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Raich v. Ashcroft transcript Available

Oral Argument transcript available online. (pdf) I haven’t had a chance to read it yet, but I’ll be talking about it more later. Updates: First reaction. The Justices went after Clements (government side) a lot harder than was widely reported. Line that made me laugh (and gag at the same time):

Clements: And I think […]

Christopher Hitchens gets it

In today’s Slate, Hitchens writes Let the Afghan Poppies Bloom: How the drug war is undermining the war on terrorism.

Do you know anyone who really believes in the “war on drugs” as it is supposedly waged in the United States? It is widely understood to be the main index of pointless and costly and […]

DEA blocks research again

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“bullet” Go to Last One Speaks for the news that investigative reporter Gary Web has died. Also an update on Tommy Chong and a strange case of long-distance drug possession. “bullet” Martin at Media Crapola has an interesting post about a recent NY Times article on the drug war. “bullet” decrimwatch brings us an excellent […]

We WILL have Walters to kick around some more

John Walters, Drug Lord Czar extraordinaire, will be continuing for another term. The only thing that makes this bearable is that Walters is such a polarizing figure that his statements often serve to mobilize drug policy reformers. He will undoubtedly continue his bizarre offensives against sick people, Canadians, and school children. Baylen has more at […]