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We are not a province of America!

Yesterday, I said that I didn’t think the Dutch would take kindly to Drug Czar John Walters telling them to increase their police powers at the expense of individual liberties. Well, Expatica reports:

The Lower House of Parliament is opposed to the US suggestions and Justice Minister Piet Hein Donner rejected calls for criminal […]

Oral Arguments in Hemp Foods Case

Via Hit and Run…

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – U.S. COURT of APPEALS for the NINTH CIRCUIT – The Hemp Industries Association (HIA), representing over 200 hemp companies in North America, is predicting victory in a major legal battle to prevent the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) from banning nutritious hemp foods such as waffles, bread, […]

What?

Yesterday, an Ohio man was sentenced to 11 years in prison for selling a bag of baking soda to undercover officers.

Police said Chandler negotiated a deal with the officer in July that he would deliver 4.5 ounces of crack for $8,000. Chandler produced a small bag and was arrested. Later, tests showed […]

House approves ONDCP extension

The House approved a five-year extension of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy late yesterday by voice vote. (see Monday’s alert). There’s still the Senate. The re-authorization was brought forward at the last minute by Drug War Cheerleader Mark Souder under suspension of the rules, which provided for limited debate and […]