Tag Archives: Drug Laws

Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | ‘Weed Land’ author Peter Hecht’s no gonzo journalist

In Hecht’s book, the Feds are always heavy, the growers usually naïve, and it’s almost always bad news. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | April 9, 2014 [Weed Land: Inside America’s Marijuana Epicenter and How Pot Went Legit … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | ‘Weed Land’ author Peter Hecht’s no gonzo journalist

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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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Jonah Raskin : Pancake and Rye in ‘Marijuanaland’

Pancake and Rye in ‘Marijuanaland‘ By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / September 5, 2011 Longtime Rag Blog contributor Jonah Raskin, author of Marijuanaland: Dispatches from an American War, will sign books at a Rag Blog Happy Hour, Friday, … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Pancake and Rye in ‘Marijuanaland’

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Jordan Flaherty : Louisiana Civil Rights Activist Gets 15 Years on Drug Charge

Catrina Wallace (right), pictured with Caseptla Baily, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for distribution of a controlled substance. Wallace and Baily were both active in the campaign to support the Jena 6. Their door was broken down … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : Louisiana Civil Rights Activist Gets 15 Years on Drug Charge

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Carl R. Hultberg :
How They Busted Hippie Hill

They found dope in Dick’s Store and then they took down Hippie Hill. As far as I know Hippie Hill had never really bothered many of the local townspeople. All that changed last year… By Carl R. Hultberg | The … finish reading Carl R. Hultberg :
How They Busted Hippie Hill

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Children of Inmates: A Problem Needing a Solution

Children of inmates play during a party for the children inside Santa Monica women’s prison in Lima, September 25, 2008. The prison allows children of the inmates to stay with their mothers till they are three years old. There are … finish reading Children of Inmates: A Problem Needing a Solution

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The War on Drugs: Humiliating 13-Year-Olds

Savana Redding, 19, was strip searched six years ago when teachers suspected she had brought prescription pills to school. Phtot: Chris Hinkle for The New York Times.Strip-Search of Girl Tests Limit of School PolicyBy Adam Liptak / March 23, 2009 … finish reading The War on Drugs: Humiliating 13-Year-Olds

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Corn Flakes and the Phelps Flap : Just Say No

Garbage in, garbage out. Photo by Bill Narum / The Rag Blog. I support freedom of choice, Kellogg’s doesn’t have to sponsor Phelps and I don’t have to eat their products. By Bill Narum / The Rag Blog / February … finish reading Corn Flakes and the Phelps Flap : Just Say No

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Mariann G. Wizard :
Marijuana a Winner in 2008 Elections

Voters say ‘Yes’ in Cannabis-related initiatives. By Mariann G. Wizard | The Rag Blog | November 9, 2008 Marijuana-related measures on various ballots around the country did fairly well in last Tuesday’s elections. In Michigan, a medical marijuana initiative passed … finish reading Mariann G. Wizard :
Marijuana a Winner in 2008 Elections

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Reefer Madness Redux : Drug Laws are So Fifties

copyright © 1998-2008. p. kelly and knuschka.com.The ‘hill of evidence’ against mandatory minimums ‘has grown into a mountain.’By Jordan Smith / October 17, 2008 As they say, the more things change, the more they stay the same. Take, for example, … finish reading Reefer Madness Redux : Drug Laws are So Fifties

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