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SF Planning Commission Approves Former Oakland Mayor’s Jean Quan’s Pot Dispensary

posted by Randall

Jean Quan Marijuana Protest
 
The Planning Commission, amidst a noisy protest, has approved a controversial marijuana dispensary in a predominantly Chinese neighborhood in San Francisco, reports ABC7
 
Former Oakland mayor Jean Quan and her physician husband want to open Apothecarium near a Lutheran Church and preschool.
 
The decision can be appealed to the San Francisco Board … Read more

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Jan 14, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Salon: US Marijuana policy is rooted in Anti-Asian past

Salon: US Marijuana policy is rooted in Anti-Asian past

posted by Randall

medical marijuan girlA blog published in Salon and Alternet  concludes that drug laws are rooted in anti-Asian racism in both the United States and Canada.

The first federal law to criminalize the sale of drugs was passed in 1914, the Harrison Narcotic Act.

It outlawed opiates which were popular  among drug users in the Chinese American community … Read more

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