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Drug War Symposium, Cardozo Law, NYC 3/13

I am presenting at a symposium sponsored by the Cardozo Public Law, Policy and Ethics Journal, "

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HCLU Interview with Former EU Drugs Commissioner Carel Edwards

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[image:1 align:right caption:true]Our friends at the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union have a fascinating interv

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HuffPost Live on Mexican Drug War and Security, 11:30am EST TODAY

I am participating on a HuffPost Live panel starting at 11:30am EST this morning

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Harborside and the Feds' Failed Medical Marijuana Communications

Harborside is in the news again today.

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The Next Seven States to Legalize Marijuana?

[inline:rolling-stone-marijuana-states-map-200px.jpg align=right caption="The Rolling Stone map marks medical marijuana states with a leaf/red cross icon, medical marijuana states they judge a

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Legalization and the UN Drug Treaties -- A Minor Obstacle at Worst

I have criticized the ease with which some media outlets and even some reformers have accepted the

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Senate Judiciary Committee to Take Up Legalization Next Year

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Huge news this morning: Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) has sent a

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Cato Policy Analysis and Forum on State Legalization and Preemption

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The libertarian Cato Institute has published a Policy Analysis, "

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Prohibitionists are Overstating Feds vs. State Marijuana Legalization Case to Media

[image:1 align:right]A mostly great piece in Rolling Stone this weekend, "Obama's Pot Proble

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Prohibition Repealed 80 Years Ago Today -- and Again One Day from Now

[image:1 align:right]On December 5, 1933, the

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Will CO and WA Campuses Change Their Marijuana Policies?

[image:1 align:right caption:true]A USA Today article predicts colleges in Colorado and Washington

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Another Reason for Mexico to End Its Drug War

[image:1 align:right caption:true]Along with catalyzing devastating violence that has claimed 60,000 lives thus far, there's another good reason for Mexico to end its ill-fated drug war -- they

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Colorado Dems to Seek Federal Exemption from Marijuana Prohibition

[image:1 align:right]All three Democratic members of Colorado's Congressional delegation are planning legislation for next year that would exempt states enacting legalization systems for mariju

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Seattle Police Legal Marijuana Guide Features Gandalf and Bilbo

[image:1 align:right caption:true]The SPD Blotter yesterday published "

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Marijuana Votes Have Mexicans Talking Legalization

With US public support for marijuana legalization now at the 50% mark, and state legalization efforts now starting to come to fruition, people are naturally talking about it.

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Hundreds of Marijuana Cases Were Dismissed in Washington This Week

[image:1 align:right caption:true]Two county prosecutors in Washington State have dismissed 220 pending marijuana possession cases, in response to the passage of I-502, according to the

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