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(IPS) US Marijuana Lobby Sets Sights on Full Legalisation

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at: http://www.ipsnews.net/2013/01/u-s-marijuana-lobby-sets-sights-on-full-legalisation/ ATLANTA, Georgia, Jan 30 2013 (IPS) – Since the U.S. states of Colorado and Washington fully legalised marijuana via ballot initiatives in the November 2012 elections, efforts to medicalise, decriminalise, or legalise marijuana at the state level are sprouting up like so many hemp stalks on a sunny day.  Eighteen […]

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(IPS) Opponents of Corporate Personhood Eye US Constitution

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at: http://www.ipsnews.net/2013/01/opponents-of-corporate-personhood-eye-u-s-constitution/ ATLANTA, Georgia, Jan 28 2013 (IPS) – There is a growing national movement to establish a 28th amendment to the constitution of the United States to address the issue of unlimited corporate spending in elections, although the groups working on the issue diverge on what exactly the amendment should say.  […]

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Overview of PSC, US House, and Statewide Judicial Races 2012

(APN) ATLANTA — Qualifying for the upcoming July 31, 2012, Primary and Nonpartisan Elections began on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, and ended on Friday, May 25. Among the races appearing on July 31 ballots will be statewide races for the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC), the Court of Appeals of Georgia, and the Supreme Court of Georgia, as well as […]

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