War On Drugs

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Name: War On Drugs
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Corruption undermining war on drugs

KERRVILLE — Re: “More signs we're losing the drug war,” Editorial, July 26:The thesis of the editorial appears to be that drug abuse should be decriminalized and treated as a public health issue because law-enforcement officers who have the duty to enforce ... [Published MySanAntonio - 1 hour ago]
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Injustice of Marijuana Arrests

JUL 31 -America’s four-decade war on drugs is responsible for many casualties, but the criminalization of marijuana has been perhaps the most destructive part of that war. The toll can be measured in dollars—billions of which are thrown away each year ... [Published Kathmandu Post - 1 hour ago]
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Letter: Include all candidates in gubernatorial debates

Include all candidates in gubernatorial debatesHowie Hawkins of the Green Party should be included in all gubernatorial debates. Rob Astorino is currently challenging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to debates, but Hawkins has a much different perspective on the issues ... [Published Buffalo News - 4 hours ago]
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Two senators tackle the war on drugs

07/31/2014 Rand Paul and Cory Booker paired up to create a redeem act that would change the country’s flawed criminal justice system, specifically for minors. Ari Melber, The Cycle’s co-host, and former RNC chairman Michael Steele, join Alex Wagner to ... [Published MSNBC - 13 hours ago]
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Local Voices: Part Three: Political Gaming Under Scrutiny

By Andrew JacksonElectoral campaigns are seasons in which people expect to be engaged on what problems really are collective ones, and how these will be addressed. Democrats and Republicans want desperately for the left to stay out of those public co ... [Published New Journal Guide - 13 hours ago]
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Protect the Kids: End the Drug War

A diverse coalition of more than 80 civil rights, immigration, criminal justice, racial justice, human rights, libertarian and religious organizations are joined by notable figures such as Michelle Alexander in calling for an end to the war on drugs in ... [Published DRUG POLICY ALLIANCE - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Legalize Drugs

We are in the midst of a weeklong editorial extravaganza in which the New York Times expounds at length on why marijuana should be legalized. What they present as a giant leap is really a baby step . All illegal drugs should be legalized and regulat ... [Published Gawker - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Support the president when we send soldiers off to fight

It is amazing to me that a great number of people, who are the least informed on world affairs and the need for our intervention in certain foreign conflicts, are always ready to pronounce an administration of personal gains, whenever we enter into one ... [Published STLtoday.com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Eventually the U.S. Will Legalize Marijuana

EDITORIALAs noted by Juan Carlos Hidalgo on his blog on Elfinancierocr.com "... Today, after more than 40 years of continuous failures, we are witnessing the collapse of the international drug war, which has cost the continent hundreds of billions of ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Los Angeles: The weed world's Wild West

Of the many reasons that the film industry sprang up in Los Angeles -- roughly 330 days of sunshine annually, nearby landscapes that could double for nearly any place on earth (or off), etc. -- but perhaps the primary reason was that the city was about ... [Published Los Angeles Business - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

The time before the drug-war killings: I remember when

:00 Written by James E. Gierach, Palos ParkDear Editor:I waxed nostalgic reading John W. Fountain’s column, “I can remember a better Chicago,” (Chicago Sun-Times, July 27). He remembers church on Sunday mornings, crowded parent-teacher conferences, the ... [Published Palos Regional - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Legalizing pot won't end War on Drugs

There are many reasons to be excited about the inevitable end of the War on Drugs, specifically the incredibly wasteful practice of marijuana prohibition. The end of wasting billions of dollars upholding an unenforceable law, the discontinuation of a ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 30 2014]

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"I support enforcing the law," Holmes said. "I support warning people before ticketing them and only issuing a ticket if the warning doesn't work, and I support spreading enforcement efforts equitably across the City."
So it was said "if pot was made legal for adults it would be more available for the illegal use by teens." So I guess we could keep it illegal for everybody, and that would keep it hard to get for teens, except, in case you did not know it is available to...
"Every parent needs to go. If you have a child that is going to be in junior high, don't miss this," McAfee said. "The experimenting with drugs begins in seventh grade , marijuana or whatever, it really seems to start at that point."
...deadly are drugs? The CDC's latest report on drug-induced mortality, which covers illegal drugs and prescription drugs but not alcohol, found this: "During 2010 (the year in which the latest national NVSS mortality data are available), a total of 40,393 drug-induced deaths occurred in the United States. The majority [74.3%] of drug-induced deaths were unintentional." The remainder were mostly suicides and accidental drug poisoning, and mental disorders stemming from drug use

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Local Voices: Part Three: Political Gaming Und... [Published New Journal Guide - 13 hours ago]
Surprise: There's a Crime Issue Republicans and... [Published TakePart - 14 hours ago]
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Seattle city attorney issues statement on SPD p... [Published Seattle Times - 15 hours ago]
The New York Times Talks to HIGH TIMES [Published High Times - 17 hours ago]
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Rand Paul Slams “Partisan Cranks And Hacks” At ... [Published PrisonPlanet - 18 hours ago]
Brochstein Hopes New York Times' Marijuana Init... [Published Benzinga.com - 19 hours ago]
America's marijuana policy isn't funny. It's ra... [Published VOX.com - 19 hours ago]
Growing drugs in Peru: finding profitable alter... [Published Zunia.org RSS - 20 hours ago]
ARE YOU KIDDING ME? Wretched refuse [Published Wicked Local Plymouth - 21 hours ago]
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Bill removes stigma of youthful mistakes [Published Rocky Mount Telegram - Jul 31 2014]
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Growing drugs in Peru: finding profitable alter... [Published Zunia.org RSS - 20 hours ago]
In 1971, US president Richard Nixon declared war on drugs , branding illegal narcotics as "public enemy number one". More than four decades later, however, the battle rages on at an estimated cost of $100bn (59bn) a year . The illicit global trade ...
The Power of Names and Other Fascinating News o... [Published TIME.com - Jul 30 2014]
1. My Name is Inigo Montoya “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Shakespeare (or perhaps for the purposes of this blurb, we’ll call him Bill) may have had it right when it comes to odor. But a rose by ...
States should have some power over criminal law... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Jul 29 2014]
A bill introduced July 28 in the U.S. House of Representatives would amend the Controlled Substances Act — the federal law that criminalizes marijuana — to exempt plants with an extremely low level of THC, the part of marijuana that makes users high.  ...
Credit Where It's Due: National Review Was Pro-... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 28 2014]
I (figuratively) shit on the National Review on a fairly regular basis. And for good reason! National Review has been the house organ for spineless mainstream conservatism for many decades now, and it's home to some of the dumbest commenters on the web. ...
Should marijuana use be legal? [Published CNN Political Ticker - Jul 28 2014]
Washington (CNN) – Around half the public says that marijuana use should be legal, according to recent national polling. Forty-eight percent of those questioned in a CBS News survey in early May said that the use of marijuana should be legal, with ...
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