Tag Archives: War on Drugs

Knowledge Hub: History of Prohibition- Why It Failed?

Source:The New Democrat  “People like booze. Now. But there was a time alcohol was a matter of debate and was made illegal. Here is why it failed. Music by No Sustain . Written and Edited by Tyler Franklin” Source:Knowledge Hub: … Continue reading

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Constitution Daily: Staff- Happy Days Are Here Again: The 21st Amendment Repeals Prohibition

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Constitution Daily: Staff- Happy Days Are Here Again: The 21st Amendment Repeals Prohibition If you think the so-called War on Drugs in America goes back to 1971 which is way … Continue reading

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The Washington Monthly: Opinion: Martin Longman: White House Heroin Initiative is a Start

The Washington Monthly: Opinion: Martin Longman: White House Heroin Initiative is a Start This is really something that we should’ve been doing since the so-called War on Drugs started in 1971. But then had we of done that, then maybe … Continue reading

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President Jimmy Carter: One Ounce: Proposing Marijuana Decriminalization in 1977

President Jimmy Carter: One Ounce: Proposing Marijuana Decriminalization in 1977 President Jimmy Carter in 1977, proposing what even now some Conservative Republicans, like Senator Rand Paul and a few others in Congress support today. Which is decriminalizing marijuana at the … Continue reading

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Reason: Interview: Nick Gillespie & Meredith Bragg: Gary Johnson on Donald Trump, Presidential Election and Life as a Pot Company CEO

Reason: Interview: Nick Gillespie & Meredith Bragg: Gary Johnson on Donald Trump, Presidential Election and Life as a Pot Company CEO Gary Johnson, should run for president, because there’s a reasonable chance he would actually be in the general presidential … Continue reading

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Hoover Institution: Uncommon Knowledge- The High and The Mighty: The War on Drugs

Source: Hoover Institution: Uncommon Knowledge- The High and The Mighty: The War On Drugs I’ve made this point more times than I can count now and generally I’m pretty good with numbers, but when you try to prevent someone from doing … Continue reading

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The Economist: Staff: Jailhouse Nation

The Economist: Staff: Jailhouse Nation I agree with The Economist, that the War on Drugs in America is the biggest contributor to our large prison population. That costs American taxpayers billions of dollars every year. As well as the fact … Continue reading

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