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Marijuana ruling disappoints advocates

...appealed. Still, it would have set a precedent for other criminal prosecutions and added to the growing push to change federal drug law, experts and advocates said.The classification of pot as one of the most dangerous drugs has pitted federal authorities...
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What places that legalized pot need to know

...UNCLE SAM IS (MOSTLY) LOOKING THE OTHER WAYSome expected a federal lawsuit when Washington and Colorado flouted federal drug law, which considers pot illegal for any purpose. But last summer, the U.S. Justice Department said it wouldn't...
The case of Ashcroft v. Oregon

...challenges. Ashcroft's predecessor, Janet Reno, refused to block the Oregon law. Reno said, properly, that federal drug law was intended to curb drug trafficking, not the practice of medicine. Conservatives in Congress attempted to void...
America should at least begin talking about legalizing drugs

...warranted, in this space. In the meantime, I leave you one last statistic. Cole says that in 1914, when the first federal drug law was enacted, the government estimated 1.3 percent of us were addicted to illegal drugs. In 1970, when the War...


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