While the lethal effects of Iran’s booze ban are widely recognized, politicians ignore similar consequences from U.S. drug laws.
Some patients, especially those with opioid addictions, could actually benefit from access to medical marijuana.
His bloody rhetoric undermines his defense of the sentencing reforms he proudly embraced as president.
As pot prohibition collapses across the country, that policy is increasingly untenable.
One Reason for New York's Pitiful Rollout of Legal Pot: License Preferences for Victims of Prohibition
More than two years after legalizing recreational use, the state has just a dozen licensed retailers.
A study suggests that "selectively targeting large-scale drug vendors" on the dark web can succeed where all previous enforcement efforts have failed.
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A House-approved bill that the president supports would expand the draconian penalties he supposedly wants to abolish.
Even After Legalization, Maryland Cops Wanted to Search People Based on the Odor of Pot. Legislators Said No.
Police have a long history of using the real or imagined smell of marijuana to justify outrageous invasions.
Possession and home cultivation will be legal as of August 1, and licensed sales could begin in late 2024.
The imminent expiration of a law that recriminalized drug possession triggered a bipartisan panic.
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.
Thanks to the city's Initiative 71, Lit City Smoke Shop is part of D.C.'s thriving weed-gifting industry.
Correcting the error will require new legislation.
The debate over the details shows that, despite all the talk of treating cannabis like alcohol, legislators are not prepared to fully embrace that model.
Despite his reservations, Gov. John Carney let the bills become law without his signature.
Mifepristone will remain on the market for now with no changes to how it can be prescribed.
The emergence of the animal tranquilizer as an opioid adulterant illustrates once again how the war on drugs makes drug use more dangerous.
Another Federal Judge Rejects the DOJ's Argument That Cannabis Consumers Have No Second Amendment Rights
U.S. District Judge Kathleen Cardone was unimpressed by the Biden administration's argument that marijuana users are too "dangerous" to own guns.
Under the new Kentucky law, state-licensed dispensaries will begin serving qualifying patients in 2025.
Trump touted his support for sentencing reform as evidence of his "deep compassion," which DeSantis sees as a weakness.
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The life-saving drug stops opioid overdoses as they happen, restoring breathing and preventing death. Why did it take so long for the FDA to expand its use?
Two New Jersey women who gave birth last fall suffered harrowing ordeals thanks to their breakfast choices.
The DOJ Says Forbidding Pot Users To Own Guns Is Like Telling People Not To Carry Guns When They're Drunk
Defending a categorical ban on gun possession by cannabis consumers, the Biden administration cites inapt "historical analogues."
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There's little reason to believe that any of the tactics Republican politicians are proposing would be effective in keeping fentanyl out of the country.
The DOJ Says Marijuana Use, Which Biden Thinks Should Not Be a Crime, Nullifies the Second Amendment
Even as the president bemoans the injustice of pot prohibition, his administration insists that cannabis consumers have no right to arms.
A ballot initiative that would have allowed recreational use was defeated by a large margin in a special election.
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Both parties are complicit in the lethal policies that gave us fentanyl disguised as Percocet.
While a conservative skepticism toward military aggression would be welcome, Republican standard-bearers are all too happy to sign off on war powers in other ways.
The agency's action ignores the government's own role in creating a black market in the first place.
It is hard to find evidence of this "disturbing trend."
The paper pushes modest reforms while endorsing continued criminalization.
The president reaped political benefits with his pre-election proclamation but has yet to follow through.
Is it just to punish the many for the excesses of the few?
Because legislators omitted a crucial letter, there is no straightforward way to downgrade convictions for offenses that are no longer felonies.
As Biden mentioned fentanyl deaths in his State of the Union address, Republicans called on him to close the border. But "open borders" aren't to blame for overdoses.
The government argued that marijuana users have no Second Amendment rights because they are dangerous, unvirtuous, and untrustworthy.
Gov. Andy Beshear issued a conditional pardon aimed at protecting people who use marijuana for medical purposes from criminal prosecution.
The senator bemoans the "cannabis crisis" he helped maintain by blocking the SAFE Banking Act.