The legislation, heading for a vote Thursday, would for the first time give the Food and Drug Administration legal authority to regulate the sale, manufacturing and marketing of tobacco products.
The police station in Edmonton is a forbidding red-brick building bristling with radio masts and surrounded by high walls.
It is an imposing presence, glaring down on a row of Turkish restaurants and supermarkets on the other side of Fore Street in the outer reaches of North London.
The bill has already passed the House and now heads to Governor Donald Carcieri for approval. The governor vetoed similar legislation last year.
AMID THE media frenzy and speculation over the disappearance of Air France’s ill-fated Flight 447, the loss of two of the world’s most prominent figures in the war on the illegal arms trade and international drug trafficking has been virtually overlooked.
“Except for a hand-full of die-hard prohibition cops, most will admit that fact, at least in private. A solid majority of cops would legalize/regulate it today. Why? Most cops will put in 30 years and never respond to a call generated by the USE of marijuana. They correctly see it as a waste of their time.
El Paso's doing it. The Governator's doing it. Barney Franks is doing it. They're all talking about talking about ending their public-private partnership with drug cartels and bringing distribution in-house.
BERLIN -- Six German states have told retailers to stop selling Red Bull Cola energy drinks after a test found a trace amount of cocaine.
They point to California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who said in early May that it's now time to debate legalizing marijuana – though he's personally against it.
(FDA) began regulating these products mid-May because "they go inside the human body." I was able to order some of my other products in the "scrape and light cut" size" but none of the larger quantity hemostatics. (Black Mar
[what crap!] "If pot is relatively harmless, why are we seeing more than 100,000 hospitalizations a year" for marijuana use? Emergency-room admissions where marijuana is the primary substance involved increased by 164% from 1995 to 2002 – f
"They're looking at their (jail) population and realizing that many of the people they're paying to house are there because they can't pay their bonds,"
A federal appeals court today largely upheld a judge's findings that the tobacco industry violated civil racketeering laws by lying to the public about the dangers of their product.
The U.S. Supreme Court handed medical marijuana patients and advocates a resounding victory, refusing to hear a case brought by San Diego County, which has long chafed at implementing statewide medical marijuana laws.
In a interview on Air America Radio, Ron Paul took a strong stand in support of the Constitution and State Sovereignty - by stating that laws and regulations of Marijuana should be on a state level. “If California wants to legalize it, let ‘em legali
The Belgian bodybuilding championship has been canceled after doping officials showed up and all the competitors fled. A doping official says bodybuilders just grabbed their gear and ran off when he came into the room.
Cards issued by retail stores or banks - law-enforcement officials prefer to call them "stored-value cards" - can bring hundreds of thousands of dollars across borders. Difficult to track and often unreadable by law enforcement, the cards a
Mr. Kerlikowske said the issue was one of limited police resources, adding that he doesn't support efforts to legalize drugs. [a rose by any other name]
“My calculation implies we may not have as much time before the Fed has to remove excess reserves and raise the rate,” John Taylor, a Treasury undersecretary under President Bush, said at a Fed conference in Jekyll Island, Georgia.
There are lots of people making money off the drug war, and they are rich, powerful, and influential. Of course, I’m not just talking about the drug lords and the drug cartels
Legalization has become the hobby horse of frustrated statists anxious for power over one of the last remaining industries free from Big Brother’s guiding hand and a cut of profits that are currently out of their grasp.
[unbelievable!] A case in Kansas where the government seems to be targeting not only Stephen Schneider, a physician specializing in pain treatment and his wife, but also Siobhan Reynolds, who heads up a pain patient advocacy group
Yes, there will be black markets, but the prohibitionist argument is as stupid as saying "Sure, this treatment will cure your cancer, but you'll still have a runny nose, so we probably shouldn't do it."
Second Annual GLOBAL MARIJUANA MARCH in Phoenix May 2, 2009 PhoenixNorml.org oe see mpp.org for info pertaining to the upcoming ballot initiative.
DEA dissenter Sandy Gonzalez reveals the drug war's complicity in torture and murder south of the border.
The problem is not the War on Drugs, that is merely the symptom. The problem is that the government has the means to enforce laws like the drug prohibition.
We can try to deal with the Mexican murderers as we first dealt with Al Capone and his minions, or we can apply the lessons we learned from alcohol prohibition and finish dismantling the destructive prohibition experiment.
If it had been dreamed up by Satan himself in the bowels of Hell, the War on Drugs couldn’t be more diabolically calculated to destroy our liberties and promote the cause of evil in the world.