Daily Archives: October 15, 2009

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. […] … Continue reading

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Planting hemp seeds on DEA’s front lawn

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 Hauge, … Continue reading

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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.

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