Day: October 6, 2012

A politician who gets it

In Sunday’s Guardian: Legalising marijuana: most Americans get it, so when will our politicians? by Gary Johnson

After Prohibition’s repeal in 1933, kids didn’t start drinking in record numbers. Society didn’t collapse. Today, bathtub gin dealers don’t run amok on playgrounds; microbreweries don’t protect their turf with automatic weapons. Instead, a safe environment to drink […]

Open Thread

A new drug policy organization was launched today: Drug Policy Institute at University of Florida. It’s headed up by Kevin Sabet, and includes such luminaries as Robert DuPont, Keith Humphreys, and Tom McLellan. The rest of the list includes a bunch of former and current hard-core drug warriors. So, you can be sure their […]