From the cato-at-liberty blog: This just in… A federal court in Argentina has decriminalized the…
Based principally on the eye-opening research work of Harry Levine, Ph.D and Deborah Small, Esq., (along with the longstanding criminal justice research of Bruce D. Johnson, Ph.D) the New York City Bar Association meets April 30 to review and discuss the current legal status of cannabis in NYC, law enforcement patterns and motivations regarding targeting cannabis consumers and alternative policing policies and practices.
Below is this week’s summary of pending state legislation and tips to help you become…
The arrest and prosecution of a professional, baby boom couple in Pennsylvania helps underscore the genuine waste of taxpayer dollars and overall ineffectiveness of government to stop adult citizens who want to use cannabis, as well as highlight a well known, but underreported fact among millions of victims of cannabis prohibition laws: Punishment in the modern criminal justice system does not necessarily equate with incarceration
Will Brown kowtow to this current (and really bizarre) epoch of British media Reefer Madness or respect the ACDM’s logical and pragmatic recommendation not to increase the penalties for cannabis?
While technically requesting the court to reconsider their decision to deny our motion, the real purpose is to shore up our record for an anticipated appeal down the road, and the motion to reconsider provides that avenue.
Of course, regardless of whether it’s the Deputy Drug Czar Scott Burns, White House Drug Czar John Walters, or UN Drug Czar Antonio Maria Costa, there’s not a Drug Czar alive who can’t help but lie about marijuana.