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Pot Prohibitionists Invent Marijuana Deaths, Scientifically

reason.com — In a Washington Post commentary published on Monday, Joseph Perrone claims "a handful of deaths in Denver were tied to edible marijuana use this year." That's true, if by "handful" you mean two and if by "tied" you mean attributed by pot prohibitionists.
Oct 24, 2014

POT IS KILLING PEOPLE, say prohibitionists, falsely, in the name of "science": reason.com/blog/2014/10/2…

Tonight on The Independents: Midterm Madness, With Veronique de Rugy, Stephen Hayes, Guy Benson, Richard Fowler, and More!

reason.com — Tonight's theme episode of The Independents (Fox Business Network, 9 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. PT, with re-airs three and five hours later) starts from the premise that the upcoming congressional midterm vote is a " Seinfeld election"-i.e., an election about nothing.

Legal Marijuana Favored by 58% of Americans, 1% of Senators

reason.com — This week Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) told Talking Points Memo he is inclined to vote yes on Measure 91, which would legalize marijuana for recreational use in his state. "I think folks on both sides of the argument make a good case," Merkley said.
Oct 24, 2014

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Street Art 'Shouldn't be Privatized,' Say Protesters Who White-Out Famous Graffiti

reason.com — Atlanta, Georgia woke up today to find Krog Street Tunnel, perhaps the city's most famous location for graffiti, painted over with a dull gray. Was it censorship by the man, a crack-down on people's self-expression? Nope, it was anti-profit protesters. This weekend is a masquerade ball that's open to the public, but tickets cost $50-$100 dollars.
Oct 24, 2014

Street Art 'Shouldn't be Privatized,' Say Protesters Who White-Out Famous Graffiti - reason.com/blog/2014/10/2…