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Hooray for the Boulder Weekly

What a great editorial! After spending several paragraphs detailing the arguments of those opposed to Amendment 44 (legalizing marijuana), they respond with this:

BW position: Opponents are full of bull, and a large percentage of Boulder County readers knows it. Why? Because they smoke pot and lead healthy, functional lives. The war on pot is […]

But people would never lie on an anonymous survey, would they?

Depending on data from surveys is always an iffy proposition. Even more so when it involves asking people about illegal activities. Anonymity may help people feel like they can be honest, but it also means there’s nothing preventing them from lying. And a school setting actually encourages “pranking” such surveys (when I was in school, […]

A Supreme Court that still believes in protecting the individual from potentially abusive government intrusion

Canada

Judges cannot issue probation orders requiring people to provide blood or urine samples to check if they are obeying conditions to abstain from drugs or alcohol, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled Friday. In dismissing a Crown appeal of a B.C. Court of Appeal decision, the country’s top court ruled that probation orders compelling […]

War on a plant

You may have already seen this one by now, but I couldn’t resist…

Canadian troops fighting Taliban militants in Afghanistan have stumbled across an unexpected and potent enemy — almost impenetrable forests of marijuana plants 10 feet tall. General Rick Hillier, chief of the Canadian defense staff, said Thursday that Taliban fighters were using […]