editorial

One in Seven U.S. Adults Used Cannabis Last Year, and The World Didn’t End

One in Seven U.S. Adults Used Cannabis Last Year, and The World Didn’t End

Politicians, law enforcement officials, and other people whose careers are entangled with cannabis prohibition have long warned that legalization would result in rising rates of use. Well, it turns out they were right. A recent study has shown that thanks to cannabis legalization, roughly one in seven adults in the United States used cannabis in […]

The New York Times Wants Cannabis Legalized

The New York Times Wants Cannabis Legalized

Talk about front-page news: The New York Times published an article this Saturday entitled “Repeal Prohibition Again.” The article is significant for a number of reasons. Most importantly, it calls for total legalization of cannabis, cannabis manufacture, and cannabis retail sales for adult consumers. Citing concerns about the development of adolescent brains, the article suggests […]

Child Protective Services Is A Necessary Organization But Drug War Causes Abuse of System

Child Protective Services Is A Necessary Organization But Drug War Causes Abuse of System

Child Protective Services (CPS) is a necessary organization. There are children who need to be protected from families if they are not safe, well fed and properly cared for. Certainly organizations like CPS needs to exist because there are children out there who need a safe place to go if their home environment is not […]