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Marijuana Group Asks Court To Act 
Posted by CN Staff on October 20, 2006 at 07:09:37 PT
By Adrienne Packer, Review-Journal
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal
Nevada -- Activists lobbying for support of a ballot question legalizing small amounts of marijuana contend government bodies violated state ethics laws by using taxpayer money to oppose the initiative. The Committee to Regulate and Control Marijuana filed an emergency motion Thursday in District Court that asked it to prevent public officials from using their position to sway voters on the issue.
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Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal (NV)Author: Adrienne Packer, Review-JournalPublished: October 20, 2006 Copyright: 2006 Las Vegas Review-JournalContact: letters reviewjournal.com Website: http://www.reviewjournal.comRelated Articles & Web Site:Regulate and Control Marijuanahttp://www.regulatemarijuana.org/Directors Tackle Marijuana Issuehttp://cannabisnews.com/news/thread22304.shtml Drug Czar Visits Two States To Slam Pot Initiative http://cannabisnews.com/news/thread22277.shtmlDrug Czar Criticizes Nevada Proposal To Legalize http://cannabisnews.com/news/thread22273.shtml
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Comment #4 posted by John Tyler on October 21, 2006 at 06:45:42 PT
lessons learned
I think if anything is learned from this election is how much governmental bodies illegally interfere in these types of issues. It also shows that the officials involved either donít know or donít care either. 
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Comment #3 posted by Max Flowers on October 20, 2006 at 13:33:20 PT
No accountability
Where is the Law enforment on this one?Where is any law enforcement these days regarding government oversight, ever?? The biggest example that sticks out to me is 9/11: scores of government officials all the way up to the secretary of defense let thousands of citizens die, and no one has even been fired, let alone prosecuted.The EPA has murdered many, many people who haven't died yet but will soon by lying about the extremely deadly air quality around "ground zero." Will the EPA chief who is to blame end up in jail? Not likely.
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Comment #2 posted by thestales on October 20, 2006 at 08:53:06 PT
Baffling!
It's amazing that there is Clear documented evidence of this LAW being broken and not only are these people not being charged, but they are allow to still hold thier position. Where is the Law enforment on this one?Oh, yeah, making 800,000 cannabis arrests a year.
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Comment #1 posted by mayan on October 20, 2006 at 07:23:10 PT
Arrogant Clowns
The state statute cited in the lawsuit says public officers or workers are "prohibited from requesting or otherwise causing governmental entity to incur expense or make expenditure to support or oppose ballot question or candidate in certain circumstances."Yes, the Question 7 opponents definitely broke the law. These arrogant clowns just don't know when to quit! They can't get away with that crap anymore because we will not let them. We are very pissed off!!! Way to go, Neil!
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