Articles about Drug Prohibition
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Addiction, Climate Change, and the Psychology of Recovery
How does addiction relate to our relationship to the living world?
The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think
It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned -- and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been told a story about addiction by our...
A Celebrity Death, Addiction, and the Media - Dr. Gabor Maté
It is always big news when a celebrity is stricken dead by a substance overdose. What never makes the news is why such tragedies happen. The roster of drug- and...
The Marijuana Legalization Tidal Wave is Coming - See This Map
One might not expect a website called weedblog.eu to be particularly profound. However, in addition to posts about “the best weed you ever smoked” and “the latest cannabis...
What We Can't Seem to Remember About MDMA and Why Legalizing Drugs Will Save Your Child's Life
This article is about every person who has ever ingested a mind-altering substance but didn't want to die from doing so. Thanks to our failed experiment with alcohol...
TED Talk Controversy: 3 Powerful Talks TED Tried to Censor
TED is a powerful and paradigm shattering initiative that brands itself with the slogan “Ideas worth spreading.” At this point, we have probably all heard of TED and the short...
Dear Marijuana: A Goodbye Letter
Hi. It’s me, Alexandra. I know I’ve been distant lately. I’ve been avoiding you. After talking things through one night with a friend, I woke up and decided I was leaving...
Single magic mushroom 'can change personality'
Forty-five years after Timothy Leary, the apostle of drug-induced mysticism, urged his hippie followers to "turn on, tune in and drop out", researchers have found that...
Former Washington, Colorado cops explain: What's really going to change now that marijuana is legal?
Following wins for marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado on Tuesday night, a former Seattle police chief and a former Denver police officer sat down with Raw...
Infographic: The Failed War On Drugs
Since President Nixon began America’s War on Drugs in 1970, it has cost the U.S. $1 trillion. Sure, it has cost a lot, but has it stemmed Americans’ use of illicit drugs? Not...
Kony 2012 and Invisible Children are Funded by Antigay Creationist Groups
We're still waiting on the new Kony 2012 video, supposedly slated to go live later today, that will answer all of our concerns about Invisible Children's finances and goals...
Ex-cop: Marijuana policy ‘creates too many crime victims’
In the midst of the students and conservative stalwarts in business attire at CPAC, Howard Wooldridge stands out like a sore thumb — but not because of his cowboy hat and big...
Progressives and the Ron Paul fallacies
As I’ve written about before, America’s election season degrades mainstream political discourse even beyond its usual lowly state. The worst attributes of our political culture...
This is the Definitive Argument Against Drug Prohibition. It's Time We Legalize All Drugs.
After you've finished reading this, there will be no doubt in your mind. Legalizing all drugs is the best way to lower the incidence of death, disease, crime and addiction. If...