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Open Thread

March 10, 2014
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Open Thread

I’m in New York all this week. I’ve got 16 students with me for a week of walking tours and Broadway shows. It’s pretty much a non-stop schedule, so I won’t be able to post much. Not even sure I’ll have time to read much in the news, so let me know what’s going...

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Willful Ignorance

March 6, 2014
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Willful Ignorance

Paul Armentano catches this incredible performance by the Director of the National Institutes of Health: Health Czar Shows Amazing Ignorance About Marijuana

“We don’t know a lot about the things we wish we did,” with respect to the herb, Collins said, seemingly unaware that a keyword search of the agency’s own sponsored website would...

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Wow. U.S. willing to not interfere in other countries’ drug policies?

March 6, 2014
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Wow. U.S. willing to not interfere in other countries’ drug policies?

That seems to be the message that’s coming here: US softens – Hints at ways Ja could avoid punitive measures for ganja

Instead of belching fire and brimstone, the Obama Administration yesterday appeared to be treading softly on Jamaica’s plans to decriminalise ganja.

A key US narcotic agency also hinted at ways the...

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Fifth columnists? (Updated)

March 6, 2014
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Fifth columnists? (Updated)

California cities, police chiefs support pot regulation for the first time

Yep. After years of actively and criminally resisting the will of the voters, these groups are asking for a seat at the table of regulating marijuana. Because they’ve finally seen the light? No, because they’re afraid of becoming irrelevant.

California cities and police...

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Our future

March 6, 2014
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Our future

I had a nice one-on-one interview with a High School student (set up by his teacher) who is doing a project on drug policy reform for a sociology class. It was really great to see his passion and enthusiasm for learning more about the subject.

He was light years ahead of what I knew...

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Doubling Down

March 5, 2014
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Doubling Down

Gupta: ‘I am doubling down’ on medical marijuana

I am more convinced than ever that it is irresponsible to not provide the best care we can, care that often may involve marijuana.

I am not backing down on medical marijuana; I am doubling down.

Marijuana is classified as a Schedule I substance, defined...

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Open Thread

March 5, 2014
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Open Thread

War of Words: The International Narcotics Control Board vs. A Changing World. The INCB withdrew its head from its nether regions briefly yesterday to release its 2013 report. Phillip Smith comments.

This could be a surprise to a lot of parents…. DEA Official: ‘Every Single Parent’ Opposes Marijuana Legalization. Oh, yeah, and...

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Kleiman, State Laboratories, and Advertising for Addicts

March 4, 2014
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Kleiman, State Laboratories, and Advertising for Addicts

Mark Kleiman has an extensive piece in Washington Monthly: How Not to Make a Hash Out of Cannabis Legalization: Leaving it to the states is a recipe for disaster.

As usual, with Mark, it’s a mix of some very good material and some unsupported nonsense that is just there to support his personal nanny-state...

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The son of Gary Shepherd continues the fight

March 3, 2014
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The son of Gary Shepherd continues the fight

One of the sad stories on my Drug War Victims page is about Gary Shepherd, a Vietnam veteran who had grown marijuana plants, and during a standoff with police, was shot to death in front of his infant son.

That son, Jacob, is now grown up — he’s a student at the University of...

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Governor Brown promotes the pot zombie apocolypse

March 3, 2014
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Governor Brown promotes the pot zombie apocolypse

Apparently, once legalization happens, everyone’s going to quit their jobs and just say “Dude” a lot.

After legalization, he said, “if there’s advertising and legitimacy, how many people can get stoned and still have a great state or a great nation? The world’s pretty dangerous, very competitive. I think we need to stay alert,...

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