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Possibly 1,000 veterans a month are attempting to commit suicide, and actual suicides may exceed battlefield deaths. How would that number change if the U.S. government regularly prescribed marijuana for PTSD?

[Thanks, ezrydn for the pointer]

Drug Warriors score P.R. loss, at our expense

So the U.S. is finally dismissing cocaine charges against Ricardo Palmera. If you may recall, this was the Colombian FARC member extradited to the U.S. who had already been sentenced for a hostage-taking conspiracy charge. But his extradition was supposed to be a big score for the drug war, so they spent over a million […]

News flash – war on drugs is still racist

New York Times:

More than two decades after President Ronald Reagan escalated the war on drugs, arrests for drug sales or, more often, drug possession are still rising. And despite public debate and limited efforts to reduce them, large disparities persist in the rate at which blacks and whites are arrested and imprisoned for drug […]