Send comments, tips,
and suggestions to:
DrugWarRant
Join us on Pete's couch.
couch

DrugWarRant.com, the longest running single-issue blog devoted to drug policy, is published by the Prohibition Isn't Free Foundation
facebooktwitterrss
June 2008
M T W T F S S
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30  

Archives

Authors

I know I’d feel more relaxed

Denver

Marijuana proponents want to know why federal officials continue to allow people to use alcohol on airplanes, but won’t allow pot smoking in the lounges at Denver International Airport. “Does it make sense to allow adults to use a drug that causes problems on airplanes and not allow them to use one that does […]

They’re always going to find a way

Brazil

A sharp increase in drugs and cellphones found inside a Brazilian prison mystified officials — until guards spotted some distressed pigeons struggling to stay airborne. Inmates at the prison in Marilia, Sao Paulo state had been training carrier pigeons to smuggle in goods using cell phone sized pouches on their backs, a low-tech but […]

A brief dialog about tactics of the drug war

Earlier this week I briefly noted a piece about the death of Vincent Hodgkiss by paramilitary raid. I had found out about it in a well-written article in the Sun-Sentinel by Michael Mayo — Overzealous drug war claims another casualty — and I noted that finally the right questions were being asked in the media. […]