Category Archives: Civil Rights

A Brief History of Pot’s Place in Culture, from the inside

It started out as a “cool” thing to do.  By 1970, when I left high school and home, pot had been underground for generations.  Jazz musicians and their cohorts had been smoking for 50 years and more, when I joined … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court to take up Prop 8 and DOMA issues

  “The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to take its first serious look at the issue of gay marriage, granting review of California’s ban on same-sex marriage and of a federal law that defines marriage as only the legal union … Continue reading

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