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Hypocrisy, DEA Won’t Reclassify Marijuana while HHS Holds Patent on Cannabis Oil as Medicine!
by Ryan McMaken Complaining that they can’t keep up with all the changes to the law, police departments in Colorado are demanding that the legislature impose a moratorium on any new cannabis-related legislation. The Colorado Springs Gazette reports: In May, heads of Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police [a taxpayer-funded special-interest group that lobbies for […]
Columbia University professor Carl Hart explains one historical purpose for vilifying the use of unapproved drugs.
by Benjamin M. Wiegold In recent years, some ground has been gained in the battle for liberty on the Drug-War front, specifically at the state level, with many states adopting less oppressive laws regarding medical marijuana and some even legalizing recreational use. Possession has been decriminalized in some instances as well. Despite the progress in these […]
There’s a possibly counterintuitive solution to the heroin epidemic, says Mark Thornton: legalization.
Ron Paul shares his thoughts on the insidious nature of the drug war