Author Archives: Pete

White House pardons simple marijuana use, possession

A Proclamation on Granting Pardon for the Offense of Simple Possession of Marijuana, Attempted Simple Possession of Marijuana, or Use of Marijuana I, Joseph R. Biden Jr., do hereby grant a full, complete, and unconditional pardon to all current United … Continue reading

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He’s back

Remember John P. Walters? Sigh… We know marijuana is linked to mental illness — so what are we doing? by John P. Walters in the New York Post. Yep. The same nonsense that he was promoting years ago. It’s the … Continue reading

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Do Cheech and Chong roll his joints?

A Senator talking about marijuana… “Two ounces. Just two ounces is equivalent to three joints.” “Just two ounces is equivalent to three joints” — the Republican arguments against legal cannabis are going well. #mnleg pic.twitter.com/PYxftaaMtq — Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) April … Continue reading

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FDA approves over-the-counter Narcan

FDA Approves First Over-the-Counter Naloxone Nasal Spray Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Narcan, 4 milligram (mg) naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray for over-the-counter (OTC), nonprescription, use – the first naloxone product approved for use without a prescription. Naloxone … Continue reading

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I really thought I was done hearing that name

Remember John Walters? Yeah. We talked about him a lot here back in the day when he was the drug czar. Well, he resurfaced on my Twitter with this response to cannabis legalization in New York. Woke killers–If you have … Continue reading

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Guy who wants to be in office has ideas about drugs

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It’s about time…

The White House: Today, President Biden pardoned all prior federal and D.C. offenses of simple marijuana possession. @POTUS also called on governors to pardon simple state marijuana possession offenses. Additionally, @POTUS asked @SecBecerra and the Attorney General to initiate the … Continue reading

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A new home for Radley Balko

It’s no secret that this site has been a big fan of the exceptionally important work done by investigative journalist Radley Balko. It’s very sad to hear this: So after nine years, I’m being let go by the Washington Post. … Continue reading

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Devastating raids

Over the years, I’ve seen some real atrocities in the news regarding the damage done by law enforcement in the course of a raid — a flashbang thrown into a crib with a baby in it, doors ripped off and … Continue reading

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Florida man discovers fourth amendment

This made me laugh… Donald Trump posted: A major motion pertaining to the Fourth Amendment will soon be filed concerning the illegal Break-In of my home, Mar-a-Lago, right before the ever important Mid-Term Elections. My rights, together with the rights … Continue reading

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