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Tommy Chong Inspired the Real Wolf Of Wall Street to Write...

Tommy Chong inspired his cellmate to write an autobiography, which eventually was used for the movie.

War on Drugs Lunacy: Woman Facing 19 Years in Prison for...

In a relatively free and reasonable society, heroin addiction would be treated as a medical problem, not as an excuse to put people in cages.
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DEA Report Says Positive “Media Attention” of Cannabis Making It Harder...

The DEA continues its assault on cannabis in its annual report, blaming inaccurate media attention for not being able to get more marijuana-related prosecutions.

Prison Debate Team Who Beat Harvard, Wins Again, This Time Against...

“The success of this team reveals the potential and the capacity of incarcerated people”
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Shameful: Green Card-Holding Iraq War Vet Now Fighting Deportation

An Army veteran with PTSD, who served two tours of duty in Iraq, faces deportation thanks to a renewed interest in targeting immigrants.
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University Study Shows How Prison Populations Skyrocket — Despite Record Low...

US prison populations continue to explode despite a dramatic drop in crime rates, and the failed war on drugs is directly at fault.
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Senate Bill to Force Citizens to Register Cash Not in a...

A new bill requires US citizens to declare ALL assets in excess of $10,000 — or have the entirety of their accounts and assets seized, and spend ten years in prison.
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Rise of Police Privilege — 32 Blue Lives Matter Bills in...

Despite there being no war on cops, 32 Blue Lives Matter bills have been introduced in 14 states — in only one year.

Like a ‘Concentration Camp’ Police Mark DAPL Protesters with Numbers &...

After being brutalized for peacefully protecting the waters of the Missouri River, protectors were detained in dog kennels and had their arms marked with numbers.
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Innocent Rape Victim Thrown in Jail and Beaten — To Make...

Gross incompetence by authorities listed a rape victim as the perpetrator and placed her in jail where she was beaten and psychologically tortured.