by | Mar 20, 2019

Earlier this week, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed legislation to legalize medical marijuana in the state, two years after a constitutional amendment to do so received 70% voter support. The new bill signed by the governor allows medical marijuana to…

by | Jun 21, 2018

Yesterday, the Canadian Senate (one of two chambers of Canadian Parliament) voted 52-29 to approve bill C-45, known as the Cannabis Act, a bill that legalizes marijuana throughout Canada and sets a legal consumption age of 18. The measure now…

by | Jun 13, 2018

As the rhetoric ratchets up after President Trump said he’ll likely support efforts in Congress to end the federal ban on marijuana, the passage of such a law could have unintended side benefits — helping to curb civil asset forfeiture….

by | Nov 7, 2017

As a young law student at Yale, I had the great honor of studying Constitutional Law under the genius-hero, Robert Bork. He later came to grief because of the attacks on his ethics led by Teddy Kennedy. What Bob Bork…

by | Jan 12, 2017

Editors Note: This is part three in a five-part series on a new approach to the War on Drugs. This is a nuanced topic and we present the views here as a contribution to the conversation. You can read Part I…

by | Jan 4, 2017

If any credible medical spokesman has outlined a legitimate medical use for marijuana, I’ve missed it. But this didn’t stop 71 percent of Florida voters from approving an amendment to the state’s constitution legalizing weed for medical purposes (whatever these…

by | Sep 19, 2016

There’s a reason marijuana laws don’t work: There is no compelling reason for them to work. Marijuana is not a dangerous drug. Used in moderation, cannabis has few ill effects; used in excess, the intoxicant has fewer and less severe…

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