Eric Holder Admits to Putting Politics Ahead of Science on Medical Marijuana

By: Tuesday April 15, 2014 7:20 am

The Controlled Substance Act says the Attorney General should evaluate a drug’s scheduling based on the science regarding its medical benefits and potential for abuse. Instead Holder is making his decision about marijuana scheduling based entirely on how much political cover he has from Congress:

Colorado Has Likely Already Generated Over $1 Million from Pot Tax

By: Wednesday January 8, 2014 10:36 am

Legal recreational marijuana has been sold for only a week in limited parts of Colorado yet it has already generated millions in sales. The Huffington Post surveyed several stores throughput the state and determined that over $5 million worth of legal marijuana was sold in the first week. These legal marijuana sales were subject to [...]

59% of Americans Think Marijuana Should Be Legalized

By: Thursday October 25, 2012 11:05 am

A new Huffington Post poll/YouGov poll has found one of the highest level of support for marijuana legalization of any national poll. Overall it found 59 percent of Americans think marijuana should be legalized, while just 26 percent think it should remain illegal. From Huffington Post: YouGov (10/23) Which of the following is closest to [...]

The First Step Towards Reform Is Admitting Failure

By: Thursday July 12, 2012 8:06 am

New Jersey’s Republican Governor Chris Christie recently admitted that the war on drugs has been a “failure” in a speech at The Brooking Institution. From Huffington Post: “The war on drugs, while well-intentioned, has been a failure,” Christie said Monday during a speech at The Brookings Institution. “We’re warehousing addicted people everyday in state prisons in New [...]

Holder Admits Obama Misled Rolling Stone About Marijuana Law

By: Monday April 30, 2012 8:02 am

While attending the White House Correspondents’ dinner Attorney General Eric Holder admitted to the Huffington Post that President Obama misled Rolling Stone about federal marijuana law. From the Huffington Post: Attorney General Eric Holder was a guest of The Huffington Post at the correspondents’ dinner. Before it began, a HuffPost reporter noted to Holder that [...]


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