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Obama Quietly Legalizes Marijuana

| September 2, 2013

      Justice Department Agrees Not to Challenge State Marijuana Laws According to Yahoo News, the Obama administration quietly legalized marijuana use last week – at least in states with medical and recreational marijuana laws. In an abrupt about face, Deputy Attorney General James Cole notified all 94 U.S. attorneys’ offices that states with recreational […]

State and Local Support for Marijuana Decriminalization

| August 17, 2011

This is the last of three posts on ending the War on Drugs. Unlike the federal government, states aren’t allowed to run deficits. Since the 2008 economic collapse, both Democratic and Republican dominated states have been extremely proactive in reducing law enforcement costs by enacting drug liberalization legislation. This mainly takes the form of laws […]

The Cato Institute and the Drug War

| August 15, 2011

This is the 2nd of 3 posts about growing broad spectrum support for ending the War on Drugs. The extremely conservative Cato Institute are clearly in the forefront of the campaign to end the war on drugs. I got a mind bending wake-up call last week from visiting their  website. The Cato Institute’s visionary position […]

Cost Cutting and the Drug War

| August 13, 2011

Thanks to the recession and debt crisis, progressives seeking to end the failed War on Drugs have some curious bedfellows, including the ultra-conservative Cato Institute, grassroots Tea Party groups and even mainstream Republicans. Drug Policy Alliance founder and executive director Ethan Nadelmann draws interesting parallels between the decision to end the Prohibition on alcohol during […]