A Bust for Medical Marijuana

THE WASHINGTON TIMES EDITORIAL:  http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/jul/12/editorial-a-bust-for-medical-marijuana/ The pot head’s argument for health benefits goes up in smoke. By - The Washington Times - Sunday, July 12, 2015 Celebrating the medical benefits, if any, of marijuana has been an effective ruse to win social acceptance for getting high. This was thoroughly predictable, and now it’s clear that the organized pot heads have been blowing smoke at us. This is... Read more

Obama Can’t Find Victims of ‘Mass Incarceration’ in Federal Prisons

John P. Walters

July 14, 2015 2:14 PM On Monday, President Obama announced the results of his war on unjust sentences and the incarceration of large numbers of low-level, non-violent drug offenders. Now in the seventh year of his presidency, he has added just 46 federal felons to the list of those whose sentences he has commuted. The New York Times tried to... Read more

EDITORIAL: THC Can’t Help PTSD, Say Experts

The Gazette Op/Ed
July 12, 2015
For every military veteran appearing in a Colorado public meeting to advocate for the right to use marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, mental health professionals throughout Colorado estimate they’ve worked with... Read more

What Happened to the Marijuana Stigma?

By William J. Bennett, Seth Leibsohn – June 12, 2015 http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-bennett-marijuana-legalization-20150612-story.html Snacks and cannabis promotional lip are seen on display at The Beverly Hillls Cannabis Club gathering in West Hollywood on April 2. (Los Angeles Times) SHARELINE: The marijuana lobby has made the illegal drug mainstream; it should stay illegal Twenty years ago, drug dealers were seen for what they were — criminal and dangerous elements in... Read more

Colombia Takes U-Turn on Drug Policy

Aerial spraying of coca, a cornerstone of Washington’s war on drugs in the Andes, will be phased out in Colombia

By Juan Forero Updated May 14, 2015 10:37 p.m. ET   WALL STREET JOURNAL    http://www.wsj.com/articles/colombia-takes-u-turn-on-drug-policy-1431650471?mod=WSJ_article_EditorsPicks_0 LA HORMIGA, Colombia—For nearly 15 years, crop dusters have buzzed over the hinterlands here in southern Colombia, dumping defoliant on vast fields of the crop used to make cocaine. And little... Read more

Don’t Legalize Marijuana

The Washington Examiner

Don't Legalize Marijuana http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/article/2564219 By Washington Examiner | May 9, 2015 | 5:00 am States are challenging the supremacy of federal law on drug policy, so the Drug Enforcement Agency is likely to be confronted increasingly with petitions to remove marijuana from Schedule One of the Controlled Substances Act — the drugs that have "no accepted medical use." Whatever the failures of... Read more