President Obama has yet to deliver a clear response to the decision by Colorado and Washington to legalize recreational marijuana use asked whether the government would enforce federal laws that override the verdict of those states.
A key point here is that the source of 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. Once it had the power it then passed the bad laws. (Of
A Colorado task force charged with offering recommendations to the governor and the state legislature is considering whether or not out-of-state visitors should be allowed to grow, sell, or even use the drug within state borders, reported 9 News.
The owner of a new marijuana club in Colorado talked to Cenk Uygur on The Young Turks and discussed the club’s growing popularity and the risk of the federal government attempting to squash the state’s move to legalize the drug.
Two Thousand Thirteen (2013 A.D.) holds promise for the restoration of freedom and liberty around the globe as world leaders and citizenry repudiate zero-tolerance as a societal value and drug policy, and instead continue to inch forward toward an in
Nearly 4,400 people statewide were arrested on suspicion of DUI between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve by officers participating in regional saturation enforcements, according to the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.
A back-in-the-day soda shop in St. Paul has been busted for selling cigarettes -- made of candy. It's illegal!
Right now, 5 adults await death in prison for non-violent, marijuana-related crimes. They are all more than 60 years old; they have all spent at least 15 years locked up for selling pot; and they are all serving life without parole.
Some 15 years after voters said yes to medical marijuana, regulators in Washington, D.C. have finally approved the first two grow sites in the district’s history. It’s taken so long mainly because Congress placed repeated delays on the program
John J. Arvanitis, special agent in charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New England Division, told the Herald in an exclusive interview that the feds will probe pot pharmacies as they see fit.
Let Colorado and Washington be the marijuana trailblazers. Let them struggle with the messy details of what it means to actually legalize the drug. Marijuana is, as a practical matter, already legal in much of California.
A federal judge in California deported to Mexico a pregnant woman claiming to be the daughter of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman.
Caravan 4 Peace - This summer, victims of the drug war in Mexico will travel across the United States. We will promote peace with justice and dignity on both sides of the border
Jim Gierach a former Assistant State’s Attorney of Cook County, Illinois and Richard Van Wickler superintendent for the Cheshire County, New Hampshire Department of Corrections call for the legalization of drugs
The War on Drugs -- The Hub of Most American Crises
James Gierach (Executive Vice President of L.E.A.P. - Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) on the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington.L.E.A.P. consists of a group of cops, judges and prosecutors opposed to the war on marijuana.
A gun found at the scene of a shootout between a Mexican drug cartel and soldiers where a beauty queen died was part of the botched “Fast and Furious” operation, CBS News reports.
HSBC receives get-out-of-jail-free card in a real-life game of Monopoly.
Executive quits in front of US Senate as bank faces massive fines for 'horrific' lapses that resulted in laundering money for drugs cartels and pariah states
In February 2008, Mexican authorities told the CEO of HSBC Holdings Plc's Mexico unit that a local drug lord referred to the bank as the "place to launder money," U.S. prosecutors said on Tuesday, as they announced a record $1.92 billion settlement w
Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong confirms Martoiya Lang, 32, died as a result of her injuries. She has been with the Memphis Police Department since June 2003. "We are asking that the city continue to keep her and her family in your prayers,
Gary Webb reported treasonous activities within the US govt relating to the Contra rebels and lost his life in a most unusual manner.
John McLaughlin, known to his friends as "Sparky," was a True Believer in the War on Drugs.
Thanks to a successful ballot initiative last month, Washington state residents can legally smoke marijuana in the privacy of their living rooms as of Thursday.
A federal showdown with Washington state over its newly realized marijuana law has gone up in smoke, as people puffed pot in public this week with no repercussions.
Narrated by Oscar winning actor Morgan Freeman, "Breaking the Taboo" is produced by Sam Branson's indie Sundog Pictures and Brazilian co-production partner Spray Filmes and was directed by Cosmo Feilding Mellen and Fernando Grostein Andrade.
Fox News created a news story with a test they designed to measure the accuracy of stoned drivers.
“And then he searched me with my clothes on,” the boy said. “Then he told me to remove my belt. As I undid my belt he pulled my pants and underwear down to my knees.” After that, “He started grabbing and searching my privates,” the boy said.
Unsure how your private security firm makes money as the US war in Afghanistan winds down? One option: Go into the drug trade — specifically the lucrative business of fighting narcotics. The State Department needs a business partner
State and county officials cannot refuse to process applications for medical marijuana dispensaries just because the drug remains illegal under federal law, a trial judge ruled.