By Good News Network Thursday, June 23, 2011
Congressmen Barney Frank (D-MA) and Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul (R-TX) will introduce a bill in the US Congress today that would allow each state to decide for itself whether to legalize marijuana -- good news for patients suffering from pain and disease who look to medical marijuana for help.
The historic bill would limit the U.S. government role in marijuana enforcement to cross-border or inter-state smuggling. Citizens would be able to legally grow, use or sell cannabis in states which have legalized the forbidden weed.
(READ the story in the Seattle P-I)
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I think the press, including TV journalism, has an ethical responsibility, a sacred responsibility, a service mission ... to make good news just as entertaining (as we've made sexy the violence).