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And yes, that is Drug Czar John Walters in the white shirt.

Photo by Craig Kohlruss – Fresno Bee

Schizophrenic about Marijuana

Canada went Reefer Madness this past week:

A pair of articles in the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry has resurrected the “reefer madness” argument about marijuana and its links to mental illness.

Cannabis use can trigger schizophrenia in people already vulnerable to the mental illness — and this fact should shape marijuana policy, argue two […]

Wrong Door

Radley’s new article at the Wall Street Journal

Criminologist Peter Kraska estimates that the number of SWAT team “call-outs” soared past 40,000 in 2001 (the latest year for which figures are available) from about 3,000 in 1981. The vast majority are employed for routine police work — such as serving drug warrants — not the […]