Tag Archives: Prohibition

The War On Consciousness

By Graham Hancock Source: Body Mind Soul Spirit We are told that the “War on Drugs” is being waged, on our behalf, by our governments and their armed bureaucracies and police forces, to save us from ourselves. “Potential for abuse … Continue reading

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The Growing Acceptance of Marijuana Smoking in Society

By Keith Stroup, NORML Legal Counsel Source: NORML Blog We are at a tipping point in this country regarding the legalization of marijuana, and it is exhilarating to experience the ending of prohibition and the start of legalization. Even as … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Hemp Doc Double Feature

The Hemp Revolution (1995) covers the history, cultivation and usage of hemp including food, fuel, building material and medicine. It also explores some of the factors behind the prohibition of hemp production in the U.S. in 1938 (including pressure from … Continue reading

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Why the Drug War Has Been a Forty-Year Lynching

By Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman Source: FreePress.org The Drug War has been a forty-year lynching…. …the corporate/GOP response to the peace and civil rights movements. It’s used the Drug Enforcement Administration and other policing operations as a high-tech Ku … Continue reading

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The Root of Support for the Drug War

By Laurence M. Vance Source: The Future of Freedom Foundation Although many states have legalized the use of marijuana for medical purposes, some states have decriminalized the possession of certain amounts of marijuana, and four states (Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, and … Continue reading

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Legalizing Marijuana Now More Popular Than All Political Candidates

By John Vibes Source: TheAntiMedia.org It is no secret that Americans are losing faith in the US political system. With the potential of a choice between a Clinton and a Bush in 2016, it is likely that even more people … Continue reading

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5 Myths About Marijuana–Debunked

The more research is released, the more legalization makes sense. By Owen Poindexter Source: Alternet Back in the 1930s, the arguments to criminalize cannabis were bizarre and openly racist. The anti-pot crusader Harry Anslinger made all sorts of over-the-top claims, … Continue reading

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Surprise: The Drug War Isn’t About Drugs

By Kevin Carson Source: Center for a Stateless Society On the morning of November 6 the US Federal Bureau of Investigation trumpeted its takedown of the Silk Road 2.0 website and the arrest of  alleged operator Blake Benthall. In so doing the … Continue reading

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