Tag Archives: Prohibition

Hot Damn! Marijuana in the News

Three news hits suggest that Marijuana Prohibition may be going up in smoke By Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog / February 27, 2009 Yes friends and neighbors, who would have thunk it, but marijuana prohibition may just be entering … Continue reading

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Jury Nullification : Peers Refuse to Convict Disabled Vet in Pot Bust

Get Out of Jail Free / wayneandwax. “Jurors should acquit, even against the judge’s instruction… if exercising their judgement with discretion and honesty they have a clear conviction the charge of the court is wrong.” ~ Alexander Hamilton, 1804. ‘The … Continue reading

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Ex-Narc to El Paso City Council : Legalize Drugs

Prohibition will never curb border violence related to the illegal drug trade, nor will it ever reduce any of the devastating consequences associated with illegal drugs. The only way to reduce illegal drug-market violence is to legalize and regulate drugs, … Continue reading

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El Paso City Council : Rethink Drug War, Drug Prohibition

Maybe it’s time for a new look at drug prohibition: A police officer guards a crime scene where four men were gunned down in a drive-by shooting in the border city of Ciudad Juarez Aug. 22, 2008. More than 2,000 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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What Will the Candidates Do to End the Unwinnable War on Drugs?

‘The prohibition of drugs is perhaps the most disastrous policy currently pursued by the US government’By Johann Hari / August 10, 2008 On January 20th 2009, either the president of the United States will be a man who used to … Continue reading

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Amsterdam : To Have Such Problems!

Coffee shop for cannibis smokers in Amsterdam You can’t get busted for smoking weed, but tobacco is another matter. Roger Baker / The Rag Blog Marijuana Is In, Tobacco Is Out Under Netherlands’ Smoking Ban By Martijn van der Starre … Continue reading

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