Thursday, December 29, 2011

Advocates to seek legalized pot in Michigan

Posted By on Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 5:29 PM

Pro-marijuana activists are on the verge of launching an effort to amend the state Constitution in an attempt to end prohibition of the drug in Michigan. Campaign director Matt Abel, a Detroit attorney who specializes in handling marijuana cases, tells the Metro Times that 322,608 valid signatures must be collected...

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Monday, December 5, 2011

Update: Roots of Occupy: Madagascar? Kevin Bacon? The Muppets?

Posted By on Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 2:15 PM

Update No. 3: Wait, wait, wait. Blame those commie Muppets: "How 'The Muppets' made Occupy Wall Street"; "Fox Host Says Muppets Are Brainwashing Children." Update No. 2: Here's a take on the roots of the movement from this week's issue of The New Yorker, with no mention of Kevin Bacon...

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Saturday, December 3, 2011

LEAPing into trouble: When cops challenge pot laws

Posted By on Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 2:37 PM

One of the most read MT articles of recent months has been Larry Gabriel's Nov. 2 Higher Ground column: "Top cop changes his mind: 'Ike' McKinnon says it’s time to take a public stance." The column details former Detroit police chief Isaiah "Ike" McKinnon's growing doubts about the criminalization of...

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