How much of this money is used to corrupt the security forces along the borders of source countries? How much of this money is used to bribe police or is laundered through financial institutions? These are not impacts of drug use. They are impacts of a policy that does not accept real-world conditions.
Legalizing marijuana sends the explicit message to our youth that this drug is okay, that it is harmless, when it is addictive and can destroy their lives.
As America's children grow up and enter into the health insurance marketplace on their own, they will be the first generation who simply will not understand what the terms 'pre-existing condition' and 'lifetime cap' mean.
When I was in the graduate school portion of the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Washington in the Department of Geography, I ...
Marijuana is not a harmless drug. It has measurable and predictable effects that, at least in some users, interfere with their ability to learn, remember, pursue goals and make the most of life.
A good many parents support marijuana legalization, but they have unequivocal expectations that there will be strict regulations, especially when it comes to kids.
The CSA still provides for criminal penalties for those aiding and abetting the growing and selling of marijuana. That means that if you invest just $1 in purchasing a share of a public company involved in the medical marijuana space, the Federal government could theoretically arrest you.
A toxicological report found a trace amount of marijuana in Martin's system the night of his slaying. Zimmerman's attorneys wasted no time in loudly demanding that this be entered as prime evidence of Martin's alleged aggressiveness.
Introduction of this legislation follows the release last month of a groundbreaking report by the American Civil Liberties Union that documented enormous racial disparities in arrests for marijuana possession in D.C.
Summer is here, it's that special time of the year when your favorite musicians come out to give their fans the live experience. I had the opportunity to make the first show of the season with the one and only Billy Idol.
Synthetic marijuana has unfortunately become increasingly popular with preteens, teens and other age groups across the United States. What makes this ...
Food stamps help many families who've temporarily fallen on hard times, and about 60 percent of its recipients are in the program for only a year or less. Farmers, however, are multi-generation Federal subsidy junkies.
Every time a well-intentioned lawmaker adds another collateral sanction or lifetime punishment for a drug violation, they advance the New Jim Crow, and further arm the drug war.
I think it's high time a few of this generation's marijuana consuming country music artists step up to the mike and use their celebrity to help bring an end to prohibition, but will they?
Americans are an extremely competitive lot, which has benefited our society immeasurably, yet when it comes to caging our fellow citizens for years on end, perhaps we should step back and let another nation take the lead for a while.
In 2012 I supported Amendment 64 in Colorado, a common sense step toward ending the archaic prohibition mindset that has resulted in the U.S. leading the world in the incarceration of our people -- a prison system packed with non-violent drug offenders.