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SPECIAL REPORT | The Drug War: ‘Against the Wind,’ Part 1

Marijuana prohibition is a house of straw. During the past month, the winds of change have started to rip that house apart and now the DEA may be reevaluating cannabis’ status as a ‘dangerous drug.’ By Mariann G. Wizard | … finish reading Mariann G. Wizard :
SPECIAL REPORT | The Drug War: ‘Against the Wind,’ Part 1

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REPORT / Mariann G. Wizard : ‘La Vida Coca’ in Bolivia and Peru

Pre-Incan metal vessels in the Larco Museum, Lima, for storing coca leaves. Human-faced pots from some early Andean cultures (not shown) have distended cheek pouches, where coca leaves are held during use. The central figure above is using coca in … finish reading REPORT / Mariann G. Wizard : ‘La Vida Coca’ in Bolivia and Peru

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Medical Marijuana : Raids Continue But Policy Change in the Air

The message is clear, said UCLA professor Mark Kleiman, a former Justice Department official and an expert on crime and drug policy. ‘It is no longer federal policy to beat up on hippies.’By Devlin Barrett / February 7, 2009 See … finish reading Medical Marijuana : Raids Continue But Policy Change in the Air

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DEA Uses Blackwater to Raid Medical Marijuana Providers

Blackwater does the DEA’s job in Culver City, Cal.‘I guess none of their usual buddies were available’By Rebecca Saltzman Last week the DEA raided a medical marijuana dispensary in Culver City, Cal., spending hours on site detaining employees and ultimately … finish reading DEA Uses Blackwater to Raid Medical Marijuana Providers

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