Kevin Sabet, who served as a senior drug policy adviser in the Obama administration, said it was unlikely the federal government would allow states to legalize marijuana. “I think the administration has been very clear and the president has been very
Even the former state attorney says Michael Edwards is a changed man who has served 'more time than the crime'. But the chances for early release are slim.
A documentary film that features interviews with former US presidents, Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton among them, admitting their drug-related policies in the war against drugs were wrong, is set to be released in America next week.
For more than a year the CIA has been trafficking 300 kilos of cocaine a month from Ecuador to Chile for export on to Europe, according to recent credible media reports from Santiago, the Chilean capital. Proceeds from the 300 kilo-a-month busines
It can be a little deceiving to think of Mexico's drug cartels as simply gangsters. Instead, they've blurred boundaries between organized crime and quasi-military insurgents, seized swathes of territory and become some of the world's most dangerous c
Due to new rule changes from the TN Alcoholic Beverage Commission concerning the minimum percentage of food an establishment must sell in relation to its gross sales, our venues will be closing.... Since we cannot meet their requirements,
The federal government has found the drug "ecstasy" helpful to soldiers returning from the Middle East suffering from post-traumatic stress. No mention was made of how this drug might have helped other users deal with the stresses generated by life
The top cop for the Indiana State Police on Tuesday advised a group of state lawmakers that marijuana be legalized and taxed.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is actually the second-highest funding source for drug studies (first is the drug companies, themselves). Many assume NIH-funded studies are unbiased, but NIH accepts a great deal of money from Big Pharma a
(Salem-News.com) Jim Sabow was a career Marine, a Harrier pilot, third in command of El Toro, and he wasn’t going to allow the illegal drug running to keep taking place on his base.
On election day Colorado and Washington legalized marijuana, becoming the first states in the entire world to do so.
ENDING the consumption and the trafficking of illegal drugs is “impossible”, according to Felipe Calderón, Mexico’s outgoing president.
Legislators in Rhode Island and Maine To Introduce Recreational Marijuana Legalization Bills Tomorrow
Dear Mr. President, We urge you to respect the wishes of the voters of Colorado and Washington and refrain from federal prosecution of the inhabitants of those states who will be following their states’ laws with regard to the use of marijuana.
Eugene Jarecki: I wanted to portray the fullness of the issue. As the drug war has grown over time, it's like any predatory monster; it knows no bounds. I was convinced from early on we needed to travel far and wide and talk to people at all levels
Back in September I blogged on the subject of how Nazi York City cigar stores that have smoking areas for their customers can no longer serve coffee to them. Today I stopped by a cigar store that I used to frequent from 2001 to 2004 before I
The “war on drugs” didn’t begin with Richard Nixon. It is an outgrowth of a 1961 United Nations document called the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, which created the framework for a global drug prohibition jihad.
The United Nations has declared Colorado and Washington in violation of international treaties following ballot initiatives that have legalized the recreational use of marijuana.
The U.S. war in Afghanistan is supposed to be winding down. Its contractor-led drug war? Not so much.
Pat Robertson Advocates Making Marijuana Legal on 700 Club
The UN has called for Attorney General Eric Holder to challenge the rulings of states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use. This is another blatant attempt by the UN to override the sovereignty of this nation.
Uruguay Introduces Marijuana Legalization Bill; Poised to Become First Country in the World to End Marijuana Prohibition
By state law, medical marijuana is legal in Montana. Federal law, however, is another matter, as Chris Williams sadly found out.
The trip was 30 minutes, and the patient was in pain. But because of a nationwide shortage, his morphine supply had dwindled from 4 doses to just 1, presenting him with a stark quandary. Should he treat the woman, who was clearly suffering? Or
Meet Matthew Fogg, a former US Marshal whose exploits led him to be nicknamed "Batman." When he noticed all of his team's drug raids were in black areas, he suggested doing the same in the suburbs. His boss didn't take kindly
Of the 50 tax farms that comprise America, 16 have governments that will allow prescribed medical marijuana for use by patients suffering from such conditions as glaucoma, anorexia, or cancer.
There is a legal showdown brewing between the federal government and two states whose residents voted to legalize recreational use of marijuana earlier this month
Former federal prosecutor Mark Oslet wrote a CNN op-ed that presents a clear and concise argument as to why the U.S. federal government should honor state laws legalizing marijuana.
"The kind officers [who were spouting language the two LDS home teachers were not used to hearing] did not seem to like this action and one very large officer stepped toward Budd’s companion, who then found himself looking directly into the muzzle of
A case that touches on 2 important criminal justice issues – prosecutorial misconduct and the federal government’s zealous war on pain medication – will not be heading to the Supreme Court, even after 70 federal judges and prosecutors