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The 'devastating' effects of marijuana legalization

But let’s keep underfunding schools and spending billions on keeping the war on drugs in business. 

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Institutional Dysfunction and The Wire

(This post contains spoilers! Though really, the show is twelve years old so if you haven’t seen it by now just watch it already.)

In 2002, HBO debuted… 1,020 more words

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Drugs, Race, and Weaponry On The Local Beat

Here’s an interesting puzzle regarding drug use, drug arrests and race. It’s not good. The only theory mentioned at the link doesn’t feel like a complete explanation, but one thing is certain: the drug war is not good for anyone, and it’s especially hard on blacks.  72 more words

Drugs, Race, and Weaponry On The Local Beat

Here’s an interesting puzzle regarding drug use, drug arrests and race. It’s not good. The only theory mentioned at the link doesn’t feel like a complete explanation, but one thing is certain: the drug war is not good for anyone, and it’s especially hard on blacks.  72 more words

Somali 'paradise flower' chewers savor low-price bliss after UK ban

Source: Reuters, by Abdi Sheikh, Aug 26, 2014 6:10am EDT

MOGADISHU – “The president has arrived, the president has arrived,” chant youths in Mogadishu’s Beerta Khaatka market, as armed men in trucks mounted with machine guns escort lorries with horns blaring through the throng. 133 more words

War On Drugs

A Plea for Rationality

The Problem

The global “War on Drugs” has proven to be one of the most consequential failures of poor governmental policy in the 20th century, and has had no significant impact on the increasing trend of illicit drug supply and consumption. 938 more words

Law Reform

Response to Orlando Jones Bullet Bucket Challenge

The actor Orlando Jones did this. Which was interesting. If you don’t want to follow the link, as part of his video for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge he poured a bucket full of… 545 more words

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