Monthly Archives: June 2017

American Drug War History

America’s War on Drugs – a four-part documentary on the History Channel that began on Sunday evening. I watched the first episode (“Acid Spies, and Secret Experiments”) – a fascinating look at the 1960s and 1970s, focusing on the CIA’s … Continue reading

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Sessions makes Franken and Paul come together

In the Daily Caller: Rand Paul And Al Franken Come Together For Weed Republicans and Democrats in Congress are introducing medical marijuana legislation Thursday protecting states from federal interference in the wake of a request to roll back protections from … Continue reading

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Do you want some booty juice with your burritos verdes?

Just for fun… Phillip Smith over at AlterNet has The DEA’s Top 10 Most Insanely Ridiculous Slang Terms for Weed Quite a fun list, including: Bambalachacha Booty Juice Burritos Verdes Fine Stu Good Giggles Joy Smoke Love Nuggets Pocket Rocket … Continue reading

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Sessions continues to attempt his hard line on marijuana

Jeff Sessions personally asked Congress to let him prosecute medical marijuana providers Attorney General Jeff Sessions is asking congressional leaders to undo federal medical marijuana protections that have been in place since 2014, according to a May letter that became … Continue reading

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Steve Rolles on the drug war

Steve Rolles has been one of the best voices in drug policy reform internationally. This fantastic article — Recreational drugs market should be managed by ‘governments not gangsters’, says expert — talks about his book, Legalizing Drugs: The Key to … Continue reading

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