Daily Archives: April 19, 2012

Washington and Jefferson and 420

I’ve got a group of extremely talented friends (and former students) who have been involved in a massive film/real life/social media project called “I Made America.” Check out their entire video series – it’s wonderful. The idea is that six … Continue reading

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People like that re-form. Maybe we should get us some.

Rafael Lemaitre, the communications director at ONDCP has started adding #Reform to a lot of his tweets, as though calling what they’re doing “reform” makes it so (sort of like saying they’ve ended the “war on drugs” makes that true). … Continue reading

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Beginning of the end?

Two articles that help emphasize the importance of the recent Summit of the Americas in Cartagena. Douglas Haddow’s OpEd in the Guardian is a must-read: Did Cartagena mark the beginning of the end of the war on drugs? But while … Continue reading

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Remember when ‘legalization’ wasn’t in their vocabulary?

Considering the Drug Czar famously said: “Legalization is not in the president’s vocabulary, and it is not in mine,” both of them seem to be using it an awful lot lately. As Scott Morgan notes: We’re Winning Any Time the … Continue reading

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