Tag Archives: Illegal Narcotics

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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The Economist: What Happened When Portugal Decriminalized Drugs?

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I believe what Portugal is saying with their drug decriminalization policy is that narcotics are bad for you, but is still locking up people simply for illegal drug possession or … 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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Team Wake Em Up: There Has Been 0 Deaths of Marijuana Overdose in History

Source: Team Wake Em Up: There Have Been o Deaths of Marijuana in History The idea that we lock people away in prison for several years for smoking, growing or selling pot, when we have overcrowded prisons with two-million people locked … 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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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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