Here’s the current state of marijuana legalization efforts around the country.
Automated beer runs, Obamacare’s price tag, and AT&T spying.
A new report from the ACLU and Human Rights Watch details many of the harms associated with the criminalization of drug possession. The most striking finding from the report is that police in the United States arrest more people for marijuana offenses than for all violent crimes combined. The title of the report, “Every 25 […]
The freedom to express ourselves implies a freedom to imbibe potentially harmful substances.
Here are some links to round out your week and send you off into the long weekend: San Francisco 49er’s Colin Kaepernick on why he’s refusing to stand for the national anthem. Veterans have come to Kaepernick’s defense against his critics. In a bizarre ruling, the 9th Circuit ruled that medical marijuana patients have no second amendment […]
Journalist Dan Baum, in an April 2016 article in Harper’s Magazine, mentions a quote he obtained in 1994 from John Erlichman, President Richard Nixon’s domestic policy advisor, discussing how the War on Drugs was established to disenfranchise the opponents to Nixon’s policies. The Drug War was constructed to allow the administration to disrupt black civil […]