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States Ask Supreme Court To Find Colorado’s Marijuana Regulations Unconstitutional

The states of Nebraska and Oklahoma have asked the United States Supreme Court to issue a declaratory judgment finding that Colorado’s laws regulating the state-licensed production and sale of marijuana to adults violates the US Constitution. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers responded to the suit, stating: "We believe this suit is without...

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Largely without merit

December 18, 2014
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Largely without merit

Yep. That’s the answer to the decision by Nebraska and Oklahoma to ask the Supreme Court to overturn Colorado’s laws legalizing marijuana. Also, “ridiculous,” and “moronic.”

Nebraska and Oklahoma sue Colorado over marijuana legalization

Nebraska and Oklahoma filed the lawsuit directly with the nation’s...

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They just don’t make them like John Walters anymore

December 17, 2014
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They just don’t make them like John Walters anymore

Drug enforcement is not racist by John P. Walters and David W. Murray.

Yep, that John Walters. The former drug czar, and subject of hundreds of drug warrant postings. And yes, he and David Murray are arguing that the drug war isn’t racist.

His...

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Surgeon General

December 16, 2014
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Surgeon General

There is a new surgeon general, and Kevin Sabet approves:

Congratulations to the new @Surgeon_General Vivek Murthy, who opposes marijuana. “I don’t recommend marijuana.” http://t.co/TB0FMuQxoy

Marijuana’s a no-no, says...

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President To Sign Federal Spending Bill Protecting State Sanctioned Medical Marijuana Programs

House and Senate lawmakers have approved spending legislation that contains a historic provision restricting the Justice Department from interfering with the implementation of state-sanctioned medical cannabis and/or hemp...

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President To Sign Federal Spending Bill Protecting State Sanctioned Medical Marijuana Programs

House and Senate lawmakers have approved spending legislation that contains a historic provision restricting the Justice Department from interfering with the implementation of state-sanctioned medical cannabis and/or hemp...

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Legalization Needs the “Marijuana Middle” to Win

The results of a new poll recently released by Third Way, a Washington, D.C. think tank, confirms the country remains largely divided over marijuana policy, a fact also made...

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Open Thread

December 13, 2014
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Open Thread

Absolutely outstanding response to the Big Marijuana nonsense: Marijuana Legalization: The Big Tobacco Smokescreen by Jon Gettman

Big Marijuana? It’s catchy, but comparing legalized marijuana to the tobacco...

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Obama to Native Americans: Marijuana Legalization Is A-OK

Obama to Native Americans: Marijuana Legalization Is A-OK

Department of Justice memo allows Native American tribes to cultivate, process and sell marijuana.

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Drug War Victim David Hooks

December 12, 2014
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Drug War Victim David Hooks

Another outrageous case that’s been added to my Drug War Victims page.

Police shoot, kill Georgia grandfather during no-knock drug raid

EAST DUBLIN, GA — A drug task force...

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Students say the darndest things

December 11, 2014
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Students say the darndest things

I haven’t posted one of these for a while — the college student anti-drug piece that appears to be attempted regurgitation of DARE-style propaganda without any actual comprehension.

Student...

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You can’t say that water doesn’t kill anybody

December 10, 2014
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You can’t say that water doesn’t kill anybody

Kevin Sabet pretends that his argument about the dangers of marijuana is a legitimate critique of legalization, and that things like context and relative risk can be ignored.

Busting...

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