Different kinds of cannabis have different effects, but federal law prevents research on what does what.
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The upsurge of violence in Mexico may have had nothign to do with Presidente Calderon’s crackdown on cartels
Did the Asst. Secretary of State for drugs just give cannabis legalization a nod-and-wink? Looks that way.
How much does somewhat mystical idea of “addiction” add to the commonsense concept “bad habit”?
Biological tests of driving impairment are lousy until you compare them to every other kind of test
Rick Hertzberg’s latest sounds like a press release from the Marijuana Policy Project.
MacCoun and Reuter tell the sad truth. E.g.: “Evidence that a drug impairs human capacities is always believable and important.”
Gun control is good, clean fun, but controlling violence is all about controlling violent people and places.
Testing and labeling should give legal cannabis a big safety advantage. But the science has to be done first.