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CannaTruths podcast slated to return to 420 Radio network starting tomorrow, July 13

We are pleased to announce that CannaTruths will be returing to the weekly lineup for the 420 Radio network beginning tomorrow, Sunday, July 13.

CannaTruths will air every Sunday at 4 am Central Time and every Thursday at 7 am CT and 7 pm CT.

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Russ Belville: Debating effectively for marijuana reform

Russ Belville, host of 420Radio gives a presentation on debating effectively for marijuana at the Texas Regional NORML Conference.

Russ Belville, host of 420Radio gives a presentation on debating effectively for marijuana reform at the Texas Regional NORML Conference.

Appearing at the Texas Regional NORML Conference, 420Radio.org host Russ Belville gave a presentation on debating effectively for marijuana reform.

“Our opposition is not stupid, so they are reshaping their arguments, they want to present us as extreme. They say jailing people is too harsh, but legalization is too extreme, but sending people to rehab and drug testing them, is just right” Russ stated. “They are trying to present a new way to continue the drug war without all of the negatives. Presenting themselves as the only rational people between ‘lock em up or light em up’; we need to put them back in their lock em up position.”

As Russ aptly puts it, it always comes back to jailing people if they fail to obey, so he always asks these people why they want to lock him up. Continue reading

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Texas marijuana conference one of a kind, a huge success: The full rundown

dfwnorml_logo_420By: Stephen Carter

An activist group in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area brought to fruition a major conference this past weekend, touching on a topic which is in dire need of discussion in the Lone Star State, cannabis and all of the political, social and economic issues which surround it. More than 200 people were in attendance during the conference.

The Texas Regional NORML Conference put on by DFW NORML, a branch of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, featured speakers from a variety of organizations who delved into the subject with passion and extensive knowledge, often citing personal history as part of their arguments.

There were also a variety of sponsors tabling the event, a list of which  can be found at the bottom of this article.

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