Tag Archives: Prohibition

Carl Sagan’s Thoughts On The War on Drugs

Since today marks the birthday of the late Carl Sagan, we can remember a lesser-known aspect of his greatness by reading (or re-reading) the following 1969 essay he wrote under the pseudonym “Mr. X” published in 1971 in Lester Grinspoon’s … Continue reading

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The futility and corruption of the drug war

By Jacob Hornberger Source: Intrepid Report I just finished watching the much-acclaimed series “Narcos” on Netflix. What a fantastic program. And what an excellent depiction of the futility and corruption of the war on drugs. The series is a true-life … Continue reading

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Dear America: If You Want to Stop Racism, Tear Down the Drug War—Not Statues

We cannot change the future by trying to erase the past. Tearing down a statue is not a solution to racism — ending the drug war is. By Matt Agorist Source: The Free Thought Project On Monday, protesters — reacting … Continue reading

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New Study Reveals Why Cannabis is Still Illegal, Legal Pot DESTROYS Big Pharma Profits

As more and more people drop prescription drugs for medical cannabis, reports like this explain why Big Pharma is scrambling to keep prohibition in place. It also explains why the DEA has such close ties to the pharmaceutical industry. By … Continue reading

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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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