Tag Archives: American Drug War

Constitution Daily: Staff- Happy Days Are Here Again: The 21st Amendment Repeals Prohibition

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Constitution Daily: Staff- Happy Days Are Here Again: The 21st Amendment Repeals Prohibition If you think the so-called War on Drugs in America goes back to 1971 which is way … Continue reading

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The Economist: Video: The Real Cost of The War on Drugs

The Economist: Video: The Real Cost of The War on Drugs America, at least at one point and perhaps they still are, was the biggest consumer of narcotics, legal and otherwise, in the world. One reason why you see so … Continue reading

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Pot-TV: Andrew Bernstein- ‘The Case For Ending Drug Prohibition’

  Source: The New Democrat I mostly agree with Andrew Bernstein here and I disagree with him when it comes to full legalization. I’m not a Libertarian and that is just one example of why I wouldn’t legalize cocaine, heroin and … Continue reading

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NORML: U.S. Congress- Legislation Introduced To Get The Feds Out of The Marijuana Enforcement Business

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Representative Jared Polis has been against the War on Drugs and in favor of marijuana legalization as long as I’ve known of him and I believe he was elected to … Continue reading

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Slate: Blog: Beth Ethier: Senate Leader Mitch McConnell Promotes Industrial Hemp: Senate Leader is Fighting to Remove Hemp From Controlled Substances Act

Slate: Blog: Beth Ethier: Senate Leader Mitch McConnell Promotes Industrial Hemp: Senate Leader is Fighting to Remove Hemp From Controlled Substances Act This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress This might be the only bipartisan bill … Continue reading

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Cannabis Culture: Grant Smith- Meet The New Drug Czar, Not The Same as The Old Drug Czar

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I guess at least in my perfect world and perhaps in the perfect world of now at least a one half of all Americans we would have not just marijuana … Continue reading

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10 Facts: ’10 Facts About Weed’

“10 facts about weed. This list contains ten facts you didn’t know about the drug cannabis. Do you know interesting, amazing, fascinating and mind blowing things about the marijuana plant? Let us know in the comments… 10. There are over … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Russell Crandall- Uruguay’s Pot Legalization is Bad For America’s War on Drugs

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Then U.S. Senator John Kerry when he was up to be U.S. Secretary of State in I believe January or February 2013 during his Senate confirmation hearing was asked a question … Continue reading

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U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy. Why Marijuana Prohibition Has Failed

  Pretty good examples of why marijuana prohibition has failed.  

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Marijuana Policy Project: U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy on Marijuana Legalization

  Just another example of how mainstream marijuana legalization has become in America. To have some as powerful in Congress as Senator Pat Leahy the Chairman of the Judiciary Committee, come out in favor of allowing the states to decide … Continue reading

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