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NY’s Half-Step Forward: Restrictive, Pending Medical Cannabis Law

NY’s Half-Step Forward: Restrictive, Pending Medical Cannabis Law

On Friday, June 20th, the New York State Assembly and Senate passed “The Compassionate Care Act,” a medical marijuana law unlike any other in the nation. Now awaiting the signature of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, the act is expected to be signed into law shortly. As the number of states with legal medical marijuana […]

When The Drug War Pulled An Assad

When The Drug War Pulled An Assad

Everyone should be outraged by the cowardly gas attack perpetrated in Syria last month. To use chemical weapons to deliberately poison one’s fellow citizens is a despotic act of the most hideous order. Have you heard about the time the United States’ government did just that? As Deborah Blum reports, the US Treasury began a […]