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San Diego County officials defy pot vote

marijuana vote (200 x 217)By Jim Trageser

The members of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors are a bit confused.

They seem to have this collective self-image of themselves as the biblical David, taking on the Goliath of a giant state government.

But in their ongoing battle against medical marijuana, it’s not a powerful state bureaucracy or Legislature they’re fighting, but their own constituents.

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San Diego County deploys sonic weapon, unaware it can deafen citizens permanently

Sonic Weapons Used in Iraq Positioned at Congressional Townhall Meetings

LRAD used in San Diego 9-09 x eastcountymagazine.orgBy Miriam Raftery

September 11, 2009 (San Diego) – “Long-range acoustic devices [LRADs] for crowd control can be extremely dangerous. These are used in Iraq to control insurgents. They can cause serious and lasting harm to humans…We want to know WHY our Sheriff Dept has this weapon,” Sal Magallanez of San Diego-based Liberty One Radio said in an e-mail sent to East County Magazine, prompting a joint investigation.

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