We had a server outage, and we're rebuilding the site. Some of the site features won't work. Thank you for your patience.
imc indymedia

Los Angeles Indymedia : Activist News

white themeblack themered themetheme help
About Us Contact Us Calendar Publish RSS
latest news
best of news




A-Infos Radio

Indymedia On Air

Dope-X-Resistance-LA List


IMC Network:

Original Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: ambazonia canarias estrecho / madiaq kenya nigeria south africa canada: hamilton london, ontario maritimes montreal ontario ottawa quebec thunder bay vancouver victoria windsor winnipeg east asia: burma jakarta japan korea manila qc europe: abruzzo alacant andorra antwerpen armenia athens austria barcelona belarus belgium belgrade bristol brussels bulgaria calabria croatia cyprus emilia-romagna estrecho / madiaq euskal herria galiza germany grenoble hungary ireland istanbul italy la plana liege liguria lille linksunten lombardia london madrid malta marseille nantes napoli netherlands nice northern england norway oost-vlaanderen paris/Île-de-france patras piemonte poland portugal roma romania russia saint-petersburg scotland sverige switzerland thessaloniki torun toscana toulouse ukraine united kingdom valencia latin america: argentina bolivia chiapas chile chile sur cmi brasil colombia ecuador mexico peru puerto rico qollasuyu rosario santiago tijuana uruguay valparaiso venezuela venezuela oceania: adelaide aotearoa brisbane burma darwin jakarta manila melbourne perth qc sydney south asia: india mumbai united states: arizona arkansas asheville atlanta austin baltimore big muddy binghamton boston buffalo charlottesville chicago cleveland colorado columbus dc hawaii houston hudson mohawk kansas city la madison maine miami michigan milwaukee minneapolis/st. paul new hampshire new jersey new mexico new orleans north carolina north texas nyc oklahoma philadelphia pittsburgh portland richmond rochester rogue valley saint louis san diego san francisco san francisco bay area santa barbara santa cruz, ca sarasota seattle tampa bay tennessee urbana-champaign vermont western mass worcester west asia: armenia beirut israel palestine process: fbi/legal updates mailing lists process & imc docs tech volunteer projects: print radio satellite tv video regions: oceania united states topics: biotech

Surviving Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: canada: quebec east asia: japan europe: athens barcelona belgium bristol brussels cyprus germany grenoble ireland istanbul lille linksunten nantes netherlands norway portugal united kingdom latin america: argentina cmi brasil rosario oceania: aotearoa united states: austin big muddy binghamton boston chicago columbus la michigan nyc portland rochester saint louis san diego san francisco bay area santa cruz, ca tennessee urbana-champaign worcester west asia: palestine process: fbi/legal updates process & imc docs projects: radio satellite tv
printable version - js reader version - view hidden posts - tags and related articles

Orange County Protest Against the War on Drugs

by Freedom Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001 at 9:32 PM

About 50 people from the November Coalition gathered in Laguna Beach in August to protest against the War on Drugs. Many had family and friends in prison for the crime of being addicted or the crime of trying to stay alive by using doctor-recommended cannabis.

Orange County Protes...
img16w0bzip.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x426

While the rest of the world decriminalizes or legalizes marijuana, and softens their stance on persecution of other drug crimes, the United States attacks and murders sick and dying people who use doctor-recommended medicinal cannabis to try to stay alive.

While the rest of the world treats addiction as the health problem it is, and offers people treatment, the United States imprisons those who are addicted, poor, and people of color, and forces them into a slavery worse than indentured servitude.

Marlene Rasnick, the DEA may have murdered you, but your life is now an inspiration for the rest of us to fight against this unjust government-sanctioned murder of innocent people!

pubdate: Wed 21 Nov 2001

pubsource: Los Angeles Independent News


The battle rages on

The sign hanging on the empty Los Angeles Cannabis Resource Center changed at the end of the Nov. 6 candlelight vigil from "DEAth" to "LIVES."

President Scott Imler spoke at Monday's West Hollywood City Council meeting about how the center, though no longer operating, lives on as an idea.

Imler also announced the death of Marlene Rasnick, an ovarian cancer patient and activist for medical marijuana.

"She was a model of courage and determination to beat the odds," Imler said.

There will be a memorial for Rasnick on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Crescent Heights United Methodist Church, 1296 N. Fairfax Ave., to "honor the brave woman for her efforts and her life."

The council adjourned Monday's meeting in Rasnick's memory.

Report this post as:

© 2000-2018 Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by the Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Running sf-active v0.9.4 Disclaimer | Privacy