Archive for November 9th, 2010

The Perverse Effect of Roger Christie’s imprisonment

The Perverse Effect of Roger Christie’s imprisonment

"As US economist and Nobel laureate Milton Friedman observed in a 1991 interview on the public television program America’s Drug Forum: “If you look at the drug war from a purely economic point of view, the role of the government is to protect the ...
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A picture’s worth¦

A picture’s worth¦

Earlier, some commenters were speculating regarding how many plants you could grow in a 25′ square plot, as allowed in Prop 19.

Well, if you grow them like Kangativa does in Australia, you couldn’t even fit one!

Via Toke of the Town, where we learn that these plants grow up to 18 feet tall and yield...
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Josh Marshall, ignorance proudly on display

Josh Marshall, ignorance proudly on display

This may be the most incoherent (and utterly stupid) argument against legalization I’ve ever heard, and it was publicly presented by a professional columnist and publisher of a massive internet conglomerate of news and opinion sites who holds a doctorate in American history.

I just don’t know if I think marijuana should be legalized at...
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Welcome to Drug Facts Week

Welcome to Drug Facts Week

Yes, the National Institute on Drug Abuse is hosting Drug Facts Week, November 8-14, which is somewhat akin to the KKK hosting Black History Month. Their partners in this enterprise are: Discovery, MTV, and Partnership for a Drug Free America, plus federal, state, and local agencies.

We’ve talked before about NIDA’s lack of interest...
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