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Conservatives and the Drug War

Martin at Media Crapola has the story about Martha Witherspoon, a 75-year-old great-grandmother, who just finished serving 15 years in prison for buying cocaine from a narc. Martin concludes his post with this strong point:

Not to pick on the Right here, but Republican conservatives are the most vocal of the drug warriors, and they […]

“Tough” is not the solution to crime and poverty

Eugene Volokh’s post last night (“Crime and Poverty“) links approvingly to “A Real Story of Two Americas” by Doug Kern at Tech Central and discusses the link between poverty and crime. Unfortunately, both Doug Kern and Eugene Volokh buy into the “we can solve the problem if we just indiscriminately put more people in jail […]

A new, authoritative book

I might have to check this out, despite the steep $60 price tag: Medicinal Uses of Cannabis and Cannabinoids. From the press release:

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 13, 2004–The Pharmaceutical Press, the publications division of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, with offices in London and Chicago, has published the first edition of The Medicinal […]