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Gateway

Via The Drug Update, I see that someone’s trying to drag out the old gateway theory again. The gateway theory really only holds true in one respect — that people who buy marijuana have to do so from criminals who also sell other drugs, so they may be convinced to buy those as well (an […]

Delusionary History

Several people have passed on this bizarre specious drivel attempting to pass itself off as historical analysis by John C. Burnham.

The United States has won the war against illegal drugs. That was the conclusion of a unique gathering on June 17, which marked the 35th anniversary of the war’s beginning in 1971 with the […]

What’s up with the Data Quality Act appeal response?

Anybody know if there’s anything new on the Americans for Safe Access efforts to get Health and Human Services to respond on medical marijuana using the Data Quality Act? As a re-cap… again… Oh, just read this. Anyway, the last letter from HHS granting themselves a 60 day extension was on April 12. And that’s […]

Demonizing drugs

Paul Campos has a fascinating OpEd out that is getting some visibility…

The standard story is that Prohibition was a bad idea because it couldn’t “work.” It’s said the attempt to make America dry was doomed to failure because our legal system lacked the resources to stamp out alcohol use, at least at an acceptable […]