Daily Archives: August 12, 2010

Oh my God. Children were in the same house with… plants.

Police in St. Louis discovered a marijuana lab in a house. Yes, a “marijuana growth lab,” was in the basement. Todd and Angela Priest have been charged with child endangerment. The Priests knowingly allowed the children to enter the house … Continue reading

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The time is definitely coming

The Oppenheimer Report in the Miami Herald: Has the time come to legalize drugs? I haven’t really mentioned Vicente Fox’s recent call for legalization. Andres Oppenheimer discusses it. While the three centrist former presidents’ proposal amounted to not prosecuting people … Continue reading

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Don’t send your kid to treatment

A very interesting article by Paul Elam (thanks to Radley): When Your Kid Smokes Pot O.K., so you found some weed in your teen-agers room. Depending on the kind of parent you are, your reaction to that can range from … Continue reading

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Random Action

I think it would be interesting if a group of people got together and decided to picket their local drug store chain (Walgreens, Duane Reed, CVS, etc.). Sort of a NIMBY movement to make fun of the fears some people … Continue reading

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Programming Note

Webinar on legalizing marijuana: Join us Thursday for a webinar on the societal consequences and costs of Prop. 19. San Francisco Chronicle/SFGate.com meets with Pleasant Hill Police Chief Pete Dunbar and former San Jose Police Chief Joe McNamara to explore … Continue reading

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