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Durbin takes on cocaine sentencing disparity

Washington Post:

The Senate’s second-ranking Democrat introduced a bill Thursday that would eliminate the sentencing disparity between crack and powdered cocaine, an issue that has frustrated judges, civil rights advocates and drug reform proponents for more than two decades. […]

Some law enforcement officials have advocated eliminating the disparity by increasing the penalties for possession […]

Planting hemp seeds on DEA’s front lawn

David Bronner, left, joins Isaac Nichelson. (Photo By Jonathan Ernst For The Washington Post)

David Montgomery, in the Washington Post, has a delightful article about the symbolic planting that took place Tuesday at DEA headquarters by industrial hemp advocates.

The group included David Bronner of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, North Dakota farmer Wayne […]

Responses to Doug Hunter piece published

The Tri-City Times has published several letters responding to the Illegal drugs means danger OpEd that we discussed.