Daily Archives: November 29, 2012

Marijuana and the NFL again

A much better article in The Nation than the one after election day in USA Today. Dave Zirin: THe NFL’s Coming Conflict on Cannabis, which he notes the dysfunctional NFL policies. In the bizarre macho ethos of the NFL, alcoholism … Continue reading

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Too bizarre to pass up

Mark Kleiman has a very reasonable article at The Crime Report: Legalizing Pot: One Step at a Time. I’m pretty sure a version of it has been published elsewhere, but it’s essentially a plea for the federal government to let … Continue reading

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Unions fighting the good fight

A little piece, but one that made me stand up and cheer on a small miner’s union in Vancouver. Miners Union Fights Drug-Testing Policy VANCOUVER, B.C. (CN) – A coal miners union wants Teck Coal to put the brakes on … Continue reading

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U.N. General Assembly will address drug war

Eventually. Via Drug Policy Alliance Mexico’s Foreign Ministry is reporting that the United Nations has accepted its resolution to hold a General Assembly special session on drugs. The session will take place in the beginning of 2016 with preparations beginning … Continue reading

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