Discussion of laws related to drug use, abuse and addiction.
Drug prohibitionists have recently suggested we’re succeeding in stopping the flow of cocaine into the country because of billions spent eradicating coca crops in Columbia. Many of us guessed they were wrong and now the […]
In medical science doctors learned why the blunt instrument of antibiotics to fight bacterial infection backfires. Microbes, like all living organisms, meet the challenges and find a way to evade extinction. Something eerily similar has […]
In a post earlier this year I suggested, way too optimistically, that the Trump administration might not undo the policies adopted by Attorney General Holder allowing his prosecutors to ease up on their charges in […]
State governors and large city mayors are in a panic over the epidemic of opioid overdoses and deaths. They are budgeting vast sums of taxpayer dollars to fight it. Throwing money at jailing offenders and […]
Smart Approaches to Marijuana chief, Kevin Sabet, states that the underground marijuana market in Colorado is thriving, contrary to the legalizers’ argument commercializing pot would put illegal sellers out of business. It turns out it […]
People tell me my idea for reforming our criminal justice controls on drug use by setting up a use tolerant system with coach and extra-legal control measures will meet tough resistance from the prohibitionists. Of […]