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Good stuff at the Los Angeles Times

Here’s another one to properly ridicule the Joseph Califano/CASA “study” on Facebook and teen drinking.

Flash! Facebook causes teen drinking! (Until you read the fine print)

For too long, people like Califano have gotten away with lying — inferring that correlation is the same as causation is a form of lying. It’s nice to […]

Odds and Ends

I think it’s pretty exciting that we’re witnessing a renaissance of female heroes. Why are the police attacking them?

Law Enforcement Prepares to Fight Heroine Resurgence

To Channel 5’s headline writer: Spell-check doesn’t know the difference between a legendary female character and a drug made from poppies. That means you need to.

US-Trained […]

Canada could learn from the U.S.

… on how not to handle drug policy.

A good article: Ottawa’s drug problem: The penalty doesn’t fit the crime by Edward Greenspan and Anthony Doob.

…the answer to offending “does not lie in simply building more prisons and getting more police. If that were true, then the United States would be the safest place […]