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Drug Czar Caught in Fraud

Jacob Sullum at Hit and Run has the story.

At a May 3 press conference calling attention to what he described as “growing and compelling evidence…that regular marijuana use can contribute to depression, suicidal thoughts, and schizophrenia,” federal drug czar John Walters presented the parents of a Colorado Springs 15-year-old, Christopher Skaggs, who was caught […]

40 Years for Eating a Joint

Loyal reader Brian sent this one in to me from Tyler, Texas Morning Telegraph… POT EATER GIVEN 40 YEARS IN JOINT

Timothy Wayne Whitlock traded a joint for “the joint” – marijuana for 40 years in prison.

The Troup man was convicted of tampering with evidence Wednesday for eating a “doobie” in front of an […]

Pain Wars

Just as recently it seems that more mainstream sources are questioning, or outright condemning, the drug war in Colombia, it’s also nice to see more taking on the DEA and its war on pain. USA Today has Prescriptions for Painkillers are Harder to Get and the Washington Examiner has an editorial: Pain relief is major […]

The Raich Speculations Continue…

It’s Jim Lindgren at Volokh Conspiracy this time… The beginning of the post is a glance at a new study that purports to be able to predict Supreme Court decisions based on the number and tenor of questions asked in the oral arguments. And the numbers correlate fairly well to rule against the party that […]