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.

Prohibition Caused the Greatness of Gatsby

May 16, 2013 in News

Mark Thorton | The new adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is a good movie, but it is no indictment against capitalism, as some may contend. It is rather an implicit condemnation of government prohibition. When I read the book in high school…

Mexican Cartels Invade America: End The Drug War To Stop Them

April 12, 2013 in News

United Liberty | If we’re going to discuss how to stop the cartels, we must first ask why the cartels are doing what they are doing. Why are the cartels doing so much to smuggle illegal narcotics into the United States? The answer to that is simple…

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.

Sinaloa Cartel Kingpin “Chapo” Guzman Replaces Al Capone as Chicago’s Public Enemy No. 1

February 14, 2013 in News

Michael Tarm Associated Press (via CNS news) February 14, 2013   CHICAGO (AP) — A drug kingpin in Mexico who has never set foot in Chicago has been named the [...]

Living with Drug Wars – Mexico

January 25, 2013 in News

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Thanks to Newly-Elected Mayor Filner, San Diego Sees Beginning of the End of Marijuana Prohibition

January 16, 2013 in News

Los Angeles Times | At the order of newly elected Mayor Bob Filner, the city is dropping all legal efforts aimed at forcing marijuana dispensaries out of business.

Why Is the U.S. Prison Population So Large?

January 10, 2013 in News

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