.findlaw.com/hdocs/docs/drugs/raichashcrft103002lucido.pdf

Declaration of Diane Monson
http://news.findlaw.com/hdocs/docs/drugs/raichashcrft103002mnsn.pdf

Declaration of Dr. John Rose
http://news.findlaw.com/hdocs/docs/drugs/raichashcrft103002rose.pdf

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Issue #262, 11/8/02 Editorial: More to This Vote Than Meets the Eye | Black Tuesday for Drug Reform | Arizona Steps Back as Decrim Initiative Loses, Anti-Reform Sentencing Initiative Wins | Legal Pot in Nevada? Not This Year | New York: Pataki Victory Swamps Dems, Golisano, Marijuana Reform Party, Libertarians | Ohio "Treatment Not Jail" Initiative Runs Into Drug War Buzzsaw | No Hemp, No New Rights for Defendants in South Dakota | Wisconsin: Libertarian Thompson Gets Ten Percent | DC Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Treatment Not Jail Initiative | Massachusetts Voters Tell Reps to Support Marijuana Decrim | San Francisco Voters Ask City to Look at Growing Its Own | FAMM Victory: Amendment to Cap Federal Guideline Sentences for Low-Level Drug Offenders is Now Law | Colombian Campaign for Drug Legalization | Anti-Prohibitionists Meet Human Rights Advocates and Political Leaders at Albania Congress of Transnational Radical Party | Newsbrief: Nordic Prohibitionists Beginning Counter-Campaign Supporting UN Drug Conventions | Web Scan: Forbes on Hope Taft, Newsday on Tony Papa, New Scientist on Cannabis, Raich v. Ashcroft Lawsuit Docs | Action Alerts: Rave Bill, Medical Marijuana, Higher Education Act Drug Provision, Tulia, Salvia Divinorum | The Reformer's Calendar
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