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Just when I was putting the pieces of my head back together…

August 13, 2004:

John Walters, the head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, recently startled the media by admitting that the $3.3 billion Plan Colombia, now in its fourth year, has failed to make a significant dent in the amount of cocaine flowing out of that country.

Yesterday:

John Walters, director of the […]

Assisted Suicide, the CSA, and the Supreme Court

So you’ve got a state, Oregon, that has passed a law allowing assisted suicide in specific situations. Unwilling to accept the audacity of a state wanting to control its own medical practices, the DEA steps in and starts yanking the licenses of doctors who participate (under the notion that the Controlled Substances Act gives the […]

Grown-ups say the Darnedest Things

Now that Art Linkletter is back in the news as spokesperson for USANext, it gives us the oppotunity to laugh at his exchanges with Nixon again. Hesiod over at The American Street has all the fun, including this:

Linkletter: “Another big difference between marijuana and alcohol is that when people smoke marijuana, they smoke it […]

Blogger’s Head Explodes

Our favorite drug czar was speaking to the press again, this time in preparation for today’s release of President Bush’s national drug control strategy for 2005.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States should employ some of the techniques it is using to fight international terrorism in its war on drugs, U.S. drug czar John Walters […]