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Drug Policy Alliance head: Feds trying to intimidate medical marijuana industry

Ethan Nadelmann, president of the Drug Policy Alliance, said Wednesday that federal authorities were trying to suppress the booming medical marijuana industry by raiding Oaksterdam University. The California school, which trained people to work in the medical marijuana industry, was unexpectedly raided by federal agents on Monday as part of…

Major shift: California leans toward marijuana legalization

A new Field Poll highlighted Sunday in The San Francisco Chronicle (whose site has crashed as of this writing) suggests that the tide has turned in favor of medical marijuana legalization. “In a dramatic shift of sentiment, nearly half of California’s likely voters now want to legalize marijuana use in…