Monthly Archives: April 2013

Kevin Sabet, Congressional Vote Counter

Kevin Sabet is particularly good at one thing: getting the media to quote him. He obviously works hard at this and has been quite successful at positioning himself as a go-to person for any kind of quote related to marijuana … Continue reading

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Some light reading

Stephen Duke of Yale has put together a very nice little paper: The Future of Marijuana in the United States He covers a lot of ground in the discussion, with brief, well-researched, sections on each. It’s not anything ground-breaking to … Continue reading

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The Czar’s New Clothes

Obama Drug Control Policy: Gets Called Out For Not Meeting Its Own Standards Excellent article by Mayura Iyer at PolicyMic discusses the recent GAO report that found that the government has made no progress towards its drug policy goals, and … Continue reading

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OMG – Pothead Terrorists!

Poor Cliff Kinkaid. He’s such an incredible tool. Check out his latest: How Pothead Terrorists Almost Outsmarted the Police You can tell he’s just salivating at the notion of a story that indicts marijuana use, terrorism and the Obama administration … Continue reading

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The rhetorical end to the war

Jacob Sullum does a nice job with Obama Ends the War on Drugs… Again Shepard, for example, considers this quote from Kerlikowske to be evidence of a real breakthrough: “Drug policy should be rooted in neuroscience, not political science.” […] … Continue reading

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Parenting choices

Link Tamerlan Tsarnaev delved deeply into religion in recent years at the urging of his mother, who feared he was slipping into a life of marijuana, girls and alcohol. So… how did that work out?

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Flying the False Flag of Reform – 2013 National Drug Control Strategy

The Washington Post notes that the Drug Czar plans to outline the drug control strategy today at Johns Hopkins. Nation’s drug czar to outline drug policy reform emphasizing public health “Drug policy reform.” ANNAPOLIS, Md. — President Barack Obama’s new … Continue reading

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Parents and Drug Legalization

A truly outstanding piece by Tony O’Neill: Why Good Parents Should Support Drug Legalization As an ex-junkie, I know how harmful addiction is. As a father, I want to protect my daughter from harm. Making all drugs legal will help. … Continue reading

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This is not that country

… or at least I hope not. I have for you another ridiculous OpEd, this one from USC Annenberg. Against Marijuana Legalization This particular OpEd focuses mostly on concerns regarding the inevitable commercialization of marijuana. As with alcohol, the government … Continue reading

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The song going through my head

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