Tag: Currents

A LEAP candidate?

Nice little story in southern Illinois about a sheriff who was being interviewed for a story about selling off seized cars.

According to sheriff Mearkl Justus…the most common drug resulting in property seizures…is marijuana.

But after thirty years as sheriff in St. Clair County, Sheriff Justus has reached a conclusion.

“It’s just a merry-go-round. I think some day, and […]

Sorry Grandma, I’m high, so you die.

Via Phil Smith at Stop the Drug War

Peruvian President Alan García said Monday he is absolutely opposed to drug legalization and warned that legalizing marijuana will take society down the path toward euthanizing the elderly.


Put on your vests, boys, those tomatoes might shoot back!

That’s right! It’s another tomato raid. This time, in the greenhouse of a Montessori school.

“We were all as a group eating outside as we usually do, and this unmarked drab-green helicopter kept flying over and dropping lower,” she said. “Of course, the kids got all excited. They were telling me that they could see […]

What about industrial hemp?

Kudos to Illinois State University chapter of SSDP for a very nice Hempfest event today out on the quad (and a beautiful day for it).

While I was out there, one of the students asked me what, if anything, Prop 19 had to say about industrial hemp. “Nothing, really.”

Of course, I suppose that any of the […]

Idiot politicians everywhere

I sometimes forget that we’re not the only ones with them…

This stunning public policy communique from the home office as a result of a fact-finding international trip…

Home Office minister James Brokenshire has warned of the severe consequnces of smuggling drugs when he visited Sarita Colonia jail in Peru.

During his visit, part of a week-long trip to […]