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Tonight: Frontline presents The Meth Epidemic

I hope you have better things to do on Valentine’s Day. But if you want to, and you can stomach it, let me know how Frontline does with this. Interestingly, Frontline publicist Jessica Smith contacted me and thought I might be interested. Based on the description, though, it sounds like the usual sensationalist drug war […]

A good marijuana law in Massachussetts

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Possession of less than an ounce of marijuana would no longer be a criminal offense under a bill that won the backing of a legislative committee yesterday. The bill, approved by the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Committee on a 6-1 vote, would make possession of a small amount of marijuana a civil offense […]

It’s the next Meth!

Via JMBzine, who writes Oh, great, another stupid Oklahoma drug law. Link

Oklahoma teenagers too young to buy alcohol are getting high by drinking bottles of cough syrup containing a non-regulated ingredient, according to supporters of a bill approved by a state House panel Monday that would put the medicine behind pharmacists’ counters. […]

“This […]

Medical Marijuana hearings in Illinois

Tomorrow, the state senate Health and Human Services Committee is scheduled to hold hearings on a medical marijuana bill — S.B. 2568. If you live in Illinois, call or write your State Senator today. Here’s an easy way to send an email to the committee.