While the lethal effects of Iran’s booze ban are widely recognized, politicians ignore similar consequences from U.S. drug laws.
For five decades, the agency has destroyed countless lives while targeting Americans for personal choices and peaceful transactions.
Cato Institute immigration policy expert David Bier outlines how the US immigration system bars the vast majority of potential migrants, much like Prohibition banned almost all uses of alcohol.
A study suggests that "selectively targeting large-scale drug vendors" on the dark web can succeed where all previous enforcement efforts have failed.
Pot Legalization Is a 'Big Mistake' Only If You Ignore the Value of Freedom and the Injustice of Prohibition
The harm caused by marijuana abuse does not justify reverting to an oppressive policy that criminalized peaceful conduct.
High taxes and heavy regulations are as effective as prohibition at creating black markets.
An expanded surveillance state can’t solve problems created by drug prohibition.
Kathy Hochul isn't just waging a war on menthols. She's also floating a ban on all cigarette sales in the state.
And now the state thinks it needs to crack down even more.
Both parties are complicit in the lethal policies that gave us fentanyl disguised as Percocet.
The agency's action ignores the government's own role in creating a black market in the first place.
Is it just to punish the many for the excesses of the few?
Plus: a listener question on prohibition and a lightning round on the editors' favorite Super Bowl moments
Cannabis consumers should have the same commercial leisure spaces that alcohol drinkers do.
A Former Obama Drug Policy Adviser Blames 'Libertarianism' for 'Fueling San Francisco's Drug Crisis'
Stanford University psychologist Keith Humphreys misconstrues libertarianism and ignores its critique of prohibition's deadly impact.
Q&A with the co-author of Raising the Bar: A Bottle-by-Bottle Guide to Mixing Masterful Cocktails at Home.
Q&A with Jacob Grier, co-author of Raising the Bar: A Bottle-by-Bottle Guide to Mixing Masterful Cocktails at Home.
The country's strategy ignores the failures of prohibition.
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While Biden issued pardons and ordered a review of marijuana's Schedule I status, he still supports the federal ban on weed.
Wildlife Agents Placed a Camera on His Property Without a Warrant, Then Raided His Home After He Removed It
How a Prohibition-era legal precedent allows warrantless surveillance on private property.
The ACLU of Oregon is calling on other state governors to follow suit.
Alcohol-related ballot measures were in play in several states last week. The results were lukewarm.
The black market for drugs empowers bad actors while imposing serious burdens on innocents.
Plaintiffs want the nanny state to nanny harder.
Peaky Blinders reminds us that when the government bans or artificially limits a resource, control of that resource often gets decided through violence.
San Francisco's New D.A. Leans Into Prohibition, Will Roll Back Plea Agreements Offered by Her Predecessor
"We have to make changes now to save lives," Brooke Jenkins said, announcing tougher penalties for fentanyl dealers.
With 28 percent of Americans trying hallucinogens, the days are numbered for bans.
First, undo government harm.
Firework seizures and buyback programs won't stop millions of Americans from setting off black-market bottle rockets tonight.
The tragic recent deaths of some 50 migrants in Texas highlights the dangers they face. But those dangers are the products of laws making legal immigration difficult or impossible for most who want to do it.
What was once a classic Silicon Valley success story has become the victim of an intensely ideological war on nicotine.
Doctors Adriane Fugh-Berman and Jeffrey A. Singer debate the harms of prescription opioids.
Doctors Adriane Fugh-Berman and Jeffrey Singer debate the harms of prescription opioids
According to new CDC numbers, the death toll rose 15 percent last year after jumping 30 percent in 2020.
An increasing number of overdoses were the result of fentanyl and methamphetamine, each of which have proliferated amid government crackdowns.
Samuel Alito Thinks It's Obviously Absurd To Suggest That Drug Prohibition Violates the Constitution
The justice overlooks the long American tradition of pharmacological freedom and the dubious constitutional basis for federal bans.
The proposed rule, which targets the cigarettes that black smokers overwhelmingly prefer, will harm the community it is supposed to help.