It would appear very aggressive drug enforcement produces a huge social cost without even accomplishing what should be its main goal, according to a new article by Harold Pollack and Peter Reuter in the Journal of Addiction. The supposed point of criminalizing drugs is to stop people from using them. And one of the big [...]
|By: Jon Walker Monday March 24, 2014 9:04 am|
|By: Lisa Derrick Monday February 3, 2014 4:59 pm|
Thirty people could name thirty different scenes as Philip Seymour Hoffman’s best – and they’d all be right. In twenty five years, the actor appeared in fifty movies, numeorus plays, received countless awards. And now he is dead.
The death of Philip Seymour Hoffman was sudden and horrible shock, a hideous reminder of the shittiness of drug addiction.
|By: Teddy Partridge Sunday October 21, 2012 8:01 pm|
Thanks to George McGovern’s advice (“Three words: Never. Give. Up.“) my parents helped me to get alive again. Thank you, Senator McGovern, for all your leadership for America, but most of all: thank you for saving my life.
|By: Pete Guither Saturday August 11, 2012 1:59 pm|
Marijuana legalization is going to be an actual voting option for many people in this election cycle, and despite attempts by most politicians to avoid the topic, it has already become harder to do so. We have Presidential candidates this year openly calling for legalization, and President Obama has had to transition from laughing off legalization questions in a Town Hall to seriously acknowledging Latin American leaders calling for a real discussion about “market alternatives.” Regardless of how voting turns out this year, it seems inevitable that marijuana is heading inexorably toward some kind of legalization.
It is, perhaps, perfect timing for a book like: Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know.
|By: Laura Flanders Monday May 26, 2008 10:09 am|
Tom Morello, of The Nightwatchman, on what recovery’s going to take.