If one of these two drugs is implicated in dire health effects, high mortality rates, and physical violence -- and the other is not -- what are we to make of our nation's marijuana laws?
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As an epidemic of murderous violence rages on the Mexican-US border, El Chapo is laughing all the way to the bank.
Following in the footsteps of Franklin Roosevelt, many states are now advocating an end to what many boozers and businessmen alike deem antiquated puritanical pap. The Christian Right is not amused.
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.
What are the advantages and disadvantages to legalizing drugs? What would happen to international drug cartels? How would it affect the work of law enforcement?
Brian Williams, NBC's talking head extraordinaire, is probably a decent guy, a guy with whom you could sit down and have a beer. [More on the alcohol...
Today marks the 75th anniversary of the ratification of the 21st Amendment, or the repeal of Prohibition. Tonight, throughout the land, patriots shal...
The bottom line, economically, is that there is a big beautiful sexy cash cow to be milked here.
If voters of the 39th Precinct of Hyde Park's 5th Ward decide to exercise their "local option" to ban the sale of alcohol on November 4, they will effectively be banning the celebration of bar mitzvahs in their corner of the neighborhood.
The problem with a beer survey on presidential candidates is that Clinton doesn't drink much beer and the other two principal presidential candidates drink hardly any alcohol at all.
In an OffTheBus exclusive interview last week, Democratic hopeful Dennis Kucinich said of Congressman Ron Paul, "He's been a fearless defender of the Constitution . . . I admire him."
One of the perceived social ills inspiring Prohibition was the owning of bars by brewers. To the Anti-Saloon League and like-minded groups, this arran...
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