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Red Tape, Big Pharm Muscle Strangle Medical Marijuana

That’s the title of an article by C. Spencer Beggs at Fox News today. It’s a very strong statement about how the government has stifled medical marijuana research, and points out some strong conflict of interest at NIDA. Despite a couple of major gaffes by the author (calls marijuana the “most abused recreational drug” and […]

Constitution Restoration Act of 2005

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article — Protecting an Independent Judiciary — where I talked about my concerns regarding the attacks by DeLay, Cornyn et al on the Judiciary, and as part of that, I mentioned by opposition to Senate Bill 520 – The Constitution Restoration Act. That prompted a letter from […]

Legalized Pot would save money

Of course, we know this, but it’s fun to see it in a newspaper now and then. From the Bellingham Herald (Washington): Another view: Legalized pot would save money, by Dick Startz.

Washington state would save about $105 million a year if we legalized marijuana. …

The $105 million figure comes from a study by […]

Man released, after serving four extra years due to clerical error

Here’s an odd one (from the Idaho Statesman):

It began Aug. 7, 1997, when Hernandez was returning to his job at a potato shed in Aberdeen from Wyoming, where he’d dropped his kids with their mom. During a traffic stop in Soda Springs, a policeman saw Zig-Zag cigarette papers on the car’s visor. Hernandez says […]