Because basement and garage chemists can tweak the formulas to create similar, legal drugs, we may be entering an endless loop of prohibition.
There's Been a Tectonic Shift on Marijuana Across the US, Except in Washington -- Why Can't We Pop the Beltway Bubble?
More Americans and local politicians than ever before are demanding an end to marijuana prohibition -- but for change to happen, we need federal officials to start listening.
The Mexican drug cartels crave money, but they make that money from the way Yankees across the border crave numbness. They sell unfeeling. We buy it.
A study finds that the â€œgateway drugâ€ effect is in fact accurate, but shifts the blame away from marijuana and onto the most pervasive and socially accepted drug: alcohol.
In Its Mad and Hopeless War on Cocaine, the US Has Destroyed the Lives of Millions of Innocent Farmers in Colombia
What the U.S. government is doing in Colombia has not slowed drug trafficking, but rather, created millions more victims through fumigation and displacement.
With "Savages," a hallucinatory and violent pot saga, the director returns to the days of "Natural Born Killers"
Comparing marijuana use with child rape? Growing laws that turns patients into felons? These anti-pot absurdities completely defy logic.
50% of Americans Want Marijuana Legal, 70% Want Medicinal Pot -- Are International Treaties Standing in the Way of Legalization?
Missing from US-conducted analyses is a discussion about the international legal system â€“ as embodied in the three international drug control treaties.
Big Pharma gets a Big Fine. Will it be enough to prevent future criminal behavior?
We Have Happy Pills, Anxiety Drugs, and Therapists Galore: So Why Are We More Stressed and Depressed Than Ever?
More of us than ever are discontented and not experiencing optimum emotional well-being. Why is the vast enterprise of professional mental health unable to help us feel better?
The DEA classifies marijuana as having no medical uses, but a government-sponsored study concludes that the miracle drug is much needed for many patients.
While the drug war is not a laughing matter, comedians are often able to capture the absurdity and insanity better than policy papers and traditional journalism.
A massive, Xanax-fueled public health crisis driven by chronic employment worry is headed our way.
Anybody who thinks that weed makes parents ignore their children has clearly never been high around one.
It's a Safe Health-Food Wonder, Agricultural Dream and Economic Jackpot: It's Time to End our Government's Insane Hemp Prohibition
If it's legal to use in soaps â€“ and even to eat â€“ then why is it illegal to grow here?
Americans aren't as divided over politics as the pundits say. But they disagree on everything else.
When patents ran out on the big-selling tricyclic antidepressants in the mid-90s, bipolar became the recipient of Big Pharma marketing budgets.
The burden of the global drug problem will shift from developed to developing countries, where urban populations and women may be the most vulnerable.
The Global Commission on Drugs has released a report explaining how drug war enforcement raises barriers to HIV treatment -- and what we can do to stop it.
Our government spends more than $7 billion annually to enforce marijuana prohibition in shockingly cruel ways, but the efforts have not deterred marijuana use.