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WSJ: War on Drugs is Doomed

The always excellent Mary Anastasia O’Grady writes in Monday’s Wall Street Journal: The War on Drugs Is Doomed. Strong demand and the high profits that are the result of prohibition make illegal trafficking unstoppable.

The source of the problem is not Mexican supply. It is American demand coupled with prohibition.

It is doubtful that this […]

Illinois Senate outlaws tobacco

… unless it’s filled with… tobacco.

That’s right. In case you missed it in the Drug War Chronicle or Hit and Run, the following will be banned

“individual tobacco wrappers, known as wraps, blunt wraps, or roll your own cigar wraps, whether in the form of a tobacco leaf, sheet, or tube, that consist in […]

Random thought

Sometimes I hear from those who oppose legalization because they’re afraid people who smoke pot will end up working in jobs involving children.

I wonder if they’re also as concerned that people who practice celibacy will end up working in jobs involving children.

State Department Spring Break!

It’s this week

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to Mexico City, Mexico for the Merida U.S.-Mexico High Level Consultative Group meeting on March 23, 2010. The Secretary will be joined by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates; Secretary of Homeland Security Janet A. Napolitano; Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair; Assistant to the […]