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ALERT: 468 Now There Are 16 States

NOW THERE ARE 16 STATES ********************************************************************** DrugSense FOCUS Alert #468 – Saturday, May 14th, 2011 Today the front page of The News Journal, Delaware’s major newspaper, printed the article below. Will this, the most restrictive law any state has, ever actually help patients? Will the federal government allow the state […]

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ALERT: #467 Michigan Marihuana Act Under Attack

MICHIGAN MARIHUANA ACT UNDER ATTACK ********************************************************************** DrugSense FOCUS Alert #467 – Sunday, April 3rd, 2011 More than 1.3 million adults read the Sunday Detroit Free Press so what it prints is influential. Today two items focused on medicinal marijuana. The first, an in depth editorial, is at The second, […]

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ALERT: #466 Will Michigan’s Local Reform Laws Be Repealed?

WILL MICHIGAN’S LOCAL REFORM LAWS BE REPEALED? ********************************************************************** DrugSense FOCUS Alert #466 – Thursday, March 10th, 2011 In the months ahead the following local Michigan laws could be repealed: Ferndale Medical Marijuana Ordinance Flint Code Amendment-Medical Marihuana Traverse City Medical Marijuana Ordinance Ann Arbor Medical Marijuana Ordinance […]

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ALERT: #465 Will New Mexico Repeal Its Medical Marijuana Law?

WILL NEW MEXICO REPEAL ITS MEDICAL MARIJUANA LAW? ********************************************************************** DrugSense FOCUS Alert #465 – Saturday, February 26th, 2011 It seems more likely than not that the New Mexico Legislature will repeal the state’s medical marijuana law. New Mexico became the 12th state in the country to allow legal access […]

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ALERT: #464 Will Montana Repeal Its Medical Marijuana Law?

WILL MONTANA REPEAL ITS MEDICAL MARIJUANA LAW? ********************************************************************** DrugSense FOCUS Alert #464 – Thursday , February 17th, 2011 It seems more likely than not that the Montana Legislature will repeal the state’s medical marijuana law. In November 2004, Montana passed Initiative 148 , allowing certain patients with specific […]

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ALERT: #463 Our Letter Writing Heroes

OUR LETTER WRITING HEROES ********************************************************************** DrugSense FOCUS Alert #463 – Tuesday, January 4th, 2011 Since the Media Awareness Project was started as an email list over a decade and a half ago a major goal has been to empower folks who write letters to the editor in support of drug […]

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ALERT: #462 Arizona Becomes 15th State to Approve Medical Marijuana

ARIZONA BECOMES 15TH STATE TO APPROVE MEDICAL MARIJUANA ********************************************************************** DrugSense FOCUS Alert #462 – Monday, November 15th, 2010 Today the article below was printed. We call it to your attention not because of the source newspaper but because few newspapers put their Associated Press articles on line. Please watch your […]

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#461 Debunking False Fears About Proposition 19

DEBUNKING FALSE FEARS ABOUT PROP. 19 ********************************************************************** DrugSense FOCUS Alert #461 – Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 If you have been following the news at about Proposition 19 it should be clear that the campaign rhetoric is heating up. Below is an editorial that debunks myths being spread about the […]

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#460 Ways You May Support Prop. 19 Now

DrugSense FOCUS Alert #460 – Thursday, October 14th, 2010 Here are some ways you may support Proposition 19 between now and election day: Volunteer for Online Phone Bank Training. Watch this video then go to and signed up. It is an easy process. You may call from any […]