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The new lie: Smokable PLANT is not medicine

In this ridiculous post, ONDCP Deputy Director Bertha Madras has a rather silly “rebuttal” to the new study showing the value of marijuana in relieving certain symptoms in AIDS sufferers. But the really interesting part… Remember the recent story about how a pharmaceutical company was developing a “new” concept? It was… smokable medicine. At the […]

Lou

Lou Dobbs, who is already missing way too many brain cells, is apparently getting high sucking on the tailpipe of the drug war this week (or am I mixing metaphors?) From last night:

DOBBS: Abusing them, dependent upon them, and the drugs are last week hailing a decline in drug use. I mean, it […]

Radley Balko on Kathryn Johnston

Radley said it right…

Finally, a serious inquiry into Johnston’s death should take a critical, sweeping look at the fundamental nature of drug policing. The Atlanta Journal reported last month that a misguided focus on arrest numbers and stacking statistics have led to low morale, short-cutting, and conducting high-stakes raids resulting in paltry amounts of […]