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Reefer Madness

Jason Linkins

Maureen Dowd Eats Some Pot Candy, Succumbs To Reefer Madness

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Dig, if you will, a picture: You're alone, in an unfamiliar place. In your possession, you have something that -- according to what you've heard -- a ...

Aisle View: New High School Musical

Steven Suskin | Posted 06.01.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

And here we have a raucous, bright and vulgar musical comedy about fun-loving, middle-American teens who bully each other, murder each other, attempt suicide, and finally blow up the high school. Raucous, bright, uneven, and distasteful for viewers who don't quite buy into the joke.

Science Versus Bible: To Debate or Not to Debate?

Herb Silverman | Posted 04.07.2014 | Religion
Herb Silverman

Many atheists, myself included, have been overly optimistic that a rational argument will be sufficient to change minds. I now think the best we can do is make good points in a reasonable and pleasant manner.

Reefer Madness

Francis Levy | Posted 04.02.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Back in the 60's college film societies used to show a l930's film called Reefer Madness as a joke. The film was reminiscent of another jeremiad the ...

DEA Chief Needs to Cut the Propaganda or Step Down

Sam Tracy | Posted 03.30.2014 | Politics
Sam Tracy

The DEA has always ignored facts that support reforming drug laws, even when they come from within the agency.

Marijuana Prohibition Was Racist From The Start. Not Much Has Changed.

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

As the nation's nearly 80-year history of pot prohibition slowly begins to crumble, starting with Colorado's recent implementation of taxed and legali...

Radley Balko

Great Moments In Drug War Propaganda

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics

Yes, so America and its allies may have failed in the 100-year war on (some) drugs. We may have spent well over a trillion dollars, imprisoned tens of...

Reefer Madness 2013: Synthetic Marijuana Will Turn You Into a Zombie

Sharda Sekaran | Posted 07.13.2013 | DC
Sharda Sekaran

Decades of exaggerated claims and egg frying commercials have taught us that wild and fictitious notions about drugs do very little to generate confidence, trust and safety among young people.

Reefer Madness Redux: If You Smoke It, You Will Become Addicted!

Amanda Reiman | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics
Amanda Reiman

No longer able to convince Americans that marijuana consumers are dangerous criminals who deserve to be locked up, history is repeating itself. We are seeing a shift in the message, from marijuana consumers as criminals to marijuana consumers as sick people who belong in treatment.

Pot Opponents Regroup From Major Setbacks

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

SEATTLE — Kevin Sabet, a former White House drug policy adviser and an outspoken opponent of legalizing marijuana, watched with dismay last fall...

The Top 20 Colleges For Potheads

Posted 09.21.2012 | College

Looking for a college campus where a majority of students support legalizing marijuana? Search no more. The University of Colorado -- Boulder takes...

PHOTOS: The Funniest Stoner Movies

Posted 06.20.2011 | Entertainment

For a bunch of corporate suits, Hollywood, like, loves to get stoned. Or at least pretend, anyway. The big film studios know their audience: people...

'Reefer Movie Madness,' The Book

Steve Bloom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steve Bloom

"Reefer Movie Madness: The Ultimate Stoner Guide" runs the gamut, from pot comedies to druggy dramas to movies that are simply fun to watch stoned -- over 420 of them.

The Deadly Ignorance of "Drug Warriors"

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

A person addicted to heroin needs the drug as much as a diabetic needs insulin. How he or she gets it is problematic, but until we legalize and tax heroin, we need outreach programs to alleviate suffering and save lives.

Legalize It and I Will Industrialize It: Industrial Hemp Is the Engine to Kickstart This Economy

Anna Brones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anna Brones

Multipurpose and versatile -- hemp makes its way into everything from ice cream to paint to clothing -- hemp could be called the wonder resource.

'DC 9/11' is the New 'Reefer Madness'

Erik Lundegaard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erik Lundegaard

Football metaphors abound. Boys who never went to war get to use the words of war. This is a movie that actually celebrates the worst foreign policy decisions we've ever made.