When it comes to marijuana, democratic principles take a back seat to fear, ignorance, and political expediency.
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If we can agree on an initiative that's drafted to appeal to swing voters (meaning it can't be too radical) and it's placed on the November 2012 ballot, I predict that marijuana will be made legal in Washington state in just 26 months.
The new Drug Czar: "The discussion about legalization is not a part of the president's vocabulary under any circumstances and it's not a part of mine."
In an about face, the United Nations on Wednesday lavishly praised drug decriminalization in its annual report on the state of global drug policy. In ...
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's new drug czar says he wants to banish the idea that the U.S. is fighting "a war on drugs," a move that would ...
What gives me hope is the fact that Seattle has been at the cutting edge of harm reduction and other drug policy reform developments in the U.S. over the last decade.
Vice President Joe Biden officially nominated Seattle Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske as chief of the Office of National Drug Control Policy Wednesday.
Current Seattle Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske will no doubt do a better job as the nation's "drug czar" than his predecessor, John Walters, who was a fanatic enemy of science and reason.
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