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289. SafetyNewsAlert.com  / National
Dec. 20, 2010

SafetyNewsAlert.com, an online news publication focused on workplace safety issues, linked to the chart of state laws on Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Editor Fred Hosier titled "Medical Marijuana and Safety: Questions Remain."

Safety Newsalert medical marijuana safety question remain
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288. Startribune.com  / Minneapolis-St.Paul, MN
Dec. 19, 2010

Star Tribune, a newspaper founded in 1867 that serves the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, linked to Health Care Reform ProCon.org in an article titled "PolitiFact: 'Government Takeover' of Health Care Is Lie of Year." The article reprinted the writing of PolitiFact reporters Bill Adair and Angie Drobnic Holan, and linked to our resource on the history of the passage of the Mar. 2010 health care reform laws.

Startribune politifact government takeover of health care is lie of year
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287. Seacoast Online.com  / Portsmouth, NH
Dec. 17, 2010

Seacoast Online.com, a news source associated with five newspapers in New Hampshire and Maine, referenced Under God ProCon.org in an article by David Ramsay titled "Vets: MHS Students Should Recite Pledge." The article cited ProCon.org as its source for the information that seven states, including Maine, have no laws regarding requirements for the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in schools.

Seacoast online - vets mhs students should recite pledge
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286. WXNT Newstalk (Fox News Radio) / Indianapolis, IN
Dec. 12, 2010

WXNT Newstalk 1430, a Fox News affiliate, interviewed ProCon.org President Kamy Akhavan on Peter Dunn's show The Skeptical Economist. The focus of the show was our website Insider Trading ProCon.org and insider trading by members of US Congress.

We have made this 53 minute interview available for free download as an MP3 audio file (25 MB). The interview with Kamy Akhavan begins around twelve minutes into the program. Click here to listen to the interview now, or right click and select "save as" to save to your computer and listen later.

WXNT Newstalk Fox-News radio insider trading in the US Congress

285. Star-Ledger/ Newark, NJ
Dec. 5, 2010

The Star-Ledger referenced the peer-reviewed studies page on Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Statehouse Bureau reporter Susan K. Livio titled "Medical Marijuana Issue in N.J. Pits Pain-Relief Proof Against Politics." The article, posted on NJ.com and reprinted on North Jersey.com, cited the information we have compiled about research studies on medical marijuana.
Star Ledger medical marijuana issue in New Jersey pits pain relief proof against politics
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284. Investigation Discovery / National
Dec. 2010

Investigation Discovery, a cable channel launched by the Discovery Channel in 1996, twice referenced Prostitution ProCon.org on the website for its program Hookers: Saved on the Strip. The online article, titled "A Brief History of Prostitution," cited information from our historical timeline of prostitution dating from 2400 BC to present.
investigation discovery a brief history of prostitution
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283. WSOC-TV 9 (ABC) / Charlotte, NC
Nov. 29, 2010

WSOC-TV 9, an ABC affiliate, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article on its website titled "NC Lawmakers To Consider Legalizing Medical Marijuana." The article sent readers to our chart of medical marijuana state laws.
WSOC tv9 abc NC lawmakers to consider legalizing medical marijuana
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282. Florida Times-Union/ Jacksonville, FL
Nov. 27, 2010

The Florida Times-Union wrote about ProCon.org in an Opinion/Editorial section titled "Opinion Nuggets: Fooling Ourselves." The editors referenced WTC Muslim Center ProCon.org and listed four facts they learned from the site. They also wrote about ProCon.org as an example of "rare moderation," stating, "In an era of shouting, extremism and partisanship, any oasis of moderation is welcome. Thus, it is good news to see a website titled ProCon.org that actually lives up its name... The ProCon.org website offers welcome context for those interested in both sides of a story."
Florida Times Union Opinion nuggets-Fooling ourselves
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281. Trader Daily/ National
Nov. 24, 2010

Trader Daily, an online publication focused on Wall Street and the financial markets, linked to Insider Trading ProCon.org in an article by Todd Shriber titled "Insider Trading: Feds on the Hunt." The link sent readers to our historical timeline of insider trading.
Trader Daily, insider trading feds on the hunt
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280. Townhall.com / National
Nov. 16, 2010

Townhall.com, a self-described "conservative and political opinion website," linked to Under God ProCon.org in an article by radio show host Andrew Tallman titled "Did Prohibition Fail?" The article linked to our resource on religion in the original 13 American colonies.
Townhall, Did prohibition fail?
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279. WTIC Newstalk 1080 / Hartford, CT
Nov. 9, 2010

WTIC 1080 AM in Hartford, CT, interviewed ProCon.org's Managing Editor, Kamy Akhavan on the show Church and State, hosted by John Rowland, former Governor of Connecticut, and Will Marotti, Senior Pastor at New Life Church in Meriden, CT. The discussion focused on the death penalty and ProCon.org.
WTIC Newstalk 1080

278. State Press / Tempe, AZ
Nov. 4, 2010

The State Press, the campus newspaper for Arizona State University, cited Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Yvonne Gonzalez titled "Hazy Future for Medicinal Marijuana Dispensary." The article referenced our page on states with pending legislation or ballot measures to legalize medical marijuana.
Statepress - Hazy future for medical marijuana dispensary
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277. AARP Bulletin / National
Oct. 29, 2010

AARP Bulletin, the news publication of the AARP, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in a story by Peter Jaret titled "Older Adults Increasingly Use Medical Marijuana for Nausea, Pain." The article linked to our chart of the laws in states with legal medical marijuana.
AARP - Older adults increasignly use medical marijuana for nausea pain
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276. Huffington Post / National
Oct. 28, 2010

The Huffington Post listed Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Steve Bloom titled "Legalization or Bust: A Brief History of Marijuana Prohibition." The article linked to our chart of the laws, fees, and possession limits for the 14 legal medical marijuana states and DC.
Huffington-Post - Legalization or Bust - A brief history of marijuana prohibition
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275. Primera Hora / Puerto Rico
Oct. 27, 2010

Primera Hora, a daily newspaper founded in 1997, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Héctor Aponte Alequín titled "India: 'Apoyar la Marihuana Médica Es Una Causa Seria'" ("India: Support for Medical Marijuana Is a Serious Cause'"). The article discusses singer India's advocacy for medical marijuana, and encourages people "to visit informative websites about it, such as Medical Marijuana ProCon.org."
Primera-Hora- India - Apoyar la marijuana medicia es una causa seria
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274. WREK / Atlanta, GA
Oct. 26, 2010

WREK 91.1 FM, the student managed, operated, and engineered radio station at Georgia Tech, interviewed ProCon.org's Managing Editor Kamy Akhavan on the show Inside the Black Box, hosted by Pete Ludovice and Bill Hunt. The one-hour show, which bills itself as "science, only funnier," focused on both sides of the medical marijuana debate.
WREK Atlanta - Inside The Black Box
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273. Huffington Post / National
Oct. 25, 2010

The Huffington Post listed Medical Marijuana ProCon.org as the first source for an article by author Larry Malerba titled "Medical Marijuana: Pros and Cons of Legal Cannabis."
Huffington Post - Medical Marijuana - The pros and cons of legal cannabis
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272. El Universal / Mexico City, Mexico
Oct. 24, 2010

El Universal, a daily newspaper founded in 1916, referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article titled "Crecen Adeptos en EU para Legalizar Marijuana" ("Growing Popularity in the US to Legalize Marijuana"). The article cites information from our page about the 14 legal medical marijuana states and DC.
Discovery News - Marijuana soda provides a high without the smoke
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271. WEAA (NPR) / Baltimore, MD
Oct. 22, 2010

WEAA 88.9 FM, an NPR-affiliate in Baltimore, MD, interviewed ProCon.org’s Managing Editor, Kamy Akhavan, on the show ListenUp! with Justin Jones Fosu. The topic was "Has the Christian Right Gone to Far: Examining Extremism in America." The show was one hour long.


270. WXNT Newstalk (Fox News Radio) / Indianapolis, IN
Oct. 22, 2010

Fox News Radio's Indianapolis, Indiana affiliate, WXNT Newstalk 1430 AM, interviewed ProCon.org's Managing Editor, Kamy Akhavan, on the personal finance show Pete the Planner with Peter Dunn. The 10 minute discussion focused on the pros and cons of privatizing Social Security.


269. VH1 - Don't Forget the Lyrics! / National
Oct. 20, 2010

Alan Thicke played to win money for ProCon.org on a special celebrity edition of Don't Forget the Lyrics!, a game show on VH1. ProCon.org was mentioned three times during the program. Alan Thicke said it's a great website for anyone who wants to learn about controversial issues, and host Mark McGrath encouraged viewers to check it out.
VH1 - Don't forget the lyrics
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268. Dicovery News / National
Oct. 19, 2010

Discovery News, a science news website associated with the Discovery Channel, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by David Teegham titled "Marijuana Soda Provides a High without the Smoke." The article links to our page on the number of medical marijuana users in the US.
Discovery News - Marijuana soda provides a high without the smoke
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267. 9 News (NBC) / Denver, CO
Oct. 19, 2010

9 News, an NBC affiliate in Denver, CO, linked to Health Care Reform ProCon.org in an article on its website by Adam Schrager titled "Truth Test Quick Hit: Outside Group Hits Perlmutter." The article linked to a Congressional Research Service report about health care for illegal immigrants on our website.
9 News (NBC) Truth test quick hit - Outside group hits perlmutter
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266. Columbia Missourian/ Columbia, MO
Oct. 13, 2010

The Columbia Missourian, a newspaper written by journalism students at the University of Missouri, linked to Felon Voting ProCon.org in an article by J. Karl Miller titled "Tasers and Breeding Laws Aren't Broken, So No Need to Try and Fix Them." The article linked to our question "Is voting a privilege and not a right?"
Columbia Missourian - Tasers and breeding laws are not broken so no need to try and fix them
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265. WTIC Newstalk 1080 / Hartford, CT
Oct. 13, 2010

WTIC 1080 AM in Hartford, CT, interviewed ProCon.org's Managing Editor, Kamy Akhavan, for the second time in less than a month. The show, Church and State, is hosted by John Rowland, former Governor of Connecticut, and Will Marotti, Senior Pastor at New Life Church in Meriden, CT. The discussion was about ProCon.org in general, as well as Medical Marijuana ProCon.org and Death Penalty ProCon.org. One of the hosts said "I've been using your site... It is a fabulous site and I encourage people to go there."

We have made this 5 minute interview available for free download as an MP3 audio file (4.93MB). Click here to listen to the interview now, or right click and select "save as" to save to your computer and listen later.

WTIC Newstalk 1080
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264. Parent Dish / National
Oct. 11, 2010

Parent Dish, an entertainment and news site for parents run by AOL, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by award-winning journalist Mary Beth Sammons titled "Pot for Grandma? Middle-Aged Adults Buying Weed for Ailing Parents." The article linked to our chart of the laws, fees, and possession limits for the 14 legal medical marijuana states and DC.

Parentdish, pot for grandma? Middle-aged adults buying weed for ailing parents
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263. WCCO (CBS Radio) / Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN
Oct. 11, 2010

WCCO News Radio 830, a CBS affiliate, interviewed ProCon.org's Managing Editor, Kamy Akhavan, on the John Williams Show. The 16 minute segment was titled "Is Being Gay Nature or Nurture?" and featured information from our site Born Gay ProCon.org.

We have made this 16 minute interview available for free download as an MP3 audio file (15.1 MB). Click here to listen to the interview now, or right click and select "save as" to save to your computer and listen later.

WCCO News Radio 830, The John Williams show, Is being gay nature or nuture?
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262. Charlotte Creative Loafing / Charlotte, NC
Oct. 7, 2010

Charlotte Creative Loafing, a weekly publication with a readership of more than 88,000, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org under "Further Reading" in an online article written by Rhiannon Bowman titled "Can Marijuana Save the Democrats?"
Charlotte Creative Loafing - Can marijuana save the democrats
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261. CNN / National
Sep. 30, 2010

CNN (Cable News Network) linked to Voting Machines ProCon.org in an article by Dave Schechter, CNN Senior National Editor, titled "Analysis: Our Votes Are Counted Accurately -- Aren't They?" The article said "ProCon.org reviewed the pros and cons when it comes to electronic voting machines."

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260. Digital Journal / National
Sep. 29, 2010

Digital Journal, an online alternative news journal founded in 1998, linked to Prostitution ProCon.org in an article by Stephanie Dearing titled "Canada Will Oppose New Ruling That Allows Bawdy Houses in Ontario." The article states "the website, Prostitution ProCon lays out many valid arguments about prostitution and human trafficking, both for and against, from a variety of reliable sources."

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259. WTIC Newstalk 1080 / Hartford, CT
Sep. 20, 2010

WTIC 1080 AM in Hartford, CT, interviewed ProCon.org's Managing Editor, Kamy Akhavan, on the show Church and State with hosts John Rowland, former Governor of Connecticut, and Will Marotti, Senior Pastor at New Life Church in Meriden, CT. The discussion was about ProCon.org and our death penalty website. The hosts remarked that ProCon.org was "very unique," and also stated "I’m really fascinated. What a great website."

We have made this 19 minute interview available for free download as an MP3 audio file (17.4MB). Click here to listen to the interview now, or right click and select "save as" to save to your computer and listen later.

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258. Vancouver Observer / Vancover, Canada
Sep. 13, 2010

The Vancouver Observer, an online magazine founded in Oct. 2009, links to Milk ProCon.org under the "Learn More" section of an article by Manda Aufochs Gillespie titled "What Is White, Frothy, and Illegal to Sell in B.C.?"

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257. Danbury News Times / Danbury, CT
Sep. 13, 2010

The Danbury News Times, a daily newspaper in southwestern Connecticut, published an article by Dr. Beata Skudlarska titled "Medical Marijuana Use Requires More Study” that referenced ProCon.org.

The article was reprinted in other Hearst newspapers including Greenwich Time and the Stamford Advocate.

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256. Huffington Post / National
Sep. 12, 2010

The Huffington Post linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in the "Around the Web" section of an article by Andrew Weil titled "Cannabid Rx: Cutting Through the Misinformation."
Huffington Post - Cannabis rx: cutting through the misinformation
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255. The Hill / Washington, DC
Sep. 3, 2010

The Hill, a congressional newspaper with a special focus on business and lobbying, wrote about Health Care Reform ProCon.org in "Healthwatch," its healthcare blog. Healthwatch author Julian Pecquet wrote: "The California-based nonprofit ProCon.org has added healthcare reform to its list of websites that weigh the pros and cons of major issues." He quoted our mission statement and summarized and linked to our 35th website.

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254. Pharmacist's Letter / National
Sep. 2010

The Pharmacist’s Letter, a peer-reviewed monthly publication providing nonpartisan research to pharmacists, referenced ProCon.org twice in its Sep. 2010 document titled "Medical Marijuana: Answers to Your Burning Questions.”

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253. Times Union / Albany, NY
Aug. 31, 2010

The Times Union, a newspaper serving Albany, NY since 1856, linked to US-Iraq ProCon.org in an article by Tim Neff titled "The War in Iraq, Seven Years Later." The author stated that "ProCon.org offers an in-depth look at the pros and cons of the Iraq war."

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252. Washington Post / Washington, DC
Aug. 30, 2010

The Washington Post, a newspaper with 16.7 million US readers, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Jennifer LaRue Huget titled "The Haze Surrounding Medical Marijuana." The article, posted on a health blog called "The Check Up," linked to our chart of medical marijuana laws in the US.

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251. Seattle Times / Seattle, WA
Aug. 25, 2010

The Seattle Times linked to Felon Voting ProCon.org in a post by Lynne Varner for the newspaper's "Ed Cetera" blog. The post was titled "Political Caucus: Should Washington Prohibit Felons Behind Bars from Voting?" and linked to our chart of state felon voting laws.
The Seattle Times should washington prohibit felons behind bars from voting
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250. Cortez Journal / Cortez, CO
Aug. 24, 2010

The Cortez Journal, a newspaper serving Cortez, Colorado since 1912, cited ProCon.org in an article by staff writer Kimberly Benedict titled "Synthetic THC Replaces Marijuana." The article quoted cost estimates for Marinol and marijuana from our Medical Marijuana ProCon.org website.

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249. Colorado Daily / Boulder, CO
Aug. 24, 2010

The Colorado Daily, a publicly owned newspaper serving the University of Colorado and Boulder communities since 1892, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Whitney Bryen titled "Boulder Medical Marijuana: Licensed to Smoke."

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248. Albuquerque Journal/ Albuquerque, NM
Aug. 24, 2010

The Albuquerque Journal, a statewide newspaper in New Mexico founded in 1880, linked to ProCon.org in an article by Andy Stiny titled "No Medical Pot, Tenants Told." The article cited our chart of medical marijuana laws in the US. On Sep. 1, 2010, the article was reprinted under the title "No Medical Pot at These Apartments."

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247. Bloomberg / National
Aug. 19, 2010

Bloomberg linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org's chart of state laws in an article on its news website titled "Legal Pot Gets Calderon Consideration as Deaths Mount," written by Jens Erik Gould.

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246. Men's News Daily / National
Aug. 19, 2010

Men's News Daily, a journal that explores men's rights issues, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Publisher Mike LaSalle titled "Did the V.A. Unseat Marijuana From Schedule I?" The article links to our chart of the 14 states and DC with legal medical marijuana.

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245. Portland Press Herald / Portland, ME
Aug. 15, 2010

The Portland Press Herald, a daily newspaper in Portland, Maine, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in a special feature on its website called "Medical Marijuana: How Maine is Facing the Challenge Implementing the Law." In the "Learn More" section the paper wrote, "Procon.org presents studies and reports both for and against using marijuana as medicine."

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244. WEAA (NPR) / Baltimore, MD
Aug. 13, 2010

WEAA 88.9 FM, an NPR-affiliate in Baltimore, MD, interviewed ProCon.org’s Managing Editor, Kamy Akhavan, about illegal immigration on the show ListenUp! with Justin Jones Fosu. The discussion included three other panelists and lasted for one hour.


243. WXNT Newstalk (Fox News Radio) / Indianapolis, IN
Aug. 8, 2010

Fox News Radio’s Indianapolis, Indiana affiliate, WXNT Newstalk 1430 AM, interviewed ProCon.org’s Managing Editor, Kamy Akhavan, on the personal finance show Pete the Planner with Peter Dunn. The 12 minute discussion focused on the pros and cons of privatizing Social Security.

We have made this 12 minute interview available for free download as an MP3 audio file (11.9 MB). Click here to listen to the interview now, or right click and select "save as" to save to your computer and listen later.

Pete said in an Aug. 17, 2010 email to ProCon.org:

"ProCon.org is a great site for unbiased information. Allowing my listeners to form their own opinions is important. That is why I enjoy interviewing the people of ProCon.org on my program. They are the best at describing both sides of a debate."



242. Daily Finance / National
Aug. 2, 2010

Daily Finance, a money and finance site run by AOL, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by features writer Bruce Watson titled "Medical Marijuana: A Grass-Roots Business Issue Grows in Colorado."


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241. Human Resource Executive / National
Aug. 1, 2010

Human Resource Executive, a publication focused on strategic issues in the field of human resources, referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in a supplement to the article "Weed at Work," written by Julie Cook Ramirez. The supplement, titled "Differences by State," stated: "The ProCon.org site provides interactive, detailed information on when the laws were passed, what sort of registry ID is required as well as data on the medical conditions required for approval of marijuana possession and the ability of users to possess or cultivate pot, etc."

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240. Dallas Morning News / Dallas, TX
July 28, 2010

The Dallas Morning News linked to Death Penalty ProCon.org from its Texas Death Penalty blog, in a post titled "We Know Enough about Bruce Webster to Execute Him." The blog post, written by Dudley Sharp, linked the biography for Sharp on our website.

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239. WPGC / Washington, DC
July 27, 2010

WPGC 95.5 FM, a hip hop and R&B radio station in Washington, DC, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by on-air host Anji Corley titled "Marijuana Is Now Legal!" The article, posted on the WPGC website, linked to our chart of the laws, fees, and possession limits for the 14 legal states and DC.

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238. DailyTech / National
July 22, 2010

DailyTech, an online magazine about information technology news, links to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Jason Mick titled "California Bay Area to Be Silicon Valley of Pot, with Nation's First 'Industrial' Farms." The article links to our chart of the 14 legal medical marijuana states and DC.

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237. WalletPop.com / National
July 22, 2010

WalletPop.com, a personal finance website run by AOL, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Sarah Coffey titled "Michigan Woman Surprised to Find Marijuana in Mail." The article linked to our chart of the 14 legal medical marijuana states.

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236. BusinessJournalism.org / National
July 22, 2010

BusinessJournalism.org, the online media outlet of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, published an article by reporter Melissa Preddy titled "Who’s Profiting from Medical Marijuana in Your Market?” which referenced ProCon.org twice. The article linked to our "handy chart” that lists states with legal medical marijuana and related details. It also linked to our chart of states with pending legislation and ballot measures to legalize medical marijuana.

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235. News 4 Jax / Jacksonville, Florida
July 11, 2010

News4Jax.com, the website for WJXT-Channel 4 news in Jacksonville, Florida, linked to Social Networking ProCon.org in an article titled "Social Networking Pros and Cons."

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234. AIDS Beacon / National
June 29, 2010

The AIDS Beacon, an online publication that provides news and information related to AIDS and HIV, referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Stephen Gardner and Shruti Kalra titled "Medical Marijuana In HIV/AIDS – Part 1: Legal Support For Medical Marijuana Use Gains Steam." The article stated that "signing of the Washington, D.C. medical marijuana bill by Major Adrian Fenty was first reported by Medical Marijuana ProCon.org, which also has information on medical marijuana legal requirements and pending medical marijuana bills available on its website."

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233. 420 Times / National
June 25, 2010

420 Times, a monthly magazine about medical marijuana, featured ProCon.org in an article by Joe Klare titled "@Social Networking: Marijuana Movement." The article quoted our Managing Editor, Kamy Akhavan, talking about the increase in traffic to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org. The author stated that "the popularity of websites like ProCon.org is telling of a larger trend."

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232. Daily Finance / National
June 22, 2010

Daily Finance, a money and finance site run by AOL, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by features writer Bruce Watson titled "U.K. Approves Pot-Based Drug: A High or Low for Medical Marijuana?" The article linked to our chart comparing the cost of Marinol and marijuana.

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231. News and Tribune / Clark and Floyd Counties, IN
June 20, 2010

The News and Tribune, a newspaper serving Clark and Floyd Counties in Indiana, references Social Security ProCon.org in an article by Daniel Suddeath titled "Hill Pledges to Fight Social Security Privatization." The article cites one pro and one con from our website.

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230. Huffington Post / National
June 16, 2010

The Huffington Post linked to Alternative Energy ProCon.org in an article by Ronnie Cummins, Founder and Director of the Organic Consumers Association, titled "The Oil Spill in the Bathroom." The article links to our chart of products made from oil as percentage of total US oil consumption.

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229. Raw Story / National
June 16, 2010

Raw Story, an online alternative media publication founded in 2004, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Stephen Janis titled "Exclusive: 'Politics of Pot' Endangering State Medical Marijuana Laws." The article links to our chart of the 14 legal medical marijuana states.

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228. Huffington Post / National
June 11, 2010

The Huffington Post referenced ProCon.org in an article by financial columnist Don McNay titled "New York Times Does Not Understand Main Street." The article cites information from a biography for David M. Herszenhorn on Born Gay ProCon.org.



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227. Yahoo! News / National
June 9, 2010

Yahoo! News referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article titled "The Topic: Cutting through the Haze on Marijuana." The article stated that "the nonprofit ProCon.org lists the 'Top 10 Pros and Cons' on the issue from doctors, medical groups and government officials." It included links to the ProCon.org homepage and the Top 10 Pros and Cons on Medical Marijuana ProCon.org.

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226. The Week / National
June 9, 2010

The Week, a weekly news magazine, linked to the chart of the 14 states with legal medical marijuana on Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article titled "L.A.'s Marijuana Industry: By the Numbers."

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225. Personal Liberty Digest / National
June 7, 2010

Personal Liberty Digest, a publication from self-described "ultra-conservative" Bob Livingston, wrote an entire article about Concealed Guns ProCon.org titled "New Developments in the ‘Concealed Carry’ Debate." The article stated that our website "explores many of the arguments about the concealed carry debate and includes sources, images, videos, reader comments and a section of little known facts called 'Did You Know?'"

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224. Huffington Post / National
May 20, 2010

The Huffington Post linked to biographies of Condoleezza Rice and Colin Powell on Israeli-PalestinianConflict ProCon.org in an article by Ziad J. Asali, MD, titled "Resources on the American National Security Interest in Israeli-Palestinian Peace."

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223. GamePro / National
May 12, 2010

GamePro, a video game magazine published since 1989, linked to Video Games ProCon.org in an article by A.J. Glasser titled "Entertainment Consumers Association to Submit Amicus Brief, Fan Petition to Supreme Court." The article stated, "For a comprehensive look at the debate and background information on California's law..., check out the entry on the Violent Video Games Debate on ProCon.org."

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222. State Journal-Register/ Springfield, IL
May 10, 2010

The State Journal-Register, the oldest newspaper in Illinois, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Dean Olsen titled "Patients Continue Push to Legalize Medical Marijuana in Illinois." The article was posted on BeHealthySpringfield.com, the medical news website of the State Journal Register, and linked to our chart of the 14 legal medical marijuana states.

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221. Huffington Post / National
May 5, 2010

The Huffington Post linked to Illegal Immigration ProCon.org in an article titled "Texas A&M Student Bill Opposes In-State Tuition For Illegal Immigrants." Illegal Immigration ProCon.org is listed as a resource in a section called "Around the Web," along with news organizations such as CNN, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Wall Street Journal, as well as Wikipedia.

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220. The Leader / Fredonia, NY
May 5, 2010

The Leader, the campus newspaper for the State University of New York (SUNY) at Fredonia, quoted information from Born Gay ProCon.org in an editorial by Assistant Editor Susan Kornacki titled "A Christian Calls for Marriage Equality." The article quoted an answer by psychotherapist Tom Moon, MFT, to our core question, "Is sexual orientation determined at birth?"

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219. CounterPunch / National
May 4, 2010

CounterPunch, a self-described "bi-weekly muckraking newsletter... with a radical attitude," featured Milk ProCon.org as the "Website of the Day" on May 4, 2010. The CounterPunch website linked to our "Fart Chart," which shows state by state dairy cow populations and emission levels.

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218. LAist / Los Angeles, CA
May 3, 2010

The LAist, an award-winning journalism blog covering life in Los Angeles, linked to Milk ProCon.org in an article by Zach Behrens titled "California Tops 'Fart Chart' in EPA Dairy Cow Emission Study." The article referenced an EPA dairy cow emission study, noting that it was "analyzed and presented by Santa Monica-based ProCon.org (they nicknamed it the 'Fart Chart')."

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217. Journal of Accountancy / National
May 2010

The Journal of Accountancy, the flagship publication of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, linked to Obesity ProCon.org in an article by Jean T. Wells and Gwendolyn McFadden titled "Sex-Change Surgery Deductible Medical Expense." The article cited a 2002 IRS ruling that "obesity is medically accepted to be a disease in its own right" and linked to the PDF on our website.
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216. Mother Jones / National
Apr. 30, 2010

Mother Jones, a nonprofit news organization that specializes in "investigative, political, and social justice reporting,” linked to Milk ProCon.org's chart of "State by State Dairy Cow Populations and Emission Levels in 2001," in an article by Jen Phillips titled "Fart Chart: Cow Emissions by State."

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215. Inside Costa Rica / Costa Rica
Apr. 23, 2010

Inside Costa Rica, an online newspaper written in English, linked to Born Gay ProCon.org in an Apr. 23, 2010 article titled "Homosexuality: Born or Made? Controversy Stirs in Costa Rica." The article linked to our biography for Paul W. Ewald, PhD, Director of the Program in Evolutionary Medicine at the University of Louisville.

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214. New England Journal of Medicine / National
Apr. 22, 2010

The New England Journal of Medicine, a peer-reviewed medical journal founded in 1812, cited Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an Apr. 22, 2010 article by Diane E. Hoffman, JD, and Ellen Weber, JD, titled "Medical Marijuana and the Law." The article used our chart of the "14 Legal Medical Marijuana States" as a resource.

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213. Idaho Press-Tribune / Nampa-Caldwell, ID
Apr. 22, 2010

The Idaho Press-Tribune, a community newspaper founded in 1883 in the cities of Nampa and Caldwell in Idaho, referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an editorial titled "Should Idaho Legalize Medical Marijuana?" The editorial board could not reach a decision on which side to support, so they offered arguments on both sides of the issue.

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212. Occidental Weekly / Los Angeles, CA
Apr. 21, 2010

The Occidental Weekly, the official Occidental College campus newspaper since 1893, cited statistics from Felon Voting ProCon.org in article written by Sean Smith, titled "Recent Felon Disenfranchisement Decision Is Constitutional."

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211.Chronicle / Scottsdale, AZ
Apr. 20, 2010

The Chronicle, the student newspaper at Scottsdale Community College, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article written by Shawn Raymundo and titled "Marijuana Bill Placed on Arizona Ballot for Medical Use." The article quoted Medical Marijuana ProCon.org and described our site as "a non-partisan medical marijuana charity site."


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210.CNBC / National
Apr. 20, 2010

CNBC, a business news channel owned by NBC, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article titled titled "Legalizing Marijuana Not Worth the Costs," written by Asa Hutchinson, former US Congressman and former head of the Drug Enforcement Administration. All links in the article went to CNBC except for the link to ProCon.org and another link to the US Department of Justice.


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209. Tonic / National
Apr. 20, 2010

Tonic, a digital media company dedicated to promoting inspirational news, linked to ProCon.org in an article by Senior Editor Lisa Germinsky, titled "10 Things to Do on April 20th." Number seven on the list stated "Educate and advocate. Procon.org is a good place to start. Recreational fan or not, get educated on the decriminalization and legalization of marijuana."


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208.Frederick News-Post / Frederick, MD
Apr. 16, 2010

The Frederick News-Post, a print newspaper in Maryland, linked to Euthanasia ProCon.org in an article by columnist Rick Godfrey titled "One Man’s Opinion: They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?" Godfrey linked to our page on the Top 10 Pros and Cons, stating: "In doing research for this column, I came across what I believe to be a fair, or at least interesting, web site on the pros and cons of assisted suicide."


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207. Politics Daily / National
Apr. 8, 2010

Politics Daily, an online political news magazine hosted by AOL, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by contributor Sandra Fish titled "Lawmakers Grapple with Booming Medical Marijuana Business." The article linked to our page about the 14 legal medical marijuana states.


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206. New Mobility / National
Apr. 2010

New Mobility, "the magazine for active wheelchair users" launched in 1989, published an article by writer Aaron Broverman called "RX for Pot?" that linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org's page on the 14 states with legal medical marijuana.


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205. The Faster Times / National
Mar. 29, 2010

The Faster Times, a national online newspaper that started in July 2009, published an article by journalist Karin Kasdin called "Should We Lower the Drinking Age or Ban Cellphones?” that linked to Drinking Age ProCon.org "to view an objective list of all the pros and cons of lowering the drinking age."


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204. Fri Tanke / Norway
Mar. 23, 2010

Fri Tanke, a Norwegian newspaper about politics and religion, published an article by Even Gran titled " ‘Under God’ ikke grunnlovsstridig i USA” about the phrase "under God” in the US Pledge of Allegiance. The article included a link to Under God ProCon.org for more information.

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203. TheBostonChannel.com / Boston, MA
Mar. 19, 2010

TheBostonChannel.com, the online news website for WCBV-TV in Boston, published an article titled "Monumental Health Care Vote Looms” that included a link to Health Care ProCon.org.

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202. The Guardian / United Kingdom
Mar. 9, 2010

The Guardian, a daily newspaper serving the UK since 1821, published an article on its website guardian.co.uk titled "Don’t Buy Obama’s Greenwashing of Nuclear Power” that linked to Alternative Energy ProCon.org.


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201. Politics Daily / National
Mar. 2, 2010

Politics Daily, an online political news magazine hosted by AOL, referenced ProCon.org in an article by Editor Christopher Weber titled "California Insurer Offers Medical Marijuana Coverage" The article linked to our page about the 14 legal medical marijuana states.


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200. Houma Courier / Houma, LA
Feb. 27, 2010

The Houma Courier, in its online Houmatoday.com website, published an article by staff writer Daniel McBride titled "Opinions Differ on the Benefits of DARE Program” that referenced and linked to D.A.R.E. ProCon.org. The article, which was reprinted in the Daily Comet of Thibodaux, Louisiana, said in part:

"The DARE program has been the subject of so many conflicting studies that a nonprofit research group last week decided to collect them all in one place so you can use them to make up your own mind.”


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199. AOL News / National
Feb. 23, 2010

AOL News published an article by Jacob Sullum titled "Opinion: An Obama Promise That's Gone Up in Smoke" that linked to the ProCon.org chart of 14 legal medical marijuana states.

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198. The Oregonian / Portland, OR
Feb. 23, 2010

The Oregonian, the largest circulating newspaper in the Pacific Northwest, published an article on its website oregonlive.com titled "Aaron Campbell Protesters Want New Laws on Police Use of Deadly Force” by Maxine Bernstein that linked to ACLU ProCon.org and its case summary of Graham v. Connor.

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197. Taos Daily - Horsefly / Taos, NM
Feb. 19, 2010

The Taos Daily – Horsefly, an independent newspaper covering northern Taos and northern New Mexico, published an article by Leah Allen titled "The Marijuana Miracle” that referenced ProCon.org.

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196. Collegio / Pittsburg, KS
Feb. 18, 2010

Collegio, the student newspaper of Pittsburg State University, referenced ProCon.org in an article by reporter Jen Rainey titled "To Toke or Not to Toke: Students Split on Legalizing Medical Marijuana.”

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195. SF Weekly / San Fransisco, CA
Feb. 16, 2010

SF Weekly, an alternative newspaper published weekly in San Francisco, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Ashley Harrell titled "Hayward Votes Tonight on Citywide Marijuana Dispensary Kibosh." The article linked to our PDF of the California Attorney General's 2008 guidelines on medical marijuana use.

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194. Business Insurance / National
Feb. 15, 2010

Business Insurance, an insurance industry publication that began in 1967, referenced ProCon.org in an article by Judy Greenwald titled "Medical Marijuana Laws Create Dilemma for Firms.”

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193. The Advocate / National
Feb. 11, 2010

The Advocate, a national LGBT magazine established in 1967, published an article by New York Times scent critic Chandler Burr titled "Betraying the Cause?” that linked to Born Gay ProCon.org.

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192. The Pitch / Kansas City, MO
Feb. 9, 2010

The Pitch, an alternative newspaper published weekly in Kansas City, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org's chart of the 14 legal medical marijuana states in an article by David Martin titled "Most Kansans OK with Medicinal Marijuana."

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191. Dutch Gaming Society / Netherlands
Feb. 8, 2010

Dutch Gaming Society, an online video game magazine, wrote about Video Games ProCon.org in an article by Executive Editor Jochen Meischke titled "MeiKa: Petklep en Groenteman." The article links to our site about video games and violence, stating: "Various studies and surveys can be found on the website, which highlights the phenomenon from both sides. Visitors are invited to join the discussion and several politicians, academics and journalists come to the floor."

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190. GamePro / National
Feb. 8, 2010

GamePro, a gaming news magazine operated by tech media giant International Data Group, published an article by A.J. Glasser titled "Violence and Video Games Gets the ProCon Treatment.” The article was devoted entirely to ProCon.org, and it stated in part:

"The structure of the site puts a ton of research on the topic at a user's fingertips from both sides of the argument… It merely presents as much of both sides of an issue as possible -- which is why we're glad to see that video games are getting a little bit of the ProCon love for the benefit of the general public”

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189. GamePolitics.com / National
Feb. 8, 2010

GamePolitics.com, an influential non-profit gaming news website operated by the Entertainment Consumers Association, published an article about ProCon.org titled "Internet Hub Offers Both Sides of Game Violence Debate.” The article included three links to ProCon.org and reprints of two quotes from the Video Games ProCon.org website.

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188. Morung Express / Nagaland, India
Feb. 2010

The Morung Express, the online newspaper of Nagaland in northeastern India, published an article by Manjima Bhattacharjya titled "Moving Beyond Legalisation” that referenced Prostitution ProCon.org.

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187. Post Star / Glens Falls, NY
Jan. 30, 2010

The Post Star, a daily newspaper serving the Adirondack region of New York, published an article called "Pros and Cons of Lowering the Drinking Age” that reprinted pros and cons from Drinking Age ProCon.org.

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186. LeHighValleyLive.com / Harrisburg, PA
Jan. 27, 2010

LehighValleyLive.com, an online news source for Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley region, published an article titled "Capital Punishment Is a Raging Issue, But Ali Elijah Davis Case Seems to Cry out for It” by Joseph P. Owens that linked to Death Penalty ProCon.org.

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185. SF Weekly / San Fransisco, CA
Jan. 22, 2010

SF Weekly, an alternative newspaper published weekly in San Francisco, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Christ Roberts titled "A Big Fat Bowl of Nothing: What the Pot Limit Strike Down Really Means." The article linked to our PDF of California Senate Bill 420.

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184. Reuters / National
Jan. 21, 2010

Reuters, an international news agency, published an article by celebrated tech journalist John Gaudiosi titled "Gameworld: New Arsenal of Shooter Videogames Target Older Adults" that referenced ProCon.org. The article said in part:

"Kamy Akhavan, managing editor at ProCon.org, said while sales of video games have quadrupled from 1995-2008, the arrest rate for juvenile murders fell 71.9 percent and the arrest rate for all juvenile violent crimes declined 49.3 percent in that period.

'It seems fair for parents to argue that their kids shouldn't play those games, but it also seems fair to argue that those games have not caused our society to become more violent,' said Akhavan."

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183. Fox News / National
Jan. 21, 2010

Fox News linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article titled "Are the Feds Blocking Medical Marijuana Research?" The links referenced our page on the 14 states with legal medical marijuana, and our page on deaths from marijuana vs. 17 FDA-approved drugs. The article was written for MyFox National, and was subsequently reprinted on MyFox Atlanta, MyFox Austin, MyFox Boston, MyFox Chattanooga, MyFox Chicago, MyFox Chico, MyFox Dallas/Fort Worth, MyFox Detroit, MyFox Illinois, MyFox LA, MyFox Maine, MyFox NY, MyFox Phoenix, and MyFox Twin Cities.

 


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182. Gaming Angels / National
Jan. 20, 2010

Gaming Angels, an online gaming news website catering primarily on women, published an article about ProCon.org’s Video Games website titled "ProCon Takes a Shot at Youth Violence.”


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181. Sphere / National
Jan. 20, 2010

Sphere, an online news, commentary, and analysis website created by AOL News, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Carl Franzen titled "Majority Backs Medical Marijuana, but Feds Won't Budge." The article linked to our page about the 14 legal medical marijuana states.


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180. Driftwood / New Orleans, LA
Jan. 19, 2010

Driftwood, the community newspaper of the University of New Orleans, referenced ProCon.org in an article titled "Reefer Madness," written by staff columnist Jane Molinary. The article restates the core question from Medical Marijuana ProCon.org: "Should marijuana be a medical option?"


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179. GamerLive.TV / National
Jan. 19, 2010

GamerLive.TV, an online videogame and entertainment magazine, featured an article about Video Games ProCon.org. Written by the site's Editor-in-Chief, John Gaudiosi, and titled "New Site Explores Whether Violent Videogames Contribute to Youth Violence," the article stated that "ProCon.org allows people to check out the facts and have an open dialogue on games and violence debate."


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178. Politics Daily / New York, NY
Jan. 19, 2010

Politics Daily, an online political news magazine hosted by AOL, referenced ProCon.org for the second time in two months in an article by Editor Christopher Weber titled "Before Stepping Aside in New Jersey, Corzine Signs Medical Marijuana Law." The article linked to our page about the 14 legal medical marijuana states.


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177. American Thinker / National
Jan. 17, 2010

American Thinker, a daily internet publication devoted to the "thoughtful exploration of issues of importance to Americans”, linked to Felon Voting ProCon.org in a Jan. 17, 2010 article by James Simpson titled "How to Lock Democrats in Power." The article linked to our chart of disenfranchised felons by state, saying "An organization called ProCon.org claims that in 2004, there were 5.2 million felons 'disenfranchised' from voting. That's a lot of potential Democrats."


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176. Washington Post / Washington, DC
Jan. 17, 2010

The Washington Post, in an article by Alec MacGillis and Paul Farhi titled "In Obama’s Speeches, One Favorite Phrase: ‘Let Me Be Clear’”, linked to ProCon.org and our transcript of the Apr. 16, 2008 Democratic presidential candidate debate in Philadelphia.


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175. Philly2Philly.com / Philadelphia, PA
Jan. 12, 2010

Philly2Philly.com published an article by its content director, Dennis Bakay, titled "New Jersey Goes Green! Medical Marijuana Bill Passes Legislature” that referenced ProCon.org, stating in part: "For information on the pros and cons of medicinal marijuana visit http://medicalmarijuana.procon.org”


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174. The Record and Herald News / Woodland Park, NJ
Jan. 11, 2010

The Record and Herald News published an article titled "N.J. Medical Marijuana Bill Now Heads to Gov. Corzine’s Desk” written by reporters Trish G. Graber, Susan K. Livio, and Bob Groves that referenced ProCon.org. The article listed ProCon.org as the only source for a chart of states that had legalized marijuana along with their year of passage and possession limits allowed.


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173. Psychiatric Times / National
Jan. 6, 2010

Psychiatric Times, the best-read publication among psychiatrists in the United States, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by John Thomas, JD, LLM, MPH titled "The Past, Present, and Future of Medical Marijuana in the United States." The article linked to our page about states with legal medical marijuana.


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172. Asylum / New York, NY
Jan. 6, 2010

Asylum, an online "men’s lifestyle" magazine published by AOL, printed an article by Christian Cipollini titled "NJ Weedman Boosts the Economy by Weed Parties" that linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org.


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171. JURIST / Pittsburgh, PA
Jan. 6, 2010

JURIST, the web-based legal news service based at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, published an article by Brian Jackson titled "Ninth Circuit Strikes Down Washington Felon Voter Disenfranchisement Law” that referenced and linked to the "State Felon Voting Laws” chart on ProCon.org.


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170. Huffington Post / New York, NY
Jan. 5, 2010

The Huffington Post, in a reprint of the Associated Press article "Felons in Prison Should Be Able to Vote in Washington State, Federal Judges Rule” by Rachel La Corte, referenced and linked to Felon Voting ProCon.org in its "Around the Web” section.


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