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“Rehab or Jail:” Message of New Anti-Pot Crusade

Tony Dokoupil of NBC News has written the best mainstream news piece I’ve read on the Kevin Sabet’s misnamed Project SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana). Focusing on the co-founder, former Rhode Island congressman and cocaine/alcohol/oxycodone addict Patrick Kennedy, the piece is entitled “Treatment or Jail: Patrick Kennedy Wages Fierce Anti-Pot Crusade.” Dokoupil succeeds in getting Kennedy and Sabet to reveal their intentions so openly that they sabotage their credibility with any reader even slightly informed on the Drug War.

Dokoupil writes: Kennedy believes there is “an epidemic in this country of epic dimensions when it comes to alcohol and drugs.” He’d like to treat it all, but he’s convinced that the single biggest threat to America’s mental health is free-market marijuana. Read more

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Stephen Carter

Stephen Carter is a 30 year old journalist and information technology specialist living in Waco, Texas. He has been working with the cannabis movement since 2009. He founded Texas Cannabis Report in 2013 to bring Texans accurate cannabis related news.

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