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|Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 8:17 pm Post subject: Bill "Mary" Janes, Florida Drug Office of Control
|Marijuana Link To Lethal Behavior
By Bill Janes, Florida Office of Drug Control
CN Source: Daytona Beach News-Journal 9-26-06 Florida
The Sept. 20 editorial on marijuana legalization ("Straight Talk") continues the misinformation campaign of past years. It resurfaces many of the same points that have been scientifically refuted years ago...
Drugwar Lies Linked to Schizophrenia
The greatest enemy of the truth is very often not the lie--delierate, contrived, and dishonest, but the myth persistent, peruasive, and unrealistic. Belief in myths allows the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)
William Norman Janes, Sr., Florida Office of Drug Control
This Commercial from Budweiser has met with some pretty harsh criticism that says they only honor our returning troops to sell beer. There are some of us though, that recall a time when America didn't remember returning troops at all, except to spit on them.
So, my thanks go to Budweiser, and the critics can go to therapy where they belong..
This stuff is America!
Vets, this Bud is for you
Bill Janes, Florida Office of Drug Control
Did Vietnam-era protesters spit? By JOHN E. MILICH
The bulk of verbal intimidation comes from pro-war advocates, mostly Republicans, using variations on that party's long tradition of McCarthyism that has destroyed the reputations of countless American citizens and poisoned political debate in this country for more than half a century.
George H.W. Bush first used this gimmick during the Persian Gulf War. This ploy is based on the unsubstantiated myth that Vietnam-era protesters "spat upon" returning combat veterans. Several letters appeared in the Ithaca media during the past two months chastising present-day protesters not to spit upon the troops, like earlier protesters.
One pro-war Vietnam-vet claimed he was spat upon in uniform, though he didn't specify the circumstances of the incident. While there's little doubt that some Vietnam vets in uniform were spat upon during those turbulent years, no proof exists that antiwar protesters were the spitters.
The editorial writer may be forgiven for a youthful memory, especially in light of today's propaganda that spawns Vietnam-era myths. The statement must be corrected, however, because it retains the impression that Vietnam vets were abused by protesters
Drooling on the Vietnam Vets Jack Shafer
"Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is to tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger."
Reichsmarschall Hermann Goering, Nazi Air Force (Luftwaffe) commander, the Nuremberg Trials
Bill Janes, 191st Assault Helicopter Company Reunion '99
Executive Office of Governor Jeb Bush
Florida Office of Drug Control
Clara Janes, Daytona Employment Agency
Contact: Bill Janes 972-270-6135
It is difficult to get a man to understand something
when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.
2006 Zoom Information Inc
Bill Janes's summary was automatically generated using 43 references found on the Internet.
Helicopter Pilot the United States Army
Board Membership and Affiliations
Florida Office of Drug Control
Fellow The War College
“If the hideous monster Frankenstein
came face to face with the monster marihuana
he would drop dead of fright.”
This is not an overstatement.
Users of the marihuana weed are committing a large percentage of the atrocious crimes blotting the daily picture of American life.
It is reducing thousands of boys to CRIMINAL INSANITY.
And ONLY TWO STATES have effective laws to protect their people against it.
The marihuana weed,
according to Mr. Anslinger,
is grown, sold and USED in every State in the Union.
He charges, and rightly,
that this is not a responsibility of one State, but OF ALL —
and of the Federal Government.
American women, aroused to this DANGER, will GET ACTION.
The Sensational Beginnings of Yellow Journalism
In 1898, newspapers provided the major source of news in America. At this time, it was common practice for a newspaper to report the editor's interpretation of the news rather than objective journalism. If the information reported was inaccurate or biased, the American public had little means for verification.
With this sort of influence, the newspapers wielded much political power. In order to increase circulation, the publishers of these papers often exploited their position by sponsoring a flamboyant and irresponsible approach to news reporting that became known as "yellow journalism." Though the term was originally coined to describe the journalistic practices of Joseph Pulitzer, William Randolph Hearst proved himself worthy of the title. Today, it is his name that is synonymous with "yellow journalism."
Damn GOP Treehuggers!
Your Tax Dollars On Drugs By Rob Kampia
Source: AlterNet April 14, 2006 USA
The government's war on marijuana users has done real harm to our nation while chewing up billions of dollars every year. Americans' annual day of reckoning with the IRS on April 15 is a good time to consider where our money is going -- and where it's being wasted. With the federal budget deficit ratcheting past $400 billion per year and the White House and Congress looking at cutting spending for Medicare, education and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there is no excuse for squandering billions of dollars on programs that don't work.
Souder Orders to FDA Backfiring!
Souder Fungus Déjà Vu!
Jim McDonough: Prescription pills killing us
FLA: Introduced /Fusarium/ plan
Marijuana-Eating Fungus Seen as Potent Weapon, but at What Cost
Monsanto employees and government regulatory agencies
employees are the same people!
Wallstreet's Spontaneous Abortionists
The timing and types of pesticide exposures are critical determinants of reproductive outcomes, according to a recently published study by Canadian researchers. The study examined pesticide exposures based on recall by farm families and reported histories of spontaneous abortions among women living on the farms. The study found strong evidence that a woman’s exposure to pesticides in the three months prior to conception or in the month of conception significantly increased her risk of spontaneous abortion.
Hemp can also be grown without the pesticides that are necessary for cultivation of other textiles and paper products, such as cotton which requires large amounts of pesticides and today is the most polluting of all agricultural industries. Cotton production, in fact, accounts for half the pesticide use in the US, and that product is one of the major products for which hemp could be substituted.
Poison Inc. Pesticides v Hemp
Bushit Rumcheney Cocktail:Fascist Nationalism and MKULTRA
Bush's War on Pot
Killer Fungus Touted to Eradicate State Pot Crop! By Julie Hauserman
Source: St. Petersburg Times July 17, 1999
Revolving Doors: Monsanto and the Regulators
Florida Drug Czar Wants To Use Fungus On Marijuana Crops.
Scientists Fear It Could Attack Other Plants.
Would-Be Hemp Farmers In Other States Should Sue To Stop This Biological Warfare.
Drug Traffickers Obtained Classified DEA Documents from U.S. Embassy in Bogotá “At Will” - Informant Told Lie Detector that Corrupt U.S. Agents Helped Narcos Protect Drug Crops from Fumigation Raids...
Eradicated Marijuana Is 98 Percent Ditchweed
Bush Backs a Promotion for Florida's Drug Czar
There has never been a recorded death due to marijuana at any time in US history. All illegal drugs combined kill under 20,000 per year, or a small percent of the number killed by alcohol and tobacco. Tobacco kills more people each year than all of the people killed by all of the illegal drugs in the last one hundred years.
Deaths in the United States in a typical year are as follows
* Tobacco kills about 400,000
* Alcohol kills about 80,000
* Workplace accidents kill 60,000
* Automobiles kill 40,000
* Cocaine kills about 2,500
* Heroin kills about 2,000
* Aspirin kills about 2,000
* Marijuana kills 0
Gateway To Nowhere? Pot Doesn't Lead To Heroin July 20, 2006
It's a theory that has long seemed to make intuitive sense, but remained unproven. The federal government's last National Survey on Drug Use and Health, conducted in 2004, counted about 97 million Americans who have tried marijuana, compared to 3 million who have tried heroin (166,000 had used it in the previous month).
That's not much of a rush through the gateway.
Legalise Cannabis To Cut Heroin Addiction By Liam McDougall
Sunday Herald Home Affairs Editor October 23, 2005 UK
The debate over drug laws will be reignited next month when one of the world’s leading experts is to argue that Scotland should legalise cannabis to dramatically cut the country’s soaring heroin addiction rates. Ethan Nadelmann will warn that the current UK drug policy is “damaging” and that the Scots should embrace the Dutch “coffee shop” model, under which cannabis is legally sold over the counter in licensed outlets.
Speaker: Hurricanes can trigger post-traumatic stress
The gathering also welcomed keynote speakers including State Attorney Steve Russell and William Janes, director of the Florida Office of Drug Control.
Israel To Soothe Trauma With Marijuana
Support the Drug-Addicted Troops
Tony Newman, AlterNet. August 8, 2005.
War experiences can lead to self-medication and drug addiction. Supporting the troops means providing proper mental health care and treatment programs when they come home.
Vietnam Veteran Launches SoldierWorks Website for all Veterans to File Memories of Military Service
Published on: 4/12/2006 Last Visited: 4/12/2006
Bill Janes, a two tour combat veteran of the Vietnam War has begun a project to reach out to Veterans and their families. The SoldierWorks.com website is a place to contribute to an archive of memories of military service and sacrifice. Like many past and present U.S. soldiers, Bill has a story to tell, but wants to tell the story of every soldier that served America in all its conflicts.
Sam Stone: Collateral Damage (Thread)
Many Veterans are the "Enemy" of the Bush D.E.A.th War
Sam Stone came home, To his wife and family After serving in the conflict overseas. And the time that he served, Had shattered all his nerves, And left a little shrapnel in his knee. But the morphine eased the pain, And the grass grew round his brain, And gave him all the confidence he lacked, With a Purple Heart and a monkey on his back. There's a hole in daddy's arm where all the money goes...
What should move us to action is human dignity: the inalienable dignity of the oppressed, but also the dignity of each of us. We lose dignity if we tolerate the intolerable.
Dominique de Menil
The Homeless Vet by Gary Jacobson
Homeless Iraq vets showing up at shelters By Mark Benjamin
Washington, DC, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. veterans from the war in Iraq are beginning to show up at homeless shelters around the country, and advocates fear they are the leading edge of a new generation of homeless vets not seen since the Vietnam era.
Thousands of products to harvest into jobs, housing and oil free clothing and food...
Marijuana Smokers are Filling Jails
with Cheap Labour for Corporate Profit
By Reverend Damuzi (Cannabis Culture Magazine)
The United States has a new form of slavery. SWAT teams are conducting military "cleansings" of poor, minority and marijuana-growing neighbourhoods under the guise of drug raids that particularly target women, black people and members of the cannabis culture.
Prisons are being privatized and converted into sweat-shops were, for example, pot huffers might find themselves in an ironic hell on earth, a dark cave where they are forced to answer unending calls for a travel agency for the rest of their lives. The entire operation is being coordinated by multinational corporate interests that reach deep into the heart and pockets of the White House. Imprisoning pot smokers.
Marijuana Arrests For Year 2005 -- 786,545
September 18, 2006 - Washington, DC, USA
Tops Record High...
Pot Smokers Arrested In America At A Rate Of One Every 40 Seconds.
"Crimes of Indiscretion: Marijuana Arrests in the United States"
2005 -- 786,545
2004 -- 771,608
2003 -- 755,187
2002 -- 697,082
2001 -- 723,627
2000 -- 734,498
1999 -- 704,812
1998 -- 682,885
1997 -- 695,200
1996 -- 641,642
1995 -- 588,963
1994 -- 499,122
1993 -- 380,689
1992 -- 342,314
1991 -- 287,850
1990 -- 326,850
Journey for Justice Pedaling for Pot
“We have a new cause, the medical abuse of prisoners. There are people in there in even worse shape than I am in and suffering even more pain, and they don’t have anyone who cares about them.”
Patient Arrested at Canadian Hospital on Medical Marijuana Cultivation Charges.
15 States Busted/WoD Collateral Damage
Amnesty International says the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights obliges Canada to refuse to send people to countries where they face serious risk of torture... Prisoners with medical problems have been subjected to torture as surely as if they had been in any medieval dungeon or modern third world hellhole. Indeed, torturers usually stop, but the untreated agony of injuries and illness never ends.
Steve Tuck Now “Free” and Getting Proper Medical Care
Prison Profit and Slave Labor
Slave labor means big bucks for U.S. corporations
Police officers launch drive against pot decriminalization. Group cites 'weakening' moral values. The Canadian Police Association is at odds with both the Canadian Association of Police Chiefs and the RCMP, which both endorse decriminalization of possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Janice Tibbetts Vancouver Sun Monday 28 May 2001
The Real Price of Prisons
A particularly notorious example of this was the time Anslinger began to issue frequent press releases in 1935 that documented the horrible crimes committed by marijuana-intoxicated youth and/or addicts. With headlines announcing "The New Narcotic Menace" and the "Crusade Against Marijuana," articles that contained remarkably similar accounts appeared in major newspapers and national magazines. This was hardly surprising, in that mainstream media relied almost solely on the Federal Bureau of Narcotics (FBN) for their facts, figures, and requisite horror stories (Becker 1963). The success of Anslinger’s efforts in this particular instance was found in the smooth passage of the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937 by Congress (Dickson 1968; Morgan 1981)
100 YEARS OF "JUST SAY NO" by Jerome E. Beck, Dr. P.H.
VERSUS "JUST SAY KNOW":
Reevaluating Drug Education Goals for the Coming Century
'Relax Your Muscles as Much as Possible'
Few American endeavors of the past two decades have been as rife with cronyism, corruption, and moral hypocrisy as our failed and futile War on Drugs. One can't just view it as a single issue. Directly or not, it affects every area of American life.
Our Education: Up in Smoke!
A Lie College Students Might Want To Tell
Dr. Andrew Weil of the University of Arizona College of Medicine states, "There is not a shred of hope from history or from cross-culture studies to suggest that human beings can live without psychoactive substances." Bees drop to the ground after having nectar from certain orchards. Birds get drunk off berries and then fly into windows. After cats sniff certain plants they swing at imaginary objects. Certain range weeds will make cows shake, twitch, and stumble back for more. Elephants purposely get drunk on fermented fruits..."
4. Hernando Today - Online Edition
Published on: 6/1/2006 Last Visited: 6/2/2006
"The Medical Examiner's report confirms the continued devastation caused by prescription drug abuse," said Bill Janes, director of the Florida Office of Drug Control, in a prepared statement.
The Stoners Will Survive
DEPRESSION & HUNDREDS OF OTHER PRIMARY MEDICAL USES
Marijuana May Spur New Brain Cells By Steve Mitchell
October 13, 2005 United Press International Source:
Washington, D.C. -- Scientists said Thursday that marijuana appears to promote the development of new brain cells in rats and have anti-anxiety and anti-depressant effects, a finding that could have an impact on the national debate over medical uses of the drug. Other illegal and legal drugs, including opiates, alcohol, nicotine and cocaine, have been shown to suppress the formation of new brain cells when used chronically...
The Government's Sick War on Marijuana By Jim Hightower
President Ronald Reagan, at the urging of then Vice President George Bush, appointed Carlton Turner as the White House Drug (czar) Advisor in 1981. Soon after Turner left office, Nancy Reagan recommended that no corporation be permitted to do business with the Federal government without having a urine purity policy in place to show their loyalty. Carlton Turner became a rich man in what has now become a huge growth industry: urine-testing.
Self Perpetuating Lies
The Emperor Wears No Clothes by Jack Herer
TARGET AMERICA thread
The war on drugs has always served a political agenda. During the Red Scare in the early 1950s, Sen. Joseph McCarthy blamed Red China for peddling heroin to weaken the moral fiber of the United States and the Free World.
Top Lawman Debates Pot By Vimal Patel
CN Source: Rocky Mountain Collegian September 27, 2006 Denver
Now's not the time to wave the "white flag" in the drug war - and if voters pass a statewide pot-legalization measure in November, that's exactly what will happen, the state's attorney general said Tuesday night. "We know that marijuana use by adults leads to an increase in pot use by children," said Attorney General John Suthers at a debate with pot-legalization advocate Mason Tvert.
The 'Virtues' of Ganja
In December 1971, John Lennon sang at an Ann Arbor, Mich., concert calling for the release of a man who had been given 10 years in prison for possessing two marijuana cigarettes. The song he wrote for the occasion, “John Sinclair,” was remarkably effective. Within days, the Michigan Supreme Court ordered Mr. Sinclair released.
New York Times September 24, 2006 USA
This Is Your Ass on Drugs By Seth Stevenson
"Today's DEA arrest of Marc Scott Emery, publisher of Cannabis Culture Magazine, and the founder of a marijuana legalization group, is a significant blow not only to the marijuana trafficking trade in the U.S. and Canada, but also to the marijuana legalization movement.
Karen Tandy, head of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
Tandy's office has declined to comment about the statement, but locally, federal prosecutors have distanced themselves from her remarks.
The Drug War Refugees
A Drug Warmongers Toll on the Americas
"Not only are we here to protect the public from vicious criminals in the street
but also to protect the public from harmful ideas."
then Director of the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, in a column by Jack Anderson in the Washington Post, June 24, 1972, p. 31
(Ingersoll became the first director of the DEA in 1974)
Another Sucker Mom's Take On The DEAth War
Ideas are more powerful than guns.
We would not let our enemies have guns,
why should we let them have ideas.
Former DEAth Merchant's Delusions
X Drug Czars Believe Their War Has Been Won
"The DEA is unequivocally opposed to the legalization of illicit drugs
(including, marijuana, hemp, and hemp seed oil)."
- US DEA booklet, "Speaking Out Against Legalization"
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