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U.S. must legalize drugs to stop the violence

That’s the powerful message from former Mexican President Vicente Fox is this very hard-hitting video interview with BBC News.

Headline of the day

Red Ribbon Week promotes anti-drug use

I hope they’re promoting responsible anti-drug use.

You wouldn’t want young people abusing anti-drugs.

I also enjoy the fact that “Throughout the week, junior high and high school parents will have a chance to sign a pledge to supervise teen parties and keep them free of alcohol and drugs.”

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GOP Senators discover states’ rights when convenient

From the Hill

The Senate narrowly defeated an amendment on Thursday that would have established a commission to research avenues for reparing the “broken” criminal justice system after Republicans said it would encroach on states’ constitutional rights to conduct their own affairs.

Yep, this is the Webb commission that got defeated.

Texas Sen. Kay […]

Governors Highway Safety Association rebukes Drug Czar on drugged driving

I found this article at The Auto Channel that, at first, would seem to be in support of the ONDCP’s effort to use driving laws as a back door method to criminalizing internal possession of marijuana.

Oct. 13, 2011: The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) announced today that it has strengthened its drugged driving policy […]