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NEWS AND OPINION

By Michael Alan Goldberg

Joint Effort: Nation's Leading Pro-Marijuana Group Is Too White to Succeed

NORML has long considered the widespread acceptance of medical marijuana the clearest path to its ultimate goal—across-the-board legalization of marijuana—so getting a medical marijuana law passed in Pennsylvania is a priority for the PhillyNORML crew. But there was nary a mention of one of the most persuasive arguments out there—one recently adopted by NORML—for the end of marijuana prohibition: That legalization can and should be looked at as a civil rights issue.

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Posted Apr. 20, 2011 | Comments: 19

NEWS AND OPINION

By Michael Alan Goldberg

Green Party: A Guide to Philly's 4/20 Events

If you’re looking for something to help mark the day, there’s a few things going on around town. Note: Some of these events are on the down-low, so you might have to do a bit of extra work on your own to get all the details.

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Posted Apr. 20, 2011 | Comments: 2

MUSIC

By Craig D. Lindsey

Indie Hip-Hop Group Atmosphere Drops New Album

Sean Daley isn’t the same man he was a decade ago. The rapping frontman for the Minneapolis indie hip-hop group Atmosphere (where he’s better known to his fans as Slug) has spent these past ten years transforming into a more respectable version of the man he once was.

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Posted Apr. 20, 2011 | Comments: 0

ARTS AND CULTURE

By PW Staff

Calendar: April 20-26

What to do in Philly this week.

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