South Dakota: Home of the Most Draconian Marijuana Laws in the US

December 18, 2015 in News

Guillermo Jimenez | In South Dakota, it’s not just illegal to ingest or possess marijuana, it’s also illegal to have ingested it elsewhere — legally — even if weeks earlier. Welcome to the land of “Weird Laws that Make No Sense,” where South Dakota lawmakers are apparently running a masters course in absurdity.

Dr. Mark Thornton: Why Is Not-Pot Illegal Too?

December 4, 2013 in News

Mark Thornton | Hemp is a plant from the cannabis family that is often closely associated with marijuana. Marijuana or Cannabis indica and Cannabis sativa can contain high concentrations of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which is a psychoactive component of marijuana, along with a large number of other cannabinoids…

Administration Gives States Okay on Marijuana Legalization

August 30, 2013 in News | Attorney General Eric Holder told the governors of Colorado and Washington Thursday that the Justice Department would not — at least for now — block their states from implementing regimes to tax, regulate, and sell marijuana. The message was sent during…

TOR Radio: June 15, 2013 – Kevin Booth on his latest film American Drug War 2: Cannabis Destiny

June 16, 2013 in TOR Radio

TOR Radio | Download TOR Radio: June 15, 2013 | Guest: Kevin Booth | Kevin Booth discusses his latest film, American Drug War 2: Cannabis Destiny. We challenge preconceived notions and misconceptions regarding marijuana, the money interests involved in keeping it illegal, and we discuss Kevin’s relationship with the late, great Bill Hicks.

Medical Marijuana: Big Pharma’s Campaign to Eliminate State-Sanctioned Cannabis Competitors?

May 20, 2013 in News

Clarence Walker | As Colorado, California and Washington including 16 other states enjoy freedom under state law to operate legal medical marijuana-cannabis businesses the owners are often faced with arrests and constant harrasment by Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

Criminalizing Disobedience: Adam Kokesh, Anti-War Activist, is Arrested

May 20, 2013 in News

John Glaser | This past weekend, Kokesh attended a marijuana legalization event in Philadelphia. Armed with a nothing but a microphone, Kokesh and several dozen others counted down from ten to light up their joints in defiance of the authoritarian drug prohibitions.

The War on Drugs Is Far More Immoral Than Most Drug Use

April 4, 2013 in News

The Atlantic | “I don’t want to ridicule the ‘language of morality.’ I want to state, as forcefully as possible, that the War on Drugs is deeply, irredeemably immoral; that it corrodes the minds and souls of those who prosecute it, and creates incentives…

The real reason drugs are kept illegal: follow the money

March 29, 2013 in News

Alternet | When eight former DEA chiefs signed a letter to US Attorney General Eric Holder earlier this month, demanding that the feds crack down on Washington and Colorado [...] there was more than just drug-war ideology at stake. There was money.

How to End Prohibition: Nullify the War on Drugs

March 22, 2013 in News

Ludwig von Mises Institute | If the federal government does intervene in Colorado and Washington, then the people can also resort to jury nullification as a legal remedy.

Bill Hicks: The War on Drugs

February 4, 2013 in News

YouTube | From his HBO Comedy Half-Hour Special filmed in Chicago, the late, great Bill Hicks on “The War on Drugs.”