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New Report Blasts DEA For Spending 4 Decades Obstructing Marijuana Science

By News & Current Affairs, War on the “War on Drugs” Posts

The Drug Enforcement Administration has been impeding and ignoring the science on marijuana and other drugs for more than four decades, according to a report released this week by the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug policy reform group, and the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, a marijuana research organization.

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Pot Economics: What’s the Future of the American Marijuana Market?

By Editors' Choice, War on the “War on Drugs” Posts

In November 2012, voters in Colorado and Washington state made historic decisions to legalize marijuana for recreational sale and use, flying in the face of anti-pot moralists, drug warriors, and a century’s worth of prohibitionist policy. At the start of this year, these policies began to take effect, with pot shops opening for business for the first time on this side of the Atlantic.

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