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Psychedelic Science: Magic Mushrooms

Magic mushrooms have been used ritually by the native people of Mesoamerica for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. In the 1950s, R. Gordon Wasson and his wife traveled to Oaxaca, Mexico and participated in a mushroom ritual. That experience led to a 1957 Life magazine article titled “Seeking the Magic Mushroom.” The following year, […]

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Ethan Nadelmann: We Have Reached The Marijuana Policy Reform ‘Tipping Point’

By Matt Ferner: Last week, more than 1,200 drug reformers from around the world gathered in Denver at the International Drug Reform Conference to talk about policy reform and find “an exit strategy from the war on drugs,” as Tony Newman with the Drug Policy Alliance said in a statement about the conference. One of the most […]

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Seized Six-Month-Old Infant Returned to Michigan Parents Who Use Medical Marijuana, Child Will Have to be Submitted to Drug Tests

Child Protective Services agents in Michigan, where medical marijuana was legalized by voter initiative in 2008, seized six-month-old Bree Green from her parents, with cops looking on, after a “referee” decided the parents were putting the baby in danger by having marijuana in the home. The house could, for example, be robbed, the referee suggested. […]

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Gallup Poll: Majority of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

Mason Tvert of the Marijuana Policy Project — http://www.mpp.org — appears on CNN Newsroom to discuss a Gallup poll that found 58% of Americans support legalizing marijuana. <iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/og01AmwO-fw” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen> via ▶ Gallup Poll: Majority of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization – YouTube.

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Mises Explains the Drug War – Laurence M. Vance

By Laurence Vance: Air travelers were outraged when the FAA announced that there would be flight delays because air-traffic controllers had to take furloughs as a result of sequester budget cuts. But there is another federal agency whose budget cuts Americans should be cheering — the Drug Enforcement Administration. According to the Office of Management […]

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Why are so Many Americans in Prison? Michael Stoll on America’s Ridiculous Incarceration Rates

“Every ten or eleven people that you meet, someone is going to either know someone in prison, has been in prison with a record, or you met them and they are going off to prison,” says Michael Stoll, co-author of Why are so Many Americans in Prison? ReasonTV’s Tracy Oppenheimer sat down with Stoll to […]

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