- Making News: Tokin- Sentence for Convicted Medical Marijuana Grower
Ed Rosenthal is popularly called California-s -guru of ganja.- Today, the 58-year old advocate of medical marijuana could have been sentenced to 60 years on federal chargers for growing 100 pot plants. Instead, he walked of the courtroom a free man. The San Francisco Chronicle-s Bob Egelko, who admits that the verdict surprised many in the courtroom, deciphers the decision that deciphered California and federal drug laws.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Was RFK-s Assassination the First Shot in the Terror War?
Thirty-five years ago tomorrow, just after he won California-s presidential primary, Robert Kennedy was shot to death in the Ambassador Hotel. Sirhan Sirhan, the man with the gun, shouted, -I can explain.- Was America listening? Michael Fischbach, who teaches history at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, says the 1968 political murder offers valuable lessons for American foreign policy today.