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Don’t hide your marijuana in the engine

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Mexico City — Smoke billowing from the engine compartment led police to discover a large stash of marijuana hidden aboard a luxury bus, the federal Public Security Department said Thursday.

Police had seen the bus stopped along the Mexico City-Cuernavaca highway early Thursday and noticed that smoke was pouring out of the engine area, […]

U.S. Backward in Economic Development

Via NORML, a new Congressional Research Service Report (pdf) notes that the U.S. is the only developed nation that fails to cultivate industrial hemp as an economic crop.

In all, more than 30 countries in Europe, Asia, and North America grow hemp, although most banned production for certain periods of time in the past. The […]

Complex relationships with drugs and war

Strange contradictions… I reported Tuesday about a videotape showing Sunni Muslims executing a drug dealer. Now we have a report in the LA Times that US officials are claiming that Sunni Muslim insurgents are not only smuggling drugs to finance the insurgency, but using drugs to allow them to keep fighting after they’ve been mortally […]