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Police shoot dogs

Via Last One Speaks comes this story from Decatur, Alabama. As long as they think you have drugs, your 4th Amendment rights don’t matter, your possessions don’t matter, the lives of your pets don’t matter, and in many cases, your life doesn’t matter. Police in a minor drug raid shot two of three family dogs. […]

Free hard drugs

Are people allowing themselves to actually be bolder in their thinking these days? From a small Pennsylvania town…

Amid the flurry of voices on the phone cheering a column about an ex-cop advocating drug legalization was that of Dr. Joseph Foreman.

I’m assuming the reference is to a story about one of the fine folks […]

News?

“bullet” Melissa Etheridge smoked pot while she had breast cancer.

“Instead of taking five or six of the prescriptions, I decided to go a natural route and smoke marijuana,” Etheridge says in an interview to air Sunday on “Dateline NBC” (7 p.m. EDT). When asked how her doctors reacted, Etheridge says, “Every single one was, […]

How are your brain cells?

One of the classic reefer madness claims was that smoking pot would destroy your brain cells. Even though that was thoroughly debunked long ago, this wrong-headed assertion still pops up regularly. Not a single legitimate study has found any long-term damage to the brain from marijuana use. Now a new study indicates that pot may […]