Tag Archives: Prohibition

Mariann G. Wizard :
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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METRO EVENT | Dude. It’s Hemp History Week!

Hemp History Week, June 3-9, 2014, promotes the re-legalization of industrial hemp in the U.S. AUSTIN — Every day, more and more Americans discover the environmental and health-related benefits of hemp (Cannabis sativa). Hemp products now include foods, body care … finish reading METRO EVENT | Dude. It’s Hemp History Week!

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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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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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Harvey Wasserman : It’s High Time to End Marijuana Prohibition

Brian and Stewie campaign to legalize marijuana. Image from Family Guy.It’s time to end prohibition:Legal marijuana or bust!!! By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / November 1, 2010 The simple truth about America’s marijuana prohibition: any law that allows … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : It’s High Time to End Marijuana Prohibition

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Prohibition II : A Trillion Dollars Down the Drain

Cartoon from WeedPolitik.40 Years of War on Drugs:A trillion bucks and things are worse By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / May 14, 2010 Back in 1970, President Richard Nixon was having a lot of trouble trying to get … finish reading Prohibition II : A Trillion Dollars Down the Drain

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Women : The Secret Weapon of the Marijuana Reform Movement

Art from Anne of Carversville.The secret to legal marijuana?It may just be women Public acceptance of pot is at an all-time high, and the fact that women have drastically changed their attitudes may be what is most fascinating about the … finish reading Women : The Secret Weapon of the Marijuana Reform Movement

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Carl R. Hultberg : Jazz Cigarettes

Lester Young was left a shattered man. Photo by Herb Snitzer.The Beatles called them ‘jazz cigarettes’ Race mixing was the fear and marijuana perceived to be the social lubricant making it happen. By Carl R. Hultberg / The Rag Blog … finish reading Carl R. Hultberg : Jazz Cigarettes

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Stop Drug Violence? End Prohibition. Simple as That.

This is the most cogent argument against drug prohibition that I have read. And it couldn’t be more timely. The logic here is so clear that one wonders how so many have been so blind for so long. Or might … finish reading Stop Drug Violence? End Prohibition. Simple as That.

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