Tag Archives: Drug Law Reform

Lamar W. Hankins :
War on Drugs and ‘gateway’ madness

We should face up to the failure of the War on Drugs as public policy and seek a better way that is consistent with individual rights and personal responsibility. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | January 22, … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
War on Drugs and ‘gateway’ madness

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INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : The Quest of Cannabis King Jorge Cervantes

Jorge Cervantes with some of his queenly Cannabis plants. Photos special to The Rag Blog. An Interview with Jorge Cervantes: The king of marijuana cultivators andhis quest for the ‘Queens of Cannabis’ Marijuana will keep its underground character for a … finish reading INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : The Quest of Cannabis King Jorge Cervantes

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Howard Wooldridge : Rocky Mountain High / 3

Howard “Cowboy” Wooldridge in Washington, D.C.,  with his wife Karen.. Misty and me:Fighting pot prohibition in Colorado, Part III An analysis of the 2012 state initiatives on cannabis. By Howard Wooldridge / The Rag Blog / January 8, 2013 Howard … finish reading Howard Wooldridge : Rocky Mountain High / 3

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Howard Wooldridge : Rocky Mountain High / 2

Howard Wooldridge and Misty in Pueblo, Colorado. Image from The Pueblo Chieftain.Misty and me:Fighting pot prohibition in Colorado, Part II By Howard Wooldridge / The Rag Blog / December 20, 2012 Howard Wooldridge was Thorne Dreyer’s guest on Rag Radio, … finish reading Howard Wooldridge : Rocky Mountain High / 2

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Howard Wooldridge : Rocky Mountain High / 1

Howard “Cowboy” Wooldridge and Misty fight marijuana prohibition in Colorado.Misty and me:Fighting pot prohibition in Colorado Governor Hickenlooper moaned that tourism would decline or, if more tourists came, they would be the ‘wrong sort of people.’ What a muffin-head he … finish reading Howard Wooldridge : Rocky Mountain High / 1

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David P. Hamilton : The Physics of the Drug War

Mexican soldiers at site in Acapulco where three dismembered bodies were found in March 2012. Photo by Pedro Pardo / Agence France-Presse /Getty Images.Drug War futures:The dynamics againstan end to prohibition The reliable physics of the drug war is that … finish reading David P. Hamilton : The Physics of the Drug War

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BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : ‘Smoke Signals’ from Martin Lee

A psychoactive political journey:Smoke Signals from marijuana maven Martin Lee By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | August 8, 2012 [Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana – Medical, Recreational and Scientific, by Martin A. Lee (2012: Scribner); Hardcover; … finish reading BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : ‘Smoke Signals’ from Martin Lee

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INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Paul Krassner Is Still Smokin’ at 80

Paul Krassner at his 80th birthday party.The counterculture was a spiritual revolution:A Rag Blog interview with Paul Krassner  As the editor of The Realist, Krassner taught me not to take myself too seriously and not to gaze with absolute reverence … finish reading INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Paul Krassner Is Still Smokin’ at 80

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Rag Radio : Activist/Journalist Jonah Raskin, Author of ‘Marijuanaland’

Jonah Raskin, photographed at a Rag Blog Happy Hour at Maria’s Taco Xpress in Austin, Texas, Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, after appearing on Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer. Photos (above and below) by James Retherford / The Rag Blog.Activist/journalist Jonah … finish reading Rag Radio : Activist/Journalist Jonah Raskin, Author of ‘Marijuanaland’

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BOOKS / Mariann G. Wizard : Jonah Raskin’s ‘Marijuanaland’

The Rag Blog and Rag Radio present Jonah Raskin in Austin Jonah Raskin will be our special guest at a Rag Blog Happy Hour, Friday, Oct. 7, 5-7 p.m., at Maria’s Taco Xpress, 2529 S. Lamar Blvd. All are welcome. … finish reading BOOKS / Mariann G. Wizard : Jonah Raskin’s ‘Marijuanaland’

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Saving Granny from Vouchercare

Political cartoon by Nick Anderson / Houston Chronicle.Unkindest cut of all:Saving Granny from Vouchercare By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / June 15, 2011 “Avarice has so seized upon mankind that their wealth seems rather to possess … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Saving Granny from Vouchercare

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Health Care and the Congress from Bedlam

Birth of the Republican Congress: “The Interior of Bedlam” (Bethlem Royal Hospital), from A Rake’s Progress by William Hogarth, 1763. Image from McCormick Library, Northwestern University / Wikimedia Commons.The Congress from Bedlam:Health care and American prioritiesBy Dr. Stephen R. Keister … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Health Care and the Congress from Bedlam

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