Drug Legalization

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Beyond the War on Drugs: Overcoming a Failed Public Policy
Wisotsky, Steven
Book
1990
Beyond the War on Drugs argues persuasively for a fundamental reassessment of drug control policy. The thrust of the book is simply that the 'war on drugs' cannot be won by trying to dry up the source...
The Candy Machine: How Cocaine Took Over the World
Feiling, Tom
Book
2009
Feiling is interested in the hows and whys of the trade. Everything cocaine touches turns to lead. How it came to this is the question he explores in this extensively researched, passionately argued b...
Drug War Winners and Losers
Young, Kevin
Article
2015
A review of Dawn Paley's book "Drug War Capitalism."
The Drugs Myth: Why the Drug Wars Must Stop
Coleman, Vernon
Book
1992
Coleman presents medical evidence that the most dangerous and life-threatening drugs are legal, while the banned drugs are comparatively harmless.
5 Things the Corporate Media Don't Want You to Know About Cannabis
Armentano, Paul
Article
2009
Recent scientific reports suggest that pot doesn't destroy your brain, that it doesn't cause lung damage like tobacco -- but you won't hear it in the corporate media.
Legalize It!: Why Decriminalization of Drugs Won't Get the 10,000 Ton Monkey Off of Mexico's Back
Ross, John
Article
2009
Decriminalization is turning into a bonanza for Mexico City cops who have taken to carrying scales to weigh confiscated drugs and shaking down those "criminals" who exceed the decreed limits. Shaking ...
Perspectives on Canadian Drug Policy Volume 1
John Howard Society
Article
2003
A symposium of articles on issues of drug addiction and treatment in Canada. Articles include "Substance Abuse and Crime," "Canada's Drug Laws: Prohibition Is Not the Answer," and "Drug Policy in Can...
Rejected for jury duty
Conarroe, Richard Riley
Article
Discussing the effectiveness of the policies of the "war on drugs" -- in the courtroom.
Uruguay's legalization of marijuana leads the world
Dangl, Benjamin
Article
2014
Next year Uruguay will create a state marijuana monopoly. Supplying high quality product in limited per person quantities, and at controlled prices that undercut the black market, the initiative will ...

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Comment and analysis from a libertarian perspective on topics such as censorship and freedom of speech, political correctness, double standards, identity politics, post-modernism, media bias, atheism, secularism, and archives and ...
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (CLC)
The IAM is a trade union representing some 40,000 Canadian workers in air transport and a wide range of manufacturing including aircraft, autoparts, aerospace, autobuses, electronics, light and heavy machinery, tools and appliance...

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