The Maritime Drug Law Enforcement Act, 46 U.S.C. 70501 et seq. (MDLEA), is a little-known statute with a potentially very broad reach. It allows the United States to prosecute drug crimes committed by foreign nationals on the high seas, even where the person has no demonstrable connection to the United States and regardless of whether the drugs are destined for any American territory. 711 more words
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Prompted by “The maturation of legalization”: http://www.drugwarrant.com/2015/11/the-maturation-of-legalization/
“I think this kind of thing is nice to see…”
“Mini joints: This Colorado mountain shop’s idea is a huge success” 654 more words
Prompted by “Federal study: Drugged driving rivals alcohol in roadway fatalities”: http://www.thecannabist.co/2015/09/30/study-roadway-fatalities-prescription-drugs-legalized-pot/41624/
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Drunken drivers have long been the scourge of the roadways, but now drivers on drugs are becoming a menace that rivals them, according to a new federal report.
Prompted by “Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Marijuana and Taxes”: http://www.hightimes.com/read/everything-you-ever-wanted-know-about-marijuana-and-taxes
I needed to avoid writing today, because I have so much other work to do, but I simply couldn’t let this go. 905 more words
Prompted by “Radical Rant: Even Tobacco Smoke-Free Bars Are Ridiculous Abridgments of Freedom”: http://www.hightimes.com/read/radical-rant-even-tobacco-smoke-free-bars-are-ridiculous-abridgments-freedom
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I understand the concerns about indoor smoking, but I don’t agree with them, even for tobacco.