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Two dead dogs, a terrorized family — and the case of the Mayor’s bad bust gets worse and worse

So the cops intercept a package full of marijuana addressed to Mayor Cheye Calvo’s wife, deliver it, and when nobody opens it, they go in, kill the dogs and terrorize the family. Just routine police business. In bizarro-land. Of course, this is horrible policing. Even if you discount the fact that they entered illegally. And […]

Teaser

It’s a little early to give out details right now, but I’ve been invited to participate in a prestigious debate overseas in a couple of months, which will focus on one aspect of drug policy. I’m glad I’ve spent so much time on my Elevator Arguments (pdf). After having to get a point across in […]

This guy could easily replace the Marketing Division of the Sirius Cybernetics Corporation when the revolution comes*

The Drug Czar visited a pot growing site.

John Walters, who holds the Cabinet-level position as director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, came to California to bring attention to a new locally coordinated, but partly federally funded, marijuana eradication program to raid marijuana gardens planted on public lands by Mexican […]

Bolivia surprises people by successfully not toeing the U.S. line

In Time Magazine: Bolivia’s Surprising Anti-Drug Success

Morales has proven to be a skilled switch- hitter: Coca cultivation is under control and drug trafficking interdiction is up. The U.S. acknowledges the achievements, even as it remains skeptical of Morales’ policies on the industrialization of non-narcotic coca products. Still, Morales has managed to meet at least […]