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DEA Won't Waive Registration Requirement for NoDak Farmers
The DEA wants to keep the hemp all to themselves. Selfish bastards.
"...it turns out, Tandy’s deputy assistant administrator in the DEA Office of Diversion Control, Joseph T. Rannazzisi, penned a..."

Feb. 12, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

They're Baaack: DEA Stealing from the Sick in Los Angeles
DEA back to bogartin' the stash in L.A.
"...It may be a new year, but the DEA is up to its same old tricks. To wit:..."

Jan. 31, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

Reefer Madness: The DEA's Dopiness
U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency is blocking North Dakota farmers' right to grow industrial hemp
"...North Dakota House) and Wayne Hauge (a certified seed dealer and certified public accountant) were the first two farmers..."

Nov. 28, 2008 News Column by Jordan Smith

NoDak Urges DEA to Waive Hemp Registration Requirements for State Farmers
"...“This would simplify the process for growers, while enhancing DEA’s ability to monitor and regulate industrial hemp production in..."

Dec. 29, 2006 News Post by Jordan Smith

Obama May Not Favor Medi-Pot Raids, But DEA Sure Does
The DEA last week raided a South Lake Tahoe dispensary, the first such raid since Obama took office
"...has not yet named a new head of the DEA, meaning Bush's acting DEA administrator Michele Leonhart is still..."

Jan. 25, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

DEA Doing Disservice
"...Dear Editor of The Austin Chronicle, The Drug Enforcement Agency..."

Sept. 27, 2006 Postmarks

Feds/DEA Only Interested in Control
"...Dear Editor, There would be a huge power loss if..."

Jan. 5, 2006 Postmarks

At DEA, Business As Usual
And more of the same if Leonhart is confirmed as agency head
"...to end raids of medi-pot patients and dispensaries, Leonhart's DEA kept on keeping on, as if the new policy..."

Nov. 16, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

Pledging Pain for DEA
"...Safe Access tried to deliver a "truce" to the DEA's office, but federal agents refused to admit the dozen..."

June 14, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Bid to Reschedule Pot Denied by Federal Court
Pot-law reformers to seek rehearing
"...the District of Columbia ruled Jan. 22 that the DEA was right to refuse to do so...."

Jan. 23, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Reefer Madness
North Dakota hemp farmers go to court to defend right to tell DEA to butt out of plans to grow nonnarcotic hemp plant
"...U.S. Department of Justice lawyer Wendy Ertmer, representing the DEA at a federal court hearing Nov. 14 in Bismarck,..."

Nov. 30, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

Reefer Madness: Ill Will
DEA torpedoes effort to secure FDA-approved marijuana
"...findings were nonbinding, so it would ultimately fall to DEA administrators to decide whether to accept her conclusions. On..."

Jan. 23, 2009 News Column by Jordan Smith

NoDak Farmers Continue Fight for Hemp in Federal Appeals Court
"...of the Drug Enforcement Administration. In that way the DEA, which sought to have the suit dismissed, has won..."

Dec. 12, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

Naked City
The feds' curious "hemp rule" gets laughed at in court
"...in San Francisco to present oral arguments regarding the DEA's attempt to ban food products containing hemp seeds and..."

Oct. 10, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

NoDak Delegation Says Can't Help With Hemp
"...fact that it is Congress – and not the DEA – that is charged with making law. “When the..."

Jan. 9, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Reefer Madness
The 8th Circuit has ruled in favor of the DEA's opposition to hemp farming
"...North Dakota farmers have been struggling with the DEA since the state passed a law in 1999 to..."

Jan. 8, 2010 News Column by Jordan Smith

Fabricant's Drug War Rule No. 1: Don't Pull A Wendy Watson
The Busted! Mantra: Reading is Fundamental....
"...an e-mail this week, with a link to a DEA press release about poor Wendy Watson, a hapless gal..."

Feb. 9, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

2 Guns
Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg let the bullets fly in this intricate action puzzle.
"...of the law in deep undercover: Bobby is a DEA agent and Stig works for the military as an..."

Aug. 2, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Reefer Madness: From the Department of You've Gotta Be Kidding Me
Pot Laws Cause Sky to Fall in Colorado. Really. It's true.
"...seems -- at least according to Sweetin and the DEA -- stems from two initiatives passed by Denver voters:..."

April 21, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

POTUS Candidates on Pot
Reefer on the presidential campaign trail
"...campaign stop there on July 13, Clinton called the DEA raids “terrible” and pledged to stop them. Notably absent..."

July 17, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

A Walk Among the Tombstones
Liam Neeson has taken to shooting at bad guys again in this slow-burning Matthew Scudder mystery.
"...early into the film – a pair of psychopathic ex-DEA agents (Harbour and Thompson) who get their jollies chopping..."

Sept. 19, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sabotage
Ugly and mean-spirited, this Schwarsenegger action film starts off badly, and gets dumber as it progresses.
"...it progresses. John “Breacher” Wharton (Schwarzenegger) leads a crack DEA team – the best of the best – on..."

March 28, 2014 Movie Review by Louis Black

Homefront
This Jason Statham actioner is mostly predictable, but throws a few curveballs and ends up being surprisingly entertaining.
"...Ex-DEA agent Broker (Statham) has retired with his daughter Maddy..."

Nov. 29, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

I'm in Love With a Church Girl
The title says it all.
"...into its two hours terminal illness, money laundering, a DEA sting, clubbing, a prolonged coma, and lots of Bible..."

Oct. 25, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Snitch
A socially conscious action adventure that stars Dwayne Johnson, Snitch is an indictment of our federal minimum-punishment guidelines for drug offenses.
"...from one of his closest friends. Unfortunately, it’s a DEA trap that’s been set up by this friend in..."

Feb. 22, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

Gun Shy
"...here.) The film's main conceit belongs to Neeson as DEA agent Charlie, who, as the film opens, is suffering..."

April 21, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Heaven's Prisoners
"...young South American girl from the wreckage of a deadly plane crash, the DEA, the local mob, and Dave's..."

May 24, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Low Down Dirty Shame
"...about getting paid,” snarls ex-cop/private investigator Shame (Wayans) to DEA agent Rothmiller (Dutton), referring to one of Shame's more..."

Dec. 2, 1994 Movie Review by Alison Macor

The Professional
Enigmatic hitman becomes unlikely caretaker of and mentor to the girl next door. The film features wonderful performances and lots of visual panache.
"...(Portman) is brutally murdered by a team of corrupt DEA agents led by a pill-popping psychopath played -- over..."

Nov. 18, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

California Lawmakers Pushing for Legal Hemp
"...the hempsters see it – five bucks says the DEA disagrees…any takers?)...."

April 4, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

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