Tag Archives: Marijuana

President Jimmy Carter: One Ounce: Proposing Marijuana Decriminalization in 1977

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat President Jimmy Carter in 1977, proposing what even now some Conservative Republicans, like Senator Rand Paul and a few others in Congress support today. Which is decriminalizing marijuana at the Federal … 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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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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The New Republic: Opinion- Elaine Teng- Congress Blocks Washington-DC Marijuana Legalization: Time For Big Government to Butt Out

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I’ve lost count how many times Republicans and so-called Conservatives talk about the need for federalism, state and local control, but that as long as states and locals governing what … Continue reading

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