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Legalizing Marijuana Decreases Fatal Opiate Overdoses, Study Shows

It’s High Time for New Pot Laws

May 31, 2018 -  A South Carolina anti-drug police unit admitted it conducts illegal no-knock raids

I remember a tragedy in Lebanon, Tennessee in 2000,

​I was Murdered

9 Horrifying Botched Police Raids

April 13, 2018 -  Reviving the War on Drugs is Exactly the Wrong Response to the Opioid Crisis

March 10, 2018 -  Trump doubles down on executing drug dealers

February 1, 2018 -  Welcome to Williamson, W.Va., where there are 6,500 opioid pills per person

January 20, 2018 - Drug Distributors Shipped 20.8 Million Painkillers To West Virginia Town Of 3,000


January 4, 2018 - Breaking News: 

Jeff Sessions to end policy that let legal pot flourish - AP

Marijuana taxes are giving Colorado a pot of money to rebuild its crumbling schools

December 17, 2017 -  ‘We feel like our system was hijacked’: DEA agents say a huge opioid case ended in a whimper

MUST Read:  How to stop the deadliest drug overdose crisis in American history

Kellyanne Conway’s Dangerously Misguided Advice on Addiction

We are not winning the War on Drugs but Something must be done to keep stories like this from happening. MUST READ: Man who stole MAX stabbing victim's ring was once a hero too, until addiction

So Donald Trump  ran for office saying these stories need to stop, he would help with the drug crisis. He lied,

Trump's Budget Dismays Families Hit by Drug Addiction Crisis

Man jailed for 90 days after drywall mistaken for cocaine during traffic stop

‘We’ll never be the same’: How a hydroponic tomato garden inspired cops to raid a family’s home

2 Texas Drug-Raid Deaths: Murder or Self-Defense?

David Waters: Worried about crime? Get serious

Marijuana Legalized for Fun in 4 More States and Medicine in 4 Others

State Marijuana Laws in 2017 Map

​​​​​War on Drugs: Someone at Stanford wrote

a paper about it:  The United States War on Drugs

Lets take marijuana off the Controlled Substance,

Schedule 1 list.  

Hmm... Someone seems to have the same idea, "In April, the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) said that it would review marijuana's classification as a Schedule I drug, considered the "most dangerous class" of substances."   The DEA is getting dragged 'kicking and screaming' into the new world of marijuana

Someone else may agree with me too!

​Justin Trudeau may have made the best case for legal pot ever

and   A New Direction On Drugs

"After 40 years and a trillion dollars, the nation has little to show for its war on drugs. Prisons are beyond crowded and there's a new outbreak in the heroin epidemic. If it's time for a change, it would be hard to find a leader more different than Michael Botticelli. The president's new Director of National Drug Control Policy isn't a cop. He's lucky he didn't go to jail himself. And we knew that things had changed the first time we used the nickname that comes with his job, the "drug czar."

​​If you have been fighting a war for more than four decades, you are not winning that war.  Put a Federal Tax on Marijuana sales and use the revenues from that tax to fund Drug Rehabilitation Centers.   

Perhaps marijuana may actually benefit some people?

High on Life? Medical Marijuana Laws and Suicide

‘The Police Aren’t Just Getting You In Trouble. They Actually Care.’

Ex-DEA agent: Opioid crisis fueled by drug industry and Congress

Some dirty words (HBO):   

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