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Lucia Graves

How Legalizing Pot Could Reduce The Federal Deficit

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The federal government could save as much $13.7 billion annually if it were to legalize marijuana, according to a paper by Harvard econo...

Bloodbath in Mexico: Drug Prohibition Is to Blame for Thousands of Mexican and Now American Deaths

Tony Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tony Newman

Since 2006, Mexico's war against drug cartels has led to the death of 15,000 Mexicans. The best next step we have towards reducing the violence in Mexico is ending marijuana prohibition.

Why Ending Marijuana Prohibition Is a Racial Justice Issue

Ethan Nadelmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ethan Nadelmann

The struggle to end America's disastrous war on drugs is a struggle for racial justice. How could it not be, given the extraordinary and disproportionate extent to which people of color are arrested, prosecuted and incarcerated for drug offenses?

"Money Can Grow On Trees," Marijuana Legalization Group Announces

Paul Armentano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Paul Armentano

"Money can grow on trees." That is the message of NORML in a 15-second digital ad scheduled to debut in New York City's Times Square next week.