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Drug War In Focus As Mexican President Visits U.S.
Felipe Calderon arrives at a time when criticism of his deadly drug war is increasing, his political party is faltering and the Mexican economy is attempting to claw its way back after the global economic meltdown of 2009.
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New Orleans man who threatened to kill President Obama sentenced to eight years in prison
A New Orleans man who called 911 in December and said he was going to kill President Barack Obama and his wife “this month” was sentenced to eight years in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Jay Zainey. John…
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This Just In!: Check out the full story at: tyrannic.net MEXICO CITY (AP) Mexico decriminalized small amounts of marijuana, cocaine and heroin on Friday—a move that prosecutors say makes sense even in the midst of the governments grueling battle against drug traffickers. Prosecutors said the new law sets clear limits that keep Mexicos corruption-prone police from extorting casual users and offers addicts free treatment to keep growing domestic drug use in check. This Just In!: Check out the full story at: tyrannic.net Be sure to visit tyrannic.net for more news stories like this. Just Legalize (http is your source for marijuana news and gossip!
Fox speaks out about responsibility, collaboration, and legalization as a solution to the drug war raging in North and South America By Ms Sylence Dogood, Hemp News Staff Will the debate about the legalization and regulation of marijuana finally come to a breaking point? Will we actually see the freedom of choice to consume Cannabis restored? Not only are United States leaders beginning to talk drug law reform, but now the Latin American leaders are joining with the discussion. According to CNN, former Mexican President Vicente Fox and other members of the Latin American Commission on Drugs and Democracy have called for a renewed conversation between the United States and Mexico about the decriminalization and legalization of marijuana. Realizing that the “drug war” is raging and the escalating violence is not the way to continue, Fox wants to move the way of American alcohol prohibition and re-legalize marijuana, taking the power out of the hands of the black market. Fox believes that Mexico and the United States must work together in order to move the issue forward and away from violence. Seeing the evidence that prohibition has not been effective, he hopes to take the violence and control over drugs away from the cartels. Right now they are using the army to fight the drug war, knowing all the while that violence against violence will never solve the problem, when the market for marijuana in the United States continues. Cartels bring the drugs in and return with money …