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Comprehensive coverage of the War on Drugs since 1997

  • Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson wants to legalize marijuana. (image via Wikimedia.org)
    Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson wants to legalize marijuana. (image via Wikimedia.org)

    Two GOP Drug War Critics Seek Presidency

    Drug legalizing presidential nomination candidates on the right: Gary Johnson and Ron Paul enter the fray.
  • Prohibition's filthy lucre is hard for some to resist (Image via Wikimedia)
    Prohibition's filthy lucre is hard for some to resist (Image via Wikimedia)

    This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories

    Cops ripping off drug dealers, cops offering information to drug defendants, sheriffs escorting cartel dope loads, and, oh, yes, prison guards gone bad.
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    This Week in History

    Events and quotes of note from this week's drug policy events of years past.
  • You can grow up to five of these in Holland, no matter the yield, the Dutch high court has held. (image courtesy the author)
    You can grow up to five of these in Holland, no matter the yield, the Dutch high court has held. (image courtesy the author)

    Dutch Can Grow Five Marijuana Plants, No Problem

    Although Dutch policy only allows you to possess five grams of marijuana, the high court has ruled that you can still grow five plants, no matter the yield.
  • The busts keep on coming, but so do the drugs. (Image via Wikimedia.org)
    The busts keep on coming, but so do the drugs. (Image via Wikimedia.org)

    Mexico Drug War Update

    More mass graves have been found, and the gruesome killings continue.
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    This Week in History

    Events and quotes of note from this week's drug policy events of years past.